Wedding of the Week: Nicole Tait and Darren Howie

Darren Howie and Nicole Tait
Darren Howie and Nicole Tait

The wedding of Nicole Tait and Darren Howie

THE COUPLE: Nicole Tait (24) is originally from Grangemouth and works as a store manager in Clare’s Accessories in Cumbernauld. Darren Howie (26) is a relationship manager with Barclays Wealth in Glasgow. The couple live in Carronshore with son Oscar (4).

HOW THEY MET: Nicole and Darren met through friends on a night out in Wetherspoons’ Carron Works bar in Falkirk back in 2008.

THE ENGAGEMENT: Nicole had the ring picked out but said she was surprised at the timing of Darren’s proposal, which happened at The VU in Bathgate.

THE WEDDING: The couple were married at The Vu on Saturday, September 28. The 120 guests enjoyed a warm, sunny day, which became even brighter when chief bridesmaid Jade revealed she was pregnant.

WEDDING PARTY: Nicole had four bridesmaids, friends Jade McNie, Lynsey Gillies, Hannah Campbell and Darren’s sister Naomi Howie. Darren’s two best men were friends Andrew Martin and Lawrence Kemp. Ushers were Nicole’s brother Brian Tait and Craig McNab while flower girls were little Kacy-Leigh and Sophie-Louise. The couple’s son Oscar was page boy.

THE DRESS: The wedding gown was a beautiful lace vintage creation by Justin Alexander from Pretty Woman in Edinburgh.

THE HONEYMOON: The couple and son Oscar spent a wonderful week in Egypt. The holiday was so enjoyable the family will be returning next year.

THANKS: Nicole thanked her bridesmaids for bringing personal touches to the perfect day. The couple thank family and friends for sharing the day with them and photographer Emma Gray for capturing it for all time.

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