Rashika,( daughter of well-known couple Ramani and Ranjit
Fernando) and Timothy James Scott celebrated their wedding at St.
Theresas Church, Thimbirigasyaya last week in a fairytale
setting. The bride and groom, both doctors had flown out from England
just days before the ceremony.
radiant in her bridal saree of silvery beige tissue worked in silver
and mother of pearl sequins. The pleats of the saree, cut on the
flare were beautifully draped. Her bouffant veil was in tulle and
she carried a bridal bouquet of roses, tuberoses and silverfern.
She wore diamonds and pearls for jewellery.
Sharika, Amra and Anita wore sarees of the same shade as the bride
with worked jackets in lilac with silver sequins and thread work.
Louise and Suzi too were in silvery hues.
A special feature
of the church decor was a 50 metre white cotton cloth carpet stretching
from the front steps up to the altar. The fabric was painted in
silver by Michael Wijesuriya.
Lucien de Silva
created a wild hedge of long grass mixed with tiny white Michaelmas
daises and Madonna lilies mixed with fairy lights, along the aisle.
The altar was a mass of Madonna lilies.
Janaki de Soysa
did the decor for the reception hall for a sit down dinner laid
out by the Colombo Hilton. The table decor was white lotus and arum
lillies. Lively dancing went on to the music of "Friends in
and their wives mingled with celebrated designers and fashion personalities.
Scores of champagne corks popped when the bridal retinue entered
the hall and the celebrations began.