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LOOK: The Joyous Despedida de Soltera of Nicole Tantoco

The bride's parents Donnie and Crickette Tantoco threw the gorgeous bash at Whitespace Manila.
IMAGE JAJA SAMANIEGO
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As an official goodbye to singlehood, Rustan Commercial Corporation President Donnie Tantoco and his wife, Crickette, threw a despedida de soltera for their daughter, Nicole, who is marrying architect Miko de los Reyes.

The night was filled with love, laughter, and dancing. See the photos from the joyous despedida de soltera below.

Close family and friends were welcomed to the despedida de soltera.


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The entrance was adorned with hanging greenery.


The set-up was all about natural and rustic elements.


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The tables were decorated with lamps, candles, and delicate sprigs of baby's breath.


A closer look at the tablescape.


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The pastel-hued desserts were not to be missed.


A grazing table made for the perfect appetizer spread.


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The table was filled with cheese, cold cuts, bread, and fruits.

The photo area was accessorized with a porch swing...


...While a memory tree served as the backdrop.


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Guests were requested to take a card and write down their favorite memory with the bride-to-be.

The bride and groom-to-be.


Rustan's co-founder Bienvenido Tantoco arrives at the party.


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The bride's grandfather, Rico Tantoco, poses with daughter Katrina Tantoco-Lobregat and her daughters.


Sancho Sison and Camille Tantoco.


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Christian Tantoco, Nicole Tantoco, Miko de los Reyes.


Michael and Kathy Huang with the couple.


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Donnie Tantoco and Noey Tantoco Lopez.


Tessa Alindogan, Crickette Tantoco, Nena Tantoco, Kathy Huang.


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Maritess Pineda with the couple.


Filipino indie singer, rapper and songwriter Curtismith was one of the performers.


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Afterward, the bride's father, Donnie Tantoco, danced to some tunes from The Greatest Showman.


The special performance was enjoyed by the couple and the crowd.


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This was followed by a performance by Paolo Tantoco, Dina Arroyo Tantoco, and Katrina Tantoco-Lobregat.


Andrew Reyes Laurel and Patrick Orosa.


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Monique Toda and Tessa Prieto-Valdes.


There was a Broadway-style performance named "Broadchella," led by jazz dance group Whiplash.


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But the real highlight was Donnie Tantoco's advice to his daughter.


He told her: "Fix your eyes on Jesus."

Margie Moran Floirendo, Jesus and Maritess Pineda.


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Guests couldn't help but dance the night away.


The couple share a moment.


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See more scenes from the bash below:



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All photos by Jaja Samaniego

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Paolo Chua is a style writer based in Manila. He writes about everything fashion related for Town & Country Philippines and is a fan of French style, period dramas, and all things preppy.
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