Filipino Wedding Church Restrictions

For Church weddings in the Philippines, lots of restrictions have been put in place to ensure the solemnity of the wedding vows. Although rules differ between Churches even if some are under one Diocese or Sect, their restrictions would still vary depending on its current administration. Below are some of the most common questions about…

Step-by-Step Wedding Legal Requirements Process

Here’s our Step-by-Step Wedding Legal Requirements Process when you want to get married in a Catholic Church for non-civilly married couples. For those who are already civilly married (in your City Hall or through the Philippine Embassy where you are based), you can skip the civil requirements and just focus on your Church documents. The…

Wedding Supplier Review: FULLBLOOMS FLOWER SHOP BY INAH Entourage Florist

I’m personally fond of flowers and it’s a non-negotiable for me that during my dream wedding I’ll be having fresh white flowers everywhere! And, Ate Inah made it possible at a very affordable rate. Below is our supplier review for our Entourage Florist — FULL BLOOMS FLOWER SHOP BY INAH Supplier Rating: 5/5 Mode of Communication: Email,…

Wedding Supplier Review: REJECTKREW Lights and Sounds

With so many Lights and Sounds supplier, it was rather difficult to find the best one. Aside from the fact that we’re both not knowledgeable about the technicalities of a Lights and Sounds suppliers although our main priority was not to look like Barney at our own wedding. Thus, from a lot of research and…

Wedding Supplier Review: TONI AVILES HMUA

Every girl deserves to look perfect on her wedding day and I felt that I’m no exception of course. With our long list of shortlisted HMUA that can be found HERE, we felt that choosing Toni Aviles was the best decision we did! Below is our supplier detail review for our wedding HMUA — TONI…

Wedding Supplier Review: IMBITADO EVENTS Coordinator and Host

Once we got engaged, we immediately scouted for the best yet affordable wedding coordinator in the Philippine Wedding Industry and we were lucky we were able to book them for our “hot date“. Below is our supplier review for our OTD wedding coordinator — IMBITADO EVENTS and the team leader as our reception host, AYIE CONTRERAS-TUATES…

Wedding Supplier Review: GARY DACANAY Event Stylist

We were always fascinated with glamorous art installations, floral decors etc that we see on weddings that’s why we decided to push through in booking a separate Event Stylist for our wedding and that’s GARY DACANAY. Below is our supplier review for him and his team. Supplier Rating: 3.25/5 (Event Styling) and 5/5 (Bridal Bouquet/Groom’s Boutonniere) Mode…

Wedding Supplier Review: THE MANILA HOTEL

Here is our supplier review for our Hotel Accommodation/Preps during the wedding — THE MANILA HOTEL Supplier Rating: 2.75/5 Mode of Communication: Email, Landline (if needed), Personal Visits Contact Person: Prestige Membership (Ms Anne/Ms Jhello/ Ms Ren)

Prenup Supplier Review: Taal Town Heritage

Video Prenup Location: TAAL TOWN HERITAGE (3 locations) Since we have a vintage theme in mind, we stick with the concept and decided to check around Manila (going out of town is last of our priorities due to OOT fees) for great places until we found out about Taal Heritage Town where the known Basilica of St. Martin…

Things to ask your Bridal Gown Designer

Every bride should look her bestest on her wedding day so it’s really important that the best couture or designer would be the one who’ll do the bride’s once-in-lifetime dream wedding gown. But then, for a budget couple, it still should be within the means. name date of event tentative location contact information (email, mobile #,…

Things to ask your Caterer

Wedding are usually remembered for two things: overall look of the venue and good food. Yes — the delicious, sumptuous, over flowing food with a lot of variety that was presented well for all of the guests to enjoy! Add the alcohol too on the side and the lechon, especially for Filipino weddings in particular. But…

Things to ask your Wedding Coordinator

Coordinators can actually make or break a wedding. If they were hired from Day 1 to help the couple during the planning, their comments/suggestions/recommendations will highly matter. This of course will show their credibility and expertise. Wedding planning is crucial since Day 1 since a lot of factors are needed to be considered. But since not…

Things to ask your Venue

Searching for the perfect venue to have your wedding reception is as important as finding your dream church and your bridal gown designer. Your venue, of course, would host all of your guests for possibly 4-5 hours after doing your ceremonial rites. There are tons of awesome venues around the country, whether you’re planning to…

Things to ask your Videographer

Now, for the video team. Again here are the initial details that you need to inform them so they’ll know if they are available for your date. name date of event time of event tentative location contact information (email, mobile #, viber # etc) tell where you found out about them (optional, but this is…

Things to ask your Invitations Supplier

We think this THINGS TO ASK… series will definitely help couples who are planning their wedding. Now let’s focus on what to ask when inquiring for your potential Invitations supplier. Remember that asking the right questions will make you know specifically how much their rates are. Unlike other suppliers like HMUA, Photo and Video teams,…

PreNup Stylists

Great styling is certainly a must when it comes to pictorial and/or video shoots. This shows the fashion statement of the subject – the couple – using different types of looks depending on the preferred theme. The E-sesh style concept can be either fierce, romantic, funny, formal, simple, country, creative, rustic, sporty, cosmo etc During…

Wedding Emcee or Host

After the ceremony comes the Reception part of the wedding, where both sides of the family, relatives, friends and guests come to party with the newly wed couple. Traditionally, programs are made by the emcee/host to make the reception lively that’s filled with congratulatory speeches, music (through the band or DJ if there is any),…