Saturday, May 31, 2014

My first time at a bridal fair.

Just last weekend, I went to a bridal fair for the first time ever! The reason was two-fold:

1) to 'window-shop' for bridal-related stuff since I have not actually done that before! Most of my wedding research was actually done online. I guess part of me is worried that I might be missing out on some good deal or awesome vendor by relying solely on the internet. Also, we will be doing our wedding dinner next year (this year is wedding ceremony and lunch), so there is definitely no harm to see what is out there!

2) to drop by and support Audrey who would be catwalking as a bride! :D

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Reliving my bridesmaid days for her, hahaha.

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Throwback to the past when I was a REAL bridesmaid for her lol.

Initially the fiance was supposed to accompany me, but he had some work to catch up, so I just went head alone. Which turned out to be THE BEST DECISION EVER!!

'Cause the people at the bridal fair are so aggressive! :O Imagine that I was there without a partner, and I literally had people jumping in front of me, and asked me, "MISS! DO YOU WANT TO GET MARRIED?" (imagine it in Chinese, and it sounds even more ludicrous wtf). I think if I went with the fiance, the staff will literally tie us to their booths wtf.

And there were a lot of so-called promotions going on, and add on the pushy salespeople, I honestly think that an engaged couple will easily be coaxed into going for a package that may not be that suitable for them.

That's why I still think doing your wedding research online is still the best! Then you have all the time in the world to go through real reviews and vendor portfolios-- which I think is so important. One way to start is by going to a wedding blog or wedding site, for example, is really helpful as it can be searched via colors, categories, themes, and even local vendors! I think it's especially important to really go through all the local photographers, as photography ca really make or break a wedding in my opinion.

Do you girls have any other wedding websites or wedding blogs that you recommend? :) I love to idle away my time on wedding sites, haha.


By the way, if you follow my Dayre, you will know that I was in Bangok over the weekend with Audrey and Bobo!

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Had a great time with these girls on our very un-taitai trip, haha. Will blog about it soon! :D

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