After four years together and a romantic New York boathouse engagement, Sita and Matt planned for a grand celebration in the bride’s home country of Thailand. They wanted their wedding to feel more like a vacation with their loved ones, and that’s exactly what they did. With the help of planners Wedding Bliss Thailand and Easton Events, the pair achieved a week-long traditional Thai wedding full of color, show-stopping florals and decor, and fashion-forward attire.
Overlooking the rice paddies of Chiang Mai, the ceremony began with a gatecrashing parade, followed by a Buddhist monk and a water blessing. For the reception, a canopy of fairy lights drew the eyes to the breathtaking architecture of the Dhara Devi in the background and illuminated the stunning tablescape. Eye-catching arrangements of blooms and greenery were the highlight, and the same can be said about their western poolside celebration at Amanpuri a few days later. The standout features were a flower-filled aisle leading to the altar, towering oversized tropical centerpieces, and a floating floor surrounded by large lotus flowers.
On top of the gorgeous scenery and spectacular floral displays, their multi-day affair also had an array of epic outfit changes. It looked straight out of a magazine—from the bride’s glittering Siwalai and designer dresses to the groom’s crisp jacket with Mandarin collar and classic tuxedos. This wedding is a beautiful combination of traditional and contemporary, and all the details are definitely a must-see. Scroll through these swoon-worthy images captured by Jose Villa. They’re guaranteed to sweep you off your feet!
Sita and Matt
Amanpuri, Phuket, Thailand
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Congratulations to Sita and Matt on their week-long traditional Thai wedding that was full of color. And a big thank you to Jose Villa for capturing this glamorous event’s breathtaking details. If you and your partner are searching for ways to take your destination wedding to the next level, draw inspiration from a multi-day celebration like this one.