1. DESTINATION WEDDINGS
Singer Ciara married American football quarterback Russell Wilson at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West said "I do" in a 16th century castle in Florence, Italy. Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz married right by the water on the French island of Corsica.
Travel TV host Denise Keller wed creative director Robert Gaxiola at a private beach wedding at Banyan Tree Ungasan in Bali. You can, too. South-east Asia is famed for its beautiful beach resorts, and many happen to be in Phuket and Bali, both of which are in easy reach from Singapore – and popular with jetsetting Singaporean brides.
BUDGET TIP: You can fly to an all-inclusive resort, get married and stay for a deluxe honeymoon for less than it would cost you to host a celebration at home. Consider a smaller guest list and putting them up in more affordable hotels to stay within budget.
2. WEDDING GOWNS
Celebrity brides will stop at nothing to get the dress of their dreams. Angelababy wore a custom Dior couture gown, Angelina Jolie went with Atelier Versace. Sofia Vergara had on a custom Zuhair Murad.
BUDGET TIP: If you want the same look without spending a fortune, look out for the sample sales at bridal boutiques that carry international labels. Alternatively, since it's unlikely that you will be wearing this gown again, you could rent one and s