As Ashley (née Berk) and J. Hardy Ehlers planned for a beautiful fall wedding in Los Angeles, California, they also took time to create a wish list for their future together. Though they already lived together and had what they needed, they used their registry as an opportunity to fine-tune their home and add items they truly loved. Before they created their wish lists, Ashley and Hardy discussed their strategy and determined which retailers they would use. They thought it would be best to complete the registry process together and visit their selected stores in person. Later, they planned to continue adding products using the online format, making sure they continually had a variety of choices in different price points for their guests to choose from. Photo by Adam Ottke Gearys Beverly Hills was selected for its wide range of luxurious offerings. Ashley and Hardy began their appointment by meeting with ... Read More »
A modern take on party invitations keeps the art of stationery fresh and fun, as it provides designers the opportunity to introduce your wedding style using so many clever concepts. Consider incorporating materials in innovative ways; be thoughtful with whimsical elements and implement a plethora of hues – or just the opposite, a finely tuned black-and-white palette is always in style. This collection of wedding suites boasts everything from color-block designs and bold font choices to interesting shapes and laser-cut elements. "Modern Ampersand" letterpress invitation and welcome card featuring foil stamping on double-thick stock paper with high-gloss backing and floral-inspired die-cut menu with laser-cut elements by Elizabeth Grace; elizabethgrace.com. Photo by Jay Lawrence Goldman Photography "Botanical Bliss" invitation featuring classic prints with modern typography by Paper Culture; paperculture.com "Color Block" modern wedding invitation in Blush featuring an artistic layout of bold hues by Morgan Kendall for Minted; minted.com Sophisticated custom invitation featuring modern typography, geometric designs, ... Read More »
Your wedding consultant will help you choose professionals for every other aspect of the wedding – the photographer, caterer, musicians, and florist are all carefully selected to ensure your guests are treated to a memorable experience – but many times the assistance of a professional stylist is overlooked, or presented as an afterthought. The style of the bride and bridal party sets the tone of the entire wedding, and choosing the perfect gown is one of the most important parts of planning your celebration! Photo by John & Joseph Photography Many brides share that shopping for the dress and the wedding-party wardrobe is the most difficult, emotional, and potentially stressful part of organizing their nuptials. Making sure you feel and look your best, managing the expectations of friends and family, and navigating through an endless amount of options can be overwhelming. A bridal stylist will act as your fashion advocate ... Read More »
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