Vietnamese Wedding I Pines At The Genesee Wedding I Colorado Wedding Photographer

Vietnamese Wedding I Pines At The Genesee Wedding I Colorado Wedding Photographer

Melissa & Richmond

August 29th, 2019

TRADITIONAL TEA CEREMONY

Melissa & Richmond’s wedding was absolutely captivating.  It started at the the brides family’s home for a traditional ceremony- something common in their culture.  Richmond awaited his bride and he knocked on the door, gifts in hand and asking for permission to enter.  Bridesmaids were glowing in the most beautiful shade of pink with ties to match on the groomsmen.   As Melissa walked down the steps to her groom we were all stunned with the traditional Ao Doi- a traditional outfit worn commonly made with patterns and embroidery.   The bright pink and hints of gold and purple looked stunning on her.  She also wore a Khan Dong, a head piece that is worn to single out the bride and groom to know she is the bride.   Gifts were exchanged as well as shots of cognac between the parents & elders before they married during a catholic ceremony later that day.

ANOTHER SURPRISE FOR THE GROOM

Yet, another surprise for Richmond.   As Melissa came down the isle of their Catholic Church she looked stunning in her mermaid style dress and beautiful updo to match her sophisticated and simplistic style.  They married during a full catholic mass.

TIME TO PARTY 

Melissa & Richmond chose a stunning venue for their reception (one of my favorites), The Pines at The Genesee, just at the foothills of the rocky mountains it gives some beautiful stunning views and lots of green color for their portraits!   After some stunning portraits it was finally time to party! Boy, do these two know how to throw a party!  Between the individualized interaction with each and every table in the room, to their stunning Photo Booth wall to the constant dance party it was a blast that I was so honored to be able to photograph!

 

These two are currently whisked away on their honeymoon in Japan.  While the rest of the gallery is being completed, enjoy some of my favorites!

Vendors:

Church: https: http://www.nool.us/

Reception Venue: Pines At The Gen

Photography: http://crystalleffelphoto.com

Hair & Makeup: https://sayidoformalhair.com/

DJ: https://completewedo.com/denver/

Florals: https://southernbloomsco.com/

Lots of Love,

XO Crystal

  1. Melissa

    September 27th, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    This is a wonderful arrangement of photos! Thank you so much for capturing these beautiful moments on our wedding day. Can’t wait to see the rest!

  2. Crystal Leffel

    October 12th, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    Thanks so much! It was a great wedding that I was happy to be a party of!

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