The final part of Sophy + Rich’s Cambodian-Western wedding takes place back at the beautiful and ultra cool Liberty Hotel in Boston. It’s a long post, so I’ll try to keep the chatter to a minimum today. 🙂 Just before the ceremony, I grabbed a couple of quick bride and groom portraits outside in the courtyard:
The ceremony was performed by one of the couple’s close friends, and he was FANtastic. In fact, Sophy and Rich had two friends play major roles in their wedding and both guys made my day a bazillion times easier; the other was their friend Ben who is a wedding coordinator down in DC. I am so sad he’s not closer to Boston as he was an absolute dream to work with (thank you both for all your help!)
Despite this being the “Western” wedding day, Sophy’s Cambodian culture was still very visibly present throughout the day. I love this photo of the little girls in their traditional Cambodian outfits:
The vows were both hilarious and emotional:
The Grand Ballroom at the Liberty Hotel is one of my new favorite places for a wedding reception. The room is just GORGEOUS – everything about it screams class. Yay. 🙂
How cute are these cake toppers?!
As guests entered the main reception, they were handed scarves by the couple – pretty neat favors, huh?
Rich and Sophy opened the reception with their first dance, followed by a very sweet mother-son dance:
Throughout dinner there were a ton of toasts; my favorite moment was the incredibly emotional surprise toast by Sophy’s two sisters and her brother. These guys were adorable …
After dinner, Sophy and her father gave a traditional Cambodian dance, and after that it was party-party-party! Thank you all for a wonderful wedding weekend; I hope you’ve enjoyed your teaser photos. And I must give a quick shout-out to DJ Seth Isaacs of Beat Train Productions who did a fabulous job of keeping the dance floor packed all night, with both Cambodian hits and Western music. Kudos!