Plan Your Wedding Photos | Expert Advice

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Plan Your Wedding Photos You’ve booked your wedding photographer and the big day is getting closer. Now it’s time to plan out your photos and prepare yourself. Here’s how, with tips from our expert panel member and wedding photographer, Maria Sundin! Get your money’s worth You’ve probably spent a fair portion of your budget on […]

Wedding Planning Tips: How to Involve Your Loved Ones Abroad


 How to Involve Your Loved Ones Abroad During my own wedding planning process, I often felt a little down being so far away from my mum, aunties and best friends back home – a feeling I’m sure many of you can relate to as expatriates in the UAE. So, today, I am bringing you some […]

The Diary Of A Real BCME Bride | Always Have A Plan B: Part 1

Diary of a real bride

The Diary Of A Real BCME Bride  Today, our real bride-to-be contributor ‘Salwa’ touches on a sensitive subject. See below for Salwa’s third bridal diary entry in the lead up to her big day in October. Hi fellow brides, this week I’ll be sharing my wedding turmoil’s concerning a subject I think wedding planners rarely […]

Choosing Your Bridal Party!


Choosing Your Bridal Party! Are you agonising over which friends and/or relatives to ask to be your bridesmaids and maid/matron of honour? Selecting the bridal party can be difficult for even the most blunt and straightforward bride-to-be. Consider these factors before making your choices: How many? Are you a bride with a few close friends, or […]

Introducing the Engage Academy | Our first workshop for wedding vendors


Introducing the Engage Academy Earlier last month on 4 July, I launched the very first Engage Academy workshop for wedding entrepreneurs, in partnership with my business-savvy friend Shikkha over at The Since launching nearly two years ago, I’ve met with many established wedding professionals as well as those who are new to the […]

Unique Wedding Favours Available In The UAE

The Evil Eye Wedding Favors

Wedding Favours In The UAE Are you looking for something slightly different as your wedding giveaway? Tired of the traditional sugared almond? Check out our list of unique wedding favours available right here in the UAE. Personalised matchboxes Having a box of matches around the home always comes in handy. Some people even collect matches […]

8 Table Number Ideas for Your Wedding


8 Table Number Ideas for Your Wedding Table numbers are popular as décor pieces of their own at weddings these days, and can complement surrounding table decorations and the theme of your wedding nicely.  Here, we feature eight of our favourite wedding table number ideas – many of which can easily be DIY projects. Balloons Make […]

The Diary of a Real BCME Bride | Salwa Chamsi-Pasha – Choosing the Gown

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The Diary of a Real BCME Bride  Hello Fellow Brides! I’m currently in the thick of wedding planning and following my first post, I am back with even more to divulge, in my second BCME real bride diary entry. Today, it’s all about THE GOWN! As I sat in the passenger seat of our 1990s Mercedes, the […]