Marc + Ruth (Union Church Manila, Makati Shangri-La Hotel)

I admit, I’m crazy about non-traditional/non-white bridal shoes. I love it when I see colored or cutely embellished shoes; gives me sugar rush.
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But I love it even more when they’re Manolo’s ;) These Manolo Blahnik shoes matches the champagne and cotton candy pink motif.
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A gorgeous purse designed by Amina Aranaz complements Ruth’s Jojie Lloren gown:
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Ruth had ordered Lily of the Valley for her bouquet but apparently, Customs prohibits importation of rooted plants so they cut off its roots, and it didn’t make it to the wedding. Sigh. Nevertheless, Ruth still had an amazing bouquet made of petite pink calla lilies.
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Ruth is one of the OC-iest brides we’ve had, and I’m definitely not complaining! :) Here she is checking her ‘do:
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Did you know that aside from Mimi+Karl, she also has Eddie Boy Escudero and Mel Cortez as photographers? Cool huh? :D Took this during Ebe’s turn to pose Ruth :D
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Karl found this in Marc’s room:
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Apparently, the OC thing doesn’t end with Ruth. LOL. I found it funny when Marc took the clipboard and went to check on the bridal entourage.
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Some more scenes from the ceremony:
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Table centerpieces by April and Karen Yu:
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My favorite part of the reception program is Ruth and Marc’s first dance with the typhoon confetti:
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Ruth dancing with her father:
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These two love surprising each other. When Ruth was studying in Australia, Marc secretly joined an Amazing Race-inspired radio contest wherein the prize was a ticket to see John Mayer in Sydney. As fate would have had it, Marc won (and was given another ticket for his fiancee) and Ruth got the surprise of her life (one for the books, she said) when she found Marc knocking on her door. Sweet!

Anyway, for the wedding, Eddie Boy was Ruth’s surprise for Marc, and Marc’s surprise for Ruth was him singing a song… :D
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Top: Ruth’s only request to Marc was there should be no singing for him at the wedding. Imagine her surprise (or is it horror? haha) when Marc said he’s going to sing.
Bottom: Marc presenting his ghost singer, Nyoy Volante, one of Ruth’s favorite artists.

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Congratulations Marc & Ruth! May future surprises be always one for the books! :D

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