wedding

28 of the Best Hair and Makeup Artists on Long Island
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28 of the Best Hair and Makeup Artists on Long Island

On your wedding day, all eyes will be on you! Look and feel your best with the help of these talented and passionate professionals – 28 of the best hair and makeup artists on Long Island! There are so many decisions you’ll have to make when planning your wedding, from venues and bridesmaids dresses to […]

35 of the Best Photo & Video Vendors on Long Island
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35 of the Best Photo & Video Vendors on Long Island

Any one of these photo or video vendors will create great wedding memories. The photographer and/or videographer is one of the most important vendors you will work with during your wedding. They will be documenting your big day so you can look back on the best day of your life with fond memories. So, it’s […]

Black Friday Wedding Shopping Guide
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Black Friday Wedding Shopping Guide

Wedding planning can get expensive pretty quickly. Why not take advantage of Black Friday sales to save some extra cash? As the holidays approach, the bills can add up, especially if you’re planning a wedding. But the holidays are actually the perfect time to shop for your wedding! Stores run huge sales on Black Friday […]

16 Unique Bridal Shower Ideas
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16 Unique Bridal Shower Ideas

Tired of the same old wishing well shower at a restaurant or your mom’s house? These unique ideas are sure to keep your guests talking. Whether you are planning your own bridal shower, or someone else is (ie. your bride tribe or mother), it doesn’t have to be a traditional gathering where everyone “oohs and […]

Pnina Tornai Marks a Return to the Runway With a New Couture Collection
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Pnina Tornai Marks a Return to the Runway With a New Couture Collection

The famed designer debuted dramatic designs with a vibrant New York Bridal Fashion Week show.  A grandiose hall, an energetic band, and an opulent vibe provided the backdrop to a long-awaited premiere.   On October 14th, acclaimed designer Pnina Tornai debuted “Mariages,” an innovative collection of bridal and eveningwear that, at moments, drew literal gasps and […]

Does Everything Change After the Wedding?
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Does Everything Change After the Wedding?

You’ve walked the aisle, said your vows, and enjoyed an amazing party. But does everything change after the wedding is over? There’s a reason your wedding day is considered a “milestone” – it’s the first day in a lifetime that you’ll spend as a wife. And while most of your brain power has probably been […]

29 Items to Pack for Your Night Before the Wedding Bag
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29 Items to Pack for Your Night Before the Wedding Bag

Staying at a hotel the night before your wedding? Make sure you have these items in your overnight bag. As if you don’t have enough to worry about the few days leading up to your wedding – If you’re staying in a hotel the night before the big day, you need to worry about packing!! […]

5 Reasons to Have a Long Engagement
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5 Reasons to Have a Long Engagement

Waiting a while for that walk down the aisle?  Great idea! Here are 5 reasons to have a long engagement. As soon as you saw that diamond on your finger, you wanted to fast forward to the good part: the walk down the aisle, the first kiss as Mr. and Mrs., and the epic party! […]

“I’m Client-Obsessed”: Stephen Mayo Photography Tells the Story of Your Wedding with a Boutique-level Experience
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“I’m Client-Obsessed”: Stephen Mayo Photography Tells the Story of Your Wedding with a Boutique-level Experience

Stephen Mayo Photography emphasizes meaningful connection and creates timeless imagery – from your engagement session until the last dance of the night. It’s vital for any wedding vendor to possess the skills, talent, and professionalism to bring your ideas and inspiration to life. But when choosing a photographer, you’ll want to find that something extra […]

“Let Me Sweat The Small Stuff, While You Soak in That ‘Just Married’ Feeling”: Events by Shannon Offers Knowledge, Passion, and Empathy as You Plan Your Wedding
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“Let Me Sweat The Small Stuff, While You Soak in That ‘Just Married’ Feeling”: Events by Shannon Offers Knowledge, Passion, and Empathy as You Plan Your Wedding

With experience on both sides of the aisle, wedding planner Shannon O’Connor of Events by Shannon is ready to help you curate the wedding day of your dreams. Some brides are totally prepared to handle every intimate detail of their weddings. But for all the brides who’ve been scrolling Pinterest since high school, there are […]