Love Stories

Urban Chic Wedding

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

We’re impressed by how elegant the gate of Enderun looks, standing tall with the big courtyard and palm trees. It does look like one of those celebrity mansions in LA. Toto Villaruel sent us this beautiful set of wedding photos. The dusty pink flowers and gown are a perfect choice for an urban chic wedding, while the hand painted floral wedding cake looks really gorgeous.

We also like the fact that Starbucks and Krispy Kreme put in a special appearance. Sometimes, it is just nice to include something “common” in your wedding. It adds some sort of identity to your wedding day. It should be all about you anyway.

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Watch the video by Cinemarworks to see more of this wedding.

ERLYN & ARCHIE {Philippines}

Photography by Toto Villaruel Fine Art Photography / Videography by Marvi de Guzman of Cinemaworks / Venue Enderun Colleges / Bridal Gown by Cecilio Abad / Bride’s Shoes by Prada / Hair and Makeup by Elaine Silva / Bridesmaids’ Dresses by Boy Kastner Santos / Flowers and Décor by Vatel Manila / Boutonnières by {etc} Handmade Goodness

The Hamptons-Themed Akad Nikah

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

The Malay solemnisation ceremony, Akad Nikah, never ceases to impress us with how beautifully they are set up, especially those that are held at home. This ceremony was held at Dina’s parents’ house. As always, Anna-Rina was more than happy to take photos of this fun bunch. We’re just amazed at what Reka Teemor did with the seashells, which looked perfect with the combination of flowers.

Dina: “We both felt relieved and overjoyed when we were officially pronounced husband and wife; that moment when the entire crowd started clapping and cheering for us. We both love the beach and wanted a theme that was relaxed but elegant, and ‘the Hamptons’ best reflected our personalities.”

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Anna-Rina. www.theweddingnotebook.com

DINA & NIZAM {Malaysia}

Photography by Anna-Rina / Wedding Planning by Reka Teemor / Bridal Gown by Innai Red / Bride’s Shoes by Jimmy Choo / Hair and Makeup by Najeeb Azami / Groom’s Attire by Omar Ali / Wedding Bands by Faiq Jewels / Flowers and Décor by Reka Teemor / Wedding Cake by Pearl Cakes & Events

High Society Of The 70s

thePhotograph. www.theweddingnotebook.com

We can’t tell you how much we love “era” photoshoots. Extra effort has to be taken to ensure that the lighting, props and attire are right. We know thePhotograph is a very talented team of photographers but this is really like one of our all-time favourite photoshoots, and we just couldn’t wait to share it with you.

thePhotograph. www.theweddingnotebook.com

thePhotograph. www.theweddingnotebook.com

thePhotograph. www.theweddingnotebook.com

thePhotograph: “Sandra and Anto are from Jogjakarta. Their common interest in cats brought them together. Everyone who has been to Jogja knows that they are known for their vintage cars, so we adopted a ‘High 70s’ style for this photo session.

“There’s something romantic about driving around Jogjakarta, with music playing in the background and just having a good chat and lots of laughs. With Sandra’s fine gowns and Anto’s smart suits, they looked perfect for the shoot.”

thePhotograph. www.theweddingnotebook.com

thePhotograph. www.theweddingnotebook.com

thePhotograph. www.theweddingnotebook.com

thePhotograph. www.theweddingnotebook.com

thePhotograph. www.theweddingnotebook.com

SANDRA & ANTO {Indonesia}

Photography by Dicky of thePhotograph / Bridal Gowns by Dennis Sarotta, Anne Avantie and Julia Sposa / Hair and Makeup by Taufik Piko / Groom’s Attire by Brutus Rumah Mode / Location Jogjakarta, Java

Red MINI

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Here are two of our favourite things put together, Coke and a MINI. Road trips are nice because they always remind us that we are on a journey. Like every bridal portrait or wedding, they are not the destination, merely part of a journey where two individuals celebrate their love for each other and pledge to finish the journey together. The photographer, Iyao, set the right mood for the shoot, and the floating alphabets are just adorable.

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Iyao of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

SARAH & DUNCAN {Malaysia}

Photography by Iyao of Frame[S]tudio / Hair and Makeup by Celeste Ngan / Car Rental MINI Cooper Classic

Vintage Garden Wedding At Saujana

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

We understand it is not easy to juggle work and wedding planning, all the more so if you are many miles away from home. Bee Fong and Eu-Wing are both doctors based in the UK, and for them to have a wedding back here in Kuala Lumpur is definitely not an easy task. Thanks to Bee Fong’s sister and their wedding planner, however, the couple got to chill and cherish the moment with their loved ones.

What a lovely garden wedding setup, generously filled with flowers and pretty details. The gorgeous arch beneath the tree, the cute little flowergirls who graced the aisle before the bride walked in… This is like a dream-come-true garden wedding. Dennis Yap, as usual, delivered a set of very genuine photos, and we love the expressions that were captured.

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Bee Fong: “We wanted something stress-free and the theme reflected that – a relaxed garden wedding under the tree. The colour theme was soft pastel colours. The theme was followed through for the evening reception as well. My sister helped to coordinate the wedding but she is based in Penang. We left most of the designing to the wedding planner. We were quite chilled since that is the whole point of hiring a wedding planner.

“Initially I wanted a beach wedding but our families combined had over 900+ guests. So I thought a garden wedding would be nice. I had seen a few wedding videos and websites featuring Saujana Hotel. Also, it’s close to my house with an airport nearby and we didn’t like the idea of travelling to the city centre.

“Despite hiring a wedding planner, we managed to contribute our ideas and do what we wanted. On the day, everything went smoothly. We enjoyed ourselves and most importantly it was stress-free.”

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Dennis Yap Photography*. www.theweddingnotebook.com

BEE FONG & EU-WING {Malaysia}

Photography by Dennis Yap Photography* / Venue The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur / Number of Guests 300 / Wedding Planning by The Peak Xperience / Bridal Gown by Steward Parvin / Bride’s Shoes by Vivienne Westwood and Valerie Fan Wedding Gallery / Hair and Makeup by Mimi Make Up by Remy Ngan / Groom’s Attire by A Suit That Fits and Hugo Boss / Bridesmaids’ Dresses by That Special Occasion / Flowers and Décor by Creativelines / Desserts by Cuppacakes by +Wondermilk / Wedding Favours by One Tree / Art and Stationery by One Tree

Alluring Femininity From 1960s Shanghai

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

This concept was suggested by the couple themselves, who simply adore the look and feel of 1960s Shanghai. Ariel has a special fondness for the traditional Cheongsam, which is usually associated with a very feminine hourglass silhouette that can stop a man in his tracks, and had specially tailored four delicate pieces for her wedding.

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

AndroidsinBoots: “Films like ‘In The Mood For Love’, ‘2046’ and ‘Ruan Ling Yu’ were set in the 60s. These creations were a huge influence during the early days of our career. It has been a while since we were given the opportunity to do something so interesting. We couldn’t wait to embark on a nostalgic journey of re-visiting the beauty of such films.

“We dug out our long-hidden film collection and scoured through the dusty pile for inspiration. We immersed ourselves into the audio experience and arresting visuals. It was a long and tedious preparation process, from choosing the perfect venue to finalising the suitable costumes before the photoshoot. But it was all worth the effort and we really like how it eventually turned out.”

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Androidsinboots. www.theweddingnotebook.com

ARIEL & DONG {Singapore}

Photography and Videography by AndroidsinBoots / Location Singapore

Just The Two Of Us

Photography by Wedoitforlove. www.theweddingnotebook.com

We have yet to find an answer as to why there are so many eccentric and colourful photoshoots in the Philippines, other than the country is filled with very happy and creative earthlings. We like both sets by Wedoitforlove, which make us really want to pack our bags and go on a road trip in that yellow kombi. The couple is also very well colour-coordinated and carefully styled, and they look outstanding despite the busy background.

Photography by Wedoitforlove. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Wedoitforlove. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Wedoitforlove. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Wedoitforlove. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Wedoitforlove. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Wedoitforlove. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Wedoitforlove. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Wedoitforlove. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by Wedoitforlove. www.theweddingnotebook.com

GLECIE & FRANCIS {Philippines}

Photography by Wedoitforlove / Styling by Tipping Point Collective / Hair and Makeup by Gery Penaso / Location Secret Garden

Hunter Valley Wedding

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Sophie and James flew in from the UK for an Aussie Christmas and also to celebrate their wedding a few days later. Sophie and the girls prepped themselves in her beautiful childhood home. Hunter Valley was stunning and the perfect backdrop for the day, and it’s no wonder the couple flew all the way back to have their wedding there. Bistro Molines is located among the picturesque surroundings of Tallavera Grove Vineyard. We especially love how Cavanagh Photography captured the wedding party photos.

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Cavanagh Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

SOPHIE & JAMES {Australia}

Photography by Cavanagh Photography / Ceremony Venue St Patrick’s of Nulkaba Wedding Chapel / Reception Venue Bistro Molines at Tallavera Grove

The City Of Love

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

We are impressed by the fact that despite our having featured so many sets of photos from Paris, photographers never fail to show us a different side to the City of Love. In fact, we are stunned by how artistic and beautiful this set of photos taken by Adam Ong is. His talent is beyond words, capturing the essence of a city that is filled with dancers, painters and writers. It is obvious he knows exactly how to stage perfect moments.

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Adam Ong of Frame[S]tudio. www.theweddingnotebook.com

EMILY & BEN {Europe}

Photography by Adam Ong Photography / Hair and Makeup by Remy Ngan / Location Paris, France

Looking Glamorous Outdoor

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

We all love outdoor garden weddings but what if you want something glamorous too? Here, we present to you a garden wedding that was also totally glamorous. Thanks to MangoRed, we get to share a snippet from the wedding of Filipino actor-model Marco Alcaraz and former beauty queen and Miss International 2005 Precious Lara Quigaman.

The bride, in a gorgeous blush pink gown by Veejay Floresca, walked down the aisle to the tune of ‘Bless The Broken Road’ sung by her sister and matron-of-honour Jerica Quigaman. We love the platform built on top of the pool and how the whole reception was beautifully decorated with floral table centerpieces to give it a vintage and rustic look.

Wedding invitations. Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Wedding party details. Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Bestmen. Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Bridesmaids looking stunning in tones of lilac and lavender. Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Gorgeous wedding ceremony setup. Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Locally grown flowers blended beautifully with imported ones such as pink Veronicas, lilac campanulas, stachy, amaranthus, brunia, leucadendron, hypercum berries, wax flowers and pink hydrangeas. Accent flowers such as bells of Ireland and eucalyptus completed the wedding reception look.

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Candy booth. Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Centrepiece. Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Rustic chair décor. Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Photography by MangoRed. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Thanks IGS Cinema for showing us more of this beautiful wedding.

LARA & MARCO {Philippines}

Photography by MangoRed / Videography by LEC of IGS Cinema / Venue Hacienda Isabella / Number of Guests 400 / Bridal Gown by Veejay Floresca / Hair by John Cliff Dimaala / Makeup by Gio Flores of Glo Mineral / Groom’s Attire by Randy Ortiz / Bridesmaids’ Dresses and Groomsmen’s Attire by Veronica Velayo / Flowers and Décor by Maja Martinez Angeles of Passion Cooks / Event Coordination by Ivy Reyes and Rowell Octavio of Supernatural Management Inc. / Catering by Maja Martinez Angeles of Passion Cooks / Wedding Favours by Personalized M&M’S / Art and Stationery by Printsonalities

Return Of The Legend

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Stephanie and Ronald did their bridal portraits in both Singapore and Bali. The Singapore one was more formal, and was done at the National Museum. We are especially impressed by Ronald’s kung fu pose in front of the Bruce Lee poster. The Bali set, on the other hand, was more casual and relaxed.

Andri Tei: “Ronald is my primary school friend. We thoroughly enjoyed both the photoshoots. The Bali trip was more of a holiday than a wedding photoshoot. It was definitely one of the most memorable photoshoots I’ve had thus far.”

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

Andri Tei Photography. www.theweddingnotebook.com

STEPHANIE & RONALD {Singapore and Indonesia}

Photography by Andri Tei Photography / Location National Museum, Singapore and Bali