Every couple who loves the TV series “Friends”, are official friends of ours for life. We’ve loved that series from inception, and could still be found sneaking in a few episodes every other week during lunch break – if we’re being honest.
Now you may be wondering why we decided to put mention to this series at the beginning of this feature, but for Chris and Rena (our lovely couple of the week), this is where part of their love story began.
After having met on Tinder, these two lovebirds simply hit it off. They shared a passion for sports, travel and the amazing TV series “Friends”, so much so that they even ended up calling each other “lobster”. How cute is that?
Surrounded by their loved ones, they decided to have a beautiful destination wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on May 4th 2017…and omg was it a fun time!
Read on more from the photographer Ashley Olberding from Smash Studios Photography:
FROM THE PHOTOGRAPHER:
Chris and Rena are AMAZING. These two decided to tie the knot in Punta Cana, DR after attending a friend’s wedding at another Hard Rock Resort. They met on Tinder and ended up spending all of their time together. They bonded over their love of sports and travel, and Chris proposed in front of ten of their closest friends in Belize. A huge fan of the TV show Friends, Chris and Rena call each other their “lobster”, and had koozies that said so for all of their guests.
Rena and Chris also spoiled their guests, with gift bags for each one at check in, customized wall art for their parents, and gift bag galore for the bridesmaids. Chris even surprised Rena with two custom sapphire bands and a sweet note before seeing her walk down the aisle.
At the reception, Rena surprised Chris with UT-themed pom poms for the guests, while the DJ played Rocky Top, and exited to the sparklers all of their guests held for them!
Thank you so much to Chris & Rena, and Smash Studios Photography for sharing this amazing wedding with us!