Exclusive: Ola Farahat’s Wedding By Numbers

BY Milli Midwood / Jan 2 2019 / 15:56 PM

Can we just officially name 2018 as The Year of Incredible Weddings?

Exclusive: Ola Farahat’s Wedding By Numbers

From the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s royal wedding to Priyanka Chopra’s India-based nuptials and Bazaar Bride cover star Andrea Wazen’s Parisian ceremony to Sheikha Shamma Bint Hamdan Al Maktoum's marriage we thought last year couldn’t get any bigger and better for weddings. Enter Ola Farahat.

The Dubai-based influencer and regional style star celebrated her marriage to now-husband Hashim, in the most Pinterest-worthy beach ceremony we ever did see. Ahead, the Palestinian-born beauty shares all the exclusive details from her big day by numbers with Bazaar

8 bridesmaids…

Who Ola chose to all wear red in order to make them standout.

2 wedding dress changes…

Ola walked down the aisle in a full-skirted tulle Nicolas Jebran number before slipping into a more party-appropriaote frock by Reem Kachmar. She accessorised with heels from Jimmy Choo and Graff fine jewellery. 

720 hours to create the dress…

The Lebanese designer spent about a month working on the tulle creation.

2 people needed to get in the dress….

“My mum and my aunt!”

18 carats of Graff diamonds…

In the form of a tiara and diamond earrings.

135 wedding guests…

Including Mr Moudz, Hala Abdallah and Fatima Almomen, who all gathered on the shores of Dubai’s stylish Nikki Beach.

30 times Ola cried….

“I started crying about a month before the wedding.  It’s been such an emotional time.”

2 times Hashim cried…

“Yes, my husband cried twice.”