Couples do not get as much freedom in regards to conceptualising their wedding since the packages are tied to fixed service providers. So… If your wedding co-ordinator does not have timely planning - suck thumb. If your photographer took wedding photos that you found too cheena - suck thumb. If your make-up artist's skills are like Ruhua's… Well. In all cases, you just gotta suck thumb lah. There's nothing else you can do once you've signed up for the package really. Unless you've managed to find someone desperate enough to buy over your bridal package, you're pretty much stuck with it. On the other hand, engaging your own vendors a.k.a going a la carte would probably yield more satisfying results for the fussy bride. Since you'd be doing the coordination yourself, you are given absolute control over the wedding decor, choice of photographer, etc. The downside is the cost. Doing your wedding a la carte would mean you'll need to pay vendor prices and this difference can … [Read more...] about Wedding packages in Singapore: How exactly do you choose one?
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‘I miss laughing with her. While we worked very hard, Mom always had the funniest stories,’ says Rico Tantoco. What do I miss most about my mom?,” asked Rico Tantoco, eldest son of Gliceria Rustia-Tantoco and Bienvenido Tantoco, who gave both their names to the Philippines’ most glamorous department store. “I miss laughing with her. She had a great sense of humor. And while we worked very hard, she always had the funniest stories. “She never took herself seriously and was such a lovely, humble person. That humility made her strong. When I was very young, she would drag me to church often to pray, and I would have to sit there quietly, but now I feel we do have to stay close to God. Mommy was a very prayerful person and she would be able to surmount obstacles because of her faith,” Rico reminisced. Rico Tantoco, Ambassador Benny Tantoco, Nedy Tantoco Gliceria “Glecy’ Rustia Tantoco thus slipped away from this life as well-measured … [Read more...] about Remembering Glecy Tantoco with love, laughter and tears
Cecilia Cheung is many things. The actress-singer - who was discovered by Hong Kong director-actor Stephen Chow who gave her a breakthrough role in King of Comedy (1999) - is talented, gorgeous, feisty and vocal. She has also shown herself to be kind and compassionate to the elderly, kids, animals and her fans. Unfortunately, Cecilia has also landed herself in hot soup a couple of times, and has been the subject of front page news on several occasions, and not for great things. Since it's her 39th birthday on May 24, we thought to celebrate this multi-faceted and complicated, but still well-loved, Hong Kong starlet by sharing some tidbits of her life so far. 1. SHE'S A NATURAL BEAUTY Cecilia, who entered showbiz at the age of 18, already showed signs of great potential at the age of 12. She recently posted a throwback photo of herself at 12-years-old, looking like a fresh-faced angel, to celebrate her eldest son Lucas's 12th birthday. Look at that hair! Even now at the age of 38, she … [Read more...] about 8 things you need to know about Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung
It’s official: Anna Maria Perez de Tagle will be a June Bride! The wedding is set end of June at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles (the same church where Lea Salonga and Rob Chien were married in January 2004). The lucky groom is Scott Kline Jr., an aerospace engineer. Funfare got this “breaking news” from Oliver Tolentino last week when we (immigration lawyer Jemela Nettles and her friend Miss Rona) met Oliver and his partner Andrew Caruthers at their shop in Beverly Hills. It’s Oliver who is designing Anna Maria’s wedding gown and Scott’s suit. The daughter of Archie Perez de Tagle and granddaughter of Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria grew up on the Disney Channel, along with the Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato in Hannah Montana and Camp Rock. She used to be managed by the Jonases’ father. She also co-starred in Godspell on Broadway and guested on Charmed. For … [Read more...] about Anna Maria a June Bride
‘No need to look far. Our very own Filipino designers are good.’ LIFE AND STYLE - Millet M. Mananquil (The Philippine Star) - May 1, 2019 - 12:00am In this age where many high society weddings highlights foreign designers, the Endriga-Huang wedding will have all-Filipino designers doing the bridal ensembles and suits, even as the bride can very well choose from the roster of Rustan’s and the Stores Specialists Inc. shops owned by her family. “I felt that there was no need to look far to find the right fashion designers to design for our wedding. We have so many good Filipino designers,” says Catherine Huang. (Left) Criselda Lontok for Nedy Tantoco: Silver gray beaded lace with pleats. (Right) For Tessie Endriga: Silver gray lace with a cape that extends to the back. Jojie Lloren is doing the bride’s gown as well as those of her entourage, while Criselda Lontok will design for the … [Read more...] about ‘No need to look far. Our very own Filipino designers are good.’