You can curate all the Pinterest boards you want for your dream wedding aesthetic, but there’s no fully executing it on your own without the creative direction of a wedding stylist. Experts at their field, the best wedding stylists carefully collaborate with their clients to achieve the couple’s fantasy nuptials, while staying within their budget all at the same time. They’re resourceful, hands-on, meticulous and deliberate with their choices, and can adapt to, or even elevate, their client’s vision. Book a wedding stylist with these skills and you’re as good as gold on your special day’s visual front.
With quite the selection of events stylists at your fingertips, cut yourself some slack and narrow down your choices to some of the most sophisticated stylists in the industry with the help of our list, below!
A wedding stylist roundup isn’t complete without Gideon Hermosa. A stylist to the stars, his brimming repertoire as of late includes Iza Calzado and Ben Wintle’s wedding, along with Kylie Padilla and Aljur Abrenica’s nuptials. With a hefty list of clients under his belt, and the sheer spectacle of his craft—as evidenced by his Instagram feed—his extravagant work for The Events Studio remains unmatched. From a filmic fantasy, to your lush floral dreams, Gideon can deliver practically any wedding reception theme you could ever think of, and elevate that ten-fold. Case in point: who could forget Kim Yap and Jarvis Sy’s jaw dropping grand after-wedding celebration at the Marriot Hotel?
Contact: Cel. no. 0927 795 9465 (by appointment only)
Location: Unit 32J Belton Place Makati, Chino Roces cor. Yakal St., Makati
2. Robert Blancaflor
Having worked at the events industry for over 15 years, Robert Blancaflor is a veteran at the styling game. As per their official website, his events company, the Robert Blancaflor Group houses a wide range of trusted creatives all pros at their own fields from floral stylists, graphic artists, to production managers, and more. Their body of work isn’t just limited to local weddings, as they boast spearheading events all over Asia, including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau, and India. Robert’s recent work involves styling Dani Barretto and Xavi Panlilio’s wedding, where he transformed The Manila Peninsula’s Rigodon ballroom into an elegantly old-time and opulent feast for the eyes.
Contact: Tel. nos. 570 3883, 401 0996; Cel. no. 0917 622 2869
Location: G/F Danny Floro Building, C. Raymundo Avenue, Pasig
3. Dave Sandoval
As mentioned in an interview with Preview, Dave Sandoval is all about providing his clients with “timeless, classic, and elegant styling from conceptualization to implementation.” Both a stylist and a florist, a quick scroll through his body of work on Instagram proves this so, highlighting his signature ostentatious burst of floral décor, gorgeously organized to keep things sophisticated and tasteful. Adding to his impeccable work is the splendidly lavish Game of Thrones-themed wedding that brought all our GOT fantasies to life, last year.
Contact: Cel. no. 0917 701 8178
4. Teddy Manuel
Teddy Manuel and his team at Flowers and Events have already established their hold in the wedding industry as a well-known and trusted supplier. When it comes to his core aesthetic, Teddy’s intricate art deco ceiling designs, coupled with his love for finely placed blooms make for a creative and fresh wedding setup. Unlike other stylists who love to take liberties with an extravagant feast of flora and fauna, Teddy believes in keeping things simple for that touch of elegance, which he provides for most his clients.
Contact: Tel. nos. 354 1676, 480-1719; Cel. no. 0916-554-8993
Location: Sy-Quia Apartment Unit 114, 2021 M. H. Del Pilar Street, Malate, Manila
5. Wild Reverie
Simple and chic, Wild Reverie Creative Studio is best known for their signature fine-art weddings. Inspired by art, poetry, and nature, this team seeks to make sure that every little detail of their designs hold meaning for the bride and groom. With their penchant for more minimal, classic set-ups, with most centered on rustic, candle-lit décor, they’re vision is a good fit for quaint yet sophisticated themes, and intimate wedding receptions. Aside from, this you may also hire them to mount your IG-worthy prenup shoot as they also art direct photography sessions.
6. Henry Pascual
Fulfill your topiary garden dreams with wedding stylist Henry Pascual. A pro at delivering believable nature themes, Henry can effortlessly weave in outdoor elements into indoor venues for the forest fantasy reception of your dreams. With over 17 years of events styling experience you can bet he knows exactly how to bring to life any Pinterest mood board you present him, while sticking to your allotted budget.
Contact: Cel. no. 09173237921
7. Amante Fleurs
Speaking of nature, if you’re the type of bride drawn to garden blooms and floral décor, consider working with Amante Fluers. Named after the French word fleurs, this styling company aptly specializes in the use of flowers for its styling jobs. Aside from decking your reception venue with your preferred floral picks, whether they be plump peonies or dreamy cherry blossoms, part of its services also include decorating the altar floral arrangement, petals and toss bouquet, offertory flowers, as well as arranging the flowers for your bridal car.
Contact: Cel. no. 0916 665 5496; Tel. no. 395 9921
Location: 28A Columbia Street, Cubao, Quezon City
8. Michael Ruiz
Dreaming of a white Christmas wedding? Look no further than events stylist Michael Ruiz. Starting off in 2008 as a strictly floral styling business under the name Flower and Design Station, Michael has since expanded his company to handle the entire breadth of events styling. Michael’s aesthetic is all about extravagance and grandeur, as he carefully crafts to bring about the luxury in every venue he touches. He may well be every maximalist bride’s dream.
Contact: Cel. no. 0917 721 0049
9. Nikki Chatto
If you love an extravagantly romantic setting, Nikki Chatto is the stylist to book. Marked by her dramatic entryways and magnificent ceilings crawling with lux hanging décor, she expertly marries opulence with sophistication for a lavish yet tasteful celebration.
Contact: Cel. no. 0917 850 0889
10. Jo Claravall
Neck-craning gorgeous chandelier décor, and tall imposing centerpieces characterize Jo Claravall’s signature design. An esteemed veteran stylist, Jo perfectly matches your vision with your budget, and can work well with just about any theme handed to her, from a polished white garden wedding, to Chesca Kramer and Doug Kramer’s rustic chic 10th year anniversary feast.