As one of the editors at Style Me Pretty, I see hundreds upon hundreds of weddings. So out of the 500+ submissions that come across my desk every week, which ones stand out right away? Which ones make my heart beat a bit faster even after years of looking at celebrations and “I do’s”?
Beginning in the early 90’s I applied my background in marketing, public relations and eye for innovation to the design, creation and launch of the Beverly Hills based fine jewelry company Alan Friedman. Now an award-winning industry leader, Alan Friedman Company has created one-of-a-kind pieces for Hollywood’s elite.
Planning a wedding can be a year long process that can be filled with do’s and don’ts, traditions and new styles. Some wedding trends last for years (vintage themes and mason jars anyone?), and others look out of date in the blink of an eye.
So all the wedding planning is complete and now it’s time to enjoy the big day. Well, even if you still have some planning to do, use this as an opportunity to take a mental vacation and think instead about what comes after the big day: the honeymoon!
It may be 2016, but electronic save-the-dates continue to be a point of contention for many. In my experience, I’ve encountered a few couples who opt for email save-the-dates—sometimes it turns out just fine, sometimes the result is mixed.
We’re typically knee-deep in wedding gift bags at the height of wedding season so we’ve seen lots of options. In our experience, about 40 percent of couples choose to provide welcome bags. If most of the guests are from out of town or if it is a destination wedding, hotel bags are even more likely.