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Why we think you should BUY (Not Rent) a Suit

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Why we think you should BUY (Not Rent) a Suit Hey Stud, it’s your day too! Forego the expensive, 1 time rental and treat yourself to a custom-tailored suit. There is a reason women buy and have multiple fittings for their gown; nothing fits every body the same – so why should you rent the same tux that has been worn by multiple dudes? Easy answer. Don’t. Here a couple reasons we think you should buy instead of rent. Save yourself some moola! Seriously, you’re looking at $350-500 for a 1 time tux RENTAL vs. $400-600 for a tailored suit that…

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2017 Wedding Dress Trends

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2017 Wedding Dress Trends The wedding dress. The most important aspect of this special day in the eyes of a bride. This year’s wedding gowns are full of details and drama. Whether you’re looking for voluminous skirts or off the shoulder, this seasons got it all. In other words, it’s the perfect time to be a bride! I personally love any gown that is feminine and will show off a woman’s assets. My fave designers include Berta, Lazaro, Hayley Page and Pronovias. Take the time to check out these beauties from various designers!   The Blush Dress: Perfect for the…

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The Best Wedding Dress Shopping Tips

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The Best Wedding Dress Shopping Tips Every Bride Needs to Know  EAT You may not want to feel bloated and swollen while dress shopping, but nobody wants to be around a hangry bride. We suggest eating something light but filling or at least keep some snacks with you for the ride. Dress shopping is both physically and emotionally draining so be prepared for a potentially very long day. I know shopping on an empty stomach makes me cranky and I usually end up leaving empty handed.    Do Yourself Up Have you ever gone shopping right after the gym wearing a…

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Some Rules are Meant to be Broken

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Some Rules are Meant to be Broken Oh wedding traditions, there are way too many of you. I have never been all that good at being told what to do, so as the saying goes – some rules are meant to be broken.  Below we discuss just a few of the traditions we are saying beat it to. Rule #1 – One Maid of Honour You’ve chosen these girls for a reason. They know everything about you, what you love, what you hate, your first kiss, the list goes on. So why are you forced to choose just one? You shouldn’t have to. Let them know…

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2017 Wedding Trend: Pantone’s Greenery

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2017 Wedding Trend: Pantone’s Greenery Credit: Pantone Another year, another colour. Introducing Pantone Colour of the Year  “GREENERY”! After the clock strikes midnight on December 31st everything changes. This new “it” colour determines what will be  trending in clothes, accessories, décor and for this hopeless romantic, weddings.  Not only was “Greenery” named Color of the Year for 2017 but actual greenery has been trending for the past couple of years. Florists and organic lovers alike can let their minds go wild with ways to turn this trendy colour into something magical for your special day. When it comes to weddings,…

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Ruby & Fitz- Edmonton Wedding Planner

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Ruby & Fitz- Edmonton Wedding Planner We loved helping this sweet couple plan their wedding day. Ruby knew exactly what she wanted from the very first time we met, while Fitz… was smart enough to go along with it. Beautiful blush, ivory and golds made the perfect palette for this gorgeous summer wedding. Romantic elegance draped the modern lines of the Airport Renaissance Hotel with subtle hints of sequins and rich lace. xoxo, Jenna Ceremony: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Reception Location: Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel Stationery: Lovella Invitations and Stationery Makeup: Connie Quiza Hair: Hair Designs by Maggie Florals:…

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A Year in Review – 2016

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A Year in Review – 2016 This past year has been a whirlwind in both my personal and professional life. I had always wanted to be a mother first and foremost. After years of trying and a lot of help, my wish finally came true. On February 10th we welcomed the most perfect set of boys. The moment they came into this world our lives had forever changed. My internal struggle to be the absolute best mother I could while also running a successful wedding planning firm was exhausting but both so rewarding. Trends In 2016 we saw a lot…

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Cocktails and Details Wedding & Event Planning Internship

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Cocktails and Details Wedding & Event Planning Internship We are seeking creative, ambitious and impeccably organized people, looking to gain knowledge for a lifelong career in wedding planning The Internship Program runs 12-16 weeks with an expected commitment of 4 hours per week or 8 hours every other week, Monday to Friday between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM. There are 2 internships available with an approximate start date of December 1, 2016. For the right individual(s), we are happy to work with your schedule / hours of availability. DUTIES MAY INCLUDE Creating wedding documents Assisting with developing event itineraries Contributing to the C&D blog and social…

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Bonnie + Joe – Edmonton Wedding Planner

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Bonnie + Joe – Edmonton Wedding Planner We first met Bonnie and were instantly captured by her infectious smile. We couldn’t be more thrilled when she and Joe decided they wanted our help to design their perfect wedding day.   The Oasis Conference Centre in Edmonton served as the backdrop to their special day, with both ceremony and reception held at the venue. Blacks, golds and ivories were the perfect pallet for their Gatsby inspired décor. After a delicious meal and heartfelt speeches, guests celebrated until the early hours of the morning with McDonalds and a killer dance party! xoxo Jenna   Ceremony & Reception Location:…

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Brianne+ Kallun – Edmonton Wedding Planner

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Brianne + Kallun – Edmonton Wedding Planner From the moment I sat down with Brie I knew I’d hit the jackpot for brides. She was laid back, easy going and not to mention…gorgeous! I did have one stipulation – nothing dies. At first this threw me off. What did she mean? A wedding without fresh flowers was a challenge, but I think we did a great job pulling it off. This wedding  in particular was one filled with so many DIY elements its hard to keep track of them all. From invitations, to signage, to handmade candles, this bride and groom thought of everything. Brie+ Kallun…

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