Irene & Eric: A Formal Wedding in Taipei, Taiwan

For Irene and Eric, planning their wedding was quite a production as the two New Yorkers worked to pull off two receptions (one hosted by Irene’s parents for 600 guests in Surabaya, Indonesia; the other by Eric’s parents for 250 guests in Taipei, Taiwan), within one week of each other! The Bride Irene Santoso, 32, creative director The Groom Eric Hsu, 33, creative director The Date December 25 To make matters more complex, the couple's only choice (based on their hectic schedules and auspicious wedding dates) was to have their Chinese reception on Christmas. With their wedding dates set just 10 months from their engagement, the couple began planning a Taipei wedding that incorporated soft warm hues and 1920s glamour.