A Newport Beach Wedding

A few months ago, I attended the wedding of my friends Quynh and Donnie, whom I first met when I moved to Los Angeles 8 years ago. Not only did I get to enjoy a beautiful wedding, it was like a west coast reunion.

The ceremony took place in Newport Beach outside on the Newport Dunes. Raphael was one of the groomsmen, check it out, the orchids alone were amazing.
Now, this little ring barer caused a bunch of awes from the crowd when he came down the aisle before the bride holding this sign:
 Psst that's me in blue behind him. I later changed into a teal dress for the evening though. The reception meanwhile was held at a banquet hall with a photo prop station where guests were able to pose with the bride and groom. The tables carried the purple flowers seen during the reception along with wine cork accents for the table numbers and placement cards.
 Here's our table being silly for our group picture:
I was especially wow'd by the Vietnamese traditions that were incorporated from the bride's heritage, which made for an even more fun and memorable night, like with these lion dancers:


  1. Now that is quite the wedding and looks like they did it up right

  2. Amazing photos! They will inspire me for my wedding ceremony!