Earlier this summer, a low profile couple held a beautiful yet intimate wedding ceremony and celebration for their close friends and family at the majestic Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong. The white theme worked especially well against the colourful backdrop of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline for this sunset celebration.
Different shades of white flowers and pillar candles in glass containers adorned the aisle
A white ‘desserts’ table along with a ‘fine wine’ bar in the Foyer.Guests sat down to tables adorned with hundreds of flowers and candles and enjoyed a beautiful banquet at the ballroom of the Peninsula Hotel.
Just before the summer, we put together an elegant evening in Hong Kong for a gorgeous couple to celebrate their recent nuptials in Bali. Caroline, our in-house creative genius spent long hours planning and styling long tables in shades of ivory and pale gold decorated with tall arrangements of white phalaenopsis orchids surrounded by pillar candles and low arrangements. Little touches such as die-cut placecards with calligraphed guest names and pop-up place mats added a warm touch. This is what we do best!
Of course, it helps when you have lovely clients and a beautiful ballroom such as the one at the Aberdeen Marina Club to work with. Here are some images from the talented Alison Mayfield.
Our favourite touch of the evening? The popular “Candy Bar” where guests, young and old, indulged themselves and took home bags of their favourite childhood sweets. Yum!
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Going through our archives of photographs and came across this charming wedding we organized back in 2007 – (wow, time flies!) This family were a real pleasure to work with. They were incredibly warm and just wanted a beautiful wedding that was true to the bride who didn’t want a fuss.
All locally grown flowers were used
Following the ceremony at St. Stephen’s Church in Stanley, guests boarded several boats at a nearby pier and sailed to the wedding reception at Middle Island where festive music and cool drinks awaited them.
Potted orchids and other green plants did double duty as table centerpieces and later on, as wedding favours for guests to take home
After a relaxed barbecue, great speeches and lots of dancing, sampans were lined up to ferry the guests back to shore after the party ended.
Just goes to show, the magic ingredient in every wedding is…love!
Bright bold colour combinations, from lush purple teamed with sunshine yellow to vibrant lime green paired with crisp whites are hot colour trends right now, just look at any shop window display this summer! Why not take inspiration from fashion trends and have fun with your wedding with these confident blocks of colour, no matter what season your wedding will be in.
Above image from www.onewed.com
Lime Green & White mood-board by The Wedding Company
Or…what about mustard yellow mixed with burnt orange for a modern take on a ’70’s retro combination?
Modern Mesa & Marigold mood-board and invitations by Bella Figura
Bold colours dominated Spring runways, but many designers also had their models gracing the catwalk in beautiful white designs. Spring 2011 is the perfect season for brides to look outside bridal salons during the search for a wedding dress. With collections beginning to hit shelves, here are a few wedding-worthy looks that will surely take his breath away!
Narciso Rodriguez – A clean, simple and elegant look reminiscent of the wedding dress Rodriguez made for Carolyn Bessette
Azzaro – A short and flirty number suitable for a young bride who wishes to flaunt those gorgeous gams
Oscar de la Renta – For the bride who loves the classic designs and exquisite craftsmanship of the fashion stalwart, and here is Lea Michele looking dazzling in the dress at the SAG Awards
Victoria Beckham – We see a modern bride lusting after this dress with a feminine flounce and sheer stripes, sunglasses are optional!
Donna Karan – Soft ruffles and a pale gold print make this romantic look the perfect dress for a rustic chic summer wedding
J. Mendel – Just a sneak peek: This look from the designer’s Pre-Fall collection brings a decisively new feel to the traditional white wedding dress
What are your favourite white or ivory dresses this spring?
by Roanne | All images from Style.com