Bringing The Ocean To The City at The Ritz-Carlton Spa

Designed to enliven the senses through evoking the true essence of the ocean and its healing benefits, The Ritz-Carlton Spa is a multi-sensory experience that will immerse you in a…

5 Ways To Have A Relaxing Pre-Wedding Holiday at The Barai Hua Hin

We all know resorts are the best places to unwind and do absolutely nothing—and not feel guilty about it. But what about a resort that takes a more invested interest…

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Our Surprise June 2017 Fashion Editorial

Go behind the scenes at our June 2017 fashion editorial shoot, which was a disguise for the photographer’s surprise wedding proposal to his girlfriend! Behind-the-scenes video included inside. The Story…

5 Reasons Why Mauritius Can Be Your Next Island Getaway

Beautiful beaches, friendly people and stunning scenery make Mauritius more than just a luxury resort getaway. Although you can be sure to see the most breathtaking sunsets ever, you’ll also…

Saranghae — A Korean Wedding Styled Shoot

No Korean drama is complete without a happy ending – or at least a dreamy, romantic wedding. Get some inspiration from this styled shoot we did at the Presidential Suite…

Warm, Vintage Wedding at Open Farm Community with Organic Florals

With floral arrangements as lush and organic as the grounds of Open Farm Community, this vintage-styled wedding shoot beautifully showcases The Bloom Room’s new wooden arch and stands. When the…

Your 4D3N Itinerary for a Relaxing Getaway To Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc Island

If you’re no stranger to Ho Chi Minh City but are still drawn to its unexpected charms, a quick hop from the city to the neighbouring island of Phu Quoc,…

Styled Shoot: Beyond Her Skin

Tattoos are slowly losing their negative connotations; once used as marks for prisoners, sailors and military, as well as a symbol of status and rites of passage for aborigines, people…

Picturesque Rooftop Weddings at ARTEMIS

There is a hidden gem sitting right above the CapitaGreen Building at Market Street. The view from Artemis is amazing whether you’re dining indoors or sipping cocktails at the Roof…

8 Exciting (And Mostly Free!) Things You Can Do At Changi Airport Before Your Flight

We went on a tour inside the transit areas of Changi Airport and we didn’t want to leave. Ever. Since that isn’t legally possible, we’re sharing the awesomeness of the…

11 Fun Things To Do In Okinawa For A Unique Island Vacation

Heard of Okinawa and not sure if it’s worth visiting? Here are 11 reasons why Okinawa should be your next travel destination. Mention Okinawa and I bet all your diver…

3 Fairytale Wedding Chapels in Okinawa To Walk Down The Aisle In

When you think of Okinawa, what first comes to mind? Beautiful cerulean sea, check. Gorgeous tropical marine life, check. Fatty, juicy black pork, yes, of course. And maybe even the…

It’s Our #SBSweet16 Birthday + 3 Awesome Giveaways!

Happy birthday to us! *sings* April 1st is our birthday, and we have giveaways for all of you! As April slowly creeps up on us, we get ready to celebrate…

Where Myth Meets Luxury at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula

I visited Da Nang and stayed at the beautiful InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, where I spent a wonderful two nights enjoying spectacular Vietnamese cuisine, luxuriating at HARNN Heritage Spa,…

4 Gorgeous Airbnb Villas With Stunning Views For A Romantic Getaway

Upgrade your weekend getaways with these 4 Airbnb villas in the region with great views. Leave the standard flowers-chocolates-dinner Valentine’s Day course for the newly dating couples. Do something spontaneous…

Modern Australian Cuisine at Salt grill & Sky bar by Luke Mangan

Dining at Salt grill & Sky bar by Luke Mangan was a pleasurable treat for the senses. Perched on the highest point on Orchard Road, the restaurant and bar offer…

8 Valentine’s Day Ideas With Minimal Effort

Valentine’s Day is just another excuse to do something romantic together, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. How about no surprises this year for a change? February 14th. No…

Designer Feature: Needle and Thread Bridal Collection

Contemporary U.K designer brand Needle & Thread launches bridal collection exclusively on NET-A-PORTER.COM, with beautiful embroidered dresses and chic separates for brides and bridesmaids. Needle & Thread is a British…

Achieve Clear And Dewy Skin With Pain-free Extractions!

Once a month, I put myself through a painful blackhead extraction process. But I’ve discovered a pain-free solution, and you should read more if, like me, you tear at the…

6 Wedding Resolutions For Every Couple in 2016

Let’s ease into 2016 with a list of wedding resolutions you should keep. It’s 2016! How quickly the time flies! If you have already set some personal goals for yourself,…

Designer Feature: Sareh Nouri Fall 2016

Sareh Nouri introduced her Fall 2016 collection at The London Hotel in NYC, pulling elements and inspiration from her Persian heritage with dreamy and romantic gowns that has become her…

Designer Feature: Julie Vino Fall 2016

Santorini, the Julie Vino Fall 2016 bridal collection, features gowns that are sexy without being too revealing, ideal for a private and romantic ceremony against gorgeous scenery as a backdrop….

Designer Feature: Galia Lahav Fall 2016

This season, Galia Lahav presents both her bridal read-to-wear and haute couture collections. Held at The New York Public Library, the show—lit by dim chandeliers and haunted by the flicker…

Designer Feature: Ines Di Santo Fall 2016

The Ines Di Santo Fall 2016 collection was all about light and its beautiful qualities. The generous use of lace and sheer fabrics makes this an ultra-feminine collection, for the…

Designer Feature: Marchesa Fall 2016

Marchesa Bridal Fall 2016 introduces an allure of featherlight elements coming together to embody the collection’s ethereal essence, perfect for church weddings and outdoor wedding photoshoots. Designers Keren Craig and…

Designer Feature: Berta Fall 2016

BERTA’s Fall 2016 collection isn’t meant for the princess bride. The sexy silhouettes and luxurious fabrics were designed for royalty in mind. So read more if your wedding is nothing…

Designer Feature: THEIA Fall 2016

For Fall 2016, Creative Director Don O’Neill takes the THEIA bride somewhere far away back in time. Gowns are sensuous and daring, made for brides who aren’t afraid to reveal…

Designer Feature: Kelly Faetanini Fall 2016

This season, designer Kelly Faetanini takes inspiration from the feeling of mystery in the lands of the Chronicles of Narnia created by C.S. Lewis and explores the depths beyond the…

5 Adventurous and Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

Had enough of the usual beach holidays and unimaginative Europe tours and want to do something adventurous for a holiday or honeymoon? Here are five destinations even the hubby would…

Make Your Own Wedding Playlist on Spotify

Does music and ambience matter a lot to you? Then you’ll want your own curated songs playlist at your wedding. And Spotify is an excellent DJ. I predicted this when…

Things To Do In Ho Chi Minh City for An Awesome Girls’ Weekend

If Bangkok is the current hipster in town, then Ho Chi Minh City is definitely the older, and quirkier sister. Here are the things you can do in HCMC for…

10 Airbnb Honeymoon Rentals That Are Out of This World

Couples are travelling together more nowadays, so when the time comes to planning the honeymoon, no country seems special anymore. With Airbnb, however, adventurous couples can still visit their favourite…

Find The Perfect Antidote for Modern City Life At Rexults medSpa

It can be rather stressful, bearing the burden of planning the entire wedding on your own. If the stress is showing on your face and body, you need to restore…

Taking the evian® Journey at Palace Hotel Tokyo

During one of my trips to Tokyo this year, I visited the Palace Hotel Tokyo for a tour of their facilities and also to enjoy a quick spa session at…

You Need To Honeymoon At Finolhu Villas

I was invited to the worldwide launch of Club Med Finolhu Villas, an exclusive eco-chic paradise in the Maldives, where I was one of the first few guests to experience…

16 Hotel Valentine’s Day Specials For Foodies

Still can’t decide where to take your Valentine for dinner on Feb 14? We give you 16 hotel restaurant recommendations that will definitely impress, especially if the both of you…

A Hallmark of Bespoke with Bridal Veil and The Men’s Club

We attended a wedding show late last year by Bridal Veil and The Men’s Club that was held at a beautiful venue and was full of pleasant surprises. Read on…

Spend Valentine’s Day Like A Classic Movie Star

For some men, Valentine’s Day is an excuse to lavish attention on their partners when they seem to be slacking off during the rest of the year. It’s not a…

Rediscover Your Elements at The Barai

Sometimes, a day at the spa is just not enough to help lift your body, mind, and spirit. The Barai Retreats three-to-seven-day programmes are exactly what you need to feel…

Best Bridal Looks and Trends For 2015

The best wedding dresses and trends off the runways of New York Bridal Fashion Week are here! Have a look at these for some inspiration for your wedding look. Nothing pleases…

4 Reasons To Get Married in Vietnam

Vietnam is full of natural beauty, and I’m not just talking about the women. The often-photographed green rice fields and one of the world’s most historical landmarks can be found…

How To Hipster Up Your Picnic Engagement Shoot

Packing for a picnic is like packing for a barbeque, except there are no raw meat and fishy seafood involved, and it’s prettier – pretty enough for an engagement shoot!…

Yvonne and Alex’s Fairytale Wedding

Yvonne Lim, MediaCorp Artiste and Alex Tien, Businessman danced to Etta James’ “At Last” and tied the knot in star-studded fashion on 6 & 7 September 2014. While there is…

Five Steps to Manageable Hair With Goldwell

I was invited by Goldwell to preview the launch of their first customisable Kerasilk Keratin Treatment Service, which aims to let women gain control of their unruly hair. This revolutionary…

My Aide-De-Camp in NYC

As the title suggests, I found a great field assistant for my April trip to New York for the New York Bridal Fashion Week. And it’s a bag. Knowing that…

My Week at the New York Bridal Fashion Week April 2014

Late March, I received an invitation from Reem Acra to preview the designer’s Bridal Spring 2015 Collection in New York. I casually forwarded the email to The Boss—as I normally…

Carole Lin’s Colourful Spring-themed Wedding

Carole, Creative Consultant for Wellness For Life Chiropractic and David, Director of Wellness For Life Chiropractic were first introduced four years ago at a social gathering for specialists in chiropractic…

Let’s Get Drunk!

Most couples imagine their weddings to be picture-perfect, and some even plan the itinerary to military precision. How many couples start off by saying they wanna get their guests drunk?…

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…

Le Grand Wedding Couture Autumn/Winter Runway @ CHIJMES

The grand old CHIJMES Hall may function as a wedding church in the day, but it turns into a beautiful runway in the evening as a backdrop for a gorgeous…

Narrate Your Wedding Story at Traders Hotel, Singapore

Don’t underestimate the value of a venue’s reputation and track record when it comes to your wedding banquet, especially if a prime location and good cuisine are on top of…

Wedding Inspirations Salon at Hilton Singapore

Whether you’re planning to have a formal sit-down wedding banquet or a casual cocktail party for your solemnisation, Hilton Singapore helps you plan and host a wedding that’s as unique…

Romantically Inked!

Dramatic proposals. Guest list nightmares. Venue-searching horror. This couple didn’t have any of those. What Jana and Samuel have are initiative, a shared love for art, a sense of humour,…

An Afternoon Tea Party at Alkaff Mansion

If an outdoor wedding is your thing but you are being held back by concerns about the landscaping or the weather, you will find that more and more outdoor venues…

Versatile jewellery for your wedding and everafter

During Guo Da Li (过大礼), a customary ritual in traditional Chinese weddings, the bride is presented with a set of gold jewellery from the groom’s side, called the Si Dian…

A Tale of Two Writers

Our SingaporeBrides writers got married! Apart from working in the same industry, which makes them more empathetic to each other’s quirks and habits, Jaclyn Lim, 30, independent writer and owner…

Be Artfully Different with The Louvre Bridal

The Crystal Ballroom, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre’s largest ballroom, was the venue for The Louvre Bridal’s bridal runway on 21 July 2013. Couples wasted no time in seating…

Enhance Your Eyes On Your Big Day

Dark circles and tired eyes – typical traits of a bride-to-be planning her wedding. However, late nights and stress are extremely taxing on the eyes, especially since the skin around…

Inspiration Board: Periwinkle Blue

There’s something very soft and elegant about periwinkle blue; it is so quietly pretty, almost like the smart and shy girl in class hiding behind her glasses, unaware of her…

Inspiration Board – Old Fashioned Vanilla

Get more Old Fashioned Vanilla inspiration here. We’ll keep pinning, so follow us if you want more ideas!

Romancing By The River

Sometimes, you don’t want to be overwhelmed by the drama that a wedding can potentially become. You just want to walk down the aisle in a soft, flowy dress cut…

Dream Weddings by Meritus

Got no plans this Sunday? For a preview of the latest bridal fashion looks and a taste of delectable canapés lovingly prepared by award-winning chefs, come on down to Mandarin…

Setting The Scene at W

Some couples prefer small, intimate wedding receptions, while others want to go all out on the fabulous and glamourous. No matter which one you prefer, it’s always about the experience,…

For Couples Who Believe in True Love

One cannot simply think of a wedding without thinking of that tiny Blue Box so synonymous with love and happiness. When Charles Lewis Tiffany’s first diamond engagement ring made its…

Nothing Like Old Fashioned Vanilla

It’s sweltering outside and all I can think about is ice cream. And not just any ice cream, but sweet, creamy Old Fashioned Vanilla. There are many delicious new flavours…

Inspiration Board: Poppy Red

Poppy red is one of the colours in Pantone’s Fashion Colour Report for Spring 2013. It was chosen for its seductive, sensual and celebratory character. As you will see from…

A Day At The Spa For Valentine’s Day

Busy planning your wedding and spring cleaning for the Lunar New Year at the same time? Then, a quick glance at the calendar and you realise, gasp! Valentine’s Day is…

Poppies For A Weary Mind

2012 was a year of trials and tribulations; for a 12-year-old company to remain relevant in these times is a gargantuan task. But the team is young and energetic (both…

Inspiration Board: Champagne Gold

Champagne Gold. Need we say more? If there needs to be a colour that signifies grandeur and glamour, it has to be gold. Not only is it associated with wealth…

DIY of The Month – Love Notes

Think you’re a hands-on kind of bride and want to make something really special for your wedding? It doesn’t have to be something elaborate; think small, simple yet significant. It…

Weddings in Pictures: Fiona and Alistair

Fiona Leung and Alistair Ho wed in a beautiful beach wedding in the tropical paradise of Phuket on 9 December 2011, with a sparkler send-off and a romantic lantern release!…

Work In Progress

Arvinna knew she was going to get married one day, but it never crossed her mind to consider him. Ken, on the other hand, waited 14 years for it to…

A Road Paved With Gold

The last two months of the year are always about celebrations. Companies start organising their annual dinners, families start planning their vacations, and engaged love birds start, well, getting married….

Silhouette The Atelier @ Shangri-La Singapore

The classic film, The Age of Innocence, tells a tale set in 19th century upper-class New York. At a time when the city was developing rapidly both economically and socially,…

Inspiration Board: Wisteria

The wisteria is a climbing vine that comes with beautiful hanging clusters of fragrant, pale violet flowers. Some species are very hardy and can even grow in poor quality soils….

Foods Actually Worth Dieting For

Along with The Proposal and The Ring (not the movies), comes The Dress and The Diet. If the thought of energy bars that taste like cardboard is making you reach…

Weddings in Pictures: Melissa and James

Melissa Wang and James Lok tied the love knot 18 June 2011 in grand Chinoise style with lots of red brocade and elegant floral china in Shangri-la Hotel Singapore. Photography:…

Weddings in Pictures: Sharon and Jesse

Sharon Tay and Jesse James Jaelleh’s romantic journey culminated in a beautiful wedding at Cappella Singapore on 27 February 2011. Photography: Eadwine Lay, Plush Photography Venue: Capella Singapore

The Colour Purple

Any girl past the age of 18 must have religiously bought and read at least two different magazine titles. I remember how I would always hover like a bee over…

Inspiration Board: Summer Butter

Have you ever wondered why we use the colour yellow to depict sunshine? Well, because yellow IS sunshine. The colour exudes warmth, optimism, happiness, and a positive future. Just one…

Your Wedding of the Year at CHIJMES Hall

In the world of entertainment, when two mega stars fall in love and marry, we get the Wedding of the Year. In the paparazzi-less bridal industry, the union of two…

Yellowy, Summery, Buttery

On June 26 2012, Nora Ephron passed away at 71. She was a novelist, a Hollywood screenwriter, an excellent essayist, and a passionate journalist, amongst many other things. If you…

Inspiration Board: Jade

Look into your wardrobe: do you see green in there? Chances are, if the items in your closet were in a play, green would play more of a supporting role…

Behind The Scenes – Dreamscapes in Steampunk

Love our June fashion editorial “Dreamscapes in Steampunk”? Here’s a peek at what went on behind the scenes. Enjoy! For our June fashion shoot Dreamscapes in Steampunk, we flew to…

Never A Dull Moment

Ahot air balloon proposal? A life-sized table football game at the wedding? A bridal entourage in football jerseys and tennis dresses? Now this is not your average bridal couple. With…

Planning a Dreamy Jade Green Wedding

It’s the middle of the year, and all of us in Singapore are trying very hard to fight the sticky humidity and crazy rain that plagues our shores. While for…

Inspiration Board: Cadet

The theme for this month is Cadet, an understated yet versatile colour that exudes an air of sophistication and timelessness. While pinning great looks for this colour theme on our…

Out Of Nothing At All

It started out with a sweet and simple surprise proposal video. Then it went viral and had strangers from all walks of life giving their heartfelt blessings to this couple….

From Bridal Wear To Everyday Wear

Part of the rituals of a traditional wedding involves the presenting of a set of gold jewellery from the groom’s mother to the bride. There are four pieces in this…

March In With Cadet Grey

When we think of spring and summer, certain colours come to mind. Last year, bright neon colours were all over the runway. This year, as if suffering from an acid…

Inspiration Board: Chartreuse

This issue’s colour is Chartreuse, a wonderful representative of spring. Its youthful hue brings to mind newness, rebirth and happiness… everything a wedding should be. Just looking at the inspiration…

Skin Bleaching The Safe And Natural Way

Want to wear that lovely strapless wedding gown for your Big Day but you’re a little worried that you can’t hide your underarms anymore? More women are concerned about the…

SingaporeBrides Valentine’s Day Picks

THE day is five days away and you still haven’t made plans? Here are some Valentine’s Day Specials from our advertisers worth considering for eating, staying and playing. But move…

Make Mine Chartreuse

I’d like to open this year on an optimistic note. So let’s take a look at what we have done in the past year. 2011 was a fantastic year for…

Use Your Favourite Hue Of Orange For Your Wedding

If you think about it, different hues of orange work for every season. Nothing says spring like a bright amber, while tangerine is full of summery smells and flavours. Pumpkin…

When Love and Art Collide

What happens when architecture meets fashion? You get a marriage of two art forms grounded on space, structure and composition, and nurtured on creativity, patterns and fun. You’ll also get…

Her Heart Belongs To Tangerine

We’ve been seeing a lot of orange this time of the year, not only because of the very recent Halloween parties, but also because orange is a colour you see…

Be Resplendent in a Gold Wedding

What can be a more elegant and auspicious wedding than a gold one? For a while, this colour went out of style as it seemed to be a colour most…

Get the Midas Touch with Gold Bridal Make-up

Apparently, gold is the new black this season. Here are six ways you can wear this versatile colour for your wedding. Other than making a re-entrance into the jewellery market…

Massage Your Sinus Problems Away!

Sinusitis is more common than you think; roughly 90 percent of adults have had sinusitis at some point in their lives. The condition may affect some sufferers so much that…

Amanda Lee Weddings @ Pan Pacific Singapore

It was like a summer garden party at Amanda Lee Wedding’s April runway show. There was a gorgeous assortment of pink parfaits, lemon meringues, different coloured macarons, creamy piped cakes…

Till Death Do Us Part

In the Hollywood film 300, which is an adaptation of the comic series of the same name, a Spartan soldier narrates the story of how King Leonidas led his favoured…

All That Glitters Is Gold

I was flipping through American Vogue’s latest September Issue when a thought struck me: this would be my first “September Issue” with SingaporeBrides. I practically jumped at was really excited…

An Elegant Si Dian Jin Collection To Symbolize A Timeless Union

In Singapore, much of our traditional Chinese customs are handed down from the Hokkien, Teochew, and Cantonese dialect groups. A lot of these beliefs originated from their respective provinces of…

Going Blue and Beyond

There is something very special about blue that makes it so popular. Perhaps it is its vast spectrum of hues, each with a distinct quality, that ensures everyone has a…

As Sweet As Candy

Adeline Tan, 25, self-employed and Francis Tan, 32, Creative Director had met at another wedding. You could say it was that chance meeting that brought them together in the end,…

A Romantic Wedding for Sun and Sea Lovers

Imagine the warm caress of the sunrays on your face as you prepare to take your first steps down the aisle. Imagine a slight breeze clinging softly to your dress…

An Artfully Modern Wedding Experience

Weddings are no longer the stiff and awkward events of our parents’ generation, where rituals and customs were followed to a T, and brides and grooms longed for the day…

Graceful Image @ Riverview Hotel

Romance By The River. That was the theme of the day at the Graceful Image wedding show held on May 7 at the Riverview Hotel. Couples, who were greeted with…

A Magical Journey in Music

Passion is usually not all it takes to be successful in what you do; every endeavour needs a vision before it can take to the earth and grow into something…

True Blue is the Hue

White hasn’t always been the colour of weddings. Before this colour of innocence and peace took over, blue had always been the colour of purity, cleanliness, and happiness. In the…

White Victorian Wedding Cakes and Flowers

We invited five homegrown pâtissiers and dessert specialists to create a wedding cake with a White Victorian theme and let their imaginations run wild. The result: wedding cakes that look…

Your Gorgeous White Wedding

What would a wedding be without the colour white? Or rather, where would this colour of purity and innocence be if Queen Victoria hadn’t worn a white wedding dress at…

Formal Dinner Etiquette

Ever been invited to a formal wedding dinner and was gobsmacked by the strange display of cutlery and glassware before you? Want a formal sit-down dinner for your wedding but…

An Evening To Remember

What Eunice Ng, 34, Legal Counsel, thought to be a really huge Christmas present turned out to be the very thing she had been waiting for after dating Jason Goh,…

DIY of The Month – Paper Tulips

Think you’re a hands-on kind of bride and want to make something really special for your wedding? It doesn’t have to be something elaborate; think small, simple yet significant. It…

Achieve Brighter, Clearer Skin for your Big Day

Women before the Victorian era took harmful measures to achieve that flawless, pale complexion so definitive of that period. Fortunately for the modern brides of today, having that radiant, glowing…

The Wedding Present @ Sheraton Towers

Well-known for their beautiful gown designs, The Wedding Present is highly sought-after by many women on a hunt to find the most important dress in their lives. Judging by the…

A Geeky Love Story

Tech conferences and websites on the latest innovations are not the first places we think of when we are looking for love. Yet the Internet, the latest blogs on gadgets,…

DIY of The Month – Hidden Messages

Think you’re a hands-on kind of bride and want to make something really special for your wedding? It doesn’t have to be something elaborate; think small, simple yet significant. It…

Something Special

We’ve all heard of the old saying and its relation to weddings, but what exactly does it mean? We explore the old wedding custom of having something old, something new,…

Where The Garden Grows

It wasn’t love at first sight, but it doesn’t mean this love is any less. Having been nurtured by years of friendship and personal growth, the affection Jessamyn Shen, 30,…

A White Wedding

I have always been asked if I get immuned to weddings, since the whole business of weddings has become a job for me. I would like to reply that I…

By Any Other Name

How often do we get to feature a product that is named after our very own theme? Paul Smith Rose is a scent that is easy to love. Its latest…

DIY of The Month – Flame of Love

Think you’re a hands-on kind of bride and want to make something really special for your wedding? It doesn’t have to be something elaborate; think small, simple yet significant. It…

Touching The Heart

With so many bridal boutiques in the industry now, it is getting harder and harder for brides to know where to start narrowing down their selections to begin their gown…

Wearing Pink At Your Wedding

The colour pink may have been associated with all things girly, but isn’t that precisely who weddings are for? Don’t let anyone dissuade you from wearing this versatile colour at…

A Charmed Life

Want to inject some old wedding traditions into your wedding that your closest pals will absolutely love? These little gifts pack a lot of sincere wishes and heartfelt appreciation into…

The Blushing Bride

Is that bride blushing with joy or is there too much blush on her face? It may seem like an easy part of the make up process, but blush may…

Olá, Havaianas!

Just because we can’t really see them doesn’t mean we should ignore them – our feet deserve the right to be well-dressed too. A beach honeymoon is the perfect excuse…

DIY of The Month – Cherish Blossoms

Think you’re a hands-on kind of bride and want to make something really special for your wedding? It doesn’t have to be something elaborate; think small, simple yet significant. It…

Because Elephants Never Forget

Achance meeting. An initial attraction. Making plans for the first date. That was all it took for Davena Mok, 36, Director of A-Vibe (PR, Marketing, Events Consultancy) and Lance Chiu,…

Laced With Passion

If red was the ultimate colour of love and passion, then pink must be first runner up. Many would agree that pink is actually red with a little less passion,…

Smouldering Red Bridal Bouquets

What is the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions the words “red” and “passionate”? These designer florists—artists in their own right—reveal their red hot inner passion with…

DIY of The Month – Sweet Nothings

Think you’re a hands-on kind of bride and want to make something really special for your wedding? It doesn’t have to be something elaborate; think small, simple yet significant. It…

Capturing The Essence Of Love

As this month of love ends, we celebrate the idea that love is all around us, even when there aren’t flowers and chocolates to show for it. The Love Etc…™…

Amanda Lee Weddings @ Shangri-La Hotel

You were a guest of a very special wedding. You were able to watch as the day unfolded for the bride and groom. Both of them, and the entire wedding…

Sophia Wedding Collection @ The Regent

It was the perfect juxtaposition of beauty; the gorgeous, stylish wedding gowns from the well-established Sophia Wedding Collection, and the service and worldly charm of the high-regarded Regent Hotel. Couples…

Gardens For Dreamy Outdoor Weddings

Our brides are getting more adventurous with solemnisation and wedding venues. No longer confined to the spiffy walls of hotel ballrooms and restaurants, brides are on a lookout for cosy,…

DIY of The Month – Love Lollies

Think you’re a hands-on kind of bride and want to make something really special for your wedding? It doesn’t have to be something elaborate; think small, simple yet significant. It…

Furry Labour of Love

There is never quite a gift like a Teddy bear. Furry, big-headed, wide-eyed and baby-like, these hundred-year-old soft toys are still popular amongst children, women, and some very keen—and manly—bear…

Not For The Under-Aged?

For some couples, it is not a question of who comes to the dinner reception, but how many. For others, having children at weddings seems more than a handful to…

The 8-Step Guide To Your Wedding

It’s normal for you to be flustered about your wedding. After all, you’ve never done this before! While the wedding planning experience will be unique for every single bride out…

It’s Not Just Dessert, You know

Some women think weddings cakes are a frivolity, and that the pretty 4-, maybe 5-tier dummy cake provided by the hotel for the banquet is more than enough. With the…

To New Beginnings

The Emperors of Ancient China used the Theory of Five Elements as a device to describe and understand phenomena, and in fields such as geomancy, traditional Chinese medicine, and military…

Raining On Your (Wedding) Parade

Wish you could have an outdoor solemnisation in sunny—no, wait—rainy Singapore? Of course you can. Hike up your gown and enjoy your day, because you’ve got it all sorted out….

Spice Up Your Bathroom Regime

We always associate pepper with the kitchen, and not the bathroom, but the latest collections from Molton Brown London are not only luxurious on the skin, they smell wonderful and…

Registering Your Marriage

So you’ve popped the question! After all the nervousness, excitement, tears, and exhilaration, it’s time to make it legal. Before you step into the Registry of Marriages, there are a…

It’s In The Execution

There are many things in life you can re-do: restarting a level of a game you failed at, re-reading a book you lost the plot of, re-applying for another flat…

The Manly Guide to Buying That One Ring

This is probably the only time you’d walk into a jewellery store alone. In fact, it may be the only time in your life you’ve seriously looked at a diamond—or…

On Top of the Hill

It was a standard guy-meets-girl story: Patricia Chan, 28, Flight Stewardess met Ian Yeo, 33, VW Sales Representative through a mutual friend seven years ago. For a couple whose jobs…

A Perfect Day

The wedding plan was a simple English rhyme: “Something old, something new, Something borrowed, something blue, And a silver sixpence in her shoe.” However, there was nothing simple about Christine…

Wedding By The Sea

There was no elaborate proposal for Lyn Wong, 29, Senior Program Specialist and Nee Choon Chiang, 37, System Engineer. In fact, what started as usual teasing banter-at least for Lyn-between…

Sky Hu Culture – Finding The Balance

For Sky Hu, veteran photographer in both commercial and bridal scenes, wedding photography has been less about finding the perfect location or the right angles, and more about what the…