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Close Up Couple Spotlight: Why Bryan Loo & Sally Quah's Love Is Eternal

Couple Spotlight: Why Bryan Loo & Sally Quah's Love Is Eternal

Couple Spotlight: Why Bryan Loo & Sally Quah's Love Is Eternal
By Tania Jayatilaka
By Tania Jayatilaka
November 29, 2019
Soulmates Bryan Loo and Sally Quah’s boy-meets-girl romance would melt even the most stoic heart: going from childhood sweethearts to proud parents celebrating their 10th anniversary in 2019, this prominent couple have endured their share of challenges and milestones, tied together with an unfading loyalty beneath their ever-playful persona. In this month's Couple Spotlight, we go back to the beginning, when Bryan and Sally first met while still in their teens.
Photo: Sally Quah
Photo: Sally Quah

Highschool romance 

We've heard the story before and still enjoy telling it today: in a fortuitous twist of fate, Bryan and Sally hit it off almost instantly when Sally was transferred to the same secondary school that Bryan was attending in their hometown of Kangar in Perlis.    

 

 

Photo: Sally Quah
Photo: Sally Quah

December 2005

The pair were soon inseparable, and Sally knew in her heart of hearts that Bryan's personality was a perfect match for her own. 

"I enjoy being in the company of those with a sense of humour," Sally says. "It wasn't surprising that I was completely taken up with this funny and playful guy."  

Photo: Sally Quah
Photo: Sally Quah

September 2006

Ever the life of the party, Bryan and his sweetheart loved their friends almost as much as they love each other - and looking at their close-knit entourage today, it's good to know that some things never change.  

Bryan and Sally at their pre-wedding photoshoot. (Photo: Sally Quah)
Bryan and Sally at their pre-wedding photoshoot. (Photo: Sally Quah)

January 2009

Eventually, Bryan mustered up the courage to propose to Sally, and very soon the big day was fast approaching. We've mentioned Bryan's playful side, haven't we? How he proposed is simply delicious:

"We were out for dinner with friends when he proposed," Sally reveals with a laugh. "Let's just say, thank God I didn't eat the cupcake in which he planted the ring!"     

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Photo: Sally Quah
Photo: Sally Quah

As Bryan's entrepreneurial instincts and ambitious drive soon catapulted him to fame, it was Sally who was one of his greatest sources of strength and support. Over time, Bryan has often told us that Sally is the perfect complement for him.   

Of her wedding day, Sally shares: "For me, it was a total cry fest the second my dad walked me down the aisle and gave my hand to Bryan." 

Photo: Sally Quah
Photo: Sally Quah

Where did the years go? The birth of their first baby girl, Kylie Loo was soon followed by 1st birthday celebrations for their second daughter, Hayley. 

At Valerie Ong's 26th birthday. (Photo: Malaysia Tatler)
At Valerie Ong's 26th birthday. (Photo: Malaysia Tatler)

August 2014

Over the years, the couple shared their tears and laughter with dear friends like Valerie Ong and Mah Kok Wah, celebrating life's milestones with open arms.

G.H. Mumm's '#MyFiftySeven Everyday Victories' party.
G.H. Mumm's '#MyFiftySeven Everyday Victories' party.

November 2014

Spotted at the coolest soirees in town, the couple dressed to impress, but never failed to unwind with a glass or two of champagne when necessary. 

The clink of champagne glasses was heard all around at G.H. Mumm's '#MyFiftySeven Everyday Victories' party, where Bryan and other prominent personalities were honoured for their achievements in various industries. 

Photo: Malaysia Tatler, September 2015
Photo: Malaysia Tatler, September 2015

September 2015

An apt display of the crucial role that friends and family played in Sally and Bryan's life, our September 2015 cover shoot with Bryan inevitably involved Sally and the squad who had been there for the couple from the start.

Tatler Ball 2015
Tatler Ball 2015

October 2015

The couple make their first appearance at Tatler Ball 2015, beaming from ear to ear and dressed to kill. They had just celebrated their 7th wedding anniversary and were thrilled as Bryan took to the stage to receive Malaysia Tatler's Entrepreneur Par Excellence 2015 award

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At the wedding of Ong Jian Win and Pei Lu Lim
At the wedding of Ong Jian Win and Pei Lu Lim

March 2016

When the time came for their good friends like Ong Jian Win and Pei Lu Lim to get hitched, the couple were there to share their smiles, shout their cheers and show their support.    

At the Generation T 2016 party.
At the Generation T 2016 party.

August 2016

While they were often seen rubbing shoulders with the who's who of society, Bryan and Sally never let go of their easygoing, down-to-earth charm. It's no wonder that they're always great company, and oft in the company of like-minded souls.     

At Tatler Ball 2016.
At Tatler Ball 2016.

October 2016

Another year passed, and before they knew it, the couple attended their next Tatler Ball in the company of familiar faces like Vincent Tan, Shaine Wong and others. 

At the wedding of Mah Kok Wah & Angelyn Chong
At the wedding of Mah Kok Wah & Angelyn Chong

June 2017

2017 may have been a busy year for Bryan and Sally, but nothing would stop them from celebrating life's most beautiful moments, including the gatecrashing games and other crazy antics at the wedding of Mah Kok Wah and Angelyn Chong

Summer 2017

Bryan and Sally love family vacations as much as the next starry-eyed couple. Whether it's a trip to Brighton Beach for the holidays or some far-flung destination in Asia, this jet-setting family found their happiest Kodak moments abroad together.  

At Malaysia Tatler x Ermenegildo Zegna Private Cocktail Party
At Malaysia Tatler x Ermenegildo Zegna Private Cocktail Party

September 2017

Parties, parties and more parties! Proof that life on the fast lane isn't all work and no play, the couple found themselves on the invite lists of the most stylish soirees around town. 

At Tatler Ball 2017
At Tatler Ball 2017

October 2017

It's no secret that the jitterbugs love this fun-loving pair each year at Tatler Ball - and they always manage to capture them at their best. True story: only Sally can soften Bryan's signature brooding look into a subtle smile.  

Photo: Bryan Loo
Photo: Bryan Loo

February 2018

Chinese New Year with the parents: where loving memories are made and well-wishes for the new year bring laughter and smiles all around. 

At Generation T 2018 launch party
At Generation T 2018 launch party

April 2018

It's party time! After a long week of balancing check-books and poring over accounts, Bryan and Sally enjoyed their date night at the launch of Tatler's Generation T 2018 list - Bryan's first year as a bona fide Tatler Tribe member.  

June 2018

The unspoken key to a great marriage: plan as many honeymoons as you can. Who can forget Bryan and Sally's trip to Lake Como at the start of the balmy Italian summer? 

November 2018

Clearly, this fun-loving couple live for the simple things in life. Sinking your teeth into a juicy burger with your better half at your side - sounds like a great date any day!  

At Tatler Ball 2018.
At Tatler Ball 2018.

October 2018

Trading in fast food for the gastronomical grandeur of their Tatler Ball 2018 menu, our favourite couple find their way to the ballroom spotlight once again. 

Soon the four would become five.
Soon the four would become five.

February 2019

When the news broke that Sally was expecting her third child, family and friends alike couldn't have been happier as both parents eagerly counted the days to the little one's arrival.  

They say time seems to slow its pace just when you're eagerly awaiting the day of your sunny surprise. This year, Lunar New Year celebrations were filled with excitement and anticipation for Bryan, Sally and their 2 beautiful girls.   

The 100 Days Celebration of Louie Loo
The 100 Days Celebration of Louie Loo

July 2019

It's a boy! Kicking off a grand carnival-themed party for young Louie Loo's 100th day celebrations, the happy parents prove that they'd go to the ends of the earth for their little family.   

Tatler Ball 2019
Tatler Ball 2019

November 2019

Despite how much busier their lives had become, Bryan and Sally didn't pass up a chance to have their night of glamour, glitz and best-dressed bragging rights at this year's Tatler Ball.  

2019: Celebrating 10 years of marriage
2019: Celebrating 10 years of marriage

"We are ever grateful for the opportunity to be parents at a young age," says Sally, reflecting over the past 10 years of marriage. "We get to spend more time with our kids, and at the end of the day still muster enough energy to cope with them growing up!" 

As the year comes to an end and leaves us pondering life's milestones, Bryan and Sally's is a love story for the books. Here's to a happy new chapter in 2020! 

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