“My wedding planner said they started on time with a 600-guest wedding the first time.”
The Straits Instances
November 28, 2022
It was an ideal day for Mediacorp actress Rebecca Lim who married Mr Matthew Webster at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore on Sunday.
The 36-year-old informed the Straits Instances on Monday the marriage was “simply great”. Her Singaporean husband, additionally 36, is of British-Chinese language descent and works in company branding.
The occasion started at 3pm with a day celebration and church ceremony attended by household and shut buddies. This was adopted by a tea ceremony for the elders and a banquet within the lodge’s grand ballroom, beginning at 7:30 sharp.
For the primary march, the Singaporean star wore a protracted, flowing robe by Viktor & Rolf, which she additionally donned in the course of the celebration. For her second walk-in, she placed on a sleeveless outfit by Viktor & Rolf.
For the reception and tea ceremony, she wore an asymmetrical costume by Romona Keveza. Through the tea ceremony, she wore a gold bracelet that her grandmother had given her a couple of days earlier.
About 600 visitors attended the banquet, together with celebrities equivalent to Christopher Lee, Fann Wong, Xiang Yun, Romeo Tan, Elvin Ng and Pierre Png. All 4 hosts of the Nineteen Nineties selection present Metropolis Beat – Bryan Wong, Lina Ng, Kym Ng and Sharon Au – have been additionally in attendance, with Au flying in from Paris.
The night’s host was Hossan Leong who, in keeping with Lim, was “so entertaining all evening lengthy”.
“I used to be very pleased with how all the pieces went,” she stated. “With so many visitors, I used to be afraid that it will begin on time and that the meals can be sizzling. However all the pieces was simply excellent. I wasn’t harassed in any respect all day. My wedding ceremony planner stated it was the primary time that they had began a marriage with 600 visitors on time.”
On her first walk-in, Lim recalled seeing many glad faces. “Everybody smiled and it was a dream.”
Her costume for the event, she stated, was chosen very early. “It was very comfy, very ‘me’ and it additionally had pockets which was a bonus. It was a costume I do know 20 years later I would not wince at and surprise why I used to be carrying it.”
The opposite attire have been determined a couple of week earlier than the marriage.
The dinner included three speeches. One was gifted by Lim’s older brother and youthful sister, inflicting the bride to snort and cry. One other was given by the most effective man, a childhood good friend of Mr Webster’s. The third speech was given by Mr. Webster’s father.
She stated: “When my father-in-law gave his speech, all of the visitors have been silent and listening. I had by no means skilled that in such an enormous ballroom.
“Everybody was simply glad for each of us. It was an exquisite ambiance and I used to be very touched by her silence.”
It was a day that introduced tears to the eyes of the actress.
Lim cried as she stated her vows in the course of the ceremony. “From the nook of my eye, I do not suppose there was a dry eye within the room. Everybody was simply glad that I had discovered true happiness.”
She additionally burst into tears whereas thanking her dad and mom on stage throughout dinner.
“They’re simply the most effective dad and mom,” she stated. “Even when they obtained the shorter finish of the stick, they have been all the time there. You’ve got been by means of so much for me and my siblings and it is actually taken me away.”
When the glad couple returned to their room after dinner, Lim recalled, “He stated, ‘At the moment was excellent.’ And I stated, ‘Sure, it was. It was actually.'”
Planning their wedding ceremony whereas at work has stored them so busy that they don’t have any honeymoon plans.
The actress plans to maneuver in with Mr. Webster’s household. Your home is at present being renovated and ought to be prepared for occupancy in mid-2023.
And Lim is able to begin a household.
“Having lived with my nephew and niece, I wish to have a household of my very own,” she says. “However we’ll take it step-by-step. Hopefully a bit angel child will come to us quickly.”