As a seasoned wedding planner, Linda Howard is often asked many questions by newly engaged couples about the wedding-planning process. From the age-old question of who gets a plus one, to alternatives to trimming the guest list, and which vendors to hire first, there are many elements of planning a wedding that ... More »
We’ve entered a new age. When I began my career as a wedding planner 21 years ago, clients would approach me with their selected colors, an overall feeling, a spending limit, and so on. They would have purchased a few bridal magazines and page after page would be dog-eared, marking stories of what they envisioned. During meetings, couples&... More »
The holiday season is such a magical time of year. It’s the time when people slow down and become introspective, look back on their year in reflection and appreciation, and look ahead with new excitement. Everyone is in great spirits, friends and family are all around, and the love in the air is nearly palpable. Because this season is fill... More »
Pinning is to your wedding planning as Champagne is to your reception – necessary if you want to do things right, but can leave you a little hazy in the morning. Online platforms dedicated to image sharing have changed the way the wedding world operates, with many vendors requesting a bride’s username almost immediately following an... More »
In the case of certain weddings, your mother has been planning your wedding since the day you were born. In other cases, you and your fiancé are on your own. No matter what the circumstance, do not assume that planning your wedding will be an easy task. Comforting is the fact that there are professionals trained in protocol, etiquette, and... More »
While it’s true that extra work is involved, adapting an empty loft, public beach, or a private estate for your wedding is a very exciting prospect. A blank canvas allows you to create exactly what you want from the ground up, so every single detail is personal. You’ll have to make a lot of choices, so it helps to be a good decision ... More »
Couples select their wedding sites based on a variety of factors, and the venue that best fits their needs may not necessarily reflect their wedding style. A kosher kitchen, an unusually large guest capacity, or even the sentimental value of a particular locale may make it a must-have, regardless of its design or décor conflicts. Fortunatel... More »
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