Sweet Serenity

We’re starting off this week with Iris and Max’s super easy engagement session courtesy of Henry F. There’s just something so calming about the soft vintage color tone of these photos. I think it compliments the different spots they visited quite well (especially that private pier), allowing the couple’s personalities to shine through. This is as effortless as any engagement session could get, and we could only hope to see more of the same. May your Monday be as chill as this sweet set!

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The Look



Fashion Friday: Noel Chu Atelier 2015 Collection

Today’s Fashion Friday feature is extra special, because we finally get to feature a Hong Kong designer! If you’ve been following our social media accounts, you would know that I’m a big fan of Noel Chu. It was a pleasure to meet someone with such experience and talent that is genuinely humble and kind. Today we’re proud to show you her latest collection that truly celebrates women’s uniqueness. Each dress in this collection has it’s own personality bundled with undeniable craftsmanship. We need no further proof to say she’s a designer we all should be proud of!

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English Garden Engagement

We’re travelling back through time to an old English garden… in Hong Kong. Yes, believe it or not, this next engagement session was actually shot right here at home. Floreta and Ho’s vintage-style shoot in this enchanting rose garden is such a breath of fresh air. I love that they dared to be different — from the location, to Floreta’s Victorian dress, to the deep red florals. With Sophia Kwan behind the lens, the photos are like painted scenes from classic romantic novels. Excuse me while I go and make myself a nice cuppa!

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The Look



Couture Rocks 2015: Rock the Veil

Last Wednesday, I had the privilege of attending a contemporary bridal showcase at The Langham‘s elegant Palm Court lounge in commemoration of the prestigious hotel’s 150-year history. It was a feast in every sense. Guests got to marvel at exquisite jewelry by Melville Fine Jewellery and Hatton Studios on top of couture dresses by designer-extraordinaire Noel Chu while enjoying The Langham’s signature Afternoon Tea with Wedgewood experience. The result of this collaboration was so inspiring that I just had to share it with you all. Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to find out about some special offers!

Ear Cuff: Jan Preece Jewellery from Hatton Studios / Dress: Noel Chu / Location: The Langham, Palm Court
Tiara: Nathalie Melville from Melville Fine Jewellery / Dress: Noel Chu / Jacket: Stylist’s own / Location: The Langham, Stairwell 15 Floor
Headpiece: Malin Ohlsson from Malin Ohlsson Jewellery / Dress: Noel Chu / Location: The Langham, Lobby & Palm Court
Necklace & Earrings: Nomera Ajmal from Nomera Jewellery / Dress: Noel Chu / Location: The Langham, Club Lounge
Hairpin: Stella Wang / Dress: Noel Chu / Location: The Langham, Club Lounge
Earrings: Donna Lacis / Dress: Noel Chu / Location: The Langham, Penthouse Suite
Pendant: Catherine Preston / Dress: Noel Chu / Location: The Langham, Penthouse Suite
Ear Cuff: Rachel Yeung / Dress: Noel Chu / Location: The Langham, Penthouse Suite
Ear Cuff: Jan Preece Jewellery from Hatton Studios / Dress: Noel Chu

To mark this special occasion, The Langham is extending the following offers:

  • Couples who book their wedding with at least 150 guests will be allowed to lease these designer jewellery pieces on their wedding day.
  • Couples can save HK$800 on each table for new weddings booked from 1 November 2015 – 30 April 2016, with complimentary decorative backdrop, reception table and personalised wedding gift from 1 May – 31 December 2016.
  • Enjoy 15% off on the afternoon tea and receive a complimentary glass of champagne for the month of June and July 2015 just by saying “150th Anniversary” when making reservations.

You can call 2378 9347 or email [email protected] for wedding enquiries, or dial 2132 7898 or email [email protected] to make reservations for afternoon tea. Enjoy, darlings!

Jewelry: Melville Fine Jewellery, Malin Ohlsson Jewellery, Nomera Jewellery, Catherine PrestonStella Wang, Rachel Yeung, Jan Preece Jewellery & Donna Lacis from Hatton Studios / Bridal Gown Design: Noel Chu Atelier / Stylist & Photoshoot Creative Director: Christie Simpson / Model: Jena Yeargan-Sousa from Synergy Energy / Photography: Marion Tessier / Lighting: Aanchal Wadhwani / Make Up Styling: Anael Darmon / Hair Styling: Tim Wong / Location: The Langham

Endearing Romance

It’s hard not to fall head-over-heels in love with a wedding as pretty as this one. Despite being held at a familiar venue, Caroline and Ivan’s outdoor ceremony at the Verandah in Repulse Bay felt fresh and romantic especially with Divine Floreal‘s gorgeous floral creations. Beautifully captured by Jada Poon Photography, it’s a wedding that’s overflowing with details that are straight out of a French fairytale. Pin your hearts out!

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