PROPOSAL IN CHICAGO
In 2016, I quit my job to focus on my food ventures, A Poke Theory and Alter Ego. Before I got into that, I visited Sean for a month in Chicago. He’s an auditor and was posted there for five months. He proposed on my last weekend there. We were walking outside the Adler Planetarium when I saw our initials written on the museum’s steps. Suddenly, two photographers swung their lenses in our direction. My heart skipped a beat as Sean looked at me with a nervous smile and asked me to be his wife. He had arranged for that moment to be captured for our families who couldn’t be there.
1 “The moment that stuck with me the most was when I walked down the aisle arm in arm with my dad,” says Vannessa. 2 She wanted a simple, curve-hugging lace gown that was comfortable enough to dance in. 3 The exchange of vows. 4 Their used air tickets...
OPPOSITE The couple met on Tinder while Sean, born and raised in Australia, was in Singapore for a visit in 2014. They decided to do longdistance after just 11 days and commuted between Australia and Singapore.