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Metro Weddings June 2016

Metro Weddings is at the forefront of the local wedding scene featuring bridal trends, romantic honeymoon destinations and notable suppliers. It’s your guide to planning a dream wedding covering the essentials for a nuptial to remember: fashion, beauty, photography, videography, reception details and more.

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finding your unique style…

Style has evolved so much in the past 10 years that I have had the wonderful privilege of working with the best of the best in the wedding industry. We’ve seen elegant formal affairs take centerstage to be put on the back burner when softer, outdoor, vintage weddings became the trend, and then DIY became popular and we were treated to a whole new world of beautiful craftiness. And don’t even get me started on wedding gowns. The wide variety of styles, cuts, fabrics, and silhouettes throughout the years has been both breathtaking and mind-boggling. What I will always appreciate about weddings is that no matter how long you are around them, you will never be bored. Each couple is always new and exciting and despite having similar themes and…

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bridal attraction

With the recent trend of having two completely different looks during the wedding proper and the reception party, finding the perfect bridal makeup look has become tedious. But transitioning your aura from church to reception is easier than you think—all you need is to find the right palette to soften or deepen your looks, and combine it with the right products. Here’s how to do it: NATURAL BEAUTY Change looks effortlessly by choosing to touch up only one part of the face. If you’re coming from fresh, bridal makeup, consider highlighting the eyes. Start with a fresh face; choose a foundation that feels light but has great coverage. Ever Bilena Pro Flawless Finish Foundation (P180) glides and blends well on the skin to give you a smooth, radiant finish. It’s also enriched…

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make lasting memories

Wedded bliss begins with a grand gathering at the new Fiesta Pavilion. Famous for its elegant ball traditions, the Fiesta Pavilion has played host to many state functions and historic occasions that have drawn a large number of delegates around the world. Now newly renovated, it has been transformed into a more luxurious venue with added features for more flexibility and functionality. It is now equipped with state-of-the-art ceiling and lighting fixtures that showcase seamless interplay between light and sound, adding more drama and flair to your celebration. For debuts, the updated theater-like features will make it so much easier for event specialists to transform and adapt every theme imaginable, giving debutants the grand birthday celebration of their dreams. With its new design, it is set to attract more conventions, conferences,…

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inspired weddings at sofitel

Imagine a picture-perfect garden set-up with a beautifully-adorned marquee and designer blooms or a grand ballroom of opulent extravagance with historical Murano chandeliers, a string quartet playing in the background as you celebrate the beginning of your new life as a married couple. Every step in your journey towards the altar is an undertaking of Sofitel’s InspiredMeetingsTM team, carving out heart-warming memories for the couple, their family and friends. With the newly opened Events Lounge at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, the smallest details are meticulously planned for a truly memorable wedding. Their list of masterful artisans cater to your discerning palate with an unparalleled gastronomic voyage tailored to taste, from cocktails and canapés under the stars, a scrumptious international buffet, to an extensive and elaborate Chinese Lauriat feast. As the big day…

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white space

With an understated facade and a dramatic allwhite 720-sqm hall, Whitespace Manila (Whitespace) provides any event or brand with a blank canvas to let creativity flourish. Whether a simple, intricate, or out-of-this-world setting, you can choose what set-up best suits you. Elegantly tucked away in an emerging trendsetting neighborhood, Whitespace provides a dramatic setting for your dream wedding. To help transform the versatile and understated space into your vision, Whitespace has put together a number of packages that allow you to focus on other matters on your wedding checklist. Committed to the best quality service, Whitespace partnered with top industry companies to ensure that your event is taken care of. Each package is inclusive of: Venue Rental Cuisine Service Physical Styling and Arrangement Basic Lights & Sounds Valet Parking Service Premium Design 3-Tier Wedding Cake Overnight stay in the Premier Suite at…

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a slice of the elegant, laidback lifestyle of the south

At first glance, The Crimson Hotel Filinvest City perfectly encapsulates what the South of Metro Manila is known for: cool and relaxed, casual and yet subtly elegant. But more than its majestic architecture and the urban sanctuary nestled in its towering complex, The Crimson Hotel boasts of a range of venues that cater to a variety of events and functions. Meeting rooms, named after renowned modern artists, are suitable for seminars, conferences and conventions and have state-of-the-art facilities. The hotel also houses the magnificent Crimson Grand Ballroom, exquisitely designed to accommodate up to 300 guests. Its sophisticated ambiance is enhanced with a custom-made chandelier and LED colorchanging ceiling lights while its space is divisible into three sections – making it ideal for momentous occasions that call for the most elegant…