From finding the perfect venue to selecting the right florist, planning a dream wedding is no piece a cake. Meet the planners reputed to go above and beyond the call of duty to take your big day to the next level.
This story was first published in Female Brides Lookbook Issue 10.
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Meet the team: Director Anna Lim is in charge of the overall planning, designs the flower arrangements, and makes it her business to get to know as much about a couple as possible before meeting with her colleagues: Regina Ng, who brings ideas to life, and Emily Ong,
who is in charge of the daily planning process for each wedding. Together, they have 17 years of wedding planning and floral decor experience between them.
What they do: “We specialise in dramatic set-ups and unique, lavish details. Our clients appreciate that we resolve problems without having to bother them,” says Anna. Spellbound Weddings’ list of clients includes CEOs, ministers, and tycoons, as well as couples from all walks of life.
195 Pearl’s Hill Terrace, #01-10, tel: 9658-0816.
Meet the team: The company was founded in August 2011 by Cindy Keh, Joan Li and Liyi Wee, who simply love weddings and take delight in being a part of this extraordinary event in a couple’s life.
What they do: “We specialised in designing bespoke and unique celebrations that are tasteful, glamorous and elegant. Our planners work closely with couples and vendors to help make their vision a reality,” says Joan. “In fact, we truly enjoy the whole process of planning, including negotiating with vendors for the best deals, and showing how hiring a planner really takes the stress off a couple.”
“We love being inspired by couples’ stories, and creating bespoke weddings with an extraordinary touch.”
– Angela Tioanda (left) and Caroline Tan-Reed
Meet the team: Co-founders Caroline Tan-Reed and Angela Tioanda, who used to be in the chemical industry and marketing respectively, share a passion for creating beautiful weddings and a goal to be counted among the best planners in the region. They met through a mutual friend, and the rest is history.
What they do: “From ethnic and destination celebrations to glamorous banquets, we love being inspired by couples’ stories, and creating bespoke weddings with an extraordinary touch. Each is unique, memorable, intimate and absolutely breathtaking. All a couple needs to do is enjoy and treasure their special day with family and friends,” say the duo. The Wedding Stylist also plans after-parties, proposals, engagement parties, anniversaries, soirees and more.
2 Kallang Ave, #09-17 CT Hub, tel: 9128-9561/9658-5006.
Meet the team: Principal planner Caroline Yakop-Lim specializes in lavish and stunning weddings, while senior planner Emmalyne Pang offers romantic, classy affairs. Junior planner Chelsea Low, on the other hand, loves experimenting with fresh ideas, and preppy, fun productions.
What they do: One of the largest established teams in Singapore, The Wedding Entourage promises memorable experiences couples and guests are unlikely to forget in a hurry. “It is our responsibility to dream up the best possible experience that resonates with personality and meaning for savvy and sophisticated couples. Classy and elegant, fun and chic, or stunning and glamorous, we make sure the most important day in a couple’s life plays out beautifully. And, as we work with reputable vendors and our partners, The Flying Dutchman events team, The Graphic Designers and Artiste Management, there’s nothing we can’t or won’t do,” says Caroline.
20 Tanjong Pagar Road, tel: 6222-9918.
Meet the team: Founders Vivian Ng and Olivia Low, who used to be in banking, got into wedding planning soon after Olivia, also a graduate of the Institute of Certified Wedding Planners, conceptualized and planned her own Paris-themed wedding with Vivian’s help in 2012.
What they do: “We create exquisite bespoke indoor and outdoor wedding celebrations that are a perfect reflection of each couple and their love story. Also, whether intimate or large-scale, our dedicated team ensures all couples enjoy a highly personal and meticulous planning service,” says the pair. Our Fairytale Wedding, which only does a limited number of weddings a year, works with such hotels as The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, and Raffles Hotel Singapore, as well as well-known vendors like Silhouette The Atelier and Lightedpixels Photography.
“No request is impossible. From conceptualizing the theme to executing it on the actual day, our weddings reflect a couple’s personalities and heritage.”
– Weiwei Tan (centre) withVivian Ngiam (left) and Bendy Ho
Meet the team: Believing that all celebrations, especially weddings, should have unique touches, Chere: Weddings and Parties takes pride in each and every step of the whole planning process. Founder Weiwei Tan is the lead wedding consultant.
Vivian Ngiam is also a wedding consultant. Bendy Ho, the weddings and events engineer, works out timelines for couples and is the actual-day coordinator, and Foo Cheng Wen is the business development manager.
What they do: “No request is impossible. From conceptualizing the theme to executing it on the actual day, our weddings reflect the bride and groom’s personalities and heritage. Plus, whether
you’re having an intimate gathering or a banquet, you don’t have to worry about the nitty-gritty details.”
330C Tanjong Katong Road, tel: 6881-0510.
“We bring more than just pretty details to each wedding. Our passion is creating elegant, luxurious and personalized celebrations couples and their guests will rave about for years to come.”
– Hannah Chong (right) and Kim Tay
Meet the team: Creative Director Hannah Chong and Operations Director Kim Tay have over 12 years of wedding planning experience and design expertise between them. Hannah’s team focuses on conceptualization – from lighting and settings to stage and wedding cake designs. Kim handles all other aspects of the planning process.
What they do: One-of-a-kind celebrations reflecting a couple’s personalities and desires are the core of their business. “We bring more than just pretty details to each wedding. Our passion is creating elegant, luxurious and personalized celebrations couples and their guests will rave about for years to come. The company has created some of the most opulent fantasy weddings here as well as lavish destination celebrations in places like Bali, Penang, Chennai, Tokyo and the Seychelles. But that’s not all. It now has an online boutique as well that carries couture flower girl dresses, stationery, party ware, and the like. Called Celebrate Heaven, it even has an RSVP system for guests.
8 Jalan Kilang Barat, #04-09 Central Link, tel: 6220-0378.