Widely regarded as the bohemian mecca of the Greek Islands with it’s sandy beaches and white-washed villages. Mykonos oozes sophisticated, boho-chic glamour with a vibrant, cosmopolitan party scene; making it the perfect location for Hisham and Sandrella’s Boho Chic Pre-Wedding Party.
Hisham is half Jordanian, half Austrian and Sandrella is Lebanese, and both live and work in Dubai. Unknown to Sandrella, Hisham first saw her at a fashion event in Dubai. Although he didn’t get a chance to talk to her, she had made a lasting impression on him. Sandrella lived near a restaurant that Hisham owned and ate there all the time but never noticed him before. A few days after the event, Hisham saw her at his restaurant and made sure not to blow another opportunity. A year later, he proposed in Santorini, and they got married nine months later.
“What I love the most about Hisham is that he is always there to support me through ups and downs. He pushes me to be a better person, helps me with my business, is always there to give me good and straight forward advice. I love the fact that I can be myself around him. He protects me. Finally and most importantly, he makes me the happiest.” – Sandrella
Location | Style | Décor
Hisham & Sandrella chose Hippie Fish as their venue, which was also the original location where the award-winning Paramount movie “Shirley Valentine” was filmed. Cedar wood reception tables were decorated with boho details, including a beautiful hand-carved cow skull. The beach was decorated with Eastern lanterns and flower chandeliers adorned with succulents, laurels, silver brunia and king proteas.
On the beach, a white teepee was surrounded by rattan daybeds, nomadic stools, beach pillows, wicker sofas, and hammered brass coffee tables. The styling, decor and location all came together perfectly for this boho chic pre-wedding party. As the sun set, pendant lights and a hanging fire pit were lit to bring the party from day to night.
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The location and venue were the most important things for Hisham and Sandrella. They had a great wedding planner coupled with a great photographer who managed to take so many beautiful shots in such a short period of time. “We didn’t want to stop the fun, even for a small photo shoot. But we are happy we picked a stunning location which offered the perfect backdrop to our photos. It was truly epic.”