Why Hiring a Planner Could Save Your Destination Wedding

Bride with vendor walking through wedding venue

Destination weddings offer couples a unique opportunity to exchange vows in exotic locales, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and immersed in different cultures. However, orchestrating a celebration in a remote location comes with its own set of challenges, from navigating international regulations to coordinating with local vendors and ensuring a seamless experience for guests. This is…

Read More

The Perfect Destination Bridesmaid Dresses

bridesmaids in blush Dessy dresses

The Dessy Group is a woman-owned company founded in 1939 by Margot Rosenthal who was a bridal veil and headpiece designer. In the 1950s, Dessy started manufacturing bridal and bridesmaid dresses and today is still family-owned. BUT they are definitely not your mother’s (or grandmother’s) bridesmaid dresses. Not only does Dessy have inclusive sizing from…

Read More

Lavender Wedding Dreams at Lake Garda’s Villa Cortine

Wedding couple kissing among ceremony arch and flowers

On the storied Italian peninsula of Sirmione on Lake Garda, a lavender lover’s dream wedding inspiration unfolded at the opulent Villa Cortine Palace Hotel. Jane Handel of Jane Handles Weddings, the creative force behind the event, explains the reasoning behind the location choice. “With sweeping views in all directions, the hotel gardens enjoy sunrises over…

Read More

Coastal California Elopement Inspiration

couple on the california coast

When we first set eyes on this gorgeous styled shoot that took place in Jenner, California, we knew it had to be shared with all of you! Hosted by Sonoma County Shootouts, these lovely shots were captured in an area called Goat Rock near the mouth of the Russian River, known for its scenic shoreline and…

Read More

Moroccan Elopement Inspiration in the California Desert

Wedding couple posed in front of camel in Moroccan style Elopement

J. Emmanuel Photography and Areli Event Design, both wedding vendors located in Southern California are always partnering and bouncing ideas back and forth for photoshoots. They thrive off of each other’s creative energy. So when Juan of J. Emmanuel Photography reached out to Tonette Shafer of Areli Event Design with the idea of a Moroccan-style…

Read More

Whimsical Garden Wedding at Atlanta’s Historic Swan House

Located within the verdant gardens of the beloved Swan House, this wedding editorial encapsulates the essence of enduring grace and love. The Swan House, an iconic landmark in Atlanta recognized for its neoclassical design and captivating ambiance, provides the perfect backdrop for a truly enchanting celebration. Radiating grandeur and refined allure, this editorial invites you…

Read More

Tips for Black Brides’ to Achieve Dream Wedding Day Hair

As a Black bride with textured hair, achieving your ideal wedding look shouldn’t be a challenge, regardless of the destination. With the help of Tyshenna Phillips, Expert Braider from Rebundle, a certified trichologist, and owner of Empowhairment you can address concerns about weather-related factors and ensure your hair and scalp are in optimal condition for…

Read More

10 Steal-Worthy Ideas from a Luxury Wedding Conference

Aerial view of resort in Boca Raton, Florida

You may wonder what a wedding conference geared toward educating and inspiring wedding planners, designers, florists, wedding venues, and photographers (among others) has to do with planning your own destination wedding. But I’m here to tell you, the abundance of ideas and helpful advice you can garner for your upcoming nuptials is hard to fathom.…

Read More

With Love From Paris: Styled Wedding Inspiration

A destination wedding gives couples the chance to create an experience that delivers all the best the location of their dreams has to offer. Paris, France is a city that is synonymous with romance and love. There’s so much inspiration in this famous city to fuel an extraordinary wedding, big or small. We had the…

Read More

An Elegant Wedding Photoshoot in France’s Loire Valley

In the heart of the picturesque Loire Valley, where French villages whisper tales of romance, wines flow like poetry, and chateaus stand as regal guardians of history, a styled wedding photo shoot unfolded at the magnificent Chateau de Jalesnes. This enchanting collaboration was the brainchild of visionary wedding planner, Britt Jones, who, in partnership with…

Read More