Pretty Pines and Forever’s Promise

Destination weddings always do it for me. As a guest, it becomes a trip in itself and not just a one-day celebration. And as a spectator, there’s always something magical about a faraway place. Part of the experience are the sights and smells that wrap the event in an extra special atmosphere. When that view and air involves majestic pine trees, then we know it’s gonna be a good one.

Jaja Samaniego of Jaja Lifestyle Photography captured Louie and Sheryl’s elegant affair in photos where you can almost feel the crisp air and warm sunshine, and smell the woodsy-scented breeze. I love the polished minimalism of the black and white–it gave such a sophisticated touch to the country charm of Baguio.

Let’s start off the week with an invigorating walk through the tree-lined setting of today’s feature!

Photographer: Jaja Samaniego / Makeup Artist: Byron Velasquez / Videographer: Phoeben Teocson / Bride’s Dress: John Herrera / Ceremony Venue: St. Joseph the Worker Parish / Preps: Manor Hotel / Reception Venue: Baguio Country Club

The Boho, the Beach and the Beautiful

No matter how many beach weddings I see, each one still manages to get out a gasp out of me. The boho chic vibe that Simon and Katie’s wedding is exuding is simply elegant, unassuming and yes, breathtaking. MangoRed of course sent this our way and we were delighted to see every bit of it. Our gorgeous bride Katie definitely rocked her Nicole Miller number and beautiful head piece by Johanna Johnson. I loved how everything was white (it never gets old) and that the groom chose a simple gray suit, a basic black tie and TOMS. Not only is it a testament to elegant romance but also to the fact that Boracay will probably always be on our top list of beach wedding spots.

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Photographer: MangoRed / Bride’s Dress: Nicole Miller / Bride’s Veil/Hair Accessories: Johanna Johnson / Ceremony Venue: Boracay / Reception Venue: Discovery Shores Boracay / Makeup Artist: Victor Ortega / Wedding Planner/Coordinator: Amanda Tirol of Boracay Weddings