A Boys Weekend in Florida Led to True Love for This Couple

Each week we ask a local couple, ’How did you meet?’

In our series How Did You Meet?, local couples tell us how they first hooked up.

Ash met his girlfriend Kardelen during his birthday weekend in Florida “with the boys.”

“We ran into one another during Art Basel and ended up spending the weekend together,” explains Ash, 30, the owner of a men’s skincare line called KAHN.


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At the end of the weekend, Ash was heading back to L.A. and Kardelen was staying behind in Florida. They began long-distance dating, but a couple of months later COVID-19 hit. Rather than quarantine alone, Kardelen decided to head to Los Angeles. “I packed up all my things and just did it,” Kardelen, 25, says. “I brought my dog and rented a place in Los Angeles.” ⁠

She admits her apartment didn’t get much use, and the couple basically moved in together last June. And, she isn’t planning on going back to Florida: “We are talking about buying a house in L.A. and getting engaged. It’s moving pretty fast!!”⁠

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