Unpredictable weather, irritating mosquitos, Rain, super hot weather, air pollution,stong winds etc…these are things (that Malaysia has loads!) that will destroy a garden wedding. Too many times I have seen garden weddings in KL spoilt by the rain. Guests all sweating, bride and groom sweating…poor bride’s make up literally melted and the discomfort of having to touch up her make up WHILE sweat continues to come out on her warm face…OMG!. You can see all the guests were very uncomfortable cos too hot…babies crying, kids whining…MOSQUITOS biting and having a gala blood feasting time, people suffering from the itch form mosquito bites, chaotic indeed during the wedding. When it’s not hot…rain pulak happily poured down…creating soggy and muddy walkway…which makes all the girls’ gowns coated with mud and wet, guests scurrying all over the venue for shade, old people falling down due to slippery walkway, etc…and your garden Decor also drenched in rain. Personally I have witnessed many, many garden weddings that are far more uncomfortable than comfy ones. When asked ,the guests said they wished the wedding was indoors so they need not go through such unpleasant moments.
i think it’s no problem as long as u come prepared and get the guests to do so too. i have a few guests from the Europe who will be visiting M’sia and definitely the 1st thing they love is our weather (in fact the only people whom i see love to complain are none other than Malaysians). Secondly with buffet style guests are given choices to leave early too, esp old ppl & guests with kids who don’t fancy staying up too late for obvious reasons. Finally … traditional wedding is just too boring for us as we’re expected to sit down looking pretty and called to yam seng to every single table to some of the guests whom we hardly ever know.