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Maria & Yousef: Ultra-glam Wedding Day at Villa St. Clair

By: 
Leila Kalmbach

Wedding: September 23, 2017

Ceremony & reception: Villa St. Clair

Honeymoon: Iran, Italy and Greece

Maria Aguirre and Yousef Mollazadeh met at work in 2009 and enjoyed learning about each other’s cultures—she’s from Mexico and he’s from Iran. After a year of being friends, he asked her out on an official first date. He proposed seven years later on a trip to New York City, and the two envisioned an elegant, glamorous wedding blending their respective cultures through music and tradition. They went for a clean, chic look using purple with gold accents. The first dance was to “Everything I Do” by Bryan Adams, and they also incorporated a Farsi song and a Spanish song into the dance. Though they’d practiced it only once, the dance went smoothly as the couple celebrated in joy.