Symone and Jerome brought elegance to the Hills and Dales Estate in LaGrange Georgia for a fun, yet romantic engagement shoot.
Love between the couple initially sparked after a brief introduction at work. Symone and Jerome’s love story began after a few flirty exchanges over Instagram – the power of social media! Three years and a few passport stamps later, the couple is ready to say “I do” before friends, family and God. We chatted with the bride about the engagement shoot and the couple’s upcoming nuptials.
Tell us about the perfect proposal.
Our special day took place right in front of the lake at the bottom of Stone Mountain. Privately, he intimately shared how God confirmed our love for one another! I’ll never forget how he shared that he knew I was the “one” when he saw me fix a plate and noticed how we both hate for our food to touch. So, of course I said “yes” to being his picky eater partner in life! Unbeknownst to me, he had gathered all of our friends and family to celebrate our engagement inside the country club where he proposed.
For the engagement session, why did you pick the location that you choose? Did anyone help you in selecting the location?
We selected the Hills and Dales estate because it was a unique location and fit our luxurious Old Hollywood theme. One of the things that brings us together is watching dated movies or series that are set in the time of old glam and luxury so when we found this location, it fit us perfectly.
How did you pull off the perfect look? Was there a theme?
We used two looks and we wanted each of them to represent our theme and our love. First we went for a classic, elegant and more formal look. Our casual look with the custom jean jackets matched our personalities. The combination of the two represents who we are as couple.
How is the planning going?
Planning is fantastic! We have the best planner, Emore Campbell! We love her because not only is she efficient and beyond professional, she helps make sure we get to enjoy this journey and not stress!
Any vendors making the process a breeze?
Our venue, Spring Hall was a one stop shop! Our package included everything from the drapery, decor, flatware to the cake! So, selecting the venue made everything else fall into place perfectly! Shooting with Mecca Gamble was too easy. Jerome isn’t a big picture person and she managed to capture some amazing moments! Our shoot was just fun and easy! Lastly, Tilea Marie and Natalie Paige handled the details of hair, nails and make up and were a perfect pair for our engagement shoot. I have no worries that they’ll execute for our big day!
What is the biggest thing you are looking forward too on the day of?
Being surrounded by our closest friends and families. We have loved ones spread out all over the country between South Carolina, Chicago, California and more. Sharing our vows with each is one thing but doing so with the very people that showed us what love really looks like is a moment we can’t wait to experience!
Congratulations Symone and Jerome! We cannot wait to see your wedding photos.