Elle Mie-Jin McPherson-Yoon was wearing a bright orange shift dress when she first met Angus Tweedie at a 60s-themed party hosted by their mutual friend Angèle Donà dalle Rose, the designer of the eveningwear label Angie Power London. It was the first night of a weekend-long affair in Venice, Italy, and Elle admits she was “hard to miss.” At the time, Angus and Elle both traveled often. They began to coordinate destinations so that they could see each other as much as possible. “This all sounds surreal, considering our lives gravitate around the home now,” Elle reflects.

After three years of dating long distance between London and Toronto, Angus fittingly proposed at the arrivals gate of Toronto Pearson International Airport. “He had meant to surprise me at home, but I had figured it out and convinced my mom to let me come with her to collect him from the airport,” Elle says. “We had not, however, expected him to call our bluff. He stepped off the plane in black tie and got down on one knee at the arrivals gate to the applause of onlookers. Well played!”

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