While our summer, and by extension our Wedding Season, is cooling off in the coming weeks, the entire other half of the globe’s is warming up. So this Cape Town engagement session from dna photographers seemed the perfect way to send you off into your August weekend. After the week of gorgeous soiree after stunning affair we’ve had here on the LBB Blog, a finale like this is fully deserved. Have a wonderful weekend my LBBers! xoxo

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The week wrapped up in a pretty bow:

a Costa Rica highlight film with views as pretty as the bride
a sweet Southern soiree with all the fab fixin’s in South Carolina
a Lilly Pulitzer inspired fête in Costa Rica you’ll flip over
a Camarillo wedding dedicated to the girly girl in all of us
a super classic Carmel affair that is pretty as can absolutely be
a collection of tantalizing tabletops that are pure perfection
a fabulous Santa Barbara engagement session on a boat, complete with pup
a bunch of the prettiest garters you will ever lay eyes on
a super cozy and ultra gorg wedding day blessed with pretty rain in Sarasota
a Connecticut soiree with the perfect touch of Southern Hospitality
a fête in the Florida Keys that may just be the prettiest you’ve ever seen

A few links you need to check out ASAP:

a perfect appetizer: pear pancetta crisps with goat cheese + honey (YUM) via eat.drink.smile
a fab chevron printable for you party announcing via On To Baby
a gorgeous and chic Los Angeles DIY wedding via Grey Likes Weddings

Brides + Grooms to be – Don’t forget about our LBB! This week’s Don’t Miss List spotlights our Little Black Book VIPs who take the stress out of planning your big day. In between saying “Yes!” and exchanging “I do’s,” plan to perfect your soiree with the professionals WE couldn’t live without.

You’ll definitely want to start thinking about who is going to be capturing those memories you’re making, so make sure to pop into The Book for some of the best in the biz. KT Merry PhotographyLa Dolce Vita StudioLachance PhotoLaura Leslie PhotographyA Simple PhotoAdeline and GraceCraig Photography, and Doug McGoldick Photography are all phenoms behind the lens.

Our Little Black Book is the perfect spot to find your wedding planner too. You’ll find pros like Storied EventsStyled CreativeSuzy Berberian Weddings and EventsTC Event DesignTiger Lily Weddings, and Weddings with Tara hanging out in there. And our LBB designers rock. Synergetic Sounds and LightingWinston FlowersKD Event DesignsLilacs FloralsPat’s Floral DesignsYellow Canary, and Beautiful Days are all fabulous.

If you’re in the need of some fab stationery? Yep! We’ve got some absolute geniuses - Regas New YorkRosann Konieczny Calligrapher, and Smith Letterpress, among others.

And perhaps one of the most important things to consider – where you will be saying I do… Check out the LBB to find gorgeous spots like The Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa and SO many more!

These Vendors are members of our Little Black Book.
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