A joyous European chateau marriage ceremony in Texas

A joyous European chateau marriage ceremony in Texas

The Olana in Dallas, with all of its European opulence, was the proper location for this beautiful marriage ceremony of Jenny & Kyle, with their household and pals. Captured by KRISTIN LA VOIE PHOTOGRAPHY, it was a day stuffed with a lot pleasure, a number of tears, and an epic occasion. There was by no means a boring second, as a result of these two had been grinning ear to ear and guffawing all the day.

WHAT WAS THE INSPIRATION BEHIND YOUR WEDDING STYLE? With me being from the Baltimore-Washington D.C. metropolitan space and Kyle from Fort Price, we had been impressed by a mixture of stylish East Coast timelessness and heat Southern hospitality. We wished a black-tie really feel with nice meals and personalised touches. And, most true to us, we simply wished to throw an superior occasion! One of the crucial essential parts of inspiration was our shared Korean heritage. We each wished to include Korean traditions as a solution to characterize our tradition. We became customized handmade Korean Hanboks throughout cocktail hour, and performed a conventional recreation borrowed from the Korean marriage ceremony tea ceremony known as Paebaek.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS LOCATION? We beloved the European impressed opulence…  and with so many company touring from out of state to rejoice with us, we knew it needed to be a venue that might impress. And it did!

HOW DID YOU MEET? We went to undergrad collectively at Johns Hopkins College in Baltimore, MD, however we first linked on Tinder! It was Spring of 2014, our freshman 12 months – we had been so younger and simply swiping mindlessly, however we ended up discovering  life companions in one another!

TELL US ABOUT YOUR PROPOSAL: In December of 2020, Kyle introduced me to the Fort Price Museum of Trendy Artwork, the place we went on a date throughout my first go to to Fort Price. He shocked me with the query outdoors, in entrance of the gorgeous structure of the museum. We went dwelling to his dad and mom’ home the place our household was ready to rejoice with us!

TELL US ABOUT FINDING YOUR WEDDING DRESS/ATTIRE: I used to be reasonably choosy in my seek for a marriage gown, and finally went to seven completely different bridal appointments between Baltimore, DC, Fort Price, and Dallas! At first I had one thought about what I pictured myself in, one thing with floral particulars, possibly lace, in all probability A-line and romantic… It took my mother suggesting I strive one thing extra minimalist and timeless for me to search out the gown that felt just like the one!

DID YOU HAVE ANY DIY ELEMENTS? The evening earlier than we flew out of Baltimore, I designed and Cricut-ed indicators with our cats’ faces on them as foolish picture sales space props! I simply could not sit nonetheless that evening earlier than we left and it was a enjoyable solution to get out the anxious power. I nonetheless love that true-to-us contact!

DESCRIBE YOUR WEDDING FLOWERS: Delicate pastel and ivory blooms, that includes my favorite – orchids!

FAVOURITE DETAIL OF THE DAY: Our customized Hanboks! I am dreaming about once we will put on them once more, hopefully once we rejoice the 100-day birthday of a future toddler (one other Korean custom), in a pair years.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE OUT TO A COUPLE PLANNING THEIR WEDDING? Be affected person and type with one another, and depart room for love amongst all of the logistics and stress.

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT? Truthfully… it was when our DJ handed us every a nitro cryo cannon, principally fog weapons, and we blew our company away with an epic occasion second! We had a lot enjoyable at our reception, and that was undoubtedly memorable for us.

WHAT ASPECT OF THE WEDDING WAS THE MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU BOTH? Celebrating with all our family and friends from completely different locations and instances in our lives! We love our individuals, so it meant the world to us to specific our love for one another in entrance of them and with their help.

ANY OTHER DETAILS THAT HELP TELL THE STORY OF YOUR DAY? It was essential to me to weave particular musical parts all through the day. One in every of my bridesmaids sang a ravishing classical German piece, Widmung, composed by Robert Schumann as a passionate career of affection for his spouse. Our string quartet was so proficient and discovered items from Studio Ghibli films, which we love, to play through the processional and recessional. Then, throughout cocktail hour, I shocked Kyle by singing him a track, accompanied by our wonderful saxophonist, Marquise! I am no skilled however it was a particular solution to specific my like to him and that second will all the time be treasured to us. 

TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOUR HONEYMOON: We wished selection so we picked a number of completely different locations to go to: Lake Como, Venice, then Santorini, all within the span of an 11 day journey! We undoubtedly love touring collectively and may’t wait to do extra as husband and spouse.

IS THERE ANYTHING YOU WOULD CHANGE OR DO DIFFERENTLY? Possibly I would wish to have deliberate a few of the much less glamorous particulars, like transportation, a bit of sooner. Wrapping up small particulars earlier would have alleviated some stress main as much as the massive day.


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