From: Ellicott City, MD
Favorite celebrity wedding: Sofia Coppola (she wore a lilac Alaia dress!) and Thomas Mars' cozy-chic Italian villa wedding -- basically, she can do no wrong in my eyes.
Veil or no veil: No veil, but that's subject to change.
One thing I would never leave home without: A good read, loaded iPod and an extra pair of flats -- I can never pick just one of anything!
Piece I look forward to every week: What We Danced To
Last week, we (Hannah and Vi-An, editorial assistants at TheKnot.com -- hi!) were lucky enough to get an invitation to go behind the scenes with Eyal Tessler, an event planner at In Any Event in New York City. Eyal showed us what it really takes to put a wedding reception together -- and... read more
5909http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/26/5-things-you-didnt-know-about-setting-up-a-wedding/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Fweddingsetuppromo.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.png5 Things You Didn’t Know About Setting Up a Weddingtheknot
Sometimes, it’s the smallest details that can pack a whole lot of personality into your wedding. Case in point: these striped paper straws -- they’re versatile enough to play up a modern or vintage theme, and can do wonders with complementing your wedding colors. Throw one in each guest’s signature cocktail (or mocktail), display bunches... read more
6070http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/26/the-knot-shop-pick-of-the-week-striped-paper-straws/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Fstripedstraws.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngThe Knot Shop Pick of the Week: Striped Paper Strawstheknot
Celebrating your last days as a single gal doesn't have to mean another late night on the town. With fun bachelorette-friendly packages, these getaway hotspots offer versatile activities for every bride. So all you need to do is round up your best girlfriends and pack your bags! > Get fresh ideas for your bachelorette...read more
6010http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/25/5-hot-destinations-for-your-getaway-bachelorette/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Fdin_mbar2_pop2.jpg%3Fw%3D150http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.png5 Bachelorette Party Getaways For Every Crowdtheknot
We recently had the privilege of touring Alpine Creative Group's headquarters in New York City. From the design hub and in-house production facility, here's a behind-the-scenes take on crafting custom wedding stationery and invitations: Brides aren't the only ones in need of an inspiration board (Pinterest, anyone?). With so many ideas to consider, compiling photos on... read more
5793http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/24/behind-the-scenes-at-alpine-creative-group/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Falpine.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngBeyond the Stationery Showroom at Alpine Creative Grouptheknot
On June 24th, 2011, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made waves by signing a bill to legalize same-sex marriage -- and just one month later, that law finally went into effect. Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of marriage equality in the largest (and arguably most influential) state to allow gay and lesbian nuptials. So how... read more
5709http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/23/happy-anniversary-new-york-gay-marriage-reaches-one-year-markmark/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Fpride_01.jpg%3Fw%3D611http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngNew York Celebrates One Year of Marriage Equality!theknot
5639http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/21/three-fabulous-engagement-rings-from-abcs-the-bachelorette/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Fdesk.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngThree Fabulous Engagement Rings from ABC’s The Bachelorettetheknot
5484http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/19/the-best-honeymoon-swimsuits-by-body-type/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Fswimsuit.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngFab Honeymoon Swimsuits For Your Body Type!theknot
We spotted our editor-in-chief, Carley Roney, and her daughter, Havana, at a fabulous Indian wedding! The couple, Shital and Darshan, exchanged vows at the Rockleigh Country Club in New Jersey. From vibrant colors, gorgeous traditional garb and lively dancing, scroll down to see photos (and video!) of our favorite details from their culture-rich... read more
5388http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/19/thursday-treat-a-gorgeous-indian-wedding-album/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Findianwedding.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngThursday Treat: A Gorgeous Indian Wedding Album!theknot
She wasn't wearing Catwoman's slinky latex suit, but Anne Hathaway still exuded plenty of sex appeal at The Dark Knight Rises world premiere in New York City on Monday. The red carpet maven looked white hot in a grecian-inspired gown from designer Prabal Gurung's resort 2013 collection. With a plunging neckline, slightly-exposed crystal bodice and... read more
5358http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/19/anne-hathaway-rocks-white-at-the-dark-knight-rises-premiere/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Fannehathawaydress.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngAnne Hathaway Rocks White at The Dark Knight Rises Premieretheknot
With emotions running high at the ceremony (vow readings, anyone?), chances are, your wedding is going to be a serious sob-fest. Let guests shed tears in a little style with these Sniff tissues. Each packet comes with 10 tissues and features an adorable bride-and-groom design. Have them ready for the taking in baskets by... read more
5336http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/18/the-knot-shop-pick-of-the-week-tissue-packet-favors/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Fcake2.jpg%3Fw%3D328http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngThe Knot Shop Pick of the Week: Tissue Packet Favorstheknot
Investigate wedding blackout dates. Know ahead of time if your wedding date falls on the same day as a trade conference, charity walk, or other local event that could affect traffic and hotel room availability.