What to Wear to a Half Asian Wedding

by cecylia on August 15, 2012

Last Saturday a childhood friend married his amazing lady in holy matrimony. It was the first Asian-guy and White-girl wedding I’ve ever attended! Ok before you point your controversy labelling gun at me, please allow me to explain. I’ve realised, with the help of a certain vocal artist, that there are so many couples composed of Asian-girls and White-guys, but not so much the other way around. Why? I have absolutley no idea! This bewedded couple is hands down one of, if not, the coolest pair I know. And my next blog post will prove to you just that. But in the meantime, my advice for a half Asian wedding? Wear red, because the Asians will love it. Don’t wear Asian style, and the Westerners will love it. So it’s a win win for everyone!


Where: St Kilda Town Hall

Wear: Sophia Kokosalaki dress (similar one here), Mawi necklace, vintage clutch, Zara coat, YSL pumps

*****Oh and pssst, join me at a once only event at Canturi Jewels on Tuesday August 28 at 11am to hear Laura Brown of Harper’s Bazaar USA and Jewellery designer Stefano Canturi discuss International style trends and be the first to view Stefano’s new jewellery collection, called ODYSSEY. Register at events@canturi.com I hope to see you and meet you there!*****



Ask Erena August 15, 2012 at 9:14 am

Such an exquisite dress! Necklace and the dress look like they belong together. Fabulous!
hugs from New York,
Ask Erena

cecylia August 15, 2012 at 2:38 pm

Thank you darling lady!

miss Margaret Cruzemark August 15, 2012 at 3:34 pm

Amazing post. Your blog is great. I totally love it!!!
Best Regards
Miss Margaret Cruzemark

cecylia August 15, 2012 at 8:10 pm

you are so kind, I really appreciate it!!

Morganvsmorgan August 15, 2012 at 7:39 pm

That’s a beautiful dress! The colour and the shape is perfect on you, and perfect for a wedding.

cecylia August 15, 2012 at 8:10 pm

thank you that dress fits pretty much anyone! :D

Mei August 15, 2012 at 7:50 pm

My cousin married a white guy so c:
Why not!
Congratulations anyway to your
friend! Bless this newly weds!


cecylia August 15, 2012 at 8:09 pm

thank you for your kind words! There aren’t that many of them though are there? #conundrum

Michelle August 15, 2012 at 7:56 pm

Smashing dress!


cecylia August 15, 2012 at 8:09 pm

lol thank you Michelle!

Berty Morales August 16, 2012 at 12:12 am

Cess, you look stunning and what a beautiful red dress. Also that necklace, wow the perfect statement piece. Great post and congrats to the bride and groom….xoxoxoxox

cecylia August 16, 2012 at 11:19 am

thank you darl I thought the necklace and the dress were a great match too :D

.saboskirt. August 16, 2012 at 4:35 pm

Nice lovely dress! The necklace gave an extra nice touch to the whole look.

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cecylia August 16, 2012 at 9:34 pm

thanks ladies yes the necklace is unbelievable;)

trishie August 16, 2012 at 4:37 pm

That’s an amazing dress!

cecylia August 16, 2012 at 5:36 pm

Thank you! Sophia Kokosalaki is pretty brilliant!

Mica August 16, 2012 at 9:59 pm

You look stunning in this dress! The red is beautiful, and it’s perfect for a wedding :)

cecylia August 16, 2012 at 10:27 pm

thank you! Can’t go wrong with red :D

Cassandra August 17, 2012 at 12:00 am

That’s a really beautiful dress for a wedding! You look great!

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Xixia August 17, 2012 at 8:29 am

Don’t worry Cecylia, I totally understand. I actually talked to my boyfriend about this ( though granted, he’s Asian too ), and he admits that Asian guys just aren’t as coveted…? I guess? by caucasian girls. A cultural thing, I suppose.
Your outfit is beautiful – I really like the form of the dress!

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cecylia August 17, 2012 at 7:10 pm

a I’m glad you understand :D Is your boyfriend Asian?

the garage starlets August 19, 2012 at 8:01 pm

You look amazing! Love your coat!



the garage starlets August 19, 2012 at 8:02 pm

You look amazing! Love your coat! :)


cecylia August 19, 2012 at 11:05 pm

thank you!! Zara tweed and leather :D

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