Real Weddings

Meet Our #BHLDNheroes Winner: Cali S.

mothers day

This is such a beautiful photo. What was happening in this moment?
I had just given my mom a special gift while we were getting ready on my wedding day. It was an antique locket. Inside, I placed wedding photos of my parents and grandparents. After my mom opened her gift, I showed her a second locket I attached to my bouquet. Inside this one was the same wedding photo of my parents and a photo of my husband and me.

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Behind-the-Scenes, Decorating & DIY

Q+A WITH MAGGIE AUSTIN CAKE

maggie austin cake

We’re not ones for hyperbole, so when we consider exquisite too weak a word for Maggie Austin’s confections, you know they’re worth seeing. More art pieces than simply dessert, her cakes are so impressive, they’ve gained the attention of celebrities and royalty around the world. We recently chatted with Maggie about everything from how one gets into cake decorating, to how ballet influenced her confectionery career, and most importantly, the flavors at the top of her list.
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Planning

MIXTAPE VOL. 2: COCKTAIL HOUR

Cocktail Hour

Introductions, catching up, the ubiquitous “How do you know the bride?”; this is the calm before the big event. Just as important as your signature cocktail is your signature playlist—an uncomplicated way to set the mood for the evening. Luckily for you, we’ve curated a surefire mix to keep spirits high and conversation flowing. Hit play, grab a drink (or two) and let the party begin!

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