A Strapless Mermaid Gown Fit for a Princess

Although everyone expected her to get married in a princess-style ball gown, Nicole opted instead for a Madeline Gardner mermaid gown with a sweetheart neckline and a semi-cathedral train that “added elegance and drama to the overall look just like the tail feathers of the albino peacock.” She accessorized with a custom gold belt (that she designed herself), her grandmother’s ring, borrowed earrings from her bridesmaid, and sweeping veil (that she found for $10 on eBay!).

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Nicole and Liyan Under a Garden Arch

Meyer’s Castle in Dyer, Indiana

Peacock-Inspired Wedding Invitations

A Chinese- and Filipino-Inspired Wedding Cake

A White Rose and Peacock Blue Bouquet

Nicole and Liyan at Meyer’s Castle

Peacock-Inspired Flower Girl Dresses and Gazebo Lights

Blue and Purple Lantern Table Décor

Nicole and Liyan Cut Asian-Inspired Cake with Sword

The Navy Wedding Party at Meyer’s Castle

Nicole and Liyan Celebrate First Kiss with Sparklers

Tall, Blue Floral Centerpieces with Peacock Feathers

Nicole and Liyan Kiss on the Dance Floor