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…

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…

19 Things Only Brides Will Understand

There are some things only brides will understand. As one whose eyes have recently been unveiled, I can sympathise with wedding planning struggles. But take heart! The end, or the…

12 Stunning Wedding Trends You Need To Know For Spring/Summer 2017

From playful off-shoulder dresses to sultry illusion silhouettes and romantic pastel hues, our latest Spring/Summer 2017 Lookbook has all the wedding trends you need to know for your big day….

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…

A Unique Modern Rustic Experience at DW Workshop

The Editor and I were invited to DW Workshop and we were blown away by the beautiful interior, warm hospitality and exceptional fare. Housed in a black-and-white colonial house, DW…

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,…

Designer Feature: The Lover By Love, Yu

Local bridal and occasion gown label, Love, Yu unveils their latest collection, The Lover, and shares more about the inspiration behind the label and collection. Fueled by her passion and…

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,…

Tiffany Masterpieces Fall 2015

The Tiffany Masterpieces Fall 2015 collection held its worldwide debut in Singapore in October in a gala showcase. Inspired by the iconic New York City skyline reflecting the glitter of…

Lessons From My Wedding Planning Journey: The Sub-Editor’s Notes

As the dust from my wedding settles, I look back at the lessons I learnt from my own wedding planning journey and share my experiences with you. Like every bride,…

Designer Feature: Peter Langner SS2016 Bridal and Evening Collection

Peter Langner unveils his latest SS2016 Bridal and Evening Collection in an intimate trunk show at The Proposal Bridal. Late last week, we had the privilege of meeting Peter Langner,…

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….

Pimalai Resort & Spa is the Perfect Koh Lanta Wedding Destination

Last week, we discovered Koh Lanta’s best kept secret. Nestled in the leafy mountains of Koh Lanta, Krabi, and offering beautiful views of the serene Andaman Sea, Pimalai Resort &…

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…

Buon Appetito at Sopra Cucina & Bar

The Editor and I were invited to Sopra Cucina & Bar earlier this month for a preview of their revamped menu and signature dishes. Here’s a peek at what we…

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…

Justin Alexander Spring/Summer 2016 Wedding Collection

New York designer Justin Alexander houses five bridal label under his wing, ranging from glamourous vintage-inspired wedding gowns to soft romantic dresses. His latest Spring/Summer 2016 wedding collections for Justin…

Mad About Sucre Review: Gorgeous Wedding Cakes and Teatime Treats

We visited the much-raved-about Mad About Sucre last week, and completely understood why so many have fallen in love with this couture cakery. Nestled along the charming shopfronts on Teo…

Sun, Sea, and Shoots in Lombok

The Jubilee Weekend is just over, and we’re already sighing for another long weekend. If you’re planning to use the rest of the year’s long weekends for some quick getaways,…

Say “I Do” to A Pair of Roger Vivier For Your Wedding

Every bride needs a beautiful pair of comfortable shoes for her wedding day, and there’s no better choice than a pair of well-made Roger Vivier heels. Browse through the brand’s iconic…

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…

A Decadent Experience at Heavenly Spa by Westin™

Planning a wedding is hard work, let me tell you that. All those months of planning guest list, seating arrangement and other wedding planning essentials can weigh any soon-to-be-wed couple…

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…

The Perfect Manolo Blahnik Shoes for Your Wedding

If you’re as obsessed about shoe candy as I am, then you’ll be no stranger to Manolo Blahnik shoes. Learn more about the designer himself and find out which three…

I Got a Real Trip out of New York

Although it had been discussed since the Editor went in April last year and Audrie went last October, my visit to the New York Bridal Fashion Week April 2015 wasn’t confirmed…

Enchanted Atelier by Liv Hart SS16 Collection

One of designer Liv Hart’s favourite things is to be lost in a beautiful work of art, and everything about this breathtaking photo-shoot for her latest SS16 collection is exactly…

Designer Feature: Jennifer Behr 2016

Since starting her eponymous label with luxury hair accessories in 2005, Jennifer Behr has grown her collection to include beautiful bridal headpieces, jewellery, and belts—all carefully handcrafted in New York….

The Ritz-Carlton Legacy Wedding Showcase

In celebration of our nation’s Golden Jubilee this year, The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore launches a spectacular wedding extravaganza, The Ritz-Carlton Legacy Wedding Showcase, happening this Sunday, 14 June 2015. We…

Pledge Your Love at iFly Singapore’s Rooftop Sky Garden

Last week, we were invited to the celebration of iFly Singapore’s 4th Anniversary, and Grand Opening of the Rooftop Sky Garden and were blown away by the beautiful indoor space…

Say “I Do” with Mauboussin’s Engagement Rings Collection

Renowned for its unique and original creations, Mauboussin introduces a beautiful new addition to their collection of engagement rings. Learn more about this luxury French brand here and browse through…

Designer Feature: Liz Martinez Fall/Winter 2015

The Liz Martinez Fall/Winter 2015 collection is full of graphic lines, minimalist silhouettes, luscious lace textures and sexy necklines. With her fresh aesthetic and spirited vision, the young designer creates…

Designer Feature: Claire Pettibone Romantique Spring 2016

Claire Pettibone adds a new collection titled “Into the Sunset” to her Romantique line. With vintage lace, graceful silhouettes, and a dash of sultry saloon black, the collection’s wedding dresses…

Designer Feature: Galia Lahav Spring 2016

Known for her illusion backs and extravagantly intricate designs, for her new collection, “Les Reves Bohemiens,” Galia Lahav brought out a glamorous wild child in the bohemian bride, with barely-there…

Designer Feature: Sareh Nouri Spring 2016

For Spring 2016, Sareh Nouri presented a collection that stays true to its ethereal and feminine aesthetic through luxurious textiles and impeccable structure. The Sareh Nouri Spring 2016 collection was…

Designer Feature: Jenny Packham Bridal 2016

Jenny Packham’s Bridal 2016 collection is a regal, whimsical fantasy inspired by the characters of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Glimmering with an otherworldly lightness, the gowns floated down the…

Designer Feature: Marchesa Bridal Spring 2016

Marchesa Bridal Spring 2016 regales us with feminine and romantic silhouettes that glow with silvery embroidery, gilded florals, and luscious textures. In soft shades of ivory and cream, the gowns…

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…

Designer Feature: THEIA Spring 2016 Bridal

We start our New York Bridal Fashion Week with the launch of THEIA’s Spring 2016 Bridal collection, and it does not disappoint. Full of whimsically flowing silhouettes and intricate details, the…

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…

Designer Feature: Olivia von Halle Bridal Collection

British luxury sleepwear designer Olivia von Halle designs an exclusive bridal collection for NET-A-PORTER.COM, launching in May 2015. Sneak a peek at the capsule collection, which features a directional, modern…

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…

Designer Feature: Peony Rice Spring/Summer 2015

Established in 2009 by British designer Pauline Cheung, Peony Rice is an occasion wear and accessory label that offers ready-to-wear and bespoke bridal wear and headpieces for modern brides, as…

Designer Feature: Zuhair Murad Spring/Summer 2015 Bridal Collection

Lebanese couturier, Zuhair Murad, has been known for his dramatic yet sultry silhouettes accompanied by feminine and romantic touches, and his latest Spring/Summer 2015 bridal collection is no different. Featuring…

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…

My New York Bridal Week Experience in October 2014

Oh, where do I begin? Earlier in April, the Editor went on a 23-hour flight to New York City for the New York Bridal Market. During the same time, the…

Designer Feature: Yumi Katsura Fall 2015

Let Yumi Katsura bring you on a journey of love with her Fall 2015 bridal collection. Named Modern Love, Katsura’s latest collection draws inspiration from, well, love! Each gown in…

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…

Designer Feature: Claire Pettibone Fall 2015 Collection

Inspired by the beauty of Gothic cathedrals like Notre Dame in Paris and Westminster Abbey in London, Claire Pettibone’s Fall 2015 bridal collection contains every bit of the majesty and…

Designer Feature: Della Giovanna Fall 2015

Della Giovanna debuted its Fall 2015 collection at the NYC Bridal Market. The bridal house’s second collection once again showcased its focus on bridal separates with a modern edge. Brooklyn-based designer Michelle launched…

Designer Feature: Sareh Nouri Fall 2015

The New York Bridal Fashion Week saw Persian-born Sareh Nouri’s Fall 2015 Collection being released. Along with her signature ethereally romantic wedding gowns, the designer also launched her first evening…

Designer Feature: Watters Spring 2015

At the New York Bridal Week, Watters showcased its wide range of bridal couture in a runway extravaganza of the bridal brands under its fashion house. Watters, Wtoo, and Encore…

Designer Feature: Vera Wang Bridal Fall 2015

Vera Wang unveiled her Fall 2015 Bridal Collection at the New York Bridal Market to applause. Featuring architectural drapes, delicate Chantilly lace and floral appliqué with a metallic glint, the…

Designer Feature: Theia Fall 2015 Collection

This Fall, Theia takes us to the snow capped mountains and icy blue rivers of Mongolia in their latest Fall 2015 Collection. Inspired by Mongolia’s frozen Tundra and alphine meadows,…

9 Creative Wedding Invitation Suite Designers in Singapore

Want to announce your wedding with gorgeous and personalised wedding invitations? We’ve sussed out nine paper goods designers in Singapore who will brighten your celebrations with a beautiful wedding stationery…

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…

A Su.purr.licious Tea Party at Poh Heng

On 12 August 2014, Poh Heng Jewellery celebrated Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary with an afternoon tea party and boy, was it a happening one! The party was filled with Hello…

You’re Never Too Old To Work

Have you ever wondered what will happen to your retired or soon-to-retire parents after you’re married? Not that anything bad is going to happen to them after you’ve said “I…

Designer Feature: Naeem Khan 2015 Spring/Summer Bridal

Naeem Khan’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection is glamourously decadent, bursting with intricate embroidery and over-the-top veils. The extravagance of luxurious textiles and dramatic embellishment is balanced with classically feminine silhouettes. Like…

Designer Feature: Marchesa Bridal Spring 2015 Collection

There are only two words to describe Marchesa’s Spring 2015 bridal collection: ethereal and romantic. The exquisite detailing and luxe fabrics synonymous with the Marchesa label is evident in every…

Groom Your Way to The Altar

Looking immaculately dressed and well-groomed has always been associated more with women than men. But as men gradually start to embrace the need to look after his own appearance, a…

The Glamourous Factory’s Beauty Buffet

I love nothing more than to treat myself to a pampering session after a week of staring at computer screens and typing away on keyboards, so I could hardly contain…

Cruise to Tioman Island

Looking for short holiday ideas? Consider a scenic and relaxing cruise to the idyllic island paradise of Pulau Tioman. Tansey Tang discovers the host of leisure and entertainment aboard the…

Designer Feature: Reem Acra Spring 2015

When I think of Reem Acra, I envision feminine dresses with gorgeous hand embroidered, detailed embellishments, just like the dresses in her Spring 2015 bridal collection. It is hard not…

Designer Feature: Jenny Packham 2015 Bridal Collection

Jenny Packham mesmerises as usual with her 2015 Bridal Collection at the New York Bridal Fashion Week. Full of molten golds, antique silvers and shimmering ivories, the wedding gowns glow…

Designer Feature: Watters Spring 2015 Bridal Collection

The talented veteran bridal designer, Vatana Watters, is known for having six bridal labels under her wing, ranging from well-designed wedding gowns to bridesmaids and flower girls dresses. Her latest…

Designer Feature: Theia Spring 2015

The Theia Spring 2015 bridal collection is inspired by designer Don O’Neill’s romantic Irish ancestry. Spun out of the wondrous tales of Irish lore, the ethereal gowns of the latest…

Designer Feature : Della Giovanna Fall 2014

With a passion for creating beautiful things and a love for bridal gowns, New York fashion designer, Michelle Della Giovanna, launches her first couture bridal collection for Fall 2014. Featuring…

Designer Feature: Carol Hannah 2014

Known for her innovative use of textiles and her fluid silhouettes, Carol Hannah does not disappoint with her 2014 collection. Inspired by the Rorscharch inkblot test, the collection challenges the…

Designer Feature: Michael Cinco

Michael Cinco is best known for his lavishly elaborate couture gowns. Born in Samar, Philippines, and based in Dubai, Cinco is making waves on the Hollywood fashion scene, with celebrities…

Designer Feature : Romona Keveza Fall 2014 Collection

For the dreamy brides, Romona Keveza’s Fall 2014 Collection is a godsend. Romantic, feminine and timeless, her collection features gowns in classic silhouettes covered in the most exquisite lace. Whether…

Designer Feature: Michelle Roth Manhattan Collection 2014

New York based Michelle Roth’s new collection celebrates individuality and personality, with designs ranging from elegant sheaths to flared 50’s inspired skirts to starkly modern silhouettes. Shot in a warehouse…

Designer Feature : Henry Roth 2014 Bridal Collection

Henry Roth’s 2014 Bridal Collection sums up perfectly what this Australian designer is about. Coming from three generations of designers, Roth is all about versatile and classic bridal silhouettes that…

Designer Feature : Monique Lhuillier Fall 2014

Step into the Secret Garden with Monique Lhuillier’s Fall Bridal Collection 2014 and fulfill your dreams of looking like a fairytale princess on your wedding day. Romantic and ethereal, timeless…

Designer Feature: Charlotte Balbier 2014 Anniversary Collection

Charlotte Balbier’s latest bridal collection, A Decade of Style, celebrates her 10th anniversary as a designer of her signature romantically feminine wedding gowns. To mark a fresh and exciting new…

Designer Feature : Krikor Jabotian Fall 2013

Closure, Krikor Jabotian’s latest bridal couture collection, is not for the faint-hearted or shy bride. Meant to stand out amongst the sea of wedding gowns, brides can expect gowns that…

Designer Feature: Sareh Nouri Fall 2014

Sareh Nouri’s latest collection features elegant gowns with an air of sweet romance and girlish hopes. The use of the exquisite lace by French lace house Sophie Halette in many…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…