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Hot Stuff: The Wedding Planning Game Is Strong In 2018—Just Check Out These Latest Trends!

Hot Stuff: The Wedding Planning Game Is Strong In 2018—Just Check Out These Latest Trends!

Weddings are all about love and union, and it’s truly something to be celebrated. That’s why couples make it a big deal to map out everything for their big day, hiring wedding planners, staging high-production prenup shoots, scouting for the best location, and sourcing the best suppliers just to achieve the wedding of their dreams. How's the wedding planning scene going this 2018? Here's a list of the latest!

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To make your other half feel extra special, a limited-edition Cartier Métier D’Art watch will make him or her feel so. Made with a unique and ultimately new technique never before seen in Cartier: wood veneer-layering over a 24-carat gold leaf. This watch is one-of-a-kind, especially since there are only 30 timepieces sold in the country.

In weddings, some go the traditional way or some lean to something unexpected and new. Enter Punique. Unlike your usual bouquet, Punique uses the art of Puni, the traditional art of weaving Buli leaves. Yes, instead of fresh flowers, they use folded and plaited leaves for your bouquet. It’s locally-sourced, more sustainable, eco-friendly, and can last for about a year—unique, indeed!

You’ve probably heard of SweetEscape from your favorite bloggers or couples like Anne Curtis and Erwan Heussaff, and, of course, this amazing photo of Martine Cajucom on the recent Metro Weddings cover. But just like them, you too can have your prenup photoshoots taken by the same group! SweetEscape is actually an app that you can download on your smartphone, and it has over 2,000 local photographers in 400 cities around the world—yes, wherever you decide to go, you can book SweetEscape for your shoot. So, whether it’s your prenup, wedding, or honeymoon, you’re sure your photos and memorabilia are covered with just the help of this app.

Suits are a staple in every man’s closets—it can be worn for weddings, for formal occasions, work, and whatnot. That’s why at Burton Menswear, they make sure there’s a suit for every type of guy, no matter what your style and budget is.

While some grooms prefer the ready-to-wear suits, others like it customized to their own fit and style. And just like brides, grooms too are faced with endless options. Francis Libiran, a well-known name in the local fashion and bridal industry, is one of the go-to designers of grooms. Not only does he have an eye for detail, but his Francis Libiran Grooms collection will open your eyes to trends and styles that you never knew you could pull-off.

Consider your dream destination wedding planning done here at The Ritz-Carlton Bali. If you and your partner would like to celebrate the union with only your closest and dearest, the Sky Wedding is your best choice. It will help you plan the wedding of your dreams in no time, as the package includes a private butler, event planning services, decorations, music, Champagne, and wedding cake. To top it all, you will be exchanging vows in the Sky Villa which has a majestic panorama view of the Indian Ocean.

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Photos courtesy of brands. Cover photo of Martine Cajucom by Cenon Norial III for Metro Weddings

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