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Weddings by the Acea Subic Bay

By Shaharaine P. Abdullah As a symbol of life, seas demonstrate the dichotomy inherent in nature—serene yet unpredictable. But as incongruous as its elements are, seas are nothing if not immutable, which lends inspiration for enduring relationships. Seas, therefore, make for an apt setting for the celebration of unions and […]

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Conrad Manila Presents Inspired Beginnings 2019: A Bespoke Wedding Experience

Conrad Manila presents “Inspired Beginnings 2019: A Bespoke Wedding Experience,” on August 31 to September 1, 2019 at its Forbes Ballroom, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. This year marks the 3rd installment of the highly successful wedding showcase with highlights on the hotel’s iconic ballrooms and event spaces, tailored […]

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Albert Andrada’s Illuminati Bridal Collection

By Vennette Lailani Seprado Esteemed designer Albert Andrada is better known these days as the creator of Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach’s iconic royal blue gown. More than his contribution to Philippine pageantry, Andrada is an accomplished designer known for his impeccable craftsmanship and world-class flair that dazzled Middle Eastern […]

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The Love Story Told by Jun Escario’s Bridal Collection

By Nicole Cordoves You’ve got to love the way Jun Escario tells the story of his muse for this collection. She’s the kind of girl who dreams about Paris, has a skip in her step, whose style isn’t dictated by pre-existing trends but establishes her own. Escario’s collection exists to […]

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The Long-Awaited Collection by Veluz Bridal is Finally Here

By Nicole Cordoves For the grand finale, Veluz Reyes presented her long-awaited RTW Bridal Collection. The collection spoke strongly about the designer’s identity, featuring details that do not belong to the list of current bridal trends. It is overall feminine, in every sense of the word. Veluz’s effort to present […]

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Leo Almodal’s Enchanting Bridal Collection for Marry Me at Marriott 2019

By Vennette Lailani Seprado Designer Leo Almodal is known in the industry as the ‘King of Bling’. His creations are like wearable high jewelry with his exquisite beadwork and unabashed use of high-grade Swarovski crystals. For his Marry Me at Marriott collection, he was inspired by romance, fairytale, and happy […]

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Bridal Trends Spotted at Marry Me at Marriott 2019

By Vennette Lailani Seprado Manila’s biggest bridal extravaganza, “Marry Me At Marriott” culminated on a rainy July 30th evening with a glittering bridal show featuring some of the country’s top designers. Leo Almodal, Albert Andrada, Jun Escario, Michael Leyva, Cor Sunglao-Kho of Little Miss Lacey and Veluz Reyes of Veluz […]

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Walk-Through Marry Me at Marriott 2019

By Nicole Cordoves Upon setting foot at the Manila Marriott Hotel Grand Ballroom, a beautiful vignette by Gideon Hermosa that serves as a photo corner for the night’s special guests will greet you. The next step is to register before you can enter the Grand Ballroom so that you could […]

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Little Miss Lacey’s Little Royalties

By Nicole Cordoves With the current bridal trend where entourage dresses are designed in the most minimalist fashion, seeing Little Miss Lacey’s designs is such a nostalgic reminder of how fun flower girls’ dresses used to be. Bright colors, textures, and a whole lot of volume is the formula for […]

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Spotted in SONA 2019: Modern Filipiniana Styles for a Modern Filipina Bride

By Vennette Lailani Seprado Last July 22, 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA). All eyes were on the red carpet of the halls of the Batasan Pambansa as the country’s leaders, lawmakers, and their guests showcased the best of Philippine creative talent through […]

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