This Couple Fell in Love All Over Again Against the Vast New Zealand Sky

It was late afternoon when Charles and Nikki landed in Auckland, New Zealand for an epic five-day engagement shoot. Everyone was so excited for this beautiful adventure that an early morning flight to Christchurch, a three-hour drive to Lake Tekapo, and occasional shooting stops along Highway 79 (while jet lagged!) seemed to be an easy feat. I mean, how can you not feel in love with a backdrop like this! And just when they thought that it couldn’t get any better, the cosmic gods started to brag with a beautiful display of the Milky Way against the dark winter sky. We’re so lucky to witness these magical moments through the lens of Redsheep Photo Cinema. Scroll on and join us as we get goosebumps from this breathtaking set!

This Couple Fell in Love All Over Again Against the Vast New Zealand Sky

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How to Make Your Out of Town Wedding Guests Feel Like VIPs

Whether you’re having a destination wedding, or have invited some relatives from abroad or out of town to your wedding, of course you’ll want them all to feel welcome and special. They flew or drove in from a far area for your big day after all, so the least you can do is to make sure they feel like VIPs. Lucky for you, we’ve got lots of ideas we’re sure your guests will appreciate. So keep on scrolling and get ready to shower your guests with all the love!

Things You Can Do to Make Your Out of Town Wedding Guests Feel Like VIPs at Your Wedding

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See These Bridesmaids’ Lovely Mismatched Dresses in This Sweet Tagaytay Wedding!

While there’s no maximum number for your entourage, I counted twelve ladies and twelve gents in Kristian and Roxy’s wedding in Angelfields and they all looked stunning. And speaking of the entourage, you’ll notice that the ladies are wearing different outfits in different colors and textures–definitely something you can pick up from this couple. Plus, I think it makes it easier on you too. Just give a general color scheme and let your bridesmaids take care of the rest. Of course, the bride’s Kitty Chen Couture dress has got to be mentioned. The sweetheart neckline, lace, and embroidery gave off such a sweet and elegant vibe at the same time. There’s plenty more inspo to be had in this wedding from Marielle Penafiel, so keep on scrolling!

See These Bridesmaids' Lovely Mismatched Dresses in this Sweet Tagaytay Wedding!

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Photographer: Marielle Penafiel / Videographer: Derek Yee / Ceremony Venue: St. Benedict Church / Reception Venue: Angelfields Nature Sanctuary / Bride’s Dress: Kitty Chen Couture / Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka / Groom’s Attire: Felipe and Sons / Groomsmen Attire: Macy's / Hairstylist: Eric Bautista / Makeup Artist: Ricky Cantolas / Event Stylist, Cake Baker, & Caterer: Bizu / Flowers & Decor: Aleah Mateo of Blooms by Chezka / Invitations & Stationery: Minted, Made by Lai / Accessories: Na Hoku Pearls / Band: Impressions Music Ensemble / Host: Eri Neeman / Lights & Sounds: Artuz 101 / Tent: Forscink / Wedding Planner/Coordinator: Canaan Celebrations by Jets & Rhona

8 Fabrics You Can Use For Your Bridesmaids’ Dresses

Choosing your bridesmaids, picking out their dresses, and generally having their support during your planning is one of the highlights of wedding planning. But even though it can be fun, it can also be a bit daunting at times to choose what they will wear. In the eight years that I have seen weddings day in and day out, plus my eternal love for evening wear, I found myself being a regular visitor of fabric stores in Manila. (Even my friends would normally ask me for fabric advice before their wedding!) But today, I’m giving you a rundown on some fabrics you can use for your bride tribe (or even as a general reference for evening wear!).

P.S. – Here’s a fun tip and personal preference of mine: You can actually mix and match these fabrics while still following your color scheme. Trust me, this will add texture and chicness to your whole bridal gang!

Bride and Breakfast Editor-in-Chief Shares 8 Fabrics You Can Use For You and Your Bridesmaids

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