The second part of our conversation with MikeMusic is here (IG @Iknowmikemusic.) We talk about shying away from Instagram trends and creating your own wedding experiences. He is known for curating a special soundtrack for your special day by taking the songs you love and infusing it with your heritage, memories you cherish, and a night you’ll never forget.
Stylist Michelle Davis from Style to the Aisle chatted with us about wedding fashion, more specifically the trends for brides and grooms. We talked about grooms and that white dinner jacket, reception second looks, and how New York Fashion Week impacts the bridal gown industry.
We had the pleasure of chatting with Shay M. Lawson, Esq. about how COVID shifted her wedding plans and how we should approach our contracts.
When you get engaged, you have no idea how much anything costs. You might see vendor breakdowns and average wedding cost articles but they are all a LIE. If you were thinking your 150 person wedding was going to be under $30,000, you are mistaken! We talked to my wedding team, Leneille Moon of Special Event Factory and Courtney Jackson of The Charming Details about realistic wedding budgets.
Getting engaged, moving overseas away from your friends, family, and FIANCE, and planning your wedding and entire life back in Atlanta...that was our conversation with influencer Charisa Marie (IG @charisa_marie). She told us about how he proposed, why she moved and how long she'll be gone, and how she's managed to bask in her fiancee-glory from all the way over there.
Pre-marital counselors Michael and Larraine Forrester from A Relationship Ministry explained to us the different counseling styles, why couples should heed red flags, the benefits of relationship mentors, and so much more.
Kaycia Rhone of Kaycia Rhone Events talked to us about the pros and cons of having children at your wedding, how that affects your wedding budget, and how to talk to guests about the choice you made regarding kids at the ceremony and/or wedding.
We talked to Vanessa Hayward from Orlando's Vanessa Hayward Events about what a month of coordinator does, how soon they really step in, and what a good one actually does.
This episode is for the girls that GUSH over a $25,000 floral budget. We talk to none other than The Flower Guy, Bron Hansboro about floral trends, the future of the floral wedding industry, celebrity inspo, flower walls, fake flowers, and inclusion in the wedding industry.
This week, we talk to Sisi Robertson, a newlywed that is Nigerian and a devout Jehovah's Witness. She had a traditional wedding where her husband paid a dowry and a standard white/American wedding. She had over 500 guests at the ceremony and over 300 at the reception so needless to say, this was a huge wedding.
Ashleigh and Toniah (yes, she's back!) talk to Michaela, the bridal stylist that assisted Ashleigh in her gown shopping and ultimately led her to her wedding dress. They discuss gown silhouettes, who to bring to the dress shopping process, how SYTTD influenced gown shopping, and more.
Listen to this episode with bride Shayla Varona and why she says her wedding day last year was the "BEST DAY EVER!" There were tears and tequila. These two lovebirds met at work and got married in March 2019 at the Georgian Terrace in Atlanta.
Yinka married her husband's Hindu culture with her Nigerian culture and their combined American culture with a 12 hour affair that meshed them altogether.
Ed and Ashleigh love music so it was a pure delight to talk to MikeMusic (IG @Iknowmikemusic.) He told us about how he got into the DJing industry, the transition to wedding DJing, and his take on curating and creating the perfect day. Our convo was lengthy so stay tuned next week for part two.
When single mom and entrepreneur Adrienne got engaged, she was READY to be his wife. And less than five months later, she was! She told us how she juggled all of her priorities while planning her own Liberian wedding in such a short time frame. It is possible, guys!