When a Vietnamese Groom marries a chic, fashionista Chinese Bride… Chinese and Vietnamese wedding traditions share similarities and this tea ceremony is a beautiful fusion of the two. Meet Julie and Ethan...met as teens, dated in their 20s and here now celebrating their first wedding anniversary. . . .
Now that the rings are on the fingers, it is time to plan and prepare for your very first Vietnamese New Year, otherwise known as Tết. This year, Tết falls on Saturday, January 28th, 2017. As newlyweds, you’ll at the very least tết your parents and grandparents before the first of . . .
Congrats on your engagement!As a Bride-To-Be, planning a traditional Vietnamese engagement alongside a wedding ceremony is no easy fete! Thankfully, the engagement is often a collaborative effort with your parents and loved ones. You’ve heard that saying failure to plan is planning to fail? And . . .
Hashtags Rule A few months ago on Instagram, I came across a beautiful, modern Vietnamese bride by way of her talented make-up artist & hair stylist, Sandy Le. I immediately reposted the same photo and soon after was connected to bride, Mindy. We had a major love fest going through comments. . . .
A Vietnamese Beauty set against the commanding, architectural beast that is Walt Disney Concert Hall Located in Downtown Los Angeles, the Walt Disney Concert Hall was designed by award-winning architect, Frank Gehry. It has been a backdrop to countless photo & film ops since its . . .
Vietnamese Traditional Clothing: Áo Dài 101 Without getting too deep with the history of the Vietnamese áo dài, Wiki pretty much summed it up: The áo dài evolved from a five-paneled aristocratic garment worn in the 19th & 20th century court. In the1920s & 1930s, though, the silhouette of . . .
Vietnamese Wedding Áo Dài: To Rent, Buy or Tailor? Vietnamese brides who live locally in sunny southern California are fortunate to have the option of either renting, buying or tailoring an áo dài for her upcoming nuptials. Matron of Style breaks down the yay’s and nay’s of each option . . .
Matron of Style's Gone Dancin! Hittin' the road with #OngXa (the Mr) and our #festiebesties for a desert getaway! I'll be back in July with fresh new blog posts. Can you guess where we're going? Wanna come with? #undertheelectricsky ❤️ #mrandmrsadventures #marriedcouplegoals . . .
Matron of Style is back at it again to give you the low down on what went down on Day 2 of Viet Fashion Week 2016.Let me tell you, loves, the vibe was way different! It was a little bit quieter, a little more mellow. I arrived to Cynthia Bui, designer, and her models pre-occupied with the . . .
MIND. BLOWING. It's all I've been saying about Calvin Hiep's collection for HYP Fashion & Beauty. The collection, appropriately named, Dripping Gold, was a true testament to what Viet Fashion Week's 2016 host, Roxanne Chow, called, "bold, exotic, ostentatious and innovative." In my own words, . . .