Just engaged: Ariel Lin says ‘I do’ on her 32nd birthday

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Taiwanese actress Ariel Lin got engaged to her boyfriend Charles Lin, on her 32nd birthday in Taipei on Wednesday (Oct 29). The 50-table dinner event was held at the Ambassador Hotel, reported Taiwan media.

The actress, who has starred in numerous popular idol dramas, told reporters at the event that she had “never been so nervous” and could not sleep the night before. It was the first time the public had a look at the TV sweetheart’s fiance, Taiwanese-American businessman Charles Lin, who admitted during a press conference in the afternoon that he was “very nervous”. The Lins have known each other for 14 years but only started dating in 2012. The couple will hold their wedding on Dec 24.

The star-studded guest list included Taiwanese celebrities including Chen Bo Lin, Kai Ko, Christine Fan and husband “Blackie”. Many celebrities took to social media to extend their congratulations.

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Fashion: Inbal Dror Fall 2015 Collection

Israeli designer Inbal Dror is known for her form-fitting designs that are anything but conservative. The designer showcases the same knowledge towards cutting flattering silhouettes for female bodies in her latest Fall 2015 collection, which features a mix of sleek flowing dresses, dramatic mermaid trains, and a more regal look with full ball gowns.

On the whole, we think the collection is modern and sexy, without losing its sophistication. We are loving the use of champagne in the colour palette, and the simple but elegant styling with polished up-dos styled with tiaras and a clean face with just a tinge of coral in the lip. Check out Inbal Dror’s Fall 2015 collection below!

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We are loving this updated take on Inbal Dror’s signature form-fitting dresses. The use of fringe on top of the base of a simple sweetheart neckline fitted dress is just so on trend.

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These two dresses embody much of what Inbal Dror does best — form-fitting dresses in glamorous silhouettes. These two dresses in the mermaid and trumpet silhouettes are simply beautiful.

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Look all regal in these two dresses that draw inspiration from royalty. The first features a high neckline that is reminiscent of Victorian courts, while the second pairs a sweetheart neckline mermaid silhouette dress with a beautiful beaded sheer cover-up with a mandarin collar.

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Illusion details are all the rage this season and these two dresses are executed to perfection. We love the first dress’s illusion neckline which cuts to a deep-V and is embellished with luxe feather details. The second dress mimics the same neckline, but comes with sheer lace sleeves — great for brides who are mindful of their arms!

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We always love a designer who does great bridal separates that can be worn again after the wedding, and this look in Inbal Dror’s Fall 2015 collection is right on our hit list. Inbal Dror softens an otherwise conservative jacket by designing it in lace. The piece paired with a ball gown skirt creates a regal and formal look.

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For another interpretation of the ball gown skirt, Inbal Dror paired it with a top cut in a sleek and minimalist silhouette. The two different uses of the ball gown skirt showcases how versatile the collection is.

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Definitely not for a shy bride, these two dresses manage to be sexy and bold without showing a whole lot of skin. The first dress is the classic embodiment of “peek-a-boo sexy”, with its sheer panels that give away a hint of skin, and its bold use of not one but two slits to give a generous amount of leg. The second dress is slightly toned down while still maintaining the same sheer details and slits.

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Another thing we love about Inbal Dror’s Fall 2015 collection is how she thoughtfully designed a range of beautiful cover-ups that are absolutely practical for the regular bride. This look pairs a deep-V sleeveless dress with a sheer beaded cover-up that adds a touch of luxe to the overall effect.

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Inbal Dror shows us simple is best with this simple but charming look. We love the pleated skirt, and the subtle shimmer that is bound to be beautiful under the lights!

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Last but not least, we thought it was notable that the collection also featured a classic tea-length dress!

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George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin’s wedding celebrations continue…

Nearly a month after their lavish wedding in Venice, the celebration of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin’s union hasn’t ended. This time round, the gorgeous couple held their second wedding party in England on October 25 at the Danesfield House in Buckinghamsire.

DailyMail said the couple were holding the huge bash for family and friends, including those who were not at the London civil ceremony or the lavish Italian bash.

About her daughter’s marriage to the 56-year-old actor, Amal’s mother reportedly told The Telegraph: “We are all very happy. We’re so looking forward to celebrating Amal and George’s marriage here. This is a lovely place for it. It will be very special.”

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Fashion alert! Amal Alamuddin-Clooney has done it again! With her long dark locks perfectly tousled for the special event, Amal wowed the crowd in a stunning gold gown designed by the late Oscar de la Renta, complemented with a bold red lip that popped against the gold. (Picture credit to here)

La Valencia’s US$1 Million Wedding Package

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With its ocean-front location, La Valencia can provide the ultimate luxury beach wedding. (Photo from Yahoo, courtesy of La Valencia)

For couples who are dreaming of your one and only luxury wedding, the La Valencia Hotel in California has just the package for you — a whooping US$1 million wedding package that will have you feeling like an A-lister Hollywood celebrity.

The extravagant wedding package comes with top-class perks such as use of a private yacht, five-star chefs, premier florists, and of course, your own couture wedding gown designer and Hollywood make-up artists. For transfers for the bridal party, La Valencia will provide use of private business jets and luxury cars. We can only describe this mind-blowing package with one word — wow!

Apart from the bridal party, your guests will also feel like total VIPs as the hotel can provide accommodation for up to 125 guests, complete with housekeepers, concierge services, and full access to the hotel’s facilities and activities such as yoga, kayaking and golf.

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Couples can have their wedding dinner on La Valencia’s private yacht. (Photo from Yahoo, courtesy of La Valencia)

“From the big picture to the tiniest details — luxury invitations, guest welcome notes, picnic baskets, excursion maps, bespoke furniture, custom place settings, and even parting gifts at the Farewell Brunch — everything will be designed to express your wedding vision,” said Rita Moore, La Valencia’s Director of Sales & Marketing. “All you’ll need to do is arrive and enjoy.”

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The menu for your wedding dinner will be served up by five-star chefs at La Valencia.(Photo from Yahoo, courtesy of La Valencia)

While this wedding package is currently only available at La Valencia’s California property, the hotel has plans to expand it to its properties at Monaco, Tuscany, St. Tropez, Ibiza, and St. Barths as well. Sounds like a great destination wedding already!

Well, not all of us can afford such a wedding package with this astronomical price tag, but we sure can dream about our superstar wedding! What do you think?

(Read the original article on Yahoo.)

Cool Weddings: A bouquet made out of Harry Potter books?

Going by the popularity of the Harry Potter movie series, it’s pretty natural for fans to want to incorporate the book into the most magical day of their lives — their wedding. Which is exactly what this bride did- by transforming pages from “Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone” into her wedding bouquet

As the Huffington Post reports, Veronica Garcia first got the idea when she saw book page bouquets on Etsy. “While weddings are about “two people coming together… I wanted to carry something that stood for me and me alone.” I’d say she accomplished that pretty well, wouldn’t you?”

The flowers, made from pages taken from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, were fashioned at a stationary shop, and Garcia arranged the bouquet herself. The results, I think, are just as enchanting as anything you’d find at Hogwarts.

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