Instagram
13   539
10   274
11   451
27   1054
8   539

Follow on Instagram

Classic Augusta, GA Engagement Shoot

Classic Augusta, GA Engagement Shoot 20

Today we have a college sweetheart couple will melt your heart. This couple has South Carolina roots and now resides in Augusta Georgia. Briana and Matt met their first week of freshman year and have been together ever since. We are so excited to share their southern love story and their gorgeous engagement pictures today!

IMG_4893

Bride Name –

Briana Kinloch

Groom Name –

Matt Aaron

Engagement Location –

Sacred Heart Cathedral + Hopeland Gardens

Engagement Date –

October 6th

IMG_4915

Alma Mater of Bride –

USCA (Aiken, SC)

Alma Mater of Groom –

USCA (Aiken, SC)

Current City where you live:

Augusta, GA

Bride Hometown –

Columbia, SC

Groom Hometown –

North Augusta, SC

How did you meet?

 During the first week of freshman year, my friends and I were talking in my dorm suite when Matt and his friends walked in. He stayed after his friends left and we talked that entire night . 

How long have you dated?

5 years

How did he propose?

 On my birthday, Matt took me to Hopeland gardens, where we spent a lot of time during college. As we starting waking around the garden, Matt took me to my favorite spot between two oak trees and my two best friends came out to surprise me. When I turned around, Matt was on his knee with a beautiful ring. 

IMG_4750

When did you know he was the one?

 When I was younger, I would pray for my future spouse and I would end it with, “I thank you for a man that will love me for me.” I knew that Matt was the one when we were talking and he began to tell me how he felt about me and he ended it with “I love you for you.

What is the cutest thing he has done for you without you asking?

 During a snow storm, we were stuck in our dorm and I was craving some vanilla ice cream with gummy bears. So Matt went out and got me the biggest tub of ice cream and a bag of gummy bears just because.

What is something you love about him that has completely changed your life?

 I love the way that he supports me. Whether it meant standing up for 12 hours to support the local children’s hospital in our university’s Dance Marathon, or helping me study for my hard nursing exams, he was always there. That support has helped me become a better person in my personal life and in my career.

What part of wedding planning is making you crazy?

 The little details like where people will sit or what centerpieces to use make wedding planning crazy.

What part of wedding planning can you not live without?

 I cannot live without the food.

IMG_4453

What was your first thought the day after your engagement?

 I really need to get a manicure.

What did you love about taking engagement pictures?

Each place that we went brought back so many memories of when we first started dating. 

IMG_4424

Who did you tell first about your engagement?

 My mom was the first to know!

Are you used to the ring yet?

I’m getting used to it. Sometimes I’ll look down and see my ring and get excited all over again. 

How many times do you accidentally say girlfriend instead of fiance in a day?

 At least 3 times.

Photography Courtesy of Whatever is Lovely Photography

FULL GALLERY

IMG_4332 IMG_4346 IMG_4379 IMG_4392 IMG_4398 IMG_4412 IMG_4415 IMG_4424 IMG_4453 IMG_4493 IMG_4499 IMG_4502 IMG_4572 IMG_4578 IMG_4648 IMG_4652 IMG_4746 IMG_4750 IMG_4751 IMG_4774 IMG_4840 IMG_4893 IMG_4904 IMG_4915 IMG_4931 IMG_4942 IMG_4969 IMG_4980 IMG_4981

Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

More Posts

0

Comments

comments

Follow:
Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes :)

Share:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Instagram
13   539
10   274
11   451
27   1054
8   539

Follow on Instagram

Shop Our Favorites!
35″” x 35″” Juneteenth by Synthia Saint James Canvas Art Print – Masterpiece Art Gallery
Yaheetech Set of 2 Weave Arm Chair Mid-Century Metal Dining Chair Y-Shaped Backrest Hemp Seat, Black
Sweet Jojo Designs Pink, Green and White 84-inch Window Treatment Curtain Panel Pair for Olivia Collection – 42 x 84
Jani Sara Green and Pink Flatweave Rug – 5′ x 8′
‘Beyonce’ Graphic Art Print on Wrapped Canvas Size: 18″ H x 26″ W x 1.5″ D
A Tale of Two Cities Throw Pillow
HBCU’s Canvas Print
Quilted Patchwork Cotton Throw Blanket – Indigo Blue Shibori Dye Indian Decorative Super Soft & Warm Blanket for Sofa and Couch 50 x 60 Inches
Woven Wicker Rattan Wall Decor, Round Seagrass Boho Kitchen Decor, Minimalist Rattan Chargers & Placemats for Dining Table & Wall Art, Rattan Wall Decorative Basket
Mud Pie Rattan Serving Utensils
ColorBird Stripe Tassel Tablecloth Cotton Linen Dust-Proof Table Cover for Kitchen Dinning Tabletop Decoration (Rectangle/Oblong, 55 x 120Inch, Blue)
carol&frank Josie Indigo Pillow
Finnhomy Sideboard Buffet Cabinet, Kitchen Storage Cabinet with Rattan Decorated Doors
Kouboo 1110141 Manhattan 2-Tier Console, Natural Rattan End Table, Brown
A Different World (TV) 11 x 17 TV Poster – Style A
(27×40) Eve’s Bayou Movie Samuel L Jackson Lynn Whitfield Original Poster Print
Yes. Jesus Loves Me (Religious) – Katherine Roundtree 16×20 Black Framed
Dancing in The Living Room (Girls) – Katherine Roundtree 24×32 Black Framed – African American Black Art Print Wall Decor Poster
The Goodbye Kiss (Buffalo Soldier) – Katherine Roundtree 24×32 Black Framed – African American Black Art Print Wall Decor Poster
‘Inspirations’ Note Cards by Jonathan Green
‘Southern Imagery’ Notecards by Jonathan Green
Amanti Art Funeral Procession Framed Art Print
Willow Row Multi Colored Ceramic Coastal Decorative Jar – Set of 2
Stratton Home Reddish Brown Tulum Woven Lantern Stand
Safavieh Noely Coastal Writing Desk
Estaugh Ikat Black/Gray Indoor / Outdoor Area Rug Union Rustic Rug Size: Rectangle 8′ x 11′
Set of 4 Natalya Ikat Stripe Placemats Gray – Ballard Designs
Unique Loom Greek Key Machine-Made Rug
Alfred Greek Key Ottoman Dakota Fields Color: Lilac
Suzanne Kasler Greek Key Sham – Ballard Designs
Doric Upholstered Wingback Arm Chair Red Barrel Studio Body Fabric: Skylar Antique Blue
Slowtide Beach Towel
Goddesses by Synthia SAINT JAMES Canvas Wall Art 3 Piece
Whitewash Wood Draped Bead 4 Light Chandelier by World Market
3pc Taper Candle Holder Set Gold – Threshold
Screen-Door Nightstand – Black – Nate Berkus
Brass Wall Frame – 14″” x 18″” Matted for 8″” x 10″” Photo – Room Essentials, Gold
Solid Bathroom Wastebasket White – Opalhouse
5qt Cast Iron Casserole Dish Cream – Hearth & Hand with Magnolia, White
Minsmere Caned Accent Table Natural Brown – Opalhouse
227 – TV SHOW 80’S CLASSIC SHOW PRINT, GIFT FOR BEST FRIEND, FOR MOM, HOME DECOR, BLACK ART POP ART, FEMINIST
Shop Now

Click to Shop!

Shares
• powered by chloédigital