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Wade & Sara – Classic Downtown OKC, Oklahoma Wedding


I couldn’t have asked for a more laid back, easy-going couple this past weekend!!

Wade & Sara’s downtown OKC wedding was AMAZING. From the feminine bridesmaids dresses and florals to the classic Catholic ceremony at St. Joseph’s Old Cathedral and their close-knit families, this day was one of my all-time favorites!

These two have a funny backstory – Wade was set up by his best friend with a security gig at Dillard’s several years ago. While watching the security cameras, Sara, who worked in the store, caught his eye!! After a bit of convincing, Sara finally gave him her phone number! She knew from their first date (walking the dogs & swimming at the lake!) that he was the one!

One of the sweetest elements of the day was witnessing the friendship between Sara and her dad. (He’s the one with the killer beard – you won’t miss it!) There were so many dear moments between the two – their first dance, a few emotional minutes after the cake cutting, and the Limoncello toast he gave at their send off! You can tell their bond is as tight-knit as it gets between a father and daughter.

I love seeing the way Wade looks at Sara – he LIGHTS UP!! I would say he is a pretty serious guy, but getting to witness his soft spot for Sara was a highlight. You can totally see it in their engagement session too! They had a different photo from their session at each of their reception tables at Red Prime and it was probably my favorite detail!

I just adored how Sara and Wade’s friends and family loved on and supported them throughout the day and I had a blast capturing their wedding day! All the best to you two!!


Photography: Melanie Foster Photography

Planning: Kristen Partridge

Getting ready: The Skirvin

Ceremony: St. Joseph’s Old Cathedral

Reception: Red Prime

Florals: Forever Cole Events

Hair: Malorie Avaline

Makeup: Makeup by Alex

Dress: Hayley Paige from JJ Kelly Bridal

Bridesmaids dresses: Azazie

Cake: Tiffany’s Cake Atelier


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