Movie Monday: Bride Wars

Don’t you sometimes feel that preparing for a wedding has become a “competition”? In the aim to have the best and get the best, together with all the external pressures brides get to have THE perfect wedding – from Pinterest perfect weddings to heck, even wedding blogs (guilty!) – wedding preparation has become an immense job of prepping up and competing with other brides to be the first to book the creme […]

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Movie Monday: Meet the Fockers

Yes, that’s right, this movie is actually a rich source of wedding inspirations. A sequel to Meet the Parents, this movie rightfully ends with the wedding of Greg and Pam — a riotous but fun celebration by the lake. photo source: IMDB While their reception decors were vibrant and super colorful, I decided to take snippets of inspirations only and have come up with a much tamer version of their […]

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Movie Monday: Oz the Great and Powerful

I never really thought I’d be using the colors Red, Green and Yellow in one mood board. Well, that was before the “The Wizard of Oz ” wedding theme idea came up. Think of the Yellow Brick Road, the Ruby Slippers, and the Emerald City. You get the picture? The movie Oz the Great and Powerful was set 20 years before the events of the original novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz […]

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Movie Monday: Romeo + Juliet

This classic tale of star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, comes alive in this 1996 Baz Luhrmann film where modern meets vintage. The original dialogue was retained – to my delight – I love it when they make Shakespeare’s plays into films and use the original lines. photo source: IMDB What I love about the style in this film is that, it managed to stay hip and modern but did not veer […]

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Movie Monday: 50 First Dates

Say Aloha! to today’s movie feature starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore: 50 First Dates. Shot in the tropical paradise, Hawaii, the movie is about Henry (Adam Sandler) falling in love with Lucy (Drew Barrymore) who is suffering from short-term memory loss. Lucy previously suffered a severe head trauma causing her short-term memory, which requires Henry to reintroduce himself and woo her everyday, as she forgets she’s met him the […]

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Movie Monday: Forrest Gump

This film has become an instant favorite when it showed in 1994. Starring Tom Hanks, the movie tells the ups and downs of the life of his character Forrest Gump. While the movie depicts several decades of Forrest’s life, the mid-1960’s Hippie/ Boho-Chic era was heavily showcased in the film, highlighting the colorful, romantic, free-spirited boheme style – think Kate Moss! photo source: IMDB Embrace your individuality and take inspiration […]

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