An Elegant Purple Wedding at the W hotel in Hollywood, California

Two years after having met in a club in Las Vegas, Samuel proposed to Jennifer on the ferris wheel in Santa Monica. The Bride Jennifer Shar, 31, Human Resources The Groom Samuel Kim, 30, Investment Banking The Date August 27 Jennifer knew the W Hollywood was the perfect spot for their nuptials. When it came to choosing a color scheme, the couple was a little split. Sam’s favorite sports team is the LA Lakers, so he figured their colors should be purple and gold. On the other hand, Jen’s team is the USC Trojans, so she wanted cardinal red and gold. They compromised: the ceremony and reception were purple and gold, while the cocktail reception (in the foyer) was awash in cardinal red and gold.