Fab Five? Well, minus two. Interior designer Jeremiah Brent, fashion designer Thai Nguyen, and chef Gabriele Bertaccini are here to surprise expectant couples with dream weddings.
Sweatpants have never been more in vogue than in the age of coronavirus lockdowns, but fashion designer Thai Nguyen, one of three gurus on Netflix’s new series Say I Do, is fully dressed for his afternoon Zoom call. We’re talking double-breasted blazer and coiffed hair, with a pristine boutique filled with wedding dresses serving as his backdrop.
“You dress like that to go to Whole Foods,” Jeremiah Brent, an interior designer, remarks from the opposite coast in his West Village apartment, first as a joke about his costar. Then he realizes, “Actually, you do dress just like that because I’ve taken you to Whole Foods.”
By the time chef Gabriele Bertaccini logs on, bathed in a noon glow — the sun just happens to beam through his home windows as he sips from a coffee mug — the three friends are dissecting their lockdown playlists: “I listen to her every day on my morning walk,” Nguyen says of Dua Lipa. “Physical!”
Quarantine has never looked so effortlessly chic. Perhaps it should be expected from the three gents who’ve made it their jobs to build the most lavish dream weddings from scratch in less than a week’s time…