Beautifully Beholden

It doesn’t take a whole lot of convincing to fall in love with today’s beautifully romantic affair. Byron and Innah’s wedding day was filled with lush greenery, crisp mint colors, and classic details… it’s all beyond perfect! And with the power duo Toto Villaruel and Nicolai Melicor taking this beautiful imagery, we’re definitely in for one great set. What seemed to be a typical Tuesday morning just got good. Really good.

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Photographer: Toto Villaruel / Photographer: Nicolai Melicor / Videographer: Derek Yee / Bride’s Dress: Rosa Clara / Catering: K. by Cunanan / Ceremony Venue: Mango Farm / Groom’s Attire: Onesimus / Bridesmaid Dresses: Atelier Debbie Co / Flowers & Decor: My Green Affair / Lighting: Sensitivity Lights and Sounds / Cake Baker: Cupcakes by Sonja / Photobooth: Pose 'n Print / Makeup Artist: Gery Penaso / Invitations & Stationery: Ciara Romero x WINK / Bridal Car: Bridal Cars Manila / Mobile Bar: Shakers Big Punch 808 Mobile Bar / Wedding Planner/Coordinator: La Belle Fête Weddings & Events / Emcee: Roxanne Maruyama / Bouquets and Ceremony Materials: Vatel Manila / Projector and Screen: Channel X / Lechon: Cebu Lechon / Ceremony Musicians: Manila Philharmonic Orchestra

18 Flower Crowns That Will Make You Feel Like Floral Royalty

We’re thoroughly convinced that flower crowns add so much flair to any bridal look. Okay, even just any look, for that matter! And actually, this lovely admiration of ours has now blossomed into a full-fledged floral obsession–and we’re not ashamed of it! So today, join us for some serious blossoming beauties. Bow down everyone, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite ‘flowers-in-your-hair’ looks!

1. This flower crown from the My Fair Ladies shoot is such a gem, don’t you think? [Photo: Jaja Samaniego]

2. It’s boho perfection from this vintage feel Cebu wedding! [Photo: Marlon Capuyan]

3. More Kitchie Nadal love from her super intimate Tagaytay wedding! [Photo: MangoRed]

4. A simple floral wreath for the sweetest intimate Tagaytay wedding? Yes please! [Photo: Air Balloon Project]

5. A fun and playful engagement shoot before the big day? Why not wear a flower crown! [Photo: Your Ever After Studios]

6. Your not so typical flower crown paired with a braided up-do–this laid-back bride is beautiful in all angles! Check out this relaxed beach wedding here. [Photo: We Do It For Love]

7. A gorgeous wreath of baby’s breath will always do the trick! See this pretty colorful wedding here. [Photo: Toto Villaruel]

8. Remember that time Bianca Gonzalez totally rocked the internet when she did her own makeup for her Palawan beach wedding? She paired it with this floral jewel and it was perfection!  [Photo: Pat Dy]

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15 Blush Wedding Gowns You’ll Fall In Love With

While white may be the traditional option when it comes to wedding dresses, the reality is, it’s really all up to you! It’s your wedding, after all. So if you’re looking for something a little bit different, but a tad bit scared of pulling off a colored gown, then a blush wedding gown is the way to go! Gwen Stefani, Jessica Biel, and Anne Hathaway rocked one during their big day… maybe it’s time to reconsider!

Get inspired with these 15 blush gowns we’ve prepared for you today!

1. Let’s take things local, shall we? This Rajo Laurel creation not only screams fabulous, it looks super comfortable too! See this beautiful beach wedding here! [Photo: MangoRed]

2. Something clean and sleek, perhaps? You can see more of Elie Saab‘s collection right here!

3. Vera Wang certainly knows how to make us swoon! It’s romance woven to even more romantic layers! Don’t believe us? Why don’t you check out the set here!

Here’s a real bride donning that blush Vera Wang gown! Isn’t she beautiful? You can check out this Hawaii wedding over here! [Photo: MangoRed]

4. This ultra-chic dress by Ralph and Russo is perfect for that sweet yet modern and fashion forward bride!

5. How about some ruffled beauty mixed with glittering splendor from Reem Acra?

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Hip Happiness

Toto Villaruel and Nicolai Melicor, both amazing wedding photographers are usually behind the lens. But since they are tying the knot in a few days, it’s their turn to share their super hip engagement photos photographed by ProudRad. We are totally digging the styling done by Tipping Point Collective. Suave and sweet, this set will surely be enjoyed by many. A certain lightness about it makes you feel the genuine affection between these two lovebirds. And yes, we are crazy over how they used the beauty of nature as their backdrop!

Enjoy your day folks, we most definitely will!

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Photographer: ProudRad / Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist: Gery Penaso / Styling: Tipping Point Collective

Of Dreams and Destinies

I love my job. Each wedding that I write about has a unique beauty to it. They celebrate dreams and love, something we all need. And of course Allen and Gi’s wedding, shot by Toto Villaruel, is the perfect example of why weddings are just so darn amazing! There is a certain softness about it, a certain candidness that just makes me want to sit back, enjoy the photos, watch the video by Cinemaworks, and sip a good cup of coffee. Go ahead and scroll down, this affair won’t disappoint!

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Photographer: Toto Villaruel / Preparations: The Bellevue Manila / Reception Venue: The Hills at Silang / Bride’s Dress: Veejay Floresca / Band: Up Dharma Down / Videographer: Cinemaworks / Cake Baker: Cynfully Sweets