February 2019

February 27, 2019

If you’re getting married, wedding expos are a great way to plan your wedding and have some fun. Bridal shows and expos offer an opportunity to save on your big day, check out the latest trends, and win amazing prizes. Here are 10 reasons why you should attend one. Get ready to have some fun and plan the wedding of your dreams!

 

Save money

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Wedding professionals that attend expos often offer discounted show specials, which means savings for you! Look for show - day savings on photography packages, floral designs, gowns and tuxes, limos, and wedding cakes. Check in with vendors, ask what kind of discounts or coupons they are offering, and compare with other businesses at the show.

Win prizes

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Most wedding expos have grand prize giveaways, which means free stuff for you. Most expos give away gift certificates to bridal boutiques, free wedding cakes, limousine rentals, honeymoons, and wedding reception packages.

Meet vendors in person

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Shopping online is great, but it’s hard to get a sense of a wedding professional’s personality from the internet. When you attend a wedding expo, you can meet dozens of professionals in person to see if they are a good fit for your big day.

Free samplings

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Sampling cakes and food for your special day is fun and exciting, but it also takes time, and some businesses charge a fee for sampling. Most wedding expos have a few different bakers and chefs at each show, showcasing their talent and giving away free tasting samples. Who doesn’t love free cupcakes?!

Gown sales

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Wedding expos also offer the opportunity to shop trunk shows and discounted gown sales. Bridal boutiques offer beautiful gowns at markdown prices for you to shop, which means you can score your dream dress for less!

Get inspired

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This is a great chance for you to see ideas live and in-person. Wedding professionals get amazingly creative with their booths, showing off designs that you may never have imagined. See what unique ideas are available, live and in person.

 

Fashion Shows

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Professionally choreographed fashion shows are always a lot of fun and a big attraction at wedding expos. See the latest in gowns, tuxes, florals, and jewelry live on stage.

Make a day out of it with your squad

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Grab your guys and girls and have some fun! Wedding expos are a great way to get your bridal party together before the big day. After the show, take your sidekicks for some dinner or drinks, and talk about all the fun you just had planning your wedding.

See the latest trends

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Vendors love displaying what’s hot in the wedding world. See the latest trends and check out what some of your local professionals are offering. Check out the latest in floral arrangements, decorations, gowns, tuxes, and cake designs that the wedding industry has to offer.

Get everything you need under one roof

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Find everything you need for your wedding, all under one roof in one day! Shop for cakes, gowns, tuxes, photography packages, entertainment, floral designs, limos, wedding decor, photobooths, venues, and unique touches for your wedding.

Ready to plan your dream wedding? Find upcoming wedding expos right here.

February 13, 2019

This styled wedding shoot in Newport, RI will give you so much inspiration for your own special day. From the romantic touches to the vibrant color, there are plenty of swoon-worthy details here to love!

Photographer: Danyel Stapleton Photography

Venue: Queen Anne’s Loft

Cake: JK Bakes

Hair Stylist: Cori Alexandra Hair and Makeup

Makeup Artist: Melissa Barra Makeup

Rentals: XO the Girls

Calligraphy:  Lumos Calligraphy

Dress: Penny Jane Bridal

Floral Designer: Angelic Affairs

Invitations: Ashley Upham Designs

Cotton Candy: Swirled Sugar

Pale pink is paired with vibrant reds in this floral wedding centerpiece. The vintage sweetheart table is also accented by rich gold colored candles and chargers to create the perfect romantic feel.


How gorgeous is this wedding cake? The colors match the florals and tablescape, tying the whole feel of the room together. A delicate placement of flowers that match the bridal bouquets also unifies the details throughout the space.


This gorgeous lace gown from Penny Jane Bridal has just the right amount of feminine lace with a touch of edginess. And who wouldn't like cotton candy on their wedding day? It's a big trend for 2019 weddings, and looks amazing in wedding photos. We love how they used it to top of their cocktails.


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