As a newly engaged couple, you will scour magazines, blogs, and social-media sites seeking inspiration for your wedding. Inevitably, you will see a series of photos that look so perfect you wonder if they could even be real. In this case, it’s likely that you’ve come across a styled shoot. Often featuring one or two statement pieces and full of luxurious details, these editorial projects are commonplace in the wedding industry and beloved amongst professionals. Styled shoots give planners and designers the opportunity to explore creative ideas and work with new teams in a relaxed environment. These shoots become inspirational for couples planning their nuptials, but translating what you see in a shoot to real life can be challenging. Photo by B-Freed Photography; Planning & Design by Andrea Eppolito Events To apply the visuals to your own wedding, try the following: How Do You Feel?Don’t start with what you see. Instead, ... Read More »
Consistently ranked as one of the top cities for a destination wedding in the country, Las Vegas is shedding its reputation as the one-stop shop, drive-through "I do" capital of the world, and has emerged as a well-respected front runner for affianced couples seeking elegance, luxury, and the freedom to create nearly anything their hearts desire. Since the first wedding chapel opened in Las Vegas in 1940, the city has been synonymous with quick and easy weddings. Our reputation in that respect is well-deserved, and as someone who deeply believes that every love story deserves to be told, I respect and admire our city for creating the opportunity for people in love to get married 24/7. But it’s the other side of Las Vegas that has my heart! The glitz, glamour, and sexy sophistication made possible by The Rat Pack, Elvis, colossal shrimp cocktails, and the Bellagio Conservatory. Yet after over ... Read More »
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