Real Wedding: Juliette Kim & Mark Perez

Photos by GH Kim



bride & groom Juliette Kim and Mark Perez LIVE IN New York City OCCUPATIONS She’s a social worker; he’s an investment banker WHERE THEY MET As students at Johns Hopkins University; they lived in Seattle for several years and recently moved back to the East Coast WHAT ATTRACTED HIM TO HER She graciously accepted his coat on a cold evening WHAT ATTRACTED HER TO HIM She could always recognize him around campus because he was the one wearing the sharp suit HOW THEY GOT ENGAGED Mark popped the question in Seoul on April 15, the anniversary of his parents’ wedding BACHELOR/BACHELORETTE PARTY  Twelve of their closest friends gathered in Miami for a joint party that lasted all weekend NUMBER OF GUESTS 180 WEDDING WINES Domaine Ste. Michelle and Hogue Cellars cabernet sauvignon, both from Washington State BEST MOMENTS Prior to the ceremony, when a 40-person choir sang Duruflé’s “Ubi Caritas” and the hymn “All Creatures of Our God and King” MOST UNEXPECTED MOMENT When a guest was cut off from the bar after having seven White Russians THE DAY IN THREE WORDS Uplifting, refined, happy BEST DECISION Hiring Wendy Wojcik, their wedding coordinator WHAT THEY WOULD HAVE DONE DIFFERENTLY Invited more people; they were overly conscious of their budget and limited their guest list too early. They wished more friends and family had been at their once-in-a-lifetime day HONEYMOON Japan, Vietnam, China



CEREMONY St. James Cathedral, Seattle

RECEPTION, CATERING, CAKE Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle

WEDDING PLANNER Weddings with Wendy, Seattle

PHOTOGRAPHER GH Kim Photography, Lynnwood

FLOWERS Third Day Creations, Kenmore

REHEARSAL DINNER Palisade, Seattle

GOWN La Belle Elaine’s, Seattle


La Belle Elaine’s, Seattle


INVITATIONS Merchant Arts and Paper, Redmond

RINGS E. E. Robbins, Bellevue

MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT Music Plus DJ Entertainment, Seattle

TRANSPORTATION Starline Luxury Coaches and British Motor Coach, Seattle

HOTEL Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle