College sweethearts Tasha and Taylor first entered each other's lives during a history class at Florida A&M. Initially friends for a year they would come to realize that not only did they share many common interests, such as culinary experiences and new pursuits, but also deep feelings for each other. Soon after, an official first date at the county fair took place and from that point on they continued their romance all throughout college...
Read all about Tasha & Taylor's love story, sweet proposal, and wedding aspirations in their "elegant romance" engagement session in Washington D.C. Photography by Lisa Robin photography. View the entire vendor list below.
Bride & Groom-to-be: Tasha & Taylor
Occupations: Education Consultant & Regulatory Analyst
Wedding date: September 21, 2017
Wedding location: Pasadena, MD
Location of Engagement shoot: Washington D. C., Jefferson Memorial
Tell us how you met and all about the proposal. We met in 2009 on the beautiful campus of Florida A&M. Taylor approached me after a history class and we instantly became friends. After a year of friendship we decided to go on our first date which was the county fair. We realized that we shared a love for food and trying new things. We continued to date through college. On March 19th 2016 Taylor proposed to Tasha at the National Mall right in front of the Ferris wheel, which was where the two had their first date upon moving to the D.C area.
Describe your engagement session. Our wedding will be formal and romantic, yet fun. We wanted to showcase our sophisticated DC taste and style but also pay homage to the University that was responsible for bringing us together. Our theme is elegant romance with soft hues of blush, rose gold, gold and hints of navy.
What did you do on your first date? Our first date was the county fair. We pigged out on everything bad and fried while talking for hours about everything.
What's your favorite thing to do as a couple? We are still big foodies! (We just now appreciate good food). We love cooking together, and we are constantly finding new eatery's and food trucks in the DMV area.
How has wedding planning been so far? I am enjoying wedding planning! Taylor has been a huge help and support. Our family is super supportive of our marriage and have helped planned several events such as our wonderful Gatsby themed engagement party. My girls are truly amazing in assisting with everything I need. I will admit I am a true bridezilla.
Tell us what you're looking forward to most on the wedding day. I am looking forward to seeing all of our supportive family and friends. We are truly blessed and I cannot wait to start this journey with Taylor.