Wedding Gown Designer Rania Hatoum Tied The Knot in an Elegant Black and Gold Wedding at St. Regis Hong Kong

If you’re a fan of wedding gown designer Rania Hatoum, then you won’t want to miss out on her stunning wedding day at St. Regis Hong Kong. Her wedding was an elegant celebration filled with flowers and details that came in a black and gold palette. Of course, our eyes were drawn to all of Rania’s custom gowns–she wore three stunning creations that blew us away. She also made custom dresses for her bridesmaids who were all clad in black ensembles. Rania and Jamie’s special day will inspire you with its grandeur and sophistication. Let’s indulge a little bit more by going through the rest of CM Gallery‘s photos together.

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Airbrush vs Traditional Makeup: Which One is For You?

How you will look on the most special day of your life is one of the top priorities for all brides-to-be. So when it comes to makeup, a popular question among brides is whether to go for airbrush or traditional makeup. What’s the difference? Which one will best suit your needs? Today, we hope to help you figure out which one is for you. We’ve listed out the difference between and some pros and cons to consider. Read on to find out what kind of wedding day makeup you should go for.

[From: This Couple Planned A Simple Outdoor Ceremony in a Month / Photo: MC Photography]


What is airbrush makeup and what is traditional makeup and how do they differ?

Airbrush makeup refers to makeup that is applied with a special air compression machine. This machine sprays on a very fine layer of foundation onto the skin. This machine requires silicone-based on water-based foundations with formulas specifically made to work withe the air compressor–in other words, you can’t just use any kind of foundation with the air compressor. Because of the machine, airbrush makeup results in a very light and flawless finish.

Traditional makeup refers to makeup–either in liquid, cream, or powder form–that is applied using different kinds of makeup tools. These tools include all kinds of brushes and sponges. Makeup artists have a wide variety of foundation products to use for traditional makeup for all kinds of skin types, making traditional makeup a very versatile option.

Let’s move on to the pros and cons of each.


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This Bride Wore a Beautiful Traditional Attire for Her Chinese Pre-wedding Ceremony

Today’s wedding set our hearts aflutter so we can’t wait for you to see all these captivating photos by Aura Photo. Jinqiu and Wuge’s wedding day was filled with beautiful details. Elegant details in blush and white filled every corner of their wedding venue. For the Chinese pre-wedding ceremony, Jinqiu donned an elaborate traditional dress and headdress. Afterwards, she changed into a stunning Pronovias wedding gown. Lastly, their wedding included the most touching moments–from the time Jinqui appeared on the aisle, all the way until the fireworks at the end of the night. Keep scrolling to see more now.

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8 Qualities to Look for In a Wedding Photographer and Videographer

When it comes to the person (or team) what will be documenting the most special day in your life, you want to make sure you pick the right people for the job. How do you know who is the right person? What should you be looking out for when selecting a wedding photographer and videographer? In this article, you’ll find out exactly what you need to pay attention to once you start canvassing potential photographers and videographers. Here goes.

[From: Faith in Each Other Inspired This Couple To Proceed with Their Wedding During the Pandemic / Photo: Patrick Photography]

Let’s start with the basics.

The first 5 things you should look at are: Training or education, experience, reviews from other brides and grooms, previous work samples, and equipment.

But beyond these technicalities, let’s talk about other intangible qualities that you should look for. These qualities will set the vendor apart from everyone else and really count, especially since you want a picture perfect wedding day.


(1) Passion

Photography and videography are creative professions and passion is a vital quality to keep the work ethic quality aflame. A photographers and videographers who are passionate will also not settle for anything less–they will always want to create only the best photos for you.

[From: A Rustic Garden Wedding with a Warm and Inviting Palette / Photo: GOOD DAY Photography]

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