Real Chinese Wedding

A summer Chinese wedding held at the Double Tree Hilton hotel in Mississauga, Toronto. Photos courtesy of Sebastian Ip photography.


The bride getting ready in a traditional qua. She is picked up by the groom from her house, after the groom and groomsmen perform tasks (games) set out by the bridesmaids.

chinese qua

Taca Ozawa make-up
Make-up artist Taca Ozawa is a former Shiseido make-up artist. He is intensely into his work, and has selected tunes to listen to so he is in the right mood when creating his looks.

chinese bride evening make-up
The bride’s radiant evening look. Typically a Chinese bride changes several outfits during the evening reception, often changing hairstyle and make-up to match.

grand chinese cuisine at the Double Tree Hilton in Mississauga
The wedding decor at Doubletree Hilton.

Chinese scroll style guest book
Guests sign their names with Chinese calligraphy pens on a red scroll guestbook. This East meets West scroll comes personalized with couple’s photo.

chinese double happiness wedding favour box
Wedding favour box with a cut-out character meaning double happiness, purchased from Asia.

drinks from chinese grand cuisine in mississauga

Stay tune! More real weddings to follow.

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