Long Island Weddings Blog

What’s the Wedding Industry Up to?
Keep your finger on the pulse of the top bridal experts and advice; style alerts, planning tips, wedding trends anything and everything for planning a Long Island Wedding.
  • Dec 08, 2016 12:26 PM   While weddings are still mostly about the bride, today’s couples are putting the focus on each other…and grooms are taking the opportunity of enjoying lots of the perks that were previously for their ladies. Manly massages: Couples are taking a time out from the planning process to relax ...
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  • Dec 06, 2016 11:24 AM When most of us think of destination weddings we think about far away, exotic locations that offer one-of-a-kind and possibly a once-in-a-lifetime kind of escape. But, what’s trending now are destination weddings MUCH closer to home. And, it’s all about location, location, location. Here are some of the ...
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  • Dec 05, 2016 12:41 PM Want to look TOTALLY GLAM  on your wedding day? Who doesn’t.?Well, even nature’s most natural beauties will want to primp and preen and be Princess for a Day. Wedding prep can be a whirlwhind of whimsy and party planning protocol…and lots of ladies make themselves a ...
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  • Dec 01, 2016 12:49 PM Every Bride is Beautiful especially since most beam as they stroll down the aisle. And, when it comes to strutting her stuff, each bride has her own personal beauty style and this year glam/femm trends are topping the charts. Understated Ladies: Brides are saying goodbye to heavy contours and ...
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  • Nov 30, 2016 04:08 PM From start to finish you want your celebration to be spectacular….and just like “in the movies”, the music can help you do that. So, from your entry song to your exit song you want your guests to leave with a lasting impression, and set the tone even as guests ...
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  • Nov 29, 2016 11:15 AM Etiquette and all the pomp and circumstance that goes along with it, may seem passé, but in actuality they are quite posh, even for today’s polished pair. And, setting standards and general guidelines and rules for your ceremony and reception makes the planning process simpler and less stressful. Most ...
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  • Nov 28, 2016 10:47 AM One of the hottest trends this season are customized nuptials and that includes the bride allowing each of her ladies to choose a dress of her choice. Gone are the days of cookie-cutter brides and brides maids. Today’s trendy ladies are opting for gowns and dresses that best compliment ...
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  • Nov 23, 2016 10:44 AM 2017 is just around the corner and when it comes to unique wedding day features couples are not cutting any corners. Instead they are looking to nature for inspiration and this year’s must have “accessory” is wood. Form place settings to  seating crates and welcome boards couples are using wood ...
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  • Nov 22, 2016 01:58 PM The traditional engagement and wedding rings are circular bands denoting eternal love. But, today’s couple want to put their own twist on their love and their love story…and it all begins with the e-ring. Contemporary couples are opting for exotic styles with a trendy twist. One of the ...
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  • Nov 21, 2016 11:16 AM With the royal family still stealing our hearts, trends from the U.K. continue to inspire the U.S. wedding market. And, while much of the quintessential pomp and circumstance may be passé (for a few), for lots of couture couples English inspiration is topping the wedding trend charts. Consider ...
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  • Nov 17, 2016 12:32 PM Jewish weddings are often lush and lavish and steeped in historically rich and opulent traditions. They are also meaningful celebrations that hold tremendous significance and  with a little trendy inspiration can be classically couture and spiritual events Couture Kippas: Jewish men cover their heads as a sign of obedience reverence ...
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  • Nov 16, 2016 11:24 AM Gone are the days when grooms had a standard look. Today’s couture couples are choosing style options that show off each of their styles. Here’s what’s trending for grooms with a genuine fashion sense. Suits With Hues: Today’s options are much more than black and white. ...
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  • Nov 15, 2016 10:02 AM Fall and Winter are ALL about hearty, rich foods that entice the taste buds and the senses…and that warm the spirit. Seasonal selections are vast and abundant and couples are taking advantage of all the nature has to offer when it comes to serving up some delicious delicacies for ...
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  • Nov 14, 2016 11:19 AM One of the most fabulous fashion accessories for this year’s bride is fashionable footwear that will  enhance her glamorous gams. This year whimsy and romance are some of the hottest trends in  shoesational style. OTK Boots: This year’s fall and winter brides-to-be are over the moon  about over ...
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  • Nov 10, 2016 01:02 PM So, what does today’s groom look like? He’s taking his cue from history… the 1970s to be exact. What we’re seeing are well-groomed gents  sporting “stylish”, retro velvet sportcoats, smoking jackets or dinner jackets with accenting black satin lapels in a variety of colors from black to ...
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  • Nov 09, 2016 11:32 AM It all started when I was in my 20’s (and I won’t tell you how long ago THAT was) with the trend toward shabby chic….then, the vintage vogue revival, followed by rustic chic and now industrial inspired nuptials are taking center stage for mod and marvelous couples. Soon-to-be-weds ...
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  • Nov 08, 2016 11:40 AM Weddings have always been memorable, milestone events for the happy couple and their families, friends and guests. But, when it comes to taking celebrations to the next level, this year has been one of groundbreaking trends and nuptial inspirations that continue to set the stage for quintessentially chic celebrations. Back ...
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  • Nov 07, 2016 05:09 PM While tradition IS making its way back to classically, unforgettable wedding, topping the charts this season are cake toppers with a delicious and unique twist. From do-it-yourself designs to unique custom items that can be made to order and ordered online are just some to the sweetest ideas that are ...
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  • Nov 03, 2016 10:22 AM Tired of the cliché celebrations replete with frivolous fanfare, half naked men and expectations to throw your inhibitions to the wind and some serious drinking? Well, you’re not alone. Today’s brides know that having fun doesn’t mean focusing on elaborate evenings of outlandish indiscretions or nights of ...
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  • Nov 02, 2016 12:30 PM Pre-wedding day “parties” are a great way to get guests in the mood for your main event. And, treating out of town guests to a delicious dinner where they also enjoy some quality time with you, the happy couple is a classy and classic way for you to show your ...
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