Pinoy couple celebrates 25th anniversary with Crazy Rich Asians-inspired wedding

by Jam Nitura
Aug 22, 2019
Events stylist Dave Sandoval recreates the iconic wedding scene from the movie Crazy Rich Asians (left) for Ver and Chita Herce's 25th wedding anniversary (right).
PHOTO/S: Adrian Ardiente

Remember the iconic wedding scene from Crazy Rich Asians?

We're talking about Araminta's (Sonoya Mizuno) majestic entrance into the gorgeous, botanically designed chapel, as she dipped her feet into the flower-lined water aisle.

It was a breathtaking moment.

And it came as no surprise if people have made attempts to replicate it—a feat that stylist Dave Sandoval successfully brought to life for Ver and Chita Herce's silver jubilee.

In his recent Instagram post, Dave showed his own version of Crazy Rich Asian's flooded aisle moment, impressively manufactured for the couple's 25th wedding anniversary with the help of Global Visions Events.

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The famous wedding scene from the Crazy Rich Asians movie
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"The aisle was made of mirror flooring so it would look like the same reflection with running water," Dave told preview.ph.

Ver Herce and Chita Herce on the water-laden aisle, celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.
PHOTO BY Ralph Alejandrino

Much like the outdoor-meets-indoor, verdant set design in the movie, Dave also lined the aisle and the rest of the ballroom with bursts of flora and fauna to truly capture that classy and elegant Crazy Rich Asian aesthetic that the couple was going for. "The flowers in the ballroom are a combination of peach, blush, pale blue, and white, with accents of greenery," he said.

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PHOTO BY Adrian Ardiente

The lovely couple with their family.
PHOTO BY Ralph Alejandrino

Dave also recreated the dramatic atmosphere of the movie—from the setup's gold-framed tables and chairs to crystal chandeliers to white-rose centerpieces.

It was a magical day, not to mention rich with unforgettable moments.

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PHOTO BY Adrian Ardiente
PHOTO BY Adrian Ardiente

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Events stylist Dave Sandoval recreates the iconic wedding scene from the movie Crazy Rich Asians (left) for Ver and Chita Herce's 25th wedding anniversary (right).
PHOTO/S: Adrian Ardiente
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