Wedding Supplier Review: MYIO OKAMOTO Photography

Among the things that we decided not to scrimp was our Wedding, Photographer. And since we are into photography ourselves, it was actually one of the most tedious and difficult decisions that we have to do. It even came to a point that we had sleepless nights wondering if we made the right decision because…

All-in-Wedding Packages or Direct Supplier Booking?

Planning a wedding can be quite daunting especially when you’re on a tight budget. What makes it worse is the added confusion of whether to get an All-In Package from a company or to book the Suppliers directly, DIY style? Below are some of the pros and cons of the two to give you an…

Wedding Entourage Roles

There would probably be a time in your life that you have participated in a Wedding as part of the entourage but haven’t really understood the whole context of your “role”. Since Filipino Church Wedding traditions have its own beliefs, it is best to at least get to know them and then decide later on…

Which Wedding Coordinator to choose?

If you have read our previous post about the reasons Why you need a Wedding Coordinator,  you can at least know now the importance of hiring one. Before we thought that hiring one would just be a waste of money or “pa-sosyal lang” but in reality, their job is one of the most crucial things to…

Wedding Supplier Crew Meals

One of the underrated things that couples need to tick off from the Wedding Checklist is the Wedding Supplier Crew Meals. Before we thought that we don’t need to allot money for this since only a few suppliers will be present at our wedding and actually akala namin kasama na yung food nila sa bayad namin. Admittedly, we felt…

Wedding Guest Dress Code Do’s and Don’ts

When going to formal events such as weddings, invited guests would always receive notice of expected attires which would either be really formal or semi-formal. Unfortunately, not all guests would actually follow these “expected dress guidelines” for a number of reasons which would make them look either overdressed or underdressed. I’ve been to countless weddings myself…

1 Year of Wedding bliss and counting!

From the end of 2015 when we got engaged until our wedding month in December 2016, the weeks just went by so fast! 2016 was a year full of hope while we were both busily preparing for our dream wedding, trying to make everything perfectly organized and carefully deciding on different things. And then just…

Wedding Essentials Magazine Feature

I have always loved parties and weddings. So every time I would check the Sunday newspaper, my eyes would always scan the Lifestyle Section to check out the grandest parties and weddings in the City (and country for that matter). Appreciating the glitz and glamour was always a feast for the eyes! And just like…

Intramuros Aerial Shoot Permit

Aerial shots for Prenup and Wedding has been one of the hottest trends recently. But, not all places are allowed for aerial shots due to security and privacy reasons. And unfortunately, Intramuros is one of them. Since Intramuros is a restricted area for aerial shots, your wedding photographer and videographer needs to submit licenses and legal documents…

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…

My Ex and Why’s

Concepts are everywhere. It’s really difficult to come up with a unique design, but then when you do, and tried to make it “personalized” with how you envisioned your dream event or wedding for that matter, you would feel that all your hard work has paid off. And then comes the realization that even if…

DIY: Save The Date Video 2

During our wedding preps, everything was on a tight budget. From our major suppliers until down to the very smallest detail, everything was accounted for. And like any other couple, we, of course wanted everyone to be reminded of our special day but not to the extent of printing save the date cards and sending…

Who should really prepare for the wedding? Bride or Groom?

“Brides lang ba dapat ang kikilos to prepare for the wedding?” I have been asked about this a few times and kahit OC bride ako, the answer is NO. Here’s my take based from personal experience. If you have the means, no problem with budget, hire the best possible Full Coordinator and let them do…

Wedding Supplier Review: JE&CO Groom’s Suit

Garry’s suit is a non-negotiable on our list. Ever since we started our wedding planning he already knew what he wanted to wear on our big day. He just want one thing – a Suit! Below is our supplier review for our Groom’s bespoke suit — JE&CO. HABERDASHERY Supplier Rating: 5/5 Mode of Communication: FB  Contact Person: Mr…

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: Benjie Tiongco Photography

Photo Prenup Photographer: BENJIE TIONGCO  Supplier Rating: 5/5  Package inclusions: AVP slideshow, USB with all the raw and edited files and Album ** There will be an update with the rating soon because of something we failed to see only after checking the USB files and photos after the honeymoon. ** PROS: I really like his editorial style…

Prenup Supplier Review: Jeff Galang Prenup Stylist

Photo Prenup Stylist: JEFF GALANG Supplier Rating: 5/5 Package: Gold (4 layouts with Stylist OTD of the Prenup) * We will show the full set later after the Prenup Photo Supplier Reviews are completed. * PROS: We thought we can DIY our prenup attire and accessories since we already bought shoes and some clothes as per…

Things to ask your Groom’s Suit Designer

Aside from the bride, the Groom is also the star of the night which some people would really forget. With this fact being  emphasized, he should also be treated well especially with the type of outfit that he’ll be wearing on his wedding day. Besides he’s also getting married to the love of his life! name…

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 #,…