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March 29, 2018

Sahar + Asad // Chicago Muslim Wedding by High Dynamic Photography

“Our story began in Summer 2013. After spending eight months at a retail job as co-workers who had become best friends, we both knew it was only a matter of time.”

It was his first day at work and his phone rang at 9:15 am-his boss asking him to pick up an unknown co-worker on his way to the job. Asad pulled up to Sahar’s driveway in his red Nissan Sentra. Sahar approached the vehicle twenty minutes late, with several excuses to explain the delay. This was the first time Asad laid his eyes on Sahar. Without further ado, they exchanged a hello and took off. Asad zipped through traffic, while Sahar playfully sang aloud to a 90’s classic playing on the radio. On their way, Sahar expressed her interest in sport bikes and various other adrenaline-rush activities. Asad couldn’t help but feel drawn to the pretty brunette with the fancy-free attitude. The following day, Asad came to pick her up on his red Yamaha R6. Nervous yet intrigued, Sahar hopped on the bike behind him. “I’m trusting you. Don’t get us killed!” She chuckled as she got on. Here began the most adventurous journey of their lives. The rest as they say (no matter how cliché it seems), is history.

The duo maintained their friendship for several years as they built their careers, and sometime after graduating college and achieving individual success, Asad proposed Sahar. On September 18th, 2016, after a fancy dinner in the loop, he brought her by the lakefront for a casual stroll. Under a starry night sky, with the famous Chicago skyline backdrop, Asad got down on one knee and asked her to marry him.

The couple officially tied the knot on December 22nd, 2017. They employed the talents of Lakeshore Charters aircraft for their takeoff, to commemorate the adrenaline-rush bond they shared together, and to entertain guests at their ceremony.

“From a Red Nissan Sentra, to a Red Yamaha R6, to a Red Wedding Dress in a Red Helicopter, the man worked his way into my heart and will be there forevermore.” The Bride