We got contacted by Hoang Anh & Van, a Vietnamese couple living in New York for their engagement shoot. In Asian culture, it is very common to do pre-wedding photoshoots before the actual wedding date wearing a wedding dress. And it is a norm to wear a big, princess dress but with this couple, it was different. They opted for stylish vibes as the bride wore a super chic white suit. We also wanted to blend in with the modern, fast-paced vibes of New York City for this engagement photoshoot.
“We initially met back in 2013. Van had texted me on Facebook a long time ago back in Vietnam, way before that but I didn’t reply cuz I thought it’s just some random guy teased me? And then I went to the US for my studies in 2015, he then texted me again to see if I needed some help in the new environment, but I still didn’t answer. So up until 2017, Van worked with my aunt in the UN. My aunt saw that Van was still single and wanted to introduce him to me. Van then told her that he had been trying to contact me since 2013 but no replies. Cuz my aunt pressured me so much about it, I had to answer back. After lots of texting and then meeting in real life for the first time in 2017, who would have thought that we would get along so well and fall in love :)) Sometimes, Van keeps joking about me agreeing to talk since 2013, then now, it would have been different :)). “Hoang Anh shared with us their love story
This New York engagement photoshoot is featured in Beloved Stories. Feel free to check out more of our couple love stories and photography work.