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Planning & Inspiration

Mother of the Bride: Happy Mother’s Day Part 1

Happy Mother’s Day to all the beautiful moms who do so much to make their daughters’ wedding days special. Some of our favorite wedding memories this year are of time spent with mothers-of-the-bride, hearing stories about their own weddings, seeing the love and pride on their faces. Here are a few of our favorite wedding photos featuring these wonderful women.



Mother of Bride Botanic Garden AaronandJillian
nyc-metropolitan-club-mother-bride From top: photo by Jasmine Hsu at the Gotham Club in Manhattan; photo by Tom Wang at The Brownstone in Paterson, New Jersey; photo by Aaron & Jillian at New York Botanic Garden; photo by Clark & Walker Studio at the University Club in Manhattan.
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In Perfect Harmony: Musicians Getting Married

Wedding in NYBG

From the night Alison and Alistair met, they have been — literally– making beautiful music together. There is something so romantic about artists who fall in love through their creative work, and begin to collaborate. This lush wedding at New York Botanical Garden was one of our summer favorites. Bride Alison tells their love story:

“My husband Alistair and I are both professional musicians. He is a cellist and I am an opera singer. In August of 2010 we were hired to make a promotional recording for an opera that we would perform a year later. The evening started out with a large group of people and we recorded the group numbers. As the night progressed, more and more singers and instrumentalists were released, leaving just a very small group, including me and my husband, who was just a mysterious, smiley, excellent cellist stranger to me at the time. We recorded the final number of the night, a very dramatic aria sung by me, with Alistair playing a very prominent, collaborative role.
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