Featured in My Wedding magazine!

How surreal! My work is published on the front cover of My Wedding magazine, available on news stands right now. Feeling overjoyed!

This epic collaboration is one of the best I’ve had the honor to participate in. It was a great pleasure to work among a team of wonderful & talented designers/artists. Watching them doing their magic on set was priceless. The master mind behind this set was designer Frances Liu of Charmed Events Group. Again, she blew me away with her planning, artistic vision, and perfect execution on the day of.

And last but not least, we had such an amazing photographer for this shoot. Please enjoy these beautiful images, captured by Megan Clouse Photography.

Makeup & Hair: Aimee – Lead Artist/Stylist + Grace – Assistant/Senior artist for Aimee Beauty Team

Amazing Vendors that we had the privilege of working with on this shoot:

Planner: Charmed Events Group

Photographer: Megan Clouse Photography

Floral design: Precious Bloom

Wall sign: the Black Line by Lauren

Bridesmaid Dresses: Joanna August

Tabletop Rentals: Francese Jane

Furniture Rentals: Bright Event Rentals

Rentals: Blue Print Studios Events

Dessert: Pretty Please SF

Venue: Barlow Events

Stationery + Calligrapher: Little Miss Press

Bridal Gown: Jenny Yoon

Groomswear: Menguin Tux

Linens: Latavola Linen

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Published style shoot | Southern Bride Magazine | Charmed Events Group

This has got to be one of my favorite wedding styled shoots of all time. I had the pleasure to work with an amazing team of vendors in the industry and the shoot was a success! We got featured on Southern Bride magazine for their Winter/Spring 2015 issue & also on few popular wedding blogs, such as Style Me Pretty and others.

I have to say that we had a great team, but most of all, we had an amazing designer/planner, Frances- the Modern Romantic, from Charmed Events Group . I’m always in awe with her artistic vision, knowledge and passion for what she does. The way she tells a love story is always so unique, making my heart skip a beat every single time I witness her set design.

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Set designer/coordinator | Frances Liu Charmed Events Group

Photo | Chris & Kristen Photography

Gown | Sarah Janks

Hair Accessory | Desla Couture

Bouquet | Huckleberry Karen Designs

Cake | Pretty Please SF

Venue | Anandel Estate Winery

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Makeover: sweet and glamorous look for Carolyn

Carolyn needed my help with hair & makeup for her SF Asian Art Museum Opening Night Gala last month as she was one of the event organizers and a model herself for the night. We exchanged some ideas prior  (mostly just about the dress because she said she would leave the makeup style to me) & on the day of, she came to my studio with her dress to show me the color & style of the dress, and we quickly got to work.

So I took some “before” shots to understand how she photographed and I realized that as cute as she was in person, in pictures it’s a different story. She’s still cute, don’t get me wrong, but she photographed a little more matured and her double-lid eyes just disappeared and looked mono-lid in pictures. Many of us Asians have this problem. And besides that, sometimes in photos, the cuteness that I see in some clients don’t get transferred well through the lens. So besides making sure my client looks great with makeup in person, I also try my best to bring their cuteness, uniqueness or youthful energy into the photos. It’s the hardest part!  Here’s our before/after shot:

Considering that she has full brows, I told her quickly of what I would do: light & simple with eye shadow colors, but more glam on the lashes and a nice pop of colors for blush & lipstick, all for photography because I know she’ll be photographed mostly whole body for the night. If I use light colors, it may not show up in pictures. Most importantly, I highlight the area under her eyes for a youthful glow … and make sure her lipstick is water-proofed. She told me later that her lipstick lasted all night, all she did was just some clear lipgloss over to keep it fresh and that was it.

We had a lot of fun putting this look together for her. She was so easy going and so much fun to work with. Thanks Carolyn!

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Amy & Mike | Silver Creek Valley Country Club | Jerry Yoon Photography

I love Amy’s sweet child-like smile! I’ve known her for years and whenever she smiles, it seems like I’ve just met her for the first time again. For Amy’s wedding day look, I did a very soft smoky with natural pair of false lashes on her. Aim for flawless with lightly dewy skin, soft rosy blush, and a very soft romantic low updo.

Makeup & Hair by Aimee Lam

And I found a teaser of Amy & Mike via Jerry’s blog:

Amy & Mike by Jerry Yoon

Photo credit: http://www.blogjerry.com

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