Lenore and Adegoke (aka Goke) weren’t looking for love when they were first introduced at a professional happy hour. Their first date didn’t exactly go as planned, as Goke had to leave early. However, their second chance came when they reconnected at a birthday party three years later. “By that time I lived in Los Angeles,” said Lenore. “He had to fly across the country to take me on another date.”
Three years into their relationship, Adegoke relocated back to New York to be with Goke. Shortly before Christmas, as the couple cozied up to some takeout, Goke dropped one knee and asked for Lenore’s hand in marriage. Through uncontrollable tears, she said yes.
Immediately the couple decided on an Atlanta wedding because of their family ties and also the city’s international airport which would be convenient for Goke’s family in Nigeria. After searching through 12 different venues, the historic Georgian Terrace ballroom stood apart. “I was an indecisive and nonchalant bride about most things,” says Lenore. “My planner Khiara kept me on a track.”
Scroll through the gallery to see the most beautiful moments from Lenore and Goke’s Atlanta wedding.
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