An English Chinese Woodland Themed Wedding

Are you ready for this wedding? Boy, I’ve got a good one today. This wedding is an English Chinese Woodland themed wedding and the bride wore three dresses, a Chinese dress, a traditional white gown and a lovely dress from Coast for the evening reception. I love it. She explains below all the details from her dresses to the incredible hand made woodland themed cakes and more details of the vision for their wedding day. There was so much thought that went into every little detail and this did not go unseen!

Bride: Lillian Ip | Groom: Alan Koon Continue reading

Canadian Chinese Belgian Fusion Wedding

I was very excited when I saw this wedding land in my inbox. I first saw the photographs and loved the neutral simplistic angle. Then I read all about how they met and their engagement story which instantly made me fall in love with this pair. With a multicultural wedding, some opt to include both cultures and some couples opt for a neutral wedding as it’s a good common ground. Jennifer explains how she and Regis chose to have their wedding below. The ceremony and reception was held at Volo, a local restaurant/ wine bar on 5th October 2014. It was an intimate affair with only about 60 guests in attendance. Their wedding was photographed by their good friend Thomas from Slack Photography. Continue reading

Secret Goodies: Part Three

Happy Tuesday! When the clocks go back, it can be slightly depressing with the evenings being so dark. But it’s also the time of year when people start to be the happiest, with the lead up to Christmas. I know I said the word…but it’s coming round now! I’m sitting here watching Hercules – (yeah I’m an adult still watching Disney) and I have a few links that I want to share with you for this week’s Secret Goodies.  From Chinese couples, to Welsh Indian weddings and to the little mermaid themed wedding, enjoy! Continue reading

Will you be my best man ideas

One of the most popular posts on Secret Wedding Blog is ‘Will you be my bridesmaid ideas‘. Thousands of ladies planning their wedding have scoured the internet in search for creative and cool ways to ask their girls to be their bridesmaids. Many have stumbled upon that post and taken some insight and inspiration of how they want to pop their own question. This led me to write a post with creative ways guys can ask their friends to be their best man.
I found some ideas before and showed Mark and he was impressed with how many guys are choosing to ask their friends to be their best man/men. It’s not for everyone as some guys prefer to ask in person, call or send a message to their friends. This post is for the guys who want to add a bit of creativity in asking ‘will you be my best man’? Continue reading

Hindu Christian Fusion Wedding

Betsy and Kevin had two ceremonies for their wedding. The day started off with the Hindu ceremony that took place at the Westin Chicago Northwest where Betsy wore a beautiful red and white lengha and Kevin also wore a red and white sherwani. Their outfits co-ordinated beautifully together as the red and white colours complimented each other.  Before the Hindu ceremony, Kevins’ entrance (Known as the baraat – which is the groom’s entrance with his friends and family) was in a form of of a flash mob with music mixed byDJ Aladdin. Continue reading