Chinese Wedding Traditions: Qun Gua

One of the most important elements in a Chinese wedding ceremony is the bride’s traditional two-piece wedding dress called the Qun Gua (裙褂), which literally means “long skirt and top coat.” A tradition that originated from Guangdong province, the Qun Gua or Gua for short is the most expensive gift from the bride’s family–usually a family heirloom passed […]

Vibrant Forevers

Something a little traditional, a little classic, a little sunny… and a whole lot of beautiful! Samantha and Nicholas’ wedding by Brian Jala has us smiling every kind of smile with its no-fuss elegance and beaming entourage. I think you’ll agree when I say Samantha looks radiant in both of her gowns. Her tribute to tradition looks […]