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Mad About Morocco

To describe Morocco as “colorful” would be a huge understatement, as well as a disservice to its unparalleled charm. The ancient clay walls of the city of Fez, the teeming souks of Marrakech, the cerulean coastline of Casablanca, the ochre alleyways of Tangier’s labyrinthine hilltop villages—these are just vibrant glimpses […]

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#WEDreamThemes: Made In Tuscany

When it comes to living life to the fullest, the Italians certainly reign supreme. Their overriding pursuit of beauty, excellence and enjoyment in whatever they do has yielded  some of the world’s finest cuisines, operas, wines, fashion, race cars, and art. La passione Italiana—the Italian passion—reflects an unbridled zest for life that goes beyond […]

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#WEDreamThemes: A Mansion on the Hill

Villa Milagros Mansion and Gardens is the sprawling ancestral home of the Liamzon family. Tucked away in the outskirts of the city at the foothills of Sierra Madre in Rodriguez, Rizal, it was originally built in 1969 as a gift of Isidoro Liamzon to his wife, Ma. Milagros, for their 35th anniversary. The Mansion has since been restored and converted into […]

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#WEDreamThemes: The Love of The Rising Sun

Hotels offer more than a brief respite for travelers. Some, like Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, have become an architectural fixture that reflects the dynamic urban landscape of a particular place. Designed by National Artists Ildefonso P. Santos and Leandro Locsin, Sofitel is an upscale bayside resort hotel that spans a geometric-style structure […]

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#WEDreamThemes : Botanical Beauty

Words by Shaharaine P. AbdullahPhotography by Adrian Ardiente of Cerca Trova Taking his style cue from one of Leonardo da Vinci’s aphorisms, event stylist Dave Sandoval demonstrated how simplicity is the ultimate sophistication with his botanical minimalist-themed setup for Wedding Essentials Magazine at The Blue Leaf Cosmopolitan.  Situated at the Monet Hall with its expansive walls entirely swathed in […]

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The Art of Ganache

Cake design has been constantly evolving. Amidst emerging trends, nothing beats a classic, sophisticated design that remains timeless and relevant.  Staying true to their design philosophy of Modern Minimalism and Playful cake artistry, Lovelots Cakes offers masterpieces that are both elegant and visually engaging.  Their delicately handcrafted sugar flowers and intricate sugar figures […]

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#WEDreamThemes: Into The Woods

Words: Shaharaine P. Abdullah | Photography: Adrian Ardiente of Cerca Trova | Event styling: Randy Lazaro | Cake: Audrey’s Pastries | Stationery: Print Divas | Specialty Dinnerware: Casa Luxia | Chairs: Legaseat | Venue and Food: City Garden Grand Makati Nothing elicits enchantment and contemplation like a forest. Teeming with […]

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