Oxford Exchange and Sacred Heart Wedding | Stephanie and Andrew | Downtown Tampa, FL


Oxford Exchange Wedding

When you hear certain professions, there is a sort of impressive eliteness to them that is associated with incredible traits. Dedication, perseverance, intelligence, compassion, and drive. Professions like, let’s say, being a doctor. So when we first heard that Stephanie was en route to becoming a doctor while also planning her Oxford Exchange wedding… we knew she was a truly special kind of person.

The kind of person who not only planned a wedding while in med school, but…the kind of person who also did it while out of state and across the country from the love of her life.

The kind person who had dedication and ambition.

So as Stephanie and Andrew planned the final details of their wedding dates apart, they knew that being together again for their wedding day would only make it that much more special. And as they finished getting ready and leaving their bridal parties behind for their first look…

The emotions start to set in.

A mix of emotions is exactly what Andrew was feeling, and difficult to put into words. Unless you’ve been married, its hard to relate to Andrew on all of these emotions. He tried explaining the feeling as its “like I’ve forgotten something, even though I haven’t, because I know its in front of me.” (Y’all. Cue the waterworks!) But let us help you understand it even more, there was two emotions that Andrew expressed over and over, and to us… it is the perfect explanation of what a first look feels like on a wedding day.

Nerve racking, yet so exciting.

And then, the moment finally came. The time where Andrew got to see his best friend. The love of his life who he had lived apart from for some time. And if “excitement” didn’t explain it enough, the smile full of pure joy and happiness when saw Stephanie says it all. And her smile?

It is like the catalyst of all of Andrews happiness.

Whether Stephanie was in her first dress, her second, or even her third dress, Andrew was right by her side.

His smile bigger each time than the last one.

Stephanie and Andrew, just like you, we have a hard time putting just how happy we are for you two into words. We honestly just look at your Oxford Exchange wedding images, and they say everything that we could ever want to. We are so glad you chose us to be a part of your day and experience your love for another first hand. We know your relationship has been hard being so far away from one another, but truly, you two made it look so easy! And when you can make it through times in life like that, we know your love will be a legacy worth sharing over and over again.

Hugs and lots of love,

Shauna and Jordon



The Amazing Vendor Team:

Venue | Oxford Exchange

Photography | Shauna and Jordon Photography

Planner | Royal Events and Services

Bridal Gown | CC’s Bridal Boutique & One and Only Bridal

Bridesmaid Dresses | Kleinfeld Bridal Party

Florals | Royal Events and Services

DJ | Universal Music Entertainment

Videography | Edwin Morales Media

Catering | Oxford Exchange

Groom’s Attire | Mens Wearhouse

Groom’s Shoes | Magnanni

Rings | Mavilo

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