Today is a big day on SMP. Perhaps the biggest one we’ve ever had. It’s the day that we get to announce the partnership that we’ve been working on for months and the one collaboration that has brought me back to my wedding roots in the best possible way. After posting nearly 7,000 real weddings over the course of 4+ years, we’d like to think that we’ve got the whole gorgeous wedding thing down pat. We know that beautiful affairs come in so many different shapes and sizes, with super luxe fetes and backyard celebrations sharing the same platform for obsession. But more than anything, we know that some of the most beautiful parts of a wedding are found in the smallest of details. So while you girls have been poring over the pretty here on SMP, we’ve been hard at work, partnering with one of the most well known, recognized brands in the wedding invitation space, William Arthur, to craft a line of wedding invitations so pretty, even the most discerning paper junkie will fall in love.
It’s been appropriately coined Style Me Pretty by William Arthur and today, we get to unveil the first four, oh-so-SMP designs. And we’re beside ourselves with glee.
You see, before I started Style Me Pretty, I was an invitation designer. I found my all out love of paper while working at Union Street Papery in beautiful San Francisco and from then on, it was a slippery slope into a full blown obsession for all things wedding. So needless to say, this collaboration with William Arthur officially marks the “holy cow” moment in my career.
William Arthur is one of the most beloved paper brands in the world, with a history that dates more than 60 years and a collection of artists, designers and craftspeople that are both passionate and beyond talented. We’ve worked closely with them over the past 6 months, developing the line, learning about the newest print methods that derive the most impossibly beautiful results.
We’ve paid close attention to types of weddings that you girls are throwing, to the palettes that you love, to the moments of pure gorgeousness that you crave and together with our William Arthur designer, the fabulous Karen Herzig, we’ve come up with a collection of invitation designs that we are so very proud of. That speak to the effortlessness of an SMP wedding and yet the pure chic of our wonderful readers.
all photos by Katie Ramey
So there you have it! The first four designs from the new Style Me Pretty by William Arthur line. The next set to be debuted very soon! We love this collection so very much and are humbled to have cozied up to such an incredible company. The team at William Arthur has set up a beautiful online shop for our brand and has developed an awesome way for you to swap out color palettes, type faces, liners and more so that you can create a completely personalized invitations suite that reflects your OWN personality and wedding style.
Coming up next….a FABULOUS giveaway from SMP+ William Arthur!