"We used to be colleagues, but only saw each other in passing. Then Felicia left the company, and I later moved into the area where she lived, which made us practically neighbours. Our friendship began after she became my unofficial food guide to our neighbourhood. We started dating in 2014 and by mid-2015, I knew sge was the one I wanted to marry." says Wee.
Felicia Tan and Wee Kuo, had a Spanish fiesta-style followed by a retro-themed banquet for family and relatives.
Felicia and Wee's solemnisation was filled with smiles and laughter. "I proposed to Felicia at the McDonalds outlet where we had our first date. She was so surprised that she took a while to recover. Luckily, she said 'yes," says Wee. "I was in my PJs and glasses! That was how unprepared I was," quips Felicia. Felicia's gown was a romantic bustier number designed by Vaughn Tan, with cascading ruffles at the back, and a sheer lace and tulle train - which allowed for her striking red heels to peek through. Their solemnisation venue at Le Meridien Singapore, Sentosa, was transformed into a bright and vibrant space thanks to fuchsia and orange blooms. The stage was dressed with a vividly hued floral arch that made for a pretty backdrop as the couple exchanged their vows. The decor, including this cheery tablescape, was inspired by Felicia's love for food and Wee's love for South America. The result? A fun Spanish-style fiesta, with various dishes served as tapas. Multi-hued streamers hung above food carts at the reception added a dramatic yet playful ambience. See also: 10 DRAMATIC HANGING CENTREPIECES FOR GLAMOROUS WEDDINGS Place cards on pegs made for a fun and interactive way for guests to find their seats, as well as served as pretty decorations. The bride's bouquet was a clutch of orange and green to go with the colour palette of her wedding banquet. The bridal party donned convertible dresses in soft pink hues. See also: 7 GIFT SETS THAT'LL PAMPER YOUR BRIDESMAIDS THIS CHRISTMAS The groomsmen kept it casual with whte shirts and bow ties, matched with shorts and sneakers. See also: HILARIOUS TO SUAVE: 12 PHOTO IDEAS FOR YOUR GROOM AND HIS GROOMSMEN! "Wee shows me every day how much you can love someone, who's so different from yourself," shared Felicia. For their banquet at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, the couple went for an Oriental-meets-retro vibe. "As our dinner banquet was primarily for our families and relatives, we went with a nostalgic retro theme that had elements of our heritage and upbrining, making it most memorable," says Wee. See also: BRING THE GARDEN IN: 12 IDEAS FOR AN ELEGANT COLONIAL-STYLE WEDDING The six-tiered cake was scattered with cheery orange flowers. See also: BE INSPIRED! 11 STYLISH FLORAL WEDDING CAKES TO LUST AFTER Fabulous flower centrepieces by Boenga dressed up and lent drama to the tablescapes. A cart laden with various retro knick-knacks was part of the reception decor. "We had to dig up old photos as a design reference as it was in the pre-internet era!" the couple quips in. See also: 5 PLACES TO CUSTOMISE YOUR DREAM WEDDING DECOR! An old school kopitiam backdrop, inspired by the coffee shop that the bride's father used to run, which had painted paper fans, illustrated posters, glass bottled with metal caps, porcelain vases and even a marble table with wooden chairs! See also: 12 BEAUTIFUL WEDDING BACKDROPS FOR YOUR ROM OR SOLEMNISATION The couple included an array of toys they used to play with as children - including traditional paper balls, flag-printed erasers and Chinese shuttlecocks (jianzi). A masak-masak booth filled with toys and games kept guests entertained. See also: PERSONALISE YOUR WEDDING WITH THESE 9 FUN THINGS TO DO! The joyous celebration was filled with great music and speeches. Felicia's dad even danced up a storm at the after-party! For the second march-in, Felicia changed into a glamorous evening gown in a head-turning shade of red. See also: COP THESE LOOKS! 9 REAL BRIDES IN GLAMOROUS EVENING GOWNS Credits Venue Solemnistaion: Le Meridien Singapore, Sentosa (6818-3388); Dinner: The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore (6337-8888) Wardrobe Gowns: Vaughn Tan (www.vaughnt.com); Suits: Suit Supply Singapore (6634-0080) Hair & Makeup Shallee Lee Photography Feldberyl Images (www.feldberyl.com/web) Videography Substance Films (www.substancefilms.com) Flower & Decor Boenga Flowers & Designs (6423-1400); The Wedding Entourage (www.theweddingentourage.com.sg) Wedding Planner Emmalyne Pang of The Wedding Entourage See also: 2018'S MOST AUSPICIOUS DATES FOR GETTING MARRIED!
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