A bookish Chinese-influenced wedding with a little Star Wars #Wedding Inspo#BIPOC#books#literature theme#reception dress#red dress#star wars#virginia#washington-dc Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Feb 19 2013) Catherine Clark bijouxandbits 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. Related Post Cindy & Sam's geeky bibliophile wedding We couldn't resist mentioning the book arch in this gorgeous wedding in recent Monday Montage, and now Cindy's giving us the whole bibliography. Folded paper... Read more Thanks to Porter Watkins for sharing this amazing blend-of-styles wedding with us. Catherine Clark Catherine Clark loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur babies, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. 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 Show/Hide 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 🙂 Reply I'm one of the groomsladies. The bride made the silk belts! Reply Hi groomslady! You all looked great! I would super puffy heart appreciate if Ms. Bernie would share her tutorial! Reply Oh My God that's awesome. I love the couple's portrait/guest book. Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! 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.