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Sans dramatic arch or gazebo, this wedding was beautiful in its simplicity. Removing everything that might overshadow the main reason for it all, this couple tied the knot on a stunning beach with just their loved ones, and followed it up with a cosy reception. It’s all you need, really. Thanks, Stories, for sending this to us.

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Alicia: “The best part about a destination wedding is that you get to holiday with your closest friends and family. It’s really nice to see both families bonding and having a laugh. It makes the wedding day even more meaningful. All of the speeches were moving and full of love. It was a very special moment when the best man (the groom’s brother) showed a video message from the groom’s grandparents who weren’t able to make the trip. Our guests were moved to tears.

“My favourite part of the day was seeing Jase for the first time when walking down the aisle. I was so excited I just wanted to race down there and see him. When I got to the altar, I was so excited to talk to him that I didn’t even realise the celebrant had started talking! You couldn’t wipe the smile off my face. Sharing a private moment with Jase, standing together on the beach with a spectacular sunset in front of us, was another highlight of the day.

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“I wanted a relaxed and elegant tropical island wedding. For our theme, we chose a crisp white colour with contrasting soft grey tones to complement the fresh green foliage and spectacular natural environment. We wanted the stunning tropical setting to be the star of the show. The location was our inspiration, and the aim of our style was to enhance the natural beauty of the island and really make it pop!

“We also created a special beach bar where guests were served tropical cocktails and delicious canapés right after the ceremony while listening to relaxed beach tunes like Jack Johnson and Boyce Avenue. We wanted our wedding to have a fun and relaxed party atmosphere.”

Tips from the bride: “My tip for a bride-to-be planning a destination wedding would be to set up a wedding website. That way you can share information easily with your guests and organise RSVPs.”

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ALICIA & JASE {Malaysia}

Photography by Stories by Integricity / Venue The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa / Bridal Gown by Sanela at Red Pearl Couture / Groom’s Attire by Calibre, Australia