Real Weddings: Olivia Kwok & Andrew J. Schreiber

Married November 7, 2009 at Veritas Vineyard & Winery.

By: Jill Hudson

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Occupations: She's a marketing manager, he's a business analyst. Hometowns: She's from Potomac, he's from St. Louis. How they met: At a work event.  First date: Dinner in Adams Morgan.  Where they got engaged: On a terrace overlooking Washington on 8-8-08, a date that symbolized prosperity and good fortune in Chinese culture.  Wedding flowers: Orchids, phaleonopsis, hydrangea, cymbidium, and china berries.  Favorite wedding detail: The traditional Chinese lion dance, and the candy bar. Wedding cake: Chocolate cake with banana pudding filling, and white cake with strawberry preserves.  Biggest surprise of the wedding: The gorgeous weather (sunny and high '60s in November).  First dance song: "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz.  Wedding Theme: A modern fusion of Chinese and Jewish wedding traditions. Four words that describe the wedding: Memorable, vibrant, cultural, and festive.  Honeymoon spot: Bora Bora and Moorea.  Where they currently live: Rockville.  

 

This wedding appears in the Summer/Fall 2010 edition of Washingtonian Bride & Groom.  Click here to receive a complimentary issue.   

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