Bride- Marianne Luu-Chen
Groom- Alvin Chen
Ceremony location: The Bridgewater Club
Reception location: The Bridgewater Club
Honeymoon location: New Zealand
Wedding date: August 10, 2013
When did you first meet: January 2008
Where did you first meet: At a friend’s house.
When did you know you were going to marry him: I can’t pinpoint exactly when I knew I was going to marry him, but his first smile to me pushed me in that direction!
How did he propose: After going on a road trip around Colorado, he asked me to marry him.
Favorite thing to do together: Discovering new places and activities.
Wedding colors: Red, ivory, and gold
Number of guests: 150
Number in wedding party: 8
Wedding Style: Understated elegance
Dress style: Lace, Lace, Lace!
Most unique wedding personalization: Traditional Vietnamese touches
Something you did very different: We had a traditional Vietnamese wedding ceremony earlier in the day.
Something you did very traditional: Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue!
Something you would do all over again: Have all my friends and family in one place, and getting married by a judge who is also a wonderful friend.
Something you would never do again: Have two different wedding ceremonies on the same day!
Most memorable wedding moment: Seeing Alvin for the first time on the day.
Best wedding decision: Hiring Gloria Boyden as my wedding planner!
Best wedding overall advice: Keep things simple – it’s a day for celebrating love.
WEDDING VENDOR LIST:
Ceremony- The Bridgewater Club
Reception- The Bridgewater Club
Shoes- Christian Louboutin
Accessories- Anne Miller, BB Miller
Hair- Kiem Vuong, Mi Nails
Make-up- Jack Liberty Creech
Tuxedos- Men’s Wearhouse
Invitations- Gloria Boyden, Events by Design
Flowers- Madame Dao Vu Thien
Cake- Rene’s Bakery
Entertainment-Tim Glesing, Circle City Sound
Photographer- Joe DeFabis, DeFabis Photography
3901 Kessler Blvd. North Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46228
Videographer- Henry Phan, HP Graphics
Wedding Planner-Gloria Boyden, Events by Design
14066 Song Court
Carmel, IN 46302
Many Thanks to our Bride of the Month, Marianne! Happily Ever After to you and Alvin!
Are you a Future Bride of the Month? E-Mail Me if you would like to be featured as a Circle City Bride Magazine Bride of the Month!