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Metro Weddings AUGUST 2015

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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all you need is love…

PHOTOGRAPHY PAT DY CREATIVE DIRECTION MICHELLE ALEJANDRO AND TRISH JUICO SET DESIGNER AND FLOWERS TEDDY MANUEL STYLING ANA LLOREN REYES ASSISTED BY ALEX LAPA AND NIO MANZANO MAKEUP STEVEN DOLOSO HAIR JOHN VALLE NAILS BEAUTY AND BUTTER GOWN BY ERWIN LEE TAN NECKLACES BY AUM JEWELS AND JUL B DIZON ALL WATCHES CARTIER SHOT ON LOCATION AT WHITE SPACE EVENTS VENUE SPECIAL THANKS TO CRIS VILLONCO Every time we conceptualize, shoot, and produce an issue of Metro Weddings, I am reminded of what is at the heart of every wedding. Underneath all the beautiful styling, the gorgeous flowers, and all the frills (which are oh so lovely) is the love that a couple share and their commitment to spending their lives together. It’s always so wonderful seeing beyond the romance of…

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movenpick hotel mactan island cebu

Set in the picturesque island of Mactan, Movenpick is a Mediterranean inspired hotel that offers up the best accommodation, a superb gastronomical experience, and a different kind of night life. It’s 245 guest rooms and suites amps up the relaxing experience of each who comes through their doors, with all the amenities you need to make your stay a worthwhile. As a wedding and reception venue, Movenpick servres as the perfect location for your dream wedding. Whether you opt for a sunrise, or what we recommend, a sunset ceremony, the hotel’s beachfront or plush grounds can be set up to create the most romantic wedding this side of the pacific has seen yet. The HopeNow Foundation Movenpick’s proprietor, Manny Osmena launched a medical relief focused foundation in lieu of the recent calamities, with…

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feel at home at new world

New World Makati Hotel is constantly looking for new and innovative ways to give clients a meaningful and unique experience. In line with this, they have launched their new amenity – The Press Club, a modern workspace for the day’s successes. The Press Club is a modern and intimate space for social gatherings and business functions. Its unique layout of open spaces and natural light make it perfectly conducive for day time activities and events, while large windows and a poolside location also make it well suited to evening soirees. There are six dynamic spaces in the Press Club, which may be set up for meetings or social gatherings. Each room is equipped for audio-visual presentations, a sound system and wireless Internet. There are break-out rooms available for pocket meetings as…

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kasalang filipino a success

Kasalang Filipino sa Angeles 2015 closed with a total of Php12 M worth of bookings, marking a great beginning for this year’s run of the only nationwide wedding fair roadshow in the country. Held at the Ayala Marquee Mall in Angeles City, Pampanga from May 1 to 3, the event featured over 50 creatively designed booths of wedding suppliers from Pampanga and nearby areas. Competitions and raffle draws also highlighted the wedding fair. Tupperware Weddings: A Wedding Table Presentation Competition took place on the first day while Ever Bilena’s Gandang Pinay Bride Bridal Makeup Contest was held on the second day. Several guests took home special prizes, including home and beauty gift packs and hotel gift certificates. A lucky couple even won a pair of wedding rings. Certain suppliers were also given special…

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peninsula in pink

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the Peninsula in Pink campaign marks its 5th anniversary of raising funds for breast cancer charities. This year, the campaign is taking a more creative route, becoming “The Art of Pink.” All Peninsula hotels worldwide will present a month of pink-infused art, dining and room experiences for guests to enjoy. The Peninsula Manila will host an exhibition of artwork at The Lobby from October 1 to 31 by acclaimed Filipino artists BenCab, Elmer Borlongan and furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue, to name a few, and select pieces from the collections of some of the finest contemporary Filipino galleries. All the pieces will be auctioned on October 1, with the proceeds donated to the Philippine Foundation for Breast Care, Inc. which is rehabilitating the Breast Care…

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steak nights at the diamond hotel

IN GOOD TASTE 2 HEAD: Your Friday night just got more delicious with Diamond Hotel Philippines’ Platters of the Americas themed buffet. Savor succulent steaks and other popular American dishes at the dinner buffet of Corniche restaurant. The themed buffet is available every Friday at Php 2,550 nett per person. The spread features an all out Angus grill station – Fillet, Rib-eye, Rib-eye and Sirloin steaks made richer by the hotel’s own blend of Garlic Chimichurri Sauce, Cracked Peppercorn Sauce, Bleu Cheese Sauce, Diane Sauce, Garlic Butter and Hickory barbecue sauce. Enjoy these succulent meats together with an array of mouth-watering American dishes featured in the buffet. For restaurant reservations please call 528-3000 ext. 1121.…