Despite a 17 year age gap, Taiwan actor, Nicky Wu and Chinese actress, Liu Shishi fell in love when filming Scarlet Heart, a popular Asian drama watched by millions of fans. The two just tied the knot last weekend in Bali Ayana Resort and Spa! “I used to blame God for my misfortune in the past," said Nicky, "I thought he treated me with unfairly and made me experience so many unpleasant things in my life. Now I know that's because God is giving me the best thing in the world! I will be obedient from now on.” Likewise, Shishi said that her shoulders will always be there for him to lean on...how sweet! Now let's take a look at the details of their romantic Bali wedding:
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Venue & Decoration: The wedding was held at the Bali Ayana Resort and Spa Hotel. Everything from the pure blue sky to the stunning sea view was so captivating. Before their wedding day, the couple held a welcome party, greeting all their guests with a traditional Balinese dance performance that was symbolic for bringing luck and fortune. The next day, Wu and Liu had their dream wedding at Ayana Sky! The lawn was decorated with blue and white roses next to a gorgeous seaside view that totally felt like paradise. At night, they held a wedding banquet under a large outdoor tent at Ayana Villa.
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Wedding Dress & Gown: Liu was dressed in a stunning yellow Carolina Herrera dress during her welcome reception. The classy, beachy look was matched perfectly with Dolce & Gabbana shoes adorned with precious jewels. During the tea ceremony, she wore a traditional Chinese gown was made by the famous Chinese fashion designer, Guo Pei. The 3D dragon and Phoenix embroidery designs were sewn in with colorful threads, making her look extremely stylish and luxurious. Liu walked down the aisle in a 3 Million RMB wedding gown custom made by Carven, a design that was inspired by the 1950s and handmade by 20 tailors that spent a total of 500 hours on it. The A-line dress was covered with fine pearls, lace and beautiful floral embroidery. During the wedding banquet at night, she put on a red halter dress from the Alexander McQueen 2016 Spring and Summer collection. Romantic floral appliques were sewn around her shoulders and the fitted cut brought out her slender figure.
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Wedding Shoes: In addition to her stunning D&G heels, Liu wore a pair of T-bar pointy toe pumps from the Jimmy Choo Memento collection to match her wedding gown. The heels were encrusted with hundreds of shiny Swarovski crystals in varying shapes and sizes.
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Makeup & Hairstyle: The natural beauty of Liu was really brought out on her wedding day. Chinese celebrity beauty salon, EBI, highlighted her pure and elegant beauty, capturing the attention of all her wedding guests.
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Engagement Ring & Wedding Bands: Wu ordered a diamond ring from De Beer's Infinity Heart collection, especially designed by Wu and the famous jewellery company for Liu. The cost? 12 Million RMB. The 5.02-carat D IF round brilliant centre diamond represented the infinite love of their union in marriage. 102 small round diamonds were encrusted on the platinum band, which sketched out a heart shape and infinity sign, the symbol for their infinite love. Another ring set engraved two special numbers- "576" and "644," (pronounced "wu qi liu" and "liu shi shi" in Chinese) representing the names of Wu Chilung and Liu Shishi.
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Menswear: During the traditional ceremony, Wu wore a maroon colored traditional Chinese silk gown also designed by Guo Pei. It features golden dragon embroidery and 12 symbols which can only be found on the Emperor's gown during the olden days of the Chinese dynasty. During the ceremony he changed into a light blue tuxedo from Dolce & Gabbana, matching his outfit with navy blue, leather, lace-up shoes from Jimmy Choo. At night, he changed into a handsome white suit also from D&G.
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Wedding Photography: The whole wedding was captured by Studio 55, a photography company that was flown from Beijing. Founder and photographer, Hua Yuan is renowned for this work in fashion photography, celebrity portrait photography, and high-end wedding photography.
Invitation: The invitation cards that they sent out was decorated with a white laser-cutout matched with pastel blue colors. Their wedding logo consisted of a white magnolia flower with their initials “W.L.” which also meant, “We Love."
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Wedding Planner: After the big success in Angelababy’s grand and lavish wedding, China's famous celebrity wedding planner, Fanny Ng was also asked to plan this star-studded wedding for Liu and Wu.
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Florist: During their big day, the wedding venue was decorated into a whimsical ocean of pastel flowers- even the entrance was lined with a flower carpet! According to a source, around 500,000 roses were prepared by Roseonly, China’s high-end flower house, and 5 helicopters were used to transport them all there. Liu also had a bouquet of 26 red roses, meaning “Beloved Wife."
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Wedding Favors: Every guest received an elegant white box full of blue and white roses from Roseonly and their floral scented candle. Gifts also included Godiva Truffes chocolate, a set of fragrance from Parisian brand, Roger & Gallet- Eau de Cologne, Fleur de Figuier, and a perfumed soap. A gift bag was also given our for each guest, including chocolate and jam handmade by the impoverished children in Bali!
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Wine: Lafite Rothschild offered the wine for Wu and Liu's banquet ceremony. The 3 wines included Légende Pauillac, Légende Bordeaux Blanc, Champagne Barons de Rothschild Brut. Lafite Rothschild is one of the five wine manors listed in the Premier Grand Cru in France.
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