2017 international wedding trend report

2017 Wedding Trends

Great news! The 2017 International Wedding Trend Report, compiled by the International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning has been released! If you’re a part of the wedding industry or a forward-thinking bride, you should definitely take note. So what are the leading trend expert predictions for 2017? Find out by getting your copy of the report here Watch the video here where the Academy’s CEO, Kylie Carson gives a rundown of what to look for in 2017 … [Continue reading]

newest, most exciting concept in destination weddings

Peach and cream bridal bouquet | @aislesociety | #AisleSocietyWeddings #AisleSocietyLovesAbaco

I couldn’t be more thrilled today to introduce you to the newest and most exciting concept in destination weddings… Aisle Society has partnered with Abaco Beach Resort in the Bahamas to offer you Aisle Society Weddings – a carefully curated destination wedding experience designed by your favorite wedding influencers – the ladies of Aisle Society! Aisle Society Weddings takes the stress out of wedding planning and since your destination wedding was … [Continue reading]

palm springs in new orleans

Palm Springs Wedding Style

From Brittany Schlamp Photography – “Josie of Satchel Events and I worked together to show that you can incorporate Palm Springs anywhere you want so long as you utilized the right pieces!” From Brittany Schlamp Photography -"We put together this beautiful Palm Springs styled shoot at Benachi House in New Orleans; when we saw the venue, we knew it was a perfect fit. As the planning continued, we knew we needed a real couple in order to garner those … [Continue reading]

blue blossom – a mix of fresh and classic

Moscow Fine Art Wedding Inspiration Shoot

From Igor Kovchegin Photography – “A white and blue theme underlies the concept of this wedding inspiration shoot. We wanted to make the look of it modern and up to date whilst still classic and timeless. Neoclassic with a touch of romance!” From Igor Kovchegin Photography – “White and blue painted ceramics have been reflected throughout many global cultures. This style started in China and as the East India Company became popular in Europe the style … [Continue reading]

‘just maui’d’ – a hawaii wedding with ‘aloha’ details

Orchid bridal bouquet | Anna Kim Photography

There’s so much to adore about Katrina & Adonis’ wedding in Maui, Hawaii, captured beautifully by Anna Kim Photography and coordinated by Sugar Beach Events. They considered each and every detail and as you’ll see, their wedding was a gorgeous one! Guest comfort and fun from the kids to the adults was a big consideration of theirs and this real wedding is filled with ideas to do the same for your loved ones. Plus, it’s Maui! It really doesn’t get much prettier … [Continue reading]

laid back luxe new york anniversary

Neutral luxe cake display with candles | ©AlexisJuneWeddings | NYC + Destination Wedding Photographer

From Tatiana at Le Petit Tati – “We here at Le Petit Tati believe that good weddings lead to great anniversaries. So, when Stefanie and Thomas were looking to celebrate their milestone and their growing family, we were excited to jump on board!” From Tatiana at Le Petit Tati – “It was clear that Stefanie wanted something timeless, and reflective of who the couple is now after three happy years. She conveyed that the couple was a bit older and, with that … [Continue reading]

destination wedding in jamaica

Jamaica Royalton Blue Waters

Now that you’re engaged give yourself the gift of a destination wedding in the Caribbean! For the right bride, a destination wedding is the only way to go. It’s far less stressful than a wedding at home, a destination wedding saves you money (especially since the guest list self-limits) and Caribbean destination weddings are definitely more fun! I recently had an opportunity to see for myself what a destination wedding and honeymoon in Jamaica at the Royalton … [Continue reading]

rough meets luxe NYE dinner + see you in 2017!

Trendy and chic rough meets luxe NYE dinner with a black and gold color palette at a California Winery | Buena Lane Photography

From Eileen of Buena Lane Photography – “The banquet table in the light-filled atrium at Folktale Winery is simply irresistible for an eloquent dinner party. To provide a cozy atmosphere, stylists Hanni Liliedahl and Patricia Griffen draped sheepskins over each seat to cocoon their guests. Wintery greens such as rosemary and citrus wax dotted the bulky pillar candles. Accents of metallic haberdashery juxtaposed by crisp white linen completed the seasonal take on … [Continue reading]

a vintage brunch wedding editorial

Brunch wedding inspiration and ideas | Rachel Birkhofer Photography

From Rachel Birkhofer Photography – “Sometimes certain restaurant vibes describe you as a creative in every way. So with great faith you ask the owner if they would like to be a part of your vision! Eden Hill is an avant-garde boutique restaurant in the historic Queen Anne neighborhood in Seattle. There is no doubt this gorgeous floral wallpaper, which is displayed beautifully in their dining room, was the perfect statement piece for our vintage wedding brunch … [Continue reading]

rustic-luxe winter wedding

Trio of wedding cakes | Simply Lace Photography

From Simply Lace Photography – “This rustic-luxe inspirational shoot was planned during one of Ontario’s mildest winter’s on record. And yet, as luck would have it, the weather was calling for a major snowstorm on the day of our shoot! Our venue was the luxurious Serenity Cottage, a year-round exclusive waterfront retreat on the shores of Georgian Bay. Using the stunning rustic property as a back drop, we chose deep, moody colors of oxblood and black, which were … [Continue reading]

love on loan: a romantic and soulful fine art wedding editorial

Ukraine Fine Art Wedding

From Kupriyanovy Photography – “This is the love story of a writer and an actress. We were inspired by the famous and romantic tale of Erich Maria Remarque and Marlene Dietrich as our wedding pro dream team adores the novel Love on Loan by Remarque. It’s so romantic and soulful! We decided to create our own interpretation of this tale.” “The story is beginning. What's love at a distance? Only a few people know... It's a longing for starring nights … [Continue reading]

italian secret garden

Fall Garden Wedding in Italy | Matrimoni all’Italiana

From White Cat Wedding – “The wedding inspiration shoot Italian Secret Garden was born thanks to the magical atmosphere that I discovered in this venue the first time I visited it. Cascina Giovanni, in Besana in Brianza (MB) – Italy, near Milan, is a typical Lombard farmstead with an intimate and fascinating greenhouse! Large fields, an infinite variety of flowers and plants, an attention to details, a rustic and charming building, and a small greenhouse flanked … [Continue reading]

springtime urban loft wedding

Springtime Urban Loft Wedding

From Jamie Mercurio Photography – “This sweet little urban chic inspiration shoot was born out of the idea that springtime in Maine is not always as speedy to arrive as springtime in other parts of the country, so sometimes you have to create it! The young love story of our theoretical couple began in art school, and so they chose to wed in friend’s a gorgeous white-painted exposed brick and hardwood floored art studio loft within a stunningly historical … [Continue reading]

al fresco wedding in carillion blue

Carillon Blue Wedding

From Skylar Caitlin of Chancey Charm Houston – “Our shoot is inspired by the couple that loves to entertain. The bride wants her wedding to feel like the intimate dinner parties she and her fiancé regularly host in their home. The groom wants every guest to feel welcomed; their comfort is his number one priority. The goal of our design team was to refine the natural setting into an effortlessly elegant reception. The creative team crafted stunning details that … [Continue reading]

what it’s really like to honeymoon in paris

Honeymoon in Paris

When you think about a honeymoon, most tend to lean towards a secluded white sandy beach, or a wooden hut on stilts with a butler. Others are a little more cosmopolitan and choose a penthouse in New York City, with dinner dates and the theatre. Romantics at heart opt for the cliché of ‘Paris in the spring’. Although I would have loved to gone I the spring, our wedding was in September and so we went in the fall. I love everything to do with Paris, and we actually … [Continue reading]

italian christmas wedding

White winter Christmas wedding in Italy | Serena Cervenini

From Serena Cervenini – “Warm colors and bright and romantic details punctuated Elisa and Daniele’s wedding in a small church in Northern Italy on a cold, but sunny day. After their winter wedding ceremony a crackling fireplace in Tenuta Polvaro, a winery in the area, cheered the atmosphere.” “Warm wood colors along with winter holiday details characterized their wedding design. The wedding invitations were engraved with the names of the couple … [Continue reading]