Thinking of a backyard wedding, an Ontario cottage-country destination or a living room reception? With Canada’s Bridal Show still several months away, alterna-brides-to-be can visit The Drake Hotel’s Spring Wedding Show on April 30. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the lounge will be transformed into a go-to DIY wedding destination, where the matrimonially inclined can browse gowns, cakes, accessories and paper products, and meet with a variety of designers and photographers.
Hosted in collaboration with Toronto’s The Wedding Co., the event has a $10 entry fee but promises to be a wedding-needs smorgasbord (we’re guessing steam punks, neo-goths, nymph fairies and people who listen to Broken Social Scene should all be taken care of). It’s a far cry from paper snowflake cut-outs and Christmas tree lights—indie here means small-scale but with room for decadent displays, like this beautifully set dining table in the Drake restaurant. Still, we’re pretty sure future Kate Middletons need not apply.
April 26, 2011 at 1:12 pm