THE WEDDING ALBUM: Anthony Taberna and Rossel Velasco's renewal of vows

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Anthony Taberna and wife Rossel Velasco reaffirm their wedding vows on Monday, January 14, in Tagaytay City.


Anthony Taberna and wife Rossel Velasco reaffirmed their commitment to forever with a second wedding held on Monday, January 14, in Tagaytay City.

The couple decided to renew their vows in celebration of their 11th wedding anniversary.

Rossel made her grand entrance wearing a fully embellished Mak Tumang bridal gown.

Her glam team included Jonathan Velasco for makeup and Jermelson Celestino for hair.

Meanwhile, Anthony wore a gray suit by Paulo Lazaro.

Both of them also wore custom-made shoes from Shoepatos by Doreen Odvina.

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THE WEDDING

A ceremony was held at the Iglesia Ni Cristo Lokal ng EVM in Tagaytay City.

Their wedding was officiated by Brother Dan V. Orosa, minister of the gospel.

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Nice Print Photography shared a part of Anthony's vows for his wife.

The Kapamilya host promised Rossel, "I love you more today than yesterday. That is actually my vow, I will love you until I breathe my last, but I will love you more passionately more happily tomorrow than today because you are my dream come true."

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Rossel and Anthony's eldest daughter Zoey, 10, was one of the bridesmaids while Helga, 8, served as their flower girl.

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Aside from Zoey, Rossel's bridemaids included It's Showtime host Amy Perez, Maria Katrina Ting, Janel Esguerra, Jacqueline Vitangcol, Quezon City Councilor Precious Hipolito-Castelo, Deoanna Bitong, Sheila Santos, Michelle Sy, and Ivy Joson.

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Her Maid of Honor was Heidi Taberna.

Meanwhile, Anthony's groomsmen were Dennis Aliermo, Marcos Taberna, Marlon Santos, Gerry Baja, Atom Araullo, Dr. Anthony Lechon, Bernard Peralta, Rommel Sytin, Jorge Cariño, and Jomar Canlas.

His Best Man was Allan Encarnacion.

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For principal sponsors, the couple got Iglesia Ni Cristo Executive Minister, Brother Eduardo V. Manalo and his wife, Sister Babylyn Manalo.

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The couple's other ninongs were Ramon Ang, Ariel Ureta, Dr. Andres Eduardo, Carlos Gonzales, Alfonso De Veyra, former Senator Robert Jaworski, Engineer Rosseller Tolentino, Ronald Mascarinas, Ross Landon, and Brother Emiliano Magtuto Jr.

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Meanwhile, Anthony and Rossel's ninangs included Grace Manalansan, Leonita Bernabe, Noemi Pineda, Gloria Monica Chua, Pinky Rosagas, Winnie Erquiza, Alice Eduardo, Melinda Sia, Rizza Moises, and Edelyn Go.

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Kris Aquino was also a ninang, but was not able to attend their wedding.

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THE RECEPTION

A wedding reception was held at Fernwood Gardens in Tagaytay City after the ceremony.

Princess Anne Ramos, head planner of Events by Miss P, did full coordination of the couple's wedding.

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According to Princess, Rossel and Anthony planned the whole event in five months.

Both of them were very hands-on with the planning of their second wedding.

Princess told PEP.ph in an interview via Instagram, "Rossel was more hands-on because she’s also a coordinator but for corporate events. We have different concepts and ideas though.

"But in the end, we made sure to make their wedding beautiful and memorable... Ka Tunying was present in several meetings despite his busy schedule."

The couple wanted "paradise" as the theme of their wedding, but more than that, Princess said, "They specifically request to highlight their love for family and religion."

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Events stylist FJ Sionson used mostly pastel-colored flowers to achieve the theme the couple wanted.

Meanwhile, Zuni Catering prepared the sumptuous meals for the couple and their well-loved guests.

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Pastry chef Aileen Conde of Honey Glaze Cakes baked a seven-tier wedding cake for the couple.

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On Honey Glaze Cakes's Instagram account, Aileen shared the inspiration behind the couple's wedding cake, "This towering elegant Victorian themed cake matches perfectly with the garden wedding ambiance of our couple tonight. The metallic finish on the laced body shimmered all through the night."

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MYX VJ Ai dela Cruz and GMA-7 news anchor-host Atom Araullo hosted the couple's wedding reception.

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The couple and their guests witnessed several performances on their special night.

This included Zoey and Helga's cover of the song "Feels Like Home."

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Martin Nievera sang "The Way You Look Tonight."

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Luke Mejares also serenaded the couple with his romantic rendition of "Kahit Kailan."

The bride also prepared two performances for their guests.

She belted out Dionne Warwick's "I'll Never Love This Way Again" while wearing a 3D mapping skirt.

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She also danced to Beyonce's "Crazy In Love."

According to Princess, Rossel only practiced the dance choreography for two days.

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There was also a fireworks display.

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For the second-half of their wedding reception's program, Rossel changed into her gray and gold Michel Cinco dress, which was a gift from Kris Aquino, who first wore it for her People Asia cover in 2018.

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VIP GUESTS

Some of their VIP and celebrity guests included K Brosas...

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Gladys Reyes and husband Christopher Roxas...

ABS-CBN anchor Tina Marasigan...

Politician Alan Peter Cayetano...

Regine Angeles...

Dr. Tony Leachon and Senator Win Gatchalian.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nikko Tuazon is a lifestyle writer with a strong interest in pop culture, fashion, beauty, and music. Connect with him on Instagram at @mrnikkotuazon.


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