Congratulations on your engaement, can you tell us how Paul proposed?
We got engaged in September 2017 whilst on holiday in Dubai. The proposal was very understated which I feel was more us. I think women dream of the proposal and how elaborate it will be but actually I loved that it was just the two of us. We had been out to dinner in Dubai. Came back to our hotel and typically I took my make up off, put my pyjamas on and poured myself a gin and tonic. I went to see Paul who was on the balcony. We had sat on the balcony most evenings playing cards (very rock and roll).
I sat down, chatting away, talking about how good our meal had been. And to my shock, on the table was a jewellery box. And he got down on one knee and asked if I’d marry him!
Tell us about your beautiful engagement photoshoot.
I was really nervous about doing it. I was scared that it would be deemed as ‘cheesy’ and be a bit of ‘engagement overload’. I worried about what to wear; what looked good? What doesn’t look good?! What’s slimming? My photographer gave me some good advice on what to wear and what not to wear. So I took her advice and was delighted on the outcome of the photos. I did my hair and make up myself (make up is a passion of mine), got my best dress (Jaeger) and (Louis Vuitton) handbag and French Connection heels and was determined to look and feel my best! I wanted to look back on these photos and feel the same way in 50 years as I did on that day. And I’m so glad I did it!
Sarah and Paul will be getting married in 2019 and we wish them all the best! The venue is booked and it will be here before they know it!
Photography by Kate Adams.