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March 19, 2018

Aaron & Emilia – Gorgeous DC Cherry Blossom Engagement Session at Jefferson Memorial

“In 20 years time, I want to remember us as a couple that loves with passion, inspires, challenges to be better, trust, loyalty, knowing what we think with no words needed but a simple look to understand each other.” – Emilia.

Not going to lie, the moment I read that in Emilia’s initial email to us I was floored. I turned to Katie, wide grin… pretty sure my eyes looked feral. “What?!” Katie was probably wondering what the hell was wrong with me. “Babe! Emilia’s love for Aaron is making me feel!” And that is the story of how my heart grew 3 sizes larger.

But, no, seriously. Emilia and Aaron are the real freaking deal. You’ll see, you’ll see…

We began this sunrise engagement session at the gorgeous Jefferson Memorial, a perfect backdrop for this totally in love couple.

I mean, the way they hold each other, the way they look at one another! I die.

What’s more romantic than flying a girl across the pond to have dinner at The Ruthin Castle in Whales, UK and, oh I don’t know, proposing to her?! Aaron, you get 1000000000 points.


“We managed to make it to the top of the castle on the most beautiful, clear night. There were plenty of stars to gaze at and loose your train of thought on. That’s when Aaron got on one knee and proposed!”


They look like American Royalty! A proposal in a castle makes perfect sense!

“I love his blue eyes, his laughter and the way he can brighten any room with his fun and charismatic energy. I love his slow gentle touch when waking me up. His gentleman manners, the way he looks at me with little words needed to show his love. The way he challenges me to be the best in everything I do, his belief in me to be amazing!” – Emilia.

Aaron and Emilia braved 39 degree weather for their engagement session! A blanket was a must! P.S – can we take a second to comment on Aaron’s patriotic socks? They came styled right down to the details!

Oh, you didn’t think we forgot about the Cherry Blossoms, did you?! We had to get Emilia’s gorgeous engagement ring on a some pink petals!

These two nestle right into each other. Like buttah, baby. They fall into one another like perfect puzzle pieces, meant to join. Aaron and Emilia don’t have to try, they just are exactly an example of what true love is.

“Aaron has so many great qualities, I just can’t write a few down, I can go on and on and on…
The fact he would do anything for me! Means the world! To find someone who only wants to see you happy, even if it means he doesn’t get to do what he wants, is amazing. He is such a amazing guy, and I know how lucky I am to have him as my life partner.”

We too a quick detour over by the water, and hand in hand Aaron and Emilia walked talking about I don’t know what, but it sure did make Emilia smile a lot.

I bet it was Forever they were talking about…


Aaron and Emilia, congratulations on your engagement! You two are gonna rock at marriage!


Emilia and Aaron from Soleil Hagan on Vimeo.

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