Wai Ching | Luxurious, Handmade Bridal Wear
Chrissy was flexible, polite, professional and took all of my ideas into consideration and collaborated on a design with me. -Maki S Her wedding dresses are beautiful, reasonably priced, and she gets the work done FAST! Every one of her dresses really is a work of art, and is made especially for you. She is also personable and professional and very responsive. -Heather H. Chrissy crafted a dress for me that far exceeded my expectations. -Emily J.
Describe your business in 1-3 short sentences.
Wai-Ching provides green, eco-friendly bridalwear, custom clothing, and kimonos in silk, hemp, and other natural fibers. We specialize in custom dresses, bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, and colorful wedding dresses. All the pieces are handmade in Seattle. We offer custom fits and designs, as well as custom colors and embroidery.
Why do you want to work with APW couples?
We love working with all different types of couples, and were super excited to see that APW is super committed to inclusivity. We pride ourselves on being able to offer dresses that are unique, custom made, and handcrafted of the finest fabrics, and sewn in Seattle, WA. We’ve seen how APW has grown and evolved while remaining authentic, and we strive to do the same.
What is your artistic approach to weddings?
It’s been amazing working with brides on a personal level to create the perfect dress for their style, personality, figure, and venue. We’ve been doing this for over 15 years! Since the beginning, we’ve used the most luxurious silks and natural dyes to produce works of art tailored to each bride.
Every piece is completely customizable, from the design lines and details, so the color combinations and tones, which makes the process a true collaboration.
What are your non-work-related hobbies?
Hobbies include trail running, biking, climbing, swimming, traveling, dancing, and chasing after kids.
What's your favorite book?
Any and all of Eckhart Tolle’s books.
What's your favorite movie?
The Big Lebowski.
If you could have a one minute dance party at your desk, what song would you pick?
Any classic House song, probably with Robert Owens’ vocals.