10 Things to Consider When Planning Your Wedding Budget

At the beginning of wedding planning, you will need to set your budget. It’s the one thing that really helps get the ball rolling and helps define the wedding details you will be canvassing and booking–venues and vendors alike. You want to make sure that your wedding budget is realistic, of course, so that you can stay within its limits while making your dream wedding come true. In order to arrive at a realistic wedding budget, here are some important things you should consider.


  • Who is paying for the wedding

[From: This Wedding is Full of Classic Blue Details and Ends with a Fun Reception Party at The Hong Kong Country Club / Photo: Carter and Rose]

When coming up with the wedding budget, the first thing you need to consider is who is paying for the wedding. Is is the bride, the groom or both? You might be able to have a bigger budget if you pool resources. Think of the other pre-wedding expense too, when deciding who will pay or shoulder most of the pot, for example, the cash gift of the to the bride’s parents and the engagement ring that the groom bought.


  • How many weddings you’ll have

[From: A Garden Wedding With a Beautiful Mustard and Emerald Green Color Palette / Photo: Moonbird Production]

Naturally, the more weddings you plan to have the bigger a budget you’ll need. Some couples opt for several weddings and at different locations, too, which brings us to the next point to consider.

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Immense Joy and Anticipation Filled This Classic Wedding at Rosewood Hong Kong

Rosewood Hong Kong is well known for its very modern and clean interiors. For their wedding, Catherine and Otto’s wedding took advantage of Rosewood’s look and built a classic wedding around it. They stuck to classic details which included a palette consisting of white and burgundy and gowns with modern silhouettes from La Cérémonie Atelier and Vis-à-vis Bridal. Catherine’s handheld bouquet from Flowerbed didn’t disappoint either. With the harbour as their backdrop and a lifetime of love to look forward to, we could feel the couple’s immense the joy and anticipation through all of Henry F‘s photos. Get your daily fill of love and inspiration from this wedding. Scroll on.

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Aisle Photo Challenge: Here’s a Peek at 4 Different Photography Styles For Your Engagement Shoot

Hello, brides-to-be! Today, we’re having a little fun, so do keep reading to join us now. Today’s feature is a photo challenge with four Hong Kong wedding photographers. Together with The Aisle team, 123cheese Production, miLa story, Johnathan Lee Fine Art Photo, and Binc Photography we had an outdoor engagement shoot challenge. With their camera of choice, these four photographers snapped away with makeup artist Yumi and Emma’s help from Yumi’s makeup & hair. Here’s a peek at what equipment they used and details on the outcome. Learn about each one’s unique style with matching photos of the results! Scroll on for more and don’t forget to check out the video at the end.


miLa story

Mike from miLa story shares that he uses both, film and digital cameras, when taking photos. For digital photos, he uses a Fuji GFX. For the engagement shoot challenge, he shot with a with 50mm manual lens, which has big aperture. miLa story’s photos turned out looking very natural and bright.

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Wed Away with Style at W Hong Kong and Get Special Offers at Their Showcase This October 2020!

If you’re looking for a stylish way to tie the knot, then you’re in for a treat. W Hong Kong is having their Wed Away with Style Wedding Consultation Showcase this coming October 25-26, 2020. Mark your calendars because exclusive offers await at this event! Read on to find out what’s in store for you at the showcase and the prize you can win from The Aisle.



What can you look forward to at the wedding showcase? First and foremost, W Hong Kong is collaborating with The Aisle and MODE to provide you with over 30 professional wedding vendors to help you glam up your big day. Make the most of this opportunity by having private, one-on-one consultations with as many vendors as you want–from photographers, floral stylist, wedding fashion experts, makeup artists, and more.

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8 Tips for a More Personal Virtual Wedding Experience

With only a few family and friends allowed and able to attend weddings these days, brides and grooms have been turning to virtual weddings. Virtual weddings allow all other guests to take part in your special day, so it’s a great way to share your wedding day with everyone despite the current situation. If you’re planning for a virtual wedding too, here are some useful tips to make it a more personal and seamless experience for your guests.


(1) Choose the right platform.

There are many available platforms that you can use. But since you want to make your viewing as easy and convenient as possible, choose a platform that you think will be exactly that. Think of what will be the most comfortable one for everyone.

[Photo by James Yarema on Unsplash]


(2) Test your connection beforehand.

Better to be safe than sorry. Make sure you do some trial runs before the actual wedding. There’s nothing more frustrating for guests than running into technical issues in the middle of your special day.

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