After a private, spontaneous engagement last year, Dorothee and Nicholas decided they wanted two weddings to accommodate family members at different parts of the world. For the two, the planning process was exhausting as they were coordinating everything from far away and were running on a very tight schedule. They also faced challenges with some requests on traditions. But through it all, they made compromises and pulled off two beautiful weddings. Today, we have the stunning photos from their Hong Kong wedding by. Based on her planning journey, Dorothee shared with us three tips for brides-to-be: 1) Don’t be shy to ask for help. Wedding planning is mentally and physically taxing; 2) Hire a wedding planner to help get that stress off your plate; and 3) Be careful with referrals. Even if a vendor is referred by a friend, trust your gut!
Photography: Derek Photography / Venue: Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel Hong Kong / Bride’s Dress: Vera Wang / Bride’s Shoes: Jimmy Choo / Groom’s Attire: Martin Fisher (private stylist) / Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist: JOMAN Wedding / Bouquets: Allday Florist / Flowers and Decorations: Pride-To-Be Wedding Event & Decoration / Cake Baker: The Yellow Cakery / Accessories: Lane’s Bridal / Jewelry: Ring Concierge / Wedding Planner: Alan Li and Dorothee
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