Wedding of the Week: Agatha Linhui Hong and Rhys Matthew Shepherd trade Lake Como for Cottesloe


Agatha Linhui Hong and Rhys Matthew Shepherd had deliberate to take pleasure in a lavish elopement in Lake Como in September final 12 months.

Nonetheless, with the present border closures the couple had been compelled to ‘break-up’ with their dream wedding ceremony.

Agatha and Rhys determined that whereas they won’t have the ability to have the vacation spot, they will make it an enormous occasion proper right here at residence.



Agatha and Rhys said I do.
Digital camera IconAgatha and Rhys mentioned I do.

The attractive bride wore 5 totally different robes for totally different phases of the affair.

Her first robe was a conventional Chinese language wedding ceremony costume that was customized made for her by SUXU earlier than she became her Cottesloe ceremony costume — the Morilee robe by Madeline Gardner.

Agatha then ready for anther three costume modifications at her reception.

Her first reception costume was designed by Eddie Ok Italia, the second by Betty Tran and the third by Jay Godfrey.


Agatha and her bridal party.
Digital camera IconAgatha and her bridal celebration.
The pair were married at the Cottesloe Civic Centre.
Digital camera IconThe pair had been married at the Cottesloe Civic Centre.

The couple had been married on March 28, 2021 in a ceremony that blended conventional with the trendy.

They loved a boudoir and Chinese language wedding ceremony tea ceremony at Como The Treasury Suite earlier than having their predominant ceremony at the Cottesloe Civic Centre on the predominant garden.

After the formalities had been completed, the bridal celebration joined buddies and household at the Ritz-Carlton ballroom for a glamorous reception.


The bridal party.
Digital camera IconThe bridal celebration.

The newlyweds plan to ebook an prolonged journey to Lake Como when worldwide borders open, as they’d initially deliberate to elope at the European vacation spot earlier than worldwide borders closed.

They now hope to take pleasure in a staycation in Broome and Exmouth come August earlier than having fun with one other ‘mini-moon’ in both Adelaide or Tasmania at the finish of 2021.

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