Most brides will attest to this: one of the most important decisions during wedding planning involves choosing a bridal gown that is just perfect for you. We asked a few industry insiders for advice to help you (finally) decide on yours.
The perfect wedding dress sometimes seems more like a mythical creature when you’ve tried on twenty, thirty RTW gowns and find you still cannot make up your mind between that princess ball gown or the sexy lace mermaid dress. Some brides have worn two dresses on their big day—probably because they couldn’t decide on just one. But for those of us who can’t afford that kind of luxury (because we need to be practical adults every once in a while), choosing a bridal gown that will flatter our God-given features seems almost impossible.
Ladies planning for a beach or boho wedding, better take a look a this Trizha Dimayuga bridal collection . We’re sure you’ll enjoy browsing through this enchanting yet chic set.
Having been a bridal couturier for the past four years, Trizha now debuts with her first bridal collection.
“I have to say that my style has really evolved over the years. That I have found my aesthetic of modern simplicity.”
Makeup is a wonderful thing. You know what’s even more wonderful? Makeup on a clear, blemish-free complexion.
You must be thinking, isn’t that what makeup is for? To give me skin that is smoother than a baby’s bottom? Let me give you the cold, hard truth. Makeup can and should correct all your discolorations such as dark circles underneath your eyes, redness or age spots. But sadly, it cannot flatten out bumps and fill in lines on the skin. Though it can help in making them less noticeable, makeup cannot magically even them out. But though not all of us have been blessed with a naturally blemish-free complexion like Pia Wurtzbach, there’s no reason for us to panic (yet)!
Don’t let your fear of kids crying while you say your vows prevent you from inviting your beloved little ones on your big day! Forego your adults-only affair for a kid-friendly wedding instead!
Every soon-to-wed couple wants to have the perfect wedding—one that’s solemn or sentimental at the right times, and lively and cheerful when appropriate. Most guests understand this code. But when some of your guests haven’t learned to go potty or tie their own shoelaces yet, it’s too much to expect them to do the same. Fret not! An adults-only affair isn’t your only option. With the right mindset and strategy, you can have a perfect and kid-friendly wedding too!
To be or not to be? To airbrush or not to airbrush? These are just some of the questions playwrights and brides have been asking themselves for eons. Let these five in-demand makeup artists guide you towards the light!
There are millions of pages and threads devoted to discussing bridal makeup. If you’re not careful, you could get sucked into a time vortex just reading one article after another. But since time is gold and we have limited supplies of both, we thought you’d like to hear from some of the country’s most sought-after makeup artists and get the answer once and for all. Airbrush or traditional? It’s not as easy as you would think. Read on for precious insights, straight from our Top Knotters!
If you love food (and you should, unless you’re a robot), then you need to consider giving away these delicious wedding favors on your big day! Here are our suggestions curated from five homegrown brands.
There’s no denying it: Filipinos love to eat! Most of our social activities are centered around the dinner table. And *sigh* with the inadequate number of public spaces such as parks or libraries, our go-to hangouts have become cafes and restaurants. But even though we sympathize with you and your expanding waistlines (trust us, we know the feeling), we can’t keep such good stuff a secret much longer. Here are five delicious wedding favors you might want to try, all from proudly Filipino companies. Get them for your ninongs and ninangs, or just try them out for fun! They won’t disappoint. Pinky promise.
Everybody knows looking for gifts for men can be tricky. So here are a few unique and quirky, mostly DIY gifts that our male readers themselves confess to absolutely loving!
We love Love as much as the next person. But Valentine’s and other special occasions have sometimes got us scratching our heads. For one thing, getting THE perfect gift makes us feel like high school students trying to build an egg parachute to be thrown over the fourth storey window. You only have one chance lest everything breaks apart… Okay, so nobody serious actually breaks up over crappy gifts, right? But it’s a sincere desire to make the other feel loved that drives us on this quest. So we decided to help our readers out by coming up with this list of unique and downright quirky gifts for men; your guy will thank us!
Now you might be asking, why gifts for men? Well, just because we’re also a bit in love with all things Korean, we wanted to share this little trivia with you. In Korea, Valentine’s Day is traditionally known as Red Day, wherein it’s the women who usually give chocolates to the man in their life. Although the practice has since evolved, we’re taking inspiration from this tidbit for our Valentine feature. We asked our male friends and readers to tell us the best gifts they ever got that made them feel extra special and loved. Below are some of our favourite answers. See which ones you can take inspiration from!
No date for Valentine’s? Or traumatised by the Feb. 14 traffic scene from years past? We’ve got you covered! Read on for our list of favorite wedding movies to binge on!
We’re not ashamed to admit that we love a good romantic comedy. Sure they may have fed our unrealistic fantasies about our own happy-ever-afters. Since then, we’ve aged and have finally come to accept that life is more complicated and not always as cute as a Joyce Bernal or Nora Ephron movie. But who says we’re not allowed to daydream about our love lives turning into a RomCom? Who?!? Let us share with you a few of the best and most over-played scenes in our heads from some of our favorite wedding movies.
What happens when you ask professional wedding filmmakers to name their favorite SDE apart from their own? They remind you who the wedding videography greats are!
Last week, we rounded up some established and up-and-coming talents in the Wedding Videography industry to add variety to your Vimeo playlists. (Read the viral article here!) This week, we asked some of these very talents to select their favorite wedding SDE from 2016. The catch? It had to be from someone other than themselves. In the end, it was as if these pros were choosing their bets among the wedding videography greats of the Philippines.
We’re NOT saying this is a definitive list of the best in the business. Art is subjective, we all know that. But we have to admit that the names that popped up on this list didn’t surprise us so much. After all, these filmmakers have been widely considered as wedding videography greats by so many print and online publications, as well as award-giving bodies. Without further ado, we’re listing them here in alphabetical order so you don’t accuse us of playing favorites!
When it comes to wedding videographers to watch, there are so many talents out there! Allow us the privilege of introducing you to seven awesome teams. You’re welcome.
Since January is the season for resolutions, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to add one more to your already long list. We can be bossy like that sometimes. But we promise this will be just as worthwhile as all your new get-fit plans, if not easier to stick to! Here it is: We dare you to take note of these videographers to watch and subscribe to their Youtube and Vimeo channels.
Of course, we’re all familiar with the legends in the field (in alphabetical order, lest they accuse us of favoritism): Jason Magbanua, Mayad, Bob Nicolas, and Threelogy. But even future celebrity bride, Ehra Madrigal, believes that all of the suppliers are talented! It’s really just a matter of personal taste on the part of the bride and groom. So, to help widen your choices, we had a chat with some fresh talents in the videography scene who might not be getting as much exposure as the greats. Read on for our no-longer-secret list of videographers to watch out for this year!