Yiding and Scott chose to hold their amazing Chinese wedding celebrations at Lennoxlove House in Haddington. It was the perfect spot for a day packed with jaw dropping elegance, love, fun and lots of partying.
Prepare to swoon over the stunning Yiding whose ah-mazing Alexander McQueen wedding shoes and beautiful Valentino wedding dress – incredible doesn’t come close to describing how fabulous she looked. Not to mention her gorgeous traditional tea ceremony gown and then evening attire. Yiding – seriously impressed that you managed three changes of clothes in one day so effortlessly. Your hairdresser and make-up artist was so true to his name – a real Hero.
The time we’ve spent with Yiding and Scott has shown us how much fun they are together. One of the Chinese characters used in Chinese weddings is that of ‘double happiness’. What a perfect description of a day bursting with genuine fun and emotion.
So, on with this fabulous wedding celebration…
Yiding and Scott entertained their guests with a traditional Chinese lion dance, which is believed to bring good luck and fortune. We also witnessed the traditional Chinese custom of chai ching (which literally means plucking the greens); a quest by the lion to seek the auspicious green normally ‘vegetables’ like lettuce which in Chinese called cái that sounds like fortune. It was great fun to watch (and listen to!)
Yiding and Scott’s wedding cake was topped with the special Chinese character which is used for double happiness…
And then on to the beautiful traditional chinese tea ceremony – this is where the bride is formally introduced to the groom’s family through the symbolism of the tea ceremony.
Planet Flowers had weaved their magic in the Great Hall mixing red burgundy pink and two tone nicolle roses together bringing the Chinese theme into this special room in Lennoxlove House…
Mr and Mrs Fong thank you for letting us be a part of all your celebrations. We had an amazing day with you that we’ll remember for a long, long time…
A & N x
Yes it wasn’t the party that was planned… but their micro wedding was filled with joy, fun and so much love. We wouldn’t have missed it for the world.
You were not expecting such amazing sun (in March!). You were not planning an outdoor ceremony in the glorious playground. You were not planning an intimate dinner with your closest family and friends. And yet you had the most perfect celebration. We salute you and love both you and your wonderful attitudeIf the days leading up to you wedding were so fluid (for want of a better word!) and you’ve managed to navigate this so skilfully, we know that your marriage and all that lies ahead of you will be the perfect marriage.
Faye and Iain are as perfectly matched as you can get. Not only are they clearly besotted with each other, they also take the time to make those around them feel loved and valued… and their wedding day was all about doing just that.