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. . . .
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 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 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 . . .
One good thing leads to another and it has certainly been the case between Matron of Style and photographers, Lin & Jirsa! We continue our post from last night by getting straight to business…style business.Mai’s vision of her dream ao dai was brought to life by designer Thai Nguyen. Her . . .
When Matron of Style introduced herself and her vision to photographers Lin & Jirsa, they responded with not only one bride to feature, but TWO! This month, the collaboration continues with Mai & Nham who tied the knot earlier this year in January of 2016.The first time I connected with . . .
I can't help myself with these back to back fashion week posts, but this one, I'm uber proud of! Last Friday, May 6th, Matron of Style had the honor of covering Viet Fashion Week’s press preview day and dahling, it was smashing! International Vietnamese designers showing at this year’s event gave . . .
A beautiful thing about cultural wedding traditions is that its elements hardly change over time. Rather, traditions remain true and close to the hearts of its people. Allow me to introduce to you, Vi & Larry, married in July of 2013. Two and a half years later, their Đón Dâu ceremony is . . .