Shopping around for the prettiest details, snazziest wedding outfits, and most phenomenal wedding vendors – a bride-to-be's big mission – is no easy feat in Singapore. And while massive wedding expos are an obvious place to start, sometimes it's at smaller, curated fairs, markets and bazaars where you'll find unexpected gems. As we've learnt, the upcoming Boutiques at the Pit Building - besides being a shopping fiend's dream! – can help you tick a few things off your wedding checklist when it pops up on 11 and 12 March.
Out of all the splendid stalls to visit, making a beeline to local jeweller Carrie K.'s booth is a must. Her 'Opposites Attract' series of mixed-metal wedding rings are both minimal-chic and symbolic, and she's ace at creating gorgeous bespoke rings too. Plus, you might find bridesmaids gifts among her ingeniously playful jewellery collections.
Looking your most glamorous self as you walk down the aisle calls for an amazing make-up artist, and Cheryl Ow may be the maven you're looking for. With a wealth experience in weddings, fashion and commercial shoots, events and more, Cheryl has a knack for understanding how to make you look like a star under all kinds of lighting – both in the flesh and in photos.
To help your husband and groomsmen look extra dashing on the big day, pick up a couple of handsome Panama hats from Hat of Cain. Hand-woven with Toquilla straw, these lightweight toppers are ideal accessories for sunny outdoor ceremonies.
And if you've started your bridal body regime, BASE Athletica has heaps of trendy, comfortable activewear that you can rock while working out, whether you've signed up for a calorie-busting personal training sesh or an invigorating pilates class.