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Follow Whitney Bischoff’s Wedding Journey!

You first met "Whitney B" on Chris Soules' season of The Bachelor, but Whitney's love story didn't end there. She went on to find her forever love post-reality TV and isn't looking back. As the newest addition to our Blogger Bride crew, Whitney is embarking on her wedding planning journey sharing her favorite moments right here on Style Me Pretty! With Always Yours Events by her...

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A Classic Navy + Greenery-Filled Wedding

Meghan and Sean's love story began in high-school but fast forward 10 years and you'll see their long-awaited wedding day that was nothing short of perfect. They prioritized involving their 5-year-old daughter in the celebration, and she even hand-painted their table numbers made with love. Photographed by Ashley Caroline, this is...

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A Dreamy Destination Wedding that Walks on the Wild Side

In terms of destination venues, the Santa Barbara Zoo wins #1 dream spot. The scenery includes beautiful vistas and a heard of giraffes and Monty the penguin might even make an appearance at cocktail hour. It's bananas. Now couple that with an insanely romantic wedding crafted by Merryl Brown Events + ...

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6 Fabulous Ways to Announce Your Engagement

Starting off the new year engaged? Now that you have that ring on your finger, it's time to tell everyone you know the exciting news. But how. Well, today we're counting down six of our fave ways to spread the word. From ring selfies to Save the Dates from our friends at Wedding Paper Divas, we...

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One Bride, One Groom…FOUR Gorgeous Gowns

Hey ladies...are you considering buying a second gown, maybe one a little sexier or flirtier or easier to dance in? Well, brace yourself. Because this bride opted for the Go Big or Go Home approach, buying not one, not two, not three but FOUR amazing gowns. Each one, better than the next. And with the most stellar Little Black Book vendors behind her cause (see the list of vendors we love right below the first image) this is...

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Lessons Learned When an Event Planner Ties the Knot

Make it personal, take care of your guests and don't forget about the logistics ... three incredible lessons from one incredible bride. Who also happens to be an event planner who knows her stuff. With photographs from Keen and Kind along with gorgeous florals + styling from, All Grand Events - a ...

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Win the ‘Larson’ Print from Plum Pretty Sugar’s New Collection!

When our dear friends from Plum Pretty Sugar announced plans for a special Industry Collection, we were so on board. And when they asked our own Abby Larson to be one of their four industry leaders behind the collection...let's just say our excitement went next level. In subtle hues and soft silhouettes, the collection features four prints in five styles from top wedding experts who know a thing or two about great taste. Have a peek...

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Now this is How You Throw a Cozy Backyard Wedding

From the moment I watched Father of the Bride (best movie ever!), my love affair with classic backyard weddings began. There is something so cozy and beautiful about a homegrown affair and Jacqueline and James threw one for the books. With the help of Slainte Event Planning & Design and Christina Zen Studio, they turned a family home into the prettiest, most elegant venue.

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A Fresh Spin on the Classic Southern Wedding

When your bestie slash bridesmaid just so happens to be photographer Kayla Barker, your wedding day is bound to have some serious pretty involved. That was exactly the case for Leah and Taylor's Spring wedding outside San Antonio that gave "southern elegance" a fresh, new look. Infused with neutral tones, natural greens, and a candle-covered staircase worth gushing over, consider...

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Ten Years Later and Love Never Looked So Good

My husband and I have been married 11 years. And life has changed so hard core over those 11 years, it's hard to put into words. But seeing this 10 year anniversary session - photographed so incredibly beautifully by our friend, Greg Finck - I'm reminded that despite time flying at the speed of light, and everything around us changing and growing, at our very core, we are exactly the same. I love this feature, love this couple.

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Returning to the Spot Where Their Love Story Began

These two have a love story for the books. It reads a little something like engagement in Venice, Italy and returning to the spot where they first met to tie the knot. That spot is the beautiful Kiawah Island in South Carolina and Sweetgrass Social Event + Design and Branch Design Studio made it all...

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Olympic Figure Skater Sasha Cohen’s Wedding Album!

Leave it to Olympic medalist, Sasha Cohen to take on the role of "bride" with incredible grace. She wed her love, Tom May oceanside on Cape Cod and the photos by Corinna Raznikov speak for themselves. "Tom and I both love the ocean. We wanted a non-denominational ceremony, something in nature," Sasha said. "We were overlooking the water and got married just before sunset. It was absolutely lovely." ...

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A Crazy Chic Nursery for Emily Maynard’s Newest Bundle of Joy

There's a new trend in nurseries and it has less to do with baby-centric pinks and blues and more with a gorgeously styled space. The kind that works for both the babes and the adults. Emily Maynard and her cute little bundle Gibson are joining that non-traditional yet totally design savvy crowd with this classic black and white space. It boasts hints of gold, killer art and super stylish pieces from...

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When Timeless Marries Organic

I'm never going to tire of the style that marked this past year and that is sailing so easily into our new one. It's classic and timeless meets totally organic and free spirited. And it's a combination that Brianne Gabrielle CakesThe Well Styled Life and Justine at Milton Photography carried out so...

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How to Choose an Iconic Wedding Gown

Take a trip through the world's most celebrated weddings and there's one thing that always stands out: the gown. Princess Kate. Grace Kelly. Amal Clooney. Those ladies knew how to rock an enduring classic that people are still talking about. So how do you choose a dress that is just as timeless? Our friends at BHLDN are here to help. Scroll for tips on selecting...

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A Pro Surfer’s Tips For Staying Healthy While Wedding Planning

Carissa Moore is a professional surfer with some impressive titles under her belt, but she's also a bride-to-be gearing up for her biggest day yet. She's marrying her love, Luke next December and the while the wedding planning journey comes with its share of stress, she's sharing insider tips to keep your mind, body, and soul in total check. How to Stay Healthy While Wedding Planning Eat Well I start my day off with something light and...

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15+ Must Have Registry Items for the Kitchen

Hello, Brides! It's Ali Hollins here from Love You, Mean It! One of the things that my fiancé, Ben, and I love to do together is cook. Let me start by saying that we are both still learning! Once we started cooking more often, we quickly learned that there were so many tools that we still needed. That's when I decided to partner with William-Sonoma to find the must-have items for our very first kitchen! When we went to Williams-Sonoma to...

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#SMPWedding101 – How to Maximize Your Time With Your Wedding Photographer

You may be married for years and years but when it comes to capturing that special moment when it all begins, you have just that one day with your wedding photographer. You don't want to waste even a minute of your time together so we tapped into Jonathan Hanson's expertise on how to make the absolute most of your time on that special day. From prepping and planning ahead of time, to getting your nearest and dearest to help, here's the inside scoop!

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Proof a Garden Party Wedding Doesn’t Have to Be Outdoors

Leave it to Erin McLean Events to plan and design a garden party-style wedding...and to do it all in just 8 weeks. With the use of cascading greenery and metallic accents, she transformed a classic ballroom into a reception any guest would die to attend. Laura Gordon photographed and you can dive right into the gallery ...

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Williams Sonoma, kate spade new york and a NYC Giveaway!

When Williams Sonoma announced they were partnering with kate spade new york for a new collection that is equal parts colorful, vibrant and classic, we got a little excited. So on January 12th...

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