"Wa" WeddingWednesday, 27 May 2009
Many people likes to wear dresses and get married in churches (doesn't matter if they're christians) - do everything in western style, but it seems that "wa" (japanese style) weddings are becoming more popular these days in Tokyo. Still, in most cases if they wear kimono and have "wa" ceremony, they wear dress and have western style party with French cuisine. Well, it may not be right to say "western style" because our lifestyle is pretty much westernised today. Anyway... my best friend had hers in all "wa" style wedding, from the invitation, venue, ceremony, reception, food, costume - she changed into another kimono after the ceremony, oh and her hair! Well actually it's a wig and apparently it weighs like 3 kilos! Isn't that a "wow!"!? I saw it in real life for the first time actually.
The ceremony (shinto style) was really beautiful and interesting, but pitty no photographs were allowed. The room they had their reception was perfect! (below images are from Meijikinenkan website)