We are excited to introduce Aerin, our Bride & Blossom featured bride for February! On an early summer day, Aerin and Steven exchanged vows in a beautiful ceremony at Holy Trinity Cathedral followed by a stylish reception at 26 Bridge in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood. Aerin did double-duty as both bride and planner. Here, she shares the first part of their love story.
Aerin and Steven Wedding – Bride and Groom – 26 Bridge Brooklyn – Susan Shek Photography
Part 1: Proposal & Planning
Aerin and Steven share a passion for traveling to new places steeped with history and culture. Québec City was at the top of their must-travel list and the couple finally made the journey for a romantic winter weekend. Aerin recalls, “It was February, so we expected it to be cold. But Canada-cold is definitely a different kind of cold. The temperatures dropped to -40 degrees with the wind chill!” Read More
Congratulations on your engagement! Now it’s time to celebrate with friends and family. The engagement party can be used as the foundation for establishing your wedding style as a couple. And since you both gravitate toward a simple, minimalist aesthetic, why not use this shared sentiment in planning for your upcoming nuptials? There’s no better place to start than with the inaugural festivities. For those of you looking for stylish inspiration, here are Bride & Blossom’s favorite decor ideas for the modern engagement party.
Your engagement party invitations will be the first element that sets tone of what kind of wedding you will be having. A design featuring modern calligraphy and text on a white and grey marble background looks trés chic. Prefer more color? Look at designs with watercolor embellishment. Read More
The stress of finding a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift can be overwhelming, especially when it coincides with a milestone wedding anniversary. You want to find something meaningful, personal, and symbolic. In need of inspiration? We are here to help! Whether you are celebrating a new engagement or 50th wedding anniversary, here are our favorite Valentine’s Day gift ideas, which your sweetheart will surely to love!
Congratulations on your engagement! This is a very exciting time and you and your honey should be relishing every moment. Both of you have a wedding to plan for and what better way to start than with a Valentine’s Day gift to honor the big day! Read More
The vows have been exchanged and now it’s time for the newlyweds to celebrate their life together! Marianna & Peter didn’t miss a beat welcoming guests to their glamorous reception. Décor reflected the couple’s classic black tie style. But the party mood was full of energetic excitement with everyone toasting the couple and dancing well into the night! In today’s post, we present the final chapter in Marianna and Peter’s wedding story.
Marianna & Peter Wedding – Centerpiece Calla Lily Black Magic Garden Rose – Mandarin Oriental New York – Fred Marcus Studio
Part 4: Reception Décor, Card Table, and Sweetheart Table Read More
With its exquisite silhouette and arresting beauty, few flowers set hearts a flutter like the calla lily. Our brides just love this bloom! And when it comes to wedding decor, the calla lily is versatile and grows in a spectrum of stunning colors such as crisp white, yellow, pink-peach, purple, and a deep aubergine that looks almost black! Whether your style is modern chic, classic, or romantic, the calla lily, our bb bloom in spotlight, is a great choice to decorate with on your wedding day.
Lauren & Michael Wedding – Calla Lily Detail – Rainbow Room – Jeff Reeder Photography
You just had the winter wedding you always dreamed of. Now it’s time to getaway and celebrate the start of your new life together in a warm and romantic place. The world is full of beautiful gems fit for honeymoon bliss. But with so many options, deciding on where to go can be difficult. Start by considering what kind of vacation you as a couple really want. Do you want to spend your days relaxing on the beach sipping umbrella cocktails from a coconut? Or would you rather discover a new place by taking in its local culture, traditions, and cuisine? To help the couple planning their post-nuptial holiday, we reached out to some of NYC’s favorite luxury travel specialists for their expert advice on the best warm honeymoon destinations for 2018. Read More