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January 2014

Top Ten SingaporeBrides Articles of 2013

Hello, 2014 brides and grooms!

You’ve come to the right place to get your wedding planned. If you’re unsure about where to start, take a look at this wedding guide that we’ve put together for you. We have a list of wedding vendors in our directory that you can begin doing your research on. Once you’ve started out on these pages, you will be needing tools such as a Wedding Planning To Do List app, and our very popular Wedding Banquet Pricelist, which can be found in our Wedding Planner.

In 2013, we published 109 articles, some of which I felt will be extremely helpful for those of you who are just beginning to plan your wedding. Here’s a list of our Top 10 wedding planning articles in 2013 to start you off!

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1. 10 Girls’ Night Out Party Ideas

As your Big Day draws nearer, why not toss away the pre-wedding stress and let loose a little at your very own hen’s night celebration? SingaporeBrides susses out the party possibilities, from tea sessions to wild and wacky nights.

food at banquet table

2. Your Friendly Guide to Choosing Wedding Banquet Packages

It is often suggested that the way to a person’s heart is through his stomach. While we cannot verify if that age-old saying is true or not, there is no denying that everyone feels a little happier after being fed, especially with good food. So work your way to your guests’ hearts and leave a lasting impression by serving them plate after plate of delectable cuisine at your wedding.

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3. The Chinese Tradition Of Wearing Qun Kua

Before the white wedding gown came into fashion, Chinese brides had been wearing the traditional striking red two-piece qun kua to symbolise luck and happiness for the auspicious event. In Singapore, the ceremonial dress is gaining popularity as more boutiques are offering the option to buy or rent one. SingaporeBrides shows you when, where and how to wear it.

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4. 5 Budget Wedding Tips That Are Not Worth It

For most brides-to-be, the wedding budget is like an unruly beast that has to be carefully monitored (and sometimes, fiercely controlled). But in the quest to save-save-save, it is only too easy to go overboard… and end up spending more down the road. SingaporeBrides lists five penny-pinching tips to toss.

Place Setting

5. A Guide on Selecting Wedding Banquet Venues

Where your wedding is held at is just as important as what you’re wearing as you walk down the aisle. In fact, it may just be more important, since your guests are going to form their first impressions of your wedding based on its location. Before you commence your search for the perfect wedding banquet venue, take a moment to soak up these tips and advice SingaporeBrides has compiled after consulting the professionals.

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6. What Not To Do When Planning Your Wedding

Now that the wedding planning is in full swing, it may be helpful to know that there are certain things that you should not do as a bride-to-be. From going DIY-crazy to giving in to the old folks all the time, SingaporeBrides.com gives you the low-down on being a kick-ass bride.

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7. How to Succeed at Marriage

What makes a successful couple? How do you turn your marriage into an enviable one? Fu Jinming lets you in on the secret.

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8. Maybe, Baby?

New research shows that female fertility declines much earlier than previously thought. So, if you’re considering conceiving after marriage, read this story. SingaporeBrides shares what a woman needs to know about her biological clock.

Fashion designer in her studio

9. A Guide to Designer Bridal Boutiques

For brides who are undecided on whether to go to a one-stop service or a designer bridal boutique, help is on its way! SingaporeBrides met four local bridal designers and uncovered the differences between a designer and a one-stop bridal boutique. If you haven’t decided on which one to go for, these will help you make the right decision.

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10. The Meaning Behind Your Wedding Banquet Dishes

If you’ve attended your fair share of wedding banquets, you’ll know that every Chinese wedding banquet consists at least an eight-course dinner. You probably also noticed that certain dishes are always served during a Chinese wedding. We’ve found out the significance behind these dishes so if you want to load up your menu with auspicious blessings, you can make an informed selection.

Hello, 2014 brides and grooms!

You’ve come to the right place to get your wedding planned. If you’re unsure about where to start, take a look at this wedding guide that we’ve put together for you. We have a list of wedding vendors in our directory that you can begin doing your research on. Once you’ve started out on these pages, you will be needing tools such as a Wedding Planning To Do List app, and our very popular Wedding Banquet Pricelist, which can be found in our Wedding Planner.

In 2013, we published 109 articles, some of which I felt will be extremely helpful for those of you who are just beginning to plan your wedding. Here’s a list of our Top 10 wedding planning articles in 2013 to start you off!

Hens-Night-feat

1. 10 Girls’ Night Out Party Ideas

As your Big Day draws nearer, why not toss away the pre-wedding stress and let loose a little at your very own hen’s night celebration? SingaporeBrides susses out the party possibilities, from tea sessions to wild and wacky nights.

food at banquet table

2. Your Friendly Guide to Choosing Wedding Banquet Packages

It is often suggested that the way to a person’s heart is through his stomach. While we cannot verify if that age-old saying is true or not, there is no denying that everyone feels a little happier after being fed, especially with good food. So work your way to your guests’ hearts and leave a lasting impression by serving them plate after plate of delectable cuisine at your wedding.

kua

3. The Chinese Tradition Of Wearing Qun Kua

Before the white wedding gown came into fashion, Chinese brides had been wearing the traditional striking red two-piece qun kua to symbolise luck and happiness for the auspicious event. In Singapore, the ceremonial dress is gaining popularity as more boutiques are offering the option to buy or rent one. SingaporeBrides shows you when, where and how to wear it.

Not-Worth-Budget-Tips-feat

4. 5 Budget Wedding Tips That Are Not Worth It

For most brides-to-be, the wedding budget is like an unruly beast that has to be carefully monitored (and sometimes, fiercely controlled). But in the quest to save-save-save, it is only too easy to go overboard… and end up spending more down the road. SingaporeBrides lists five penny-pinching tips to toss.

Place Setting

5. A Guide on Selecting Wedding Banquet Venues

Where your wedding is held at is just as important as what you’re wearing as you walk down the aisle. In fact, it may just be more important, since your guests are going to form their first impressions of your wedding based on its location. Before you commence your search for the perfect wedding banquet venue, take a moment to soak up these tips and advice SingaporeBrides has compiled after consulting the professionals.

What-not-to-do-1

6. What Not To Do When Planning Your Wedding

Now that the wedding planning is in full swing, it may be helpful to know that there are certain things that you should not do as a bride-to-be. From going DIY-crazy to giving in to the old folks all the time, SingaporeBrides.com gives you the low-down on being a kick-ass bride.

successful-feat

7. How to Succeed at Marriage

What makes a successful couple? How do you turn your marriage into an enviable one? Fu Jinming lets you in on the secret.

biological-clock-feat

8. Maybe, Baby?

New research shows that female fertility declines much earlier than previously thought. So, if you’re considering conceiving after marriage, read this story. SingaporeBrides shares what a woman needs to know about her biological clock.

Fashion designer in her studio

9. A Guide to Designer Bridal Boutiques

For brides who are undecided on whether to go to a one-stop service or a designer bridal boutique, help is on its way! SingaporeBrides met four local bridal designers and uncovered the differences between a designer and a one-stop bridal boutique. If you haven’t decided on which one to go for, these will help you make the right decision.

WeddingBanquetDishesFeatureImage

10. The Meaning Behind Your Wedding Banquet Dishes

If you’ve attended your fair share of wedding banquets, you’ll know that every Chinese wedding banquet consists at least an eight-course dinner. You probably also noticed that certain dishes are always served during a Chinese wedding. We’ve found out the significance behind these dishes so if you want to load up your menu with auspicious blessings, you can make an informed selection.