New York City transforms into an enchanted wonderland during winter. Snow dusts the streets, buildings, and trees, bestowing a soft, quiet hush everywhere. When it comes to wedding photos, brides planning their winter nuptials in the Big Apple have much to be excited for. It may be be cold, but you have a romantic backdrop of glimmering snow and festive decor to work with. Iconic places like Central Park and the Brooklyn Bridge as well as hidden gems like a quaint pub or picturesque street set the scene to make the most unforgettable wedding photos.
Winter Wedding Photo Ideas NYC – New York Public Library – via pinterest.com
After much speculation, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement. Prince Harry kept the proposal traditional and intimate, getting down on one knee over a chicken dinner at their cottage. Taken by surprise, Meghan said “yes” before he even had a chance to present the the ring, which was custom-made using his mother Princess Diana’s diamonds, and a central stone from Botswana, a place of special meaning to the humanitarian couple.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – Engagement Photo – via usmagazine.com
We couldn’t be more excited! And we’re certainly not alone on this, but Prince Harry and Meghan come across as different in comparison to other famous royal pairings. Perhaps it’s because he is the younger, more rebellious prince who got caught doing the same stupid things we did in college. Maybe it’s because she’s an American actress we already know from a popular television show. They seem relatable and down to earth, more like a couple you’d see nestled in a booth at a pub than seated side-by-side on thrones. Read More
We know what you are thinking. “I am so overwhelmingly busy with wedding planning right now. Taking on another task like making my wedding favors will put me over the edge!”
Hear us out though. It’s more a matter of how you approach the DIY wedding favor. It’s a proven fact that craft projects can be really relaxing. When done in groups, crafting projects are a great excuse to get together with friends, be creative, and catch up over wine and pizza. Think of it more like a party!
We rounded up a list of DIY wedding favor ideas that are not only easy and fun to make, but are takeaways that your guests will actually appreciate. So round up your bridesmaids and artsy friends and make a night of it! Read More
Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian – Wedding – via brides.com
She is the queen of the tennis court after all. So it’s no surprise that when Serena Williams started planning for her wedding to Alexis Ohanian, she envisioned an affair fit-for-royalty. Evoking the air of a decadent French ball, the wedding took place at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans. It was nothing short of a fairy-tale with a glamorous celebrity guest list like never before. To give you an idea, the ceremony looked like the front row of a fashion show with onlookers eagerly waiting for the bride to take to the runway! Read More
Linda Sergeant is a prime example that professional success comes from setting goals, hard work, and staying true to your beliefs. After years of working in the travel, Linda realized that people wanted a more hands-on approach to vacation planning, something that the industry was sorely lacking at the time. She saw the opportunity, jumped on it, and in 2005, founded Far and Away Luxury Destinations, which specializes in personally-tailored experiences for clients.
Ask anyone who loves to travel, and they will tell you visiting new and far off places is all about the ‘experience.’ Seeing popular tourist sites and eating favorite local dishes are just scratching at the surface. Using her expertise and global network of contacts, Linda dives deep into a place to pinpoint its unique offerings, and matches them with her clients’ individual interests, tastes, and desires. They come away with an unforgettable experience that is life-changing and full of meaning. Read More
Christina and Derek were married on a lovely day in July at The Foundry in Long Island City.
Christina & Derek Wedding – Bride and Groom First Kiss – The Foundry LIC – Kevin Markland Photography
You just never know when your soulmate is going to walk into your life. For Christina and Derek, all it took was a chance meeting through a mutual friend. Not long after, the couple realized that they had found what many spend years looking for – true love. Looking back at that moment ten years ago, Christina said, “We hit it off right away and have been together ever since.” Read More