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Takin’ Love by the Horns: Guys Gettin’ Good-Lookin’

11 Apr

Like most Bees, I wasn’t with the other half during the getting-ready segment of the day. When I asked Mr Big what time he got up, his reply was, “uh crap, I can’t remember. Maybe 8 o’clock?”

Eight o’clock. He woke up at eight o’clock. I was up at the crack o’dawn (I may be exaggerating). Hive, I hate him (I don’t. I love you Mr Big!).

Anyway, from what I can tell, Mr Big woke up, had a buffet breakfast at the Crowne Plaza (soooo jealous), and then went back to the villa to get ready. The photographers arrived at about 8AM for me, realised I was sitting at the hair station, and went to see Mr Big.

Unfortunately, for Mr Big, he wasn’t ready. As the photographers came in, so did Mr Big’s parents and Mr Big’s uncle Ado. This all led to a very stressed Mr Big, who ended up getting MC Chupacabra to handle his family as he got the rest of the details lined up for the photographers.

The photographers were able to capture amazing detail shots of the guys, but unfortunately, most of the guys were already ready by the time they turned up to take pictures of them (I guess Mr Big didn’t get the memo). However, if you watch the Same Day Edit, you can get the general vibe of the guys getting ready.

So without further ado, here are the guys being all schmick:

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I LOVE THEIR SHIRTS. Left to right: GM Xboy, BMan Hunter, Mr Big, GM Not-Brit, GM The Flash, and GM Iron.

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Close-up of Mr Big’s cufflinks and his monogrammed shirt. Also, Mr Big is the sex. You guys may not agree, I totes do.

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Closeups of the groomsmen.

And because this gives more insight into the whole “getting ready” phase of the day with the guys, here’s the Same Day Edit (again):

Shameless Plug! Also, Onsight Films blogged us!

I’ll go into more detail in a details post (ha, see what I did there?). But from these photos, I deduced two things: 1) Mr Big looked heeeeella good in his suit and shirt, and 2) the decisions to colour the lining of the groomsmen shirts was a really good one.

Anyone else know if their groom had a hectic morning?

On the next episode of “Takin’ Love by the Horns: The Bighorn Wedding”, the former Miss Big puts on her bridal finery!

[All photos by Studio Something. Same Day Edit by Onsight Films.]

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Takin’ Love By the Horns: Girls Gettin’ Glammed

10 Apr

The morning started early, at about 5:30AM.

I woke up, brushed my teeth, and proceeded to ensure everything was in order. I was feeling great! Excitement was keeping most of my nerves at bay. After I had brushed my teeth, a knock on the door heralded the arrival of MIL Big. A few moments later, another knock on the door announced the arrival of BMs Proper, Cupcakes, and Superhero. By that point, MoH M&Ms, Groom’s Homie Oddball, and Mama Bighorn were also getting up. The excitement in the villa was palpable. About half an hour later, the fabulous ladies from Doubletake Makeup Artistry arrived and set up. There were two hair styling stations, and one makeup station.

They got the bridesmaids and the mother-ofs ready first:

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BM Proper, in one of the hair-styling chairs.

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Mama Bighorn, getting her lips on.

The photographers arrived at about 8AM, two or so hours after all the girls had gotten all prettied up, so there weren’t a lot of professional photos of people getting their glam on. I had more, but we won’t go into that (again).

There were a lot of these types though!

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Papa Bighorn!

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Side note: I loved my bouquet. It’s all dried now, and stored away. Still trying to figure out what to do with it though…

After the girls were ready, the makeup artists focused their attention on me.

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With your help, hive, I settled on a side chignon. Want to see?

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Little bit messy here (this was during the reception), but you get the gist.

 

I loved my hair and felt fabulous the entire day. I wish I could have that hair forever. So thank you hive, for helping me out. You guys are the BEST.

Up next: The boys get ready.

[All photos by Studio Something Photography.]

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