A July Wedding in East Hampton

Fei Shao and Peter W. Emmerson were married on July 6 at their house on Kirk’s Place in Northwest, East Hampton. The Rev. Denis Brunelle of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church performed the ceremony, and a reception followed at the house.

On their wedding day, both men wore cream linen suits and white shirts. Their best men, Frank Burnes and Kevin Truex, both of East Hampton, wore navy blazers, white shirts, and cream trousers.

The flower girl, Rosie Symons of England, wore a cream-colored, embroidered silk dress with green ribbon and a floral head garland. She carried a moss basket of white dendrobium orchids. The ringbearers, Elliot and Alfie Reed, also of England, wore cream linen jackets, blue-and-white-striped shirts, and navy shorts. They carried ringbearer pillows of green Kermit mums.

Mr. Emmerson’s sisters, Janette Reed, Susan Wright, and Anne Brooks, all of England, carried nosegays of white peonies and freesia.

Mr. Shao is the son of He-feng Xu and Xing-sheng Shao of Qingdao, China. Mr. Emmerson’s parents, the late Marian and Henry Emmerson, lived in New Malden, Surrey, England.

Mr. Emmerson is retired, and Mr. Shao is a student. The two met in Manhattan in 2010.


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