Real Wedding: Faith Kim & Justin Lee

Radiant Revelry | 8.8.14 | Photographs by Jordan Quinn Photography


Names Faith Kim and Justin Lee Live in Montlake Occupations She’s an installation planner for Nordstrom; he’s a marketing director for an automotive electronics company How they met The two were introduced on a church camping trip by the pastor who eventually married them How he proposed During Faith’s 24th-birthday celebration, Justin got down on his knee when it was his turn to give her his gift Wedding-day weather Sunny and clear skies Wedding time 5 Number of guests 230 Budget $80,000 (though they didn’t stick to it) Saved/splurged By opting out of a custom suit and expensive gown, the duo focused on décor, photography, and entertainment Their approach to wedding planning Overwhelmed with countless possibilities for their big day, the couple hired wedding planner Michelle Bernard to help secure their vision Bachelor and bachelorette parties Separate trips to Chelan with common themes of sun and dancing Wedding theme Timeless yet modern, with a little sparkle Wedding colors Gold, navy, and blush Walked down the aisle to Ingrid Michaelson’s “Can’t Help Falling in Love” In memory of To honor Faith’s father, who passed away the year before, the couple arranged a tribute table to celebrate his life Favorite ceremony moment A tearful, emotional procession as Faith’s brother walked her down the aisle Traditional elements Paying respect to their elders, they incorporated the customary Korean family ceremony, Paebaek Favorite reception moment A surreal grand entrance to Beyoncé’s “Crazy in Love” and the warm welcome that followed Favors for guests Mini pink-frosted doughnuts from Top Pot The day in three words Unforgettable, emotional, fun Honeymoon Italy and Greece

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Vendor List

Ceremony, Reception, and Catering Four Seasons Seattle
Officiant Pastor John Staples
Wedding Planner:Michelle Bernard of Married with Michelle
Photographer and Photo Booth Jordan Quinn Photography
Videography Moses Lee
Izzy Girl
Flowers Bella Rugosa
Music The Nines and DJ Kris McCoskery
Rings LT Denny Jewelers
Gown Mori Lee from I Do Bridal
Hair and Makeup Erin Skipley
Bride’s Alterations Debra Hedeen
Formal Wear for Groom Hugo Boss at Nordstrom
Formal Wear for Groomsmen J. Crew
Groom’s Alterations Mabel Dubuk
Dance Class Century Ballroom
Pedersen’s Rentals and Creative Coverings
Transportation Crystal Coach