In the Queen City of South, brides are blessed with beautiful options for their wedding.

First, there's the piece of paradise that is Shangri-la's Mactan Resort and Spa. This luxurious haven is the city's most elegant address, and recently opened its doors to soon-to-weds looking for nothing but the best for their wedding. Romance and enchantment took place at Of Veils and Trails, a graceful wedding fair designed for beautiful beginnings. Couples who attended the event were given a tour of the resort's stunning venues--the Ocean Pavilion, Ocean Terraces, the beachfront, Mactan Ballrooms and The Marquee, each exquisitely styled by Cebu's notable wedding stylists. At The Marquee, couples were treated to cocktails and a sampling of selections from the resort's wedding menus. They were also able to sit down with the Cebu's top wedding suppliers.

Second, there's the impressive pool of talented designers whose bridal couture were unveiled at a fashion show that evening. Sashaying down the catwalk were chic and classy creations from 14 of Cebu's fashion artisans, fit for all types of brides - from classic to avant garde.

Be inspired by the breathtaking photos below.

Albert Arriba's gowns are a play on sheer and the silhouette.

Arcy Gayatin gives the bride a modern look.

Cary Santiago's design takes bridal to a bold, new level.

Edwin Ao brings glamour to the classics.

Jun Escario's designs are sleek and sexy.

Marichu Tan channels romance with lace.

Mary Ty defines the form with designs on the bodice.

Myrna Cebrecus's design features patterns that accentuate the shoulders, and a floral statement on the hem.

Oj Hofer showcases fresh, young fashion that's apt for the bridal party.

Floral meets Filipiniana in this gown by Philip Rodriguez.

Philipp Tampus' gowns are dreamy with their soft, flowing textures.

Protacio Empaces presents contrasting creations - flourishing patterns versus a clean, white number.

William Manahan emphasizes the feminine form with empire cuts.

Yvonne Quisumbing's simple yet playful take on the wedding gown - eyelets and shimmer.

Now, wouldn't you want to say "I do" in Cebu?

The BridalBook Team

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