Love is Unstoppable: Planning a Wedding Amid a Pandemic
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Love is Unstoppable: Planning a Wedding Amid a Pandemic

Love is Unstoppable: Planning a Wedding Amid a Pandemic

Weddings | July 31, 2021
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Planning a wedding despite an ongoing pandemic may not be easy, but love (and a capable team) will find a way to make it happen.

For couples, the experience of planning your wedding is something that both of you should enjoy and remember. You will, later on, realize that this was the first step to actually building your life as a married couple. 

Despite the ever-changing rules—brought about by the pandemic—Alessa and Chris still pushed through with planning their wedding. Even during the middle of the lockdown and while they were generally apart, they both had great hopes that the restrictions will ease out in time for their wedding. 

Of Virtual Plans and More

Because my team and I specialize in destination weddings, it was already a given that we were already used to planning via Viber and Whatsapp group messages, Zoom meetings, and quick phone calls. But even then, this couple made it feel a lot easier.

They were ready and willing to adjust to however the new protocols will be, come the time of their wedding. If this means fewer guests, no entertainment, no alcohol, and minimal setup, they were prepared. 

All they wanted was to already start the rest of their lives together. 

When the wedding finally happened—though smaller than what they have originally wanted—it was still a dream come true. Everything was truly special and beautiful, despite all the tribulations brought about by the pandemic. Their closest family and friends were able to all attend—some in person and some via a Zoom live broadcast. 

The day went by very fast, as expected, and they were all able to cherish every moment—all while following the safety protocols at the same time. Best wishes to the happy couple!

A Message to Our Dear Pandemic Wedding Couples

Dear wedding couples,  

We know that the pandemic has caused all of you to be consistently frustrated, exhausted, concerned, and anxious. But please know that all your wedding suppliers feel the same. We share every little bit of these feelings with you and trust us when we say that we feel your pain. 

A wedding during these unprecedented times is a lot harder to plan but please keep in mind that it is still very much possible. We personally have had numerous weddings during the pandemic and thankfully, there has not been an outbreak. 

Thus, we firmly believe that for as long as we religiously follow the protocols that are mandated, enjoy responsibly, and do not let our guards down, we can still be assured to have a safe celebration. 

Let us all pray and look forward to the day that we will be able to hug, kiss, and stay very close to our loved ones during celebrations.

Sincerely Yours,

Amanda Tirol

Photographer TOTO VILLARUEL

Videographer BOB NICOLAS

Bridal Gown ROSA CLARA

Stylist GINGER EVENTS STYLING

Lights and Sounds SENSITIVITY

Strings MANILA PHILHARMONIC

Giveaways KEVIN ONG PATISSERIE

Makeup ANTHEA BUENO

Wedding Cake NAKED PATISSERIE

Church Setup SPRUCE

Live Feed EXPERIENCE LIVE

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