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Match Your Designer Wedding Dress with Your Desserts

If wearing a Vera Wang gown to your wedding isn't enough, you can now have your wedding cake designed by her too. The latest fashion and food collaboration we didn't know we needed is here. Vera Wang has teamed up with Ladure "to create a dreamy assortment of all-white, wedding-ready sweets." Vera Wang Pour Ladure includes designer desserts like coconut crme chantilly macarons, coconut and mango wedding cakes, and coconut and mango mini cakes. According to Elle, Vera was inspired by Paris, "Among my most memorable and enchanting experiences in Paris has always been Ladure, whether it was tea sandwiches, shopping with my mother, or taking my daughters for lunch in St. Ge...Keep on reading: Match Your Designer Wedding Dress with Your Desserts.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 12th, 2018

Boatneck: The detail seen at the royal wedding can be part of your closet

In case you missed it, there has been some drama surrounding Meghan Markle's wedding gown. British designer Emilia Wickstead claimed that the design was a copy of one of her gowns. She even posted side-by-side photos on Instagram. A post shared by Kensington Palace (@kensingtonroyal) on May 19, 2018 at 6:20am PDT Yes, both designs featured a boat neckline but that's nothing revolutionary. Just take a look at this Givenchy Vintage draped boat neck dress. It is from the Givenchy Archive 2000 and features long sleeves, just like Meghan's dress. Here's a quick fashion lesson. A boat neck or bateau neck "is a wide neckline that runs horizontally, front and back, al...Keep on reading: Boatneck: The detail seen at the royal wedding can be part of your closet.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

Simple and sleek for a modern royal wedding

WINDSOR, England — Meghan Markle picked a sleek sculpted dress by the British designer of couture house Givenchy for her marriage to Prince Harry on Saturday, worn with a five-meter long veil and a sparkling diamond tiara lent by Queen Elizabeth. The pure white long-sleeved gown with a boat neck had been eagerly anticipated by […] The post Simple and sleek for a modern royal wedding appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

LOOK: Meghan Markle s wedding gown

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – After keeping tight-lipped on the designer and design of her wedding dress, actress Meghan Markle emerged from her bridal car in a high-necked long-sleeved gown and white lace veil. According to Kensington Royal's official Twitter account, Markle's dress was designed by Clare Waight Keller. Waight Keller was the first ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

LOOK: Coleen Garcia s beautiful wedding gown

MANILA, Philippines – Coleen Garcia married Billy Crawford in Balesin on Friday, April 20, wearing a gown by Israeli designer Galia Lahav. The blushing bride’s dress was sleeveless and had a demure v-neck cut. It was beaded from top to bottom and featured a short train. Her sheer veil trailed behind ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

You May Have Overlooked This One Detail About the Met Gala 2018

Recently, the Costume Institute caused an uproar as they announced that the next year's theme will focus on Catholicism. Entitled "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," the fashion exhibit will feature pieces like a Chanel wedding gown inspired by a communion dress and a Valentino gowns inspired by paintings of monk's robes. They will also feature holy garments which will be separate from the designer pieces. That alone would create a debate among the liberal and conservative Catholics. However, another issue came to light regarding the designers featured. According toThe New York Times, majority of them were raised Catholic and Western descent. It will include b...Keep on reading: You May Have Overlooked This One Detail About the Met Gala 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

LOOK: Anne Curtis wears ‘something old’ on her wedding day

Anne Curtis followed the wedding tradition to wear something old when she married her longtime beau Erwan Heussaff in New Zealand. On Instagram, the new Mrs. Heussaff shared that she wore her father's antique moonshine ring, which he gave her as a 30th birthday present. She had it restored just in time for the nuptials to match her wedding gown, made by renowned fashion designer Monique Lhuillier. "Something old. For my 30th birthday, my Father gave me his antique moonstone ring which he owned in his youth. I had it restored so I could wear it on my special day," Curtis captioned. Something old For my 30th birthday, my Father gave me his antique moonstone ring which he...Keep on reading: LOOK: Anne Curtis wears ‘something old’ on her wedding day.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

Meghan Markle s Oscar De La Renta dress is our peg for the wedding season

She looked stunning in a blue and white Oscar De La Renta dress. It has long sleeves, a wrap silhouette, a ruffled high low hemline, and cinched waist. If you're a fan of this piece, you can c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News11 min. ago

Meghan Markle’s Oscar De La Renta dress is our peg for the wedding season

Meghan Markle is proving to be a fashion icon once again and we're here for it. Over the weekend, she and Prince Harry attended the wedding of Princess Diana's niece Celia McCorquodale. She is the eldest daughter of Diana's sister Lady Sarah McCorquodale. A post shared by Oscar de la Renta (@oscardelarenta) on Jun 17, 2018 at 10:35am PDT She looked stunning in a blue and white Oscar De La Renta dress. It has long sleeves, a wrap silhouette, a ruffled high low hemline, and cinched waist. If you're a fan of this piece, you can cop it for $4,350 online. She then finished off the look with a white fascinator, clutch, and heels. After copping this dress, you might w...Keep on reading: Meghan Markle’s Oscar De La Renta dress is our peg for the wedding season.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News20 hr. 24 min. ago

Here come the brides

WITH the imposing seven-foot wedding cake by Bruneian cake designer Faridah Yussof serving as a backdrop, a series of brides walked down the center of The Peninsula Manila’s famed Lobby for a rare fashion show that served as the highlight of the Weddings at The Pen 2018 wedding fair on June 9. The post Here come the brides appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

LOOK: This Team Lakay fighter is also an excellent artist

Baguio-based mixed martial arts stable Team Lakay is best known for producing some of the best MMA fighters in the Philippines, including the likes of former ONE Championship titleholders Eduard Folayang, Honorio Banario, and reigning interim titleholder Geje Eustaquio to name a few.  It appears however, that one of their fighters has also been flexing his muscle in a different field of art as well.  Meet 24-year old Harold "The Vitruvian Man" Banario.  The younger brother of former ONE Championship Featherweight World Champion Honorio, Harold is 4-1 in MMA, and has had stints with Guam-based promotion PXC.    Soon..#fighter #life #artist #painter #artlover #mma #mmafighter #igorot #teamlakay #art #lifestyle #fitness #fit #passion #work #student #architecture #designer #focused #power #left A post shared by harold banario (@hbanario) on Oct 5, 2017 at 12:01am PDT Also, he's a very talented artist.  Having last fought back in 2015, it looks like the La Trinidad native has shifted his focus to painting.  Some of his works have depicted the likes of former Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach...   Working on this... #painter #artist #art #artistsoninstagram #fashion #style #dress #gown #contemporaryart #artfun #passion #love #piawurtzbach #missuniverse #beauty #lifestyle #color #artsy #horse #horses #animals #painting A post shared by harold banario (@hbanario) on Apr 1, 2018 at 12:52am PDT  ...a couple of recreations of the dance scene from Beauty and the Beast, featuring Emma Watson...   My two version of Beauty and the Beast (artist😂)- oil on canvases. Done. #painting #draw#sketch #art #artistsoninstagram #artist #painter #charcoal #artlover #blackandwhite #loveart #fashion #design #contemporaryart #pencildrawing #fighter #mma #life #lifestyle #style #motivation #artwork #beautyandthebeast #emmawatson #paint #fitness #passion A post shared by harold banario (@hbanario) on Dec 10, 2017 at 9:29pm PST ...as well as  what appears to be an Igorot warrior sitting on the Iron Throne. (You have to admit this is pretty badass.)   Game of thrones artwork. Work in progress.😀 #art #art🎨 #gameofthrones #got7 #gotfans #hbo #ironthrone #jonsnow #emiliaclarke #kitharrington #peterdinklage #contemporaryart #painting #painter #mmafighter #mma #bjj #fitness #fit #artwork #modernart #canvas #drawing #draw A post shared by harold banario (@hbanario) on Aug 18, 2017 at 5:54am PDT His most recent works include amazing paintings of his teammates, including reigning ONE Interim Flyweight Champion Geje Eustaquio... ...and of course, his Manong Honorio.  Truly amazing work from a multi-talented fighter-slash-artist!  You can see more of his work on his Facebook Page as and on his Instagram account. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

WATCH: Givenchy artistic director on working with Meghan Markle for royal wedding dress

In the following videos released by Givenchy Haute Couture, Waight Keller shares her concept for Meghan's dress and how it was working with the newly hailed Duchess of Duchess of Sussex......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

This P10,000 MANGO dress could pass for a wedding gown

All the talks (still!) about the Royal Wedding and Meghan Markle's gown got us subconsciously thinking of wearing a minimalist gown to our wedding. And from what we learned from another bride Kimi Juan, wedding gowns don't have to come with expensive price tags. So while casually looking for the next denim purchase, we came across this gorgeous sequined dress from MANGO that can totally pass for a wedding gown. It comes in a sequined fabric thatdazzles as you move, but not to the point that it's blinding or annoying. It also has a rounded neck, a keyhole detailatthe back, and a symmetrical hem---if you want to wear gorgeous statement shoes, this can totally work. Just add a veil, so...Keep on reading: This P10,000 MANGO dress could pass for a wedding gown.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Why Rita Moreno chose to wear her Pitoy gown at the Oscars again

LOS ANGELES---"Well, let's see, I was there (in Manila) in '62 because '62 was when I came to America to attend the Oscars," Rita Moreno began when we asked her recently how the late great Filipino designer Pitoy Moreno created the gold and black gown that she originally wore when she won the Academy best supporting actress for "West Side Story." The fabulous member of EGOT---that elite group of only 12 talents who have won all four major American entertainment awards---Emmy, Grammy, Oscars and Tony---wore Pitoy's dress again to the Academy Awards last March. That Rita looked stunning on the red carpet in a gown she wore to the Oscars more than half a century ago---56 years, to be...Keep on reading: Why Rita Moreno chose to wear her Pitoy gown at the Oscars again.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Uncertainty shrouds Chelsea despite FA Cup win over United

By Rob Harris, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Chelsea's players saved their season but maybe not their manager. Collecting the FA Cup, after beating Manchester United 1-0 on Saturday, is looking like Antonio Conte's final act with Chelsea. "After two years, the club knows me very well," Conte said. "And if they continue to want to work with me they know I can't change. My way is always the same." Having won three Serie A titles at Juventus before capturing the English Premier League trophy for Chelsea, Conte reminded the Chelsea hierarchy: "I'm a serial winner." It was a bullish sign-off to a lackluster season that saw the Italian's relationship with Chelsea's leadership become increasingly strained as the team went from champions to fifth in the Premier League. "Our job is not simple," Conte said. "I understand that the club can make a decision." Wembley match-winner Eden Hazard also has a decision to make: Whether to pursue a transfer. After raising doubts about his Chelsea future ahead of the final — demanding "good players" are signed in the offseason — Hazard produced the only goal from the penalty spot in the 22nd minute. On the pitch, amid the celebrations, Hazard said nothing to demonstrate his commitment to the club. "I'm just happy," Hazard said. "You see the fans celebrating with the trophy. We didn't play a great season but at least we finished well." Although not in the style craved by Hazard. "If we want to win a lot of games we have to play better," Hazard said, "because today we played defensively." Such was the focus on the gloomy Premier League campaign and looming offseason of uncertainty in the post-match interviews, it was easy to forget Chelsea had just picked up a trophy. "This was to save our season," Chelsea captain Gary Cahill said. "I'm not saying we've had a magnificent season by any stretch. But we are used to winning, not in an arrogant way, but we have to try to win things." Conte's first cup final victory in coaching meant former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho finished his second season at United empty-handed, paying the price for an insipid first-half display and coming to life only after the break. United took until the 56th minute to register a shot on target when Marcus Rashford struck at goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who later rushed off his line to block the forward. United's deficiencies were encapsulated by another patchy performance from midfielder Paul Pogba, who squandered a late chance to equalize by heading wide. Mourinho, though, couldn't find any faults. "I don't think (Chelsea) deserved to win," said Mourinho, who won the League Cup and Europa League last year. "I am quite curious because if my team played like Chelsea did I can imagine what everyone would be saying." KNOW THE LAW Conte seemed unfamiliar with the 2016 change to the "triple punishment" law, reducing the type of incidents that result in a penalty kick, a red card and suspension. Conte remonstrated to the officials after Phil Jones was only booked, not sent off for bringing down Hazard for the penalty. Referee Michael Oliver was right because a "genuine attempt has been made to play the ball," as football laws state. MAN UNITED: WHAT NEXT? This was only Mourinho's third loss in 15 career cup finals and the first defeat in regulation time. Despite Mourinho being able to spend around 300 million pounds ($404 million) on players, the only progress he can point to is finishing second in the league for the club's highest finish since Alex Ferguson retired as a champion in 2013. More investment is required in the offseason, particularly to acquire fullbacks. Wingers Ashley Young and Antonio Valencia have been deployed there. CHELSEA: WHAT NEXT? The rapid turnover of managers hasn't prevented Chelsea from collecting trophies. It's now 15 in 15 years under Roman Abramovich's ownership. The Russian billionaire could well be searching for his 11th permanent manager if he decides to fire Conte with a year remaining on his contract. Chelsea's priority is finding a new striker, particularly if Hazard leaves, despite lacking the appeal of appearing in the Champions League. Chelsea failed to adequately replace Diego Costa last year, scoring 62 goals in the league compared to 85 in the previous title-winning campaign. MISSING The president of the Football Association wasn't available to present the FA Cup. Prince William had a more pressing engagement, serving as best man for brother Prince Harry in the lunchtime wedding to Meghan Markle at Windsor. Instead, the trophy was presented by Jackie Wilkins, the widow of former Chelsea and United midfielder Ray Wilkins, who died last month at the age of 61......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

It’s all about the well-plumed hats for royal wedding guests

Like every good royal wedding, it was all about the hats, the dresses and the posh tails, with some fashion standouts among the guests at Windsor Castle. Amal Clooney was undeniably regal in a mustard yellow Stella McCartney dress with cap sleeves and a long tie in the back that bordered on a train as she glided into St. George's Chapel on Saturday for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Her actor husband, George Clooney, was at her side in subtle grey and a pale yellow striped tie. Granted, it's difficult for Ms. Clooney merely to blend in, but her jauntily tilted and perfectly matched wide-brim hat, displaying a dainty veil in front, brought gasps both online and i...Keep on reading: It’s all about the well-plumed hats for royal wedding guests.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Malacañang on Sereno, Sotto on Senate presidency, Markle’s wedding dress | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang slams ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to resign and alleging he was behind her ouster.  Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto vows to protect the Senate from attacks and unfair criticism if his colleagues choose him as their next leader.  Solicitor General Jose Calida ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Meghan Markle’s wedding dress: Britain s best-kept secret

LONDON, United Kingdom – Will it be white? Satin or lace? British or foreign made? The tightly-guarded secret of Meghan Markle's wedding dress will finally be revealed when she walks down the aisle to marry Prince Harry on Saturday, May 19. Anticipation has reached levels not seen since the 2011 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Lego builds miniature Windsor castle to celebrate the upcoming royal wedding

LONDON — Attraction park Legoland has unveiled a miniature model of this month’s royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor castle, built by a team of 11 model-makers who used almost 60,000 pieces of Lego bricks. The replica includes a 60-brick Markle in her wedding dress and veil, with Harry by her […] The post Lego builds miniature Windsor castle to celebrate the upcoming royal wedding appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

LOOK: ONE champ Brandon Vera gets married in Guam

It's been a while since we've seen reigning ONE Championship Heavyweight world champion Brandon 'The Truth' Vera, and that's because outside of the ring or cage, the dude's a pretty busy man.  Aside from a movie and a ton of other projects, the hard-hitting Vera was also getting ready for another big event in his life: getting married.  A little over a year ago, Vera, 40, proposed to his girlfriend Jessica Craven in Guam, and over the weekend, the two finally got hitched in the very same place where Vera popped the question.    I wish I was more eloquently prepared to actually say everything I was feeling on our wedding day. . . Thank you to our family and friends who travelled from everywhere, for... everything. This wouldn’t have happened without y’all. Love y’all very much. P Diddy @philmrw Thank you and your boss @thedavisteam 💚💜🤙🏾. It for sure had to be you brother. be back to Mainland soon to come train with you . Love y’all!!! . . To my Wife...... @n_e_n_j_a . . You make everything in my life so much better, you’re like the morning air coming in every time I see you, you make water taste better and the whole world a more beautiful place. Thank you for being mine lil mamma. . . Here’s to infinity Mrs. Vera 💜💚💜💚💜💚💜💚💜 Photo credit to 1 of Lightshapers Studios by @lally_eleazar , @velvet.tv , and @patrick.camacho or the fam and guests 😂😂😂💪🏾 #happilyveraafter2018 #OneChampionship #Heavyweight #World #Champion #Verafied #VeraClan #VerafiedNenja A post shared by Brandon Vera (@brandonthetruthvera) on Apr 23, 2018 at 5:58pm PDT     #happilyveraafter2018 Wish y’all were there 😊 A post shared by Brandon Vera (@brandonthetruthvera) on Apr 23, 2018 at 9:56pm PDT In front of friends and family, Brandon and Jessica said their vows in a simple sunset ceremony led by Brandon's teammate and Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Phil 'Mr. Wonderful' Davis.    I still can’t believe it happened, but as of 4/20/18 we became Husband & Wife! 😍 Our beautiful sunset ceremony was led by Phil Davis and his gorgeous wife Angelina assisted :) The wedding ceremony that Phil gave regsinated so much with Brandon and I. Our wedding wouldn’t have been a success if it wasn’t for all of the people surrounding us and working hard to make it happen! I’m sorry if I forgot to mention any particular names in our speech but just know we appreciate you & acknowledge your helping hand. I want to thank our friends & family that travelled all of this way to the beautiful island of Guam. To those whom helped with our DIY wedding, my bridesmaids and groomsmen for going above and beyond to make Brandon and I happy (regardless the stress). To Mark P., Purebred, & Rome for giving us Meskla On The Cove as our wedding present to host our ceremony & reception there. Kuya Mel and Coffee Slut for making the amazing coffee bottles and roasting beans for our special occasion. As well as communicating with Johnny Cool for the ginormous outside tent, changing tent for my reception dress, and the chairs and tables. Thank you to Hafaloha for having our favorite açai bowls and shaved ice! Everyone loved it and/or wished they could of had more but too many people were occupied at the bar 🤤 Thank you Steve Shimizu for making things happen especially while you had another event going on! For providing alcohol, our roasted pig, meat carver, our bartender, etc. And thank you Guelu and your boys for creating the half Chamorro Hut as our bar! Everything was just amazing! Thank you to our caterers from all Over!!! Island Cuisine for the amazing Chamorro food and professional service! Jamaican Grill for providing the jerk adobo spare ribs that Brandon! Fraim for making that delicious dried meat that everyone kept snacking on! Ben & Yan’s for the Pancit Canton as well as Old Town China Buffet for my steamed vegetables. My amazing donut wall from Daddy’s Donuts!!! Crown Bakery for creating a delicious wedding cake and for my various other cakes, pies, and turnovers (even though the humidity wasn’t so nice to it 😅). ***continue caption in the comment section*** A post shared by Jessica Craven (@n_e_n_j_a) on Apr 24, 2018 at 1:28am PDT     #happilyveraafter2018 congrats B n Jess on a beautiful evening and celebration. Made some new homies got to see some old ones too. #fightfamily #420wedding A post shared by AJ Matthews (@aj_mma) on Apr 20, 2018 at 4:56pm PDT Big congratulations to Brandon and Jessica on this new chapter of their lives!  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Celebrities at Coleen Garcia, Billy Crawford s wedding

MANILA, Philippines – Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia tied the knot on Friday, April 20, with some of their celebrity friends in attendance. The wedding was held at the exclusive Balesin Island.  Coleen walked down the aisle in a wedding gown by Israeli designer Galia Lahav. Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciano performed a song during the ceremony, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018