December 8, 2016

Xie/ Dobbins Wedding | Duke Chapel and Washington Duke Inn | Durham, NC | La Cosa Bella Events | Wedding Planner

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     This wedding was so uniquely beautiful. We always love a chance to plan something new, fun, and exciting and this wedding gave us the opportunity to do just that! We planned this special day in just under two months and had the pleasure of planning with the Mother of the Groom.
     The stunning ceremony was held at The Duke Chapel and the Washington Duke Inn was absolutely the perfect place for their gorgeous reception. Fun fact, the groom was on the Ballroom Dance Team at Stanford where he attended college. This lead to a perfectly choreographed First Dance and a surprise tango later in the reception.  For the tango, to honor Chinese symbolism of wearing red, the bride changed into a long form-fitting red lace dress. Touches of the bride’s heritage were added throughout the reception with Chinese character table numbers as well.
     Below is a sneak peek at this lovely wedding, so be on the lookout for more to come!
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Vendors:
Beauty:  Joanne Maye – www.joannemaye.com
Bridal Gown:  Marchesa – http://www.marchesa.com/
Veil:  The Wedding Dresser – http://theweddingdresser.com/about.html
Cake:  Cake Couture Boutique – www.cakecouturenc.com
Catering:  The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club – www.washingtondukeinn.com
Consulting & Event Design:  Gina Myers, La Cosa Bella Events – www.lacosabellaevents.com
Entertainment:  John Brown Trio – http://www.jbjazz.com/ and
Steve Stowe, Bunn DJ Company – www.bunndjcompany.com
Floral Design:  Tre Bella Inc.  www.trebellaflorist.com
Formalwear:  Bernard’s Formalwear – www.bernardsformalwear.com
Group Transportation:  Ecostyle Chauffered Transportation – www.ecostyleusa.com
Lighting Design:  The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club – www.washingtondukeinn.com
Linens:  CE Rental – www.cerental.com
Menus, Programs & Signage:  Theresa Jatko Designs – www.theresajatko.com
Photography:  Rebecca Faulk, Brian Mullins Photography – www.brianmullinsphotography.com
Registry:  Zola.comwww.zola.com
Shoes:  Stuart Weitzman – www.stuartweitzman
Venues:  Duke University Chapel – https://chapel.duke.edu
The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club – www.washingtondukeinn.com
Videography:  Reel Weddings – www.TheReelWeddings.com

 

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