A cup of coffee can lead to many things: a productive day, energy to keep you going, and a lifetime of love. For Ricky and Cathy, sharing more than a hundred cups of coffee between them paved the way for a walk to the altar.
Ricky and Catherine met and fell in love in a coffee shop when they were college students. Over cups of coffee, they bonded on school work and slowly got to know each other better. The walls of the café stood witness to their blossoming relationship, and provided a venue for their doses of caffeine and talking about their dreams.
So it’s no surprise when, eight years later, Ricky chose a coffee shop to mark a milestone in their relationship. He picked Luna Specialty Coffee in BGC to gather their closest friends and ask Cathy to be his wife.
“She’s been my best friend, my travel buddy, and my girlfriend and we’ve grown together through a lot of adventures. The decision to propose came when I felt that all my goals and aspirations I had already involved her.”
Dreaming of a happy ever after with your friend whom you’ve known for a long time? It is possible. Often times it is said that one of the best kinds of love is the one that starts with friendship. What could be better than two people who have already cemented their commitment and devotion to each other? Some say it’s still better to remain just friends. Yet some say marrying your best friend is one of the best things to happen.
And that’s how it happened for Mat and Aki. Friends since freshmen year during their college days, their encounter was not filled with butterflies, rainbows, and fireworks. Yet even with the absence of these details, it was memorable. They got to know each other in the simplest yet beautiful way which is through friendship.
There’s an urban legend that states you need truckloads of cash to get married. But this Pampanga mass wedding proves you can get hitched in style with literally no cash at all.
For many of us, the road to forever is long and arduous, taking many unexpected twists and turns. We’re not just talking about all the bad dates you have to plow through (and pay for) to find Mr. or Ms. Right. Face it: once you’ve put a ring on that finger, expenses keep multiplying in the pursuit of a dream wedding. But not everyone can afford to pay hundreds of thousands for one day—even a very important one. This reality was the seed of today’s feature: a Pampanga mass wedding organized by Events and Concepts by Voltaire Zalamea.
While we’re also part of a multi-billion peso industry, our priority at The Top Knotters is to celebrate #WeddingsWithHeart. Hence, we love featuring heartfelt occasions regardless of how many zeroes there are in the budget. This story, in particular, is something we feel really privileged to share with you today. Keep on reading to find out how dozens of wedding suppliers, all Top Knotters, joined forces (for free!) to give sixteen couples the Pampanga mass wedding they had never even dreamt of.
Brought together through social media, this couple found love unexpectedly until they found themselves vowing to love & cherish each other at a beautiful San Sebastian Wedding.
Our featured couple, Kurt & Alinah’s, story is not one about strangers meeting through facebook. Despite their close proximity to each other being schoolmates in since elementary and living only three blocks away from each other, it took a facebook interaction in their adulthood to take notice of each other’s existence and pave the way for their love story to unfold.
Steph and Eugene met when they were still healing from their previous relationships. Because of their heartbreaks, they almost gave up in believing that “happy ever after” exists. But fate had another plan.
This is how this modern fairytale prenup was born. Its a story about two ordinary people who dreamt about making their own fairytales come true. But instead of searching for their prince and princess, they made the effort to be the “right person” for each other.
How many of us can really say that our love story is, quite literally, a plot for a soap opera? Well, this couple from our Subic Bay Wedding feature, Gerwin & Joy, can raise their hands up high on this one.
“Our love story is non-traditional. It’s close to the Anton-Andeng love story”.
In case you are not famliar, ‘A Love To Last’ is the soap opera that brought Ian Veneracion’s dreamboy status back to the radar of many women. Here, he plays Anton who falls for Andeng, played by the beauteous Bea Alonzo.The situation that Gerwin & Joy were in at the time of their meeting was very similar to that of Anton & Andeng’s. As they met & fell in love, there was a concern of closing with finality a previous relationship that has long ended. Once they knew that all was clear for them to take the leap, they started planning on the big day that will set them to live a life decided to be bound together in a love to last.
What started as a casual meeting between two professional bankers has blossomed into a great friendship and an even greater love story. Read on to find out how the magic of love can turn two regular people into a King and a Queen. And keep scrolling for photos from Mon and Mai’s uber royal engagement in Davao city.
Planning for your prenup shoot is no easy feat. Though it may be of a much smaller scale than planning for your wedding day, one can’t deny the list of decisions that still need to be made for this. Before they could pull of their royal engagement in Davao city, Mon and Mai had to go through the same.
The top three decisions that you’ll need to make are (1) choosing the theme of your shoot, (2) locating a venue that suits your theme, and last but definitely not the least is (3) deciding on the photographer whose style best fits your vision. Mon and Mai share their story on how they got to plan their royal engagement in Davao city.
It’s often said that “absence makes the heart grow fonder”. Being in a long-distance relationship five out of their six years together, you can see how Richard and Hazel cherished every moment of their Mahogany Place Tagaytay prenup. How else would you spend a day meant for capturing such an important time in your life?
We sensed how much Richard and Hazel enjoyed their Mahogany Place Tagaytay prenup when they gave us the details of their experience and other useful tips. We’re sharing these with you so to take note! You never know if it’ll help you prepare for your own engagement session.
Miko and Lea’s nostalgic countryside romance prenup is a wonderful contrast to how their less-than-traditional love story began. Read on for juicy details and hot photos!
There are a lot of options for engagement session themes, especially when you’re willing to get out of the busy city. Whether you’re wanderlusts, adventurers, or a couple of foodies, the choices are endless. For Miko and Lea, their countryside romance prenup session was something they just had to do when they saw the El Kabayo Stables in Subic.