the bride Teh Sze Min, 24, is a sales and marketing executive who is planning a ballroom reception in navy, grey and white hues. “I like the idea of a clean and classic theme,” she says. 

 “I didn’t think I could pull off bold lips! It’s very chic and also complements the dress.” 

makeup To match her elegant celebration, makeup artist Sophia gave Sze Min vibrant red lips with a touch of shine to glam up her look. Subtle pearly eyeshadow, a hint of eyeliner, blush, and natural-looking brows were all Sophia needed to accentuate the rest of the bride-to-be’s features.

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hair Hairstylist Alvin swept Sze Min’s long locks into a low ponytail with tousled waves, lending her an air of sophistication. A deep side part proved both sleek and stylish.

gown Exuding modern elegance, the curve-hugging trumpet gown with soft sculpted rosettes also gave Sze Min a statuesque look.

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Organza trumpet gown, price upon enquiry, from YVONNE CREATIVE. 

PHOTOGRAPHY ZAPHS ZHANG

STYLING STEVE THIO & MICHELLE LEE

HAIR ALVIN FOH, USING BED HEAD BY TIGI MAKEUP

SOPHIA CHIA/MAKEUP PROS SINGAPORE

This story was originally published in Her World Brides Dec 2016 – Feb 2017.