A bookish Chinese-influenced wedding with a little Star Wars #Wedding Porn#books#couples of color#literature theme#reception dress#red dress#star wars#virginia#washington-dc February 19 | Catherine Clark enidjcoleslaw Photos by: Porter Watkins Photography Mike and Bernie had their ceremony at a gorgeous church in downtown Washington, D.C. followed by a huge party at Torpedo Factory Art Center in Old Town Alexandria. The Torpedo Factory was originally a factory used for making torpedos, but is now an art center, where Bernie had worked. Bernie infused her Chinese heritage into the decor, fashion, and entertainment (Chinese lion dancers!). The food was traditional Chinese with about 18 different options. But these two are also geeks of our own heart and had Star Wars and book-loving details on top of it all. Porter Watkins Photography shared all of the awesomeness with us. Feel the ocean breeze at a Chinese-inspired wedding in a Hawaiian jungle Festooned with leis, Max and Tina got married on an honest-to-goodness Hawaiian mountaintop last summer. Pahana Estate is tucked away in the small village of... [more] Thanks to Porter Watkins for sharing this amazing blend-of-styles wedding with us. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark (aka Superman) is Offbeat Bride's Editor + Project Wrangler and a Chicago-based freelance web consultant. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video games and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, and cuddles with her feline fur baby. @enidjcoleslaw @whimsycatt PREVIOUS Have your guests create an eternity symbol out of flowers NEXT Rockstar wedding photographer with a tri-lingual flair from SF's Sasha Photography Toggle comments [ 4 ] Awesome! Please can you tell us about your bridesmaids silk belts? I really want to wear one. Happy long life to the couple 0 agree Reply I'm one of the groomsladies. The bride made the silk belts! 1 agrees Reply Hi groomslady! You all looked great! I would super puffy heart appreciate if Ms. Bernie would share her tutorial! 0 agree Reply Oh My God that's awesome. I love the couple's portrait/guest book. 0 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.