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Author: Marissa

Pop, fizz, clink!! It’s time to turn up the tunes and have a little dance party with us, because it’s officially here! As of today, our biggest (by 48 whole pages!) and most gorgeous (there is gold foil on the cover!) issue, Southern Weddings Volume 5, is officially available on newsstands (although, keep in mind shipping is delayed due to Sandy so order direct from us if you want your copy NOW!) and online! Let’s do it again for good measure… pop, fizz, clink, y’all!!

As you might have noticed, we’re pretty excited about this issue. Not only because we’ve been working away on it for eight long months, but because we think you’ll notice something a little different when you crack open the cover. This year we rolled out the Sweet Tea Society, and far from being a standalone blog post, we’ve truly taken it to heart, allowing it to infuse every choice we made while making this issue: which weddings we featured, how we structured our shoots, the photos we included, even the order of the magazine and the font choices! So in addition to the Southern details we’ve always been known for, we’re thrilled that this issue makes even more obvious what we’ve believed for a long time: that it’s not enough to focus on a beautiful wedding — no, we’re all about beautiful marriages. Love never fails, y’all.

V5 lights our hearts on fire. For its absolutely stunning real weddings, its glorious Southern editorial shoots, and its tons of fun Surcees (our new term for Fab Finds!). For its stunning photography, thick glossy pages, and metallic (!) cover. But mostly, for its focus on lifelong vows, on family traditions, on true love, and on intentional marriages.

So when you pick up your copy, we invite each of you to not only celebrate with us, but to renew your belief in true love. And if you choose, we welcome you to show your support by posting one of our Love Never Fails badges to your blog or site. (Just right click on the badge of your choice (below) and hit save!)

Of course, we can’t celebrate our fifth anniversary issue without our traditional photo contest! Take a photo of yourself with V5 and send it to us — the more creative the better! We’ll feature our favorite submissions on the blog and then vote on them. You have until December 3 to send your photo to howdy@iloveswmag.com with “V5 Photo Contest” in the subject line or to tweet it at us @iloveswmag.

The winner will receive their choice of personalized Emily Ley iPhone cases!

We’re happier than a pig in mud, y’all!

marissa Written with love by Marissa
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    Yay! We are so happy for you! We look forward to celebrating on Thursday! Congratulations!

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    I am so excited to pick up a copy! My newly engaged soon to be sister in law and I have traded screen shots of the beautiful magazine so far- and she ended up going with a color change for her bridesmaids after seeing the gorgeous cover! So excited to browse (and swoon a little bit over) the magazine with her as I help her plan her big day to my sweet brother! :)

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    Can’t wait to see V5 – do you know where I can pick up a copy in Houston, TX?!

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    Thank you so much for this FAB opportunity!

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One of my favorite parts of getting our Real Weddings ready to share with y’all is reading each couple’s vows. From the traditional classics to creative rhymes, and even some jokes and lighthearted moments, vows are an incredibly meaningful part of each day, and usually offer some insight into the couple reciting them. Erin + Steve’s vows really struck a chord in my heart, especially this line from the groom: “I, Stephen, take you, Erin, to be no other than yourself. Loving what I know of you, trusting what I do not yet know, I give you my word, my faith, and my solemn vow.” Heavens, that makes me tear up just reading it!

Beyond their sweet, sweet vows, I love how Erin’s mama played a big role in the handmade decor of their day. She not only created the invitations and decorated their getaway bikes, she utilized Hobby Lobby and Lowes to put together some seriously gorgeous centerpieces! Big hugs to our friends at Landon Jacob for sharing this colorful affair! Seriously, y’all, pay attention to the heartwarming moments they captured tucked into every corner of this feature!

I initially tried on wedding gowns in upscale boutiques in the suburbs of Philadelphia with my mother and sister in-laws-to-be. I fell in love with a $6,000 Monique Lhuillier dress, completely clueless of the wedding market value of dresses. Back home in Columbia, SC I went to a local bridal salon with my mom, sister in-law, and aunt where I found the winner: Lazaro 3101, a great mix of lace with Spanish flair. I again had sticker shock at the $3,000 price tag and tried to bargain. I scoured recycledbride.com, preownedweddingdressses.com, and finally found the winner on Ebay for $1200. Upon arrival, the dress fit like a glove and needed no alternations. It was meant to be!

Did you decide to do a “first look”? We did. At first I was totally opposed to the idea but was inspired by my best friend’s wedding that I attended a month prior and the sharing of an intimate moment together instead of a more public, shared moment at the ceremony. It eased a lot of our nervous energy and I’m very happy with our decision.
Did you write your own vows? If so, what was your favorite phrase, verse or line? My mother is an interfaith minister who had tons of books on creating ceremonies and rituals lying around. We came upon some vows that I believe were shared between her close friends that spoke to us and the incredible risk and trust that marriage demands. Our chaplain was quite fond of them as well: “I, Stephen, take you Erin to be no other than yourself. Loving what I know of you, trusting what I do not yet know, I give you my word, my faith, and my solemn vow.”

One of my favorite things about our wedding was all the detailed creations of my mom, Heidi Darr-Hope, which included the invitations, centerpieces, bikes and lanterns. She bought lanterns from Hobby Lobby and filled them with rocks, candles, and objects from Mexico and draped them in sparkling gold ribbon. She blew up our invitation (that she created) as a sign, and decorated Steve’s and my bicycles. For centerpieces, she gathered Hobby Lobby paper flowers, paper birds, moss-covered rocks, dried beans, candles and bold-colored linens from Palmetto Party Rentals! It was an eclectic mix of fabulousness.

The weather was also amazing! Seventy-degree, sunny perfection graced us in October and made for a fabulous weekend. We also served gourmet shrimp and grits in martini glasses by Loosh Culinare and incorporated some non-traditional elements as well. Our moms and dads walked us down the aisle (both parents raised us, right?). We loved being hoisted in the air on chairs as in Jewish celebrations, and we passed Italian wedding cookies around instead of a traditional cake to honor Steve’s Italian heritage (he’s an Italian citizen!).

Describe your wedding cake or dessert: My colleague at work, who is a life insurance product specialist by day and photographer, jewelry, dress, and (apparently) ornate cake maker by night, created the three-tiered white cake with her mother and transported it, driving 20 miles an hour, from Lexington, SC. It was a work of art and tasted delicious!

What was the most memorable moment from your wedding day? Two moments. One was walking down the aisle with the veil covering my face and my parents in both arms. It was truly surreal with the light twinkling in, a sea of smiling, loving faces, and harp notes drifting through the breeze. Another was that we had SO much fun riding bikes around the fountains as our exit. We were having so much fun that we went for a second ride through the tunnel of guests and then hopped on a pedicab to our afterparty at Nonnah’s.

How did the two of you meet? Tell us your story. We met three years ago during our first days as graduate students in the School of International Business at USC. We both used the exact same word to describe our initial reaction to each other: Intrigued. For several months, we pursued our interest, curiosity, and desire of one another, developing a deep friendship. However, things weren’t all easy. Steve would be leaving the country soon for his eight-month internship and I felt the tension of wanting to be clear and definite about the nature of our relationship on one hand, and just allowing our love and connection to come in its own time on the other. I chose to allow, not force, the excitement, pleasure, and hope at each step along the way to bring us closer together. It was our inevitable separation for language study and internships in South America that brought clarity to our hearts about the depth and commitment of our feelings. Stephen had to leave for Brazil and shortly thereafter, I was to be in Mexico and then Chile. I realized that I was truly in love when while in Mexico, instead of enjoying the experience, I found myself spending all my time Skyping with Steve. Thanks to the wonders of Skype and a chance to be together for a few weeks in Brazil, our love and friendship grew and blossomed, despite the long separation.
Describe the proposal. Once we were both back in South Carolina, Steve hatched the perfect plan to propose that involved secretly getting his parents from Philadelphia, along with my parents, and tucking them away in a house on Sullivan’s Island. Then there was a very long and hot bicycle ride on the beach until he could find some privacy, a sandy knee for Steve, many tears of joy for me, and finally, a great big surprise party with both families back at the beach house when we returned newly engaged and deeply in love.
In what month did you get married? October
How many guests attended your wedding? 200
What readings, if any, did you have at your ceremony? Walt Whitman’s “Song of the Open Road” and “The Way.”
Tell us about some of the songs you used throughout your wedding. We liked the cello and harp duo, both USC students, that played. Steve walked down the aisle to Bach’s “Cello Song,” “The Swan” was played for the bridesmaids and groomsmen, and I walked down the aisle to Debussy’s “Girl with the Flaxen Hair,” which I did a solo ballet dance to as a moonbeam when I was young. It reminds me of grace, freedom, and lightness — just how I felt walking down the aisle. Steve’s sister and operatic genius, Megan, sang the “Glory of Love” with the cellist and harpist during the ceremony. For our first dance, we went back and forth on songs and finally settled on Stevie Wonder’s “You are the Sunshine of my Life.” We took dance classes at Vista Ballroom in the three weeks prior to the wedding and learned some basic American Rumba moves with dips and spins. Our band played the song live on the wedding day and it was a bit slower than practiced. We made it through laughing and feeling awkward the whole time but it was so fun!
Describe your wedding flowers: I’m not huge on flowers and told my mom only this: “Keep it local and vibrant and I like succulents.” She worked with a local florist but did the majority of the work herself – purchasing lots of succulents from Lowe’s.
What was the biggest challenge you had to overcome while planning your wedding? Moving from surveying the options to making a decision! There were a lot of wonderful choices on all levels of detail, but getting momentum moving and checking items off the list relieved a lot of stress.
What range did your wedding budget fall into? $25,000-$50,000
What is the one thing you are most happy you splurged on? I felt very happy about not splurging on anything. It gave me a big sense of peace knowing that this day was about celebrating our union, not amassing debt or getting carried away on extravagant details. We creatively saved money at all points in the planning process and I felt amazing!
What was your most memorable moment about your wedding day? Two moments. One was walking down the aisle with the veil covering my face and my parents in both arms. It was truly surreal with the light twinkling in, a sea of smiling, loving faces, and harp notes drifting through the breeze. Another was that we had SO much fun riding bikes around the fountains as our exit. We were having so much fun that we went for a second ride through the tunnel of guests and then hopped on a pedicab to our afterparty at Nonnah’s.
What advice do you have for folks currently planning a wedding? Soak it in. It is intense to feel so much love and support from everyone in your life, so try to let go of the “plan” you’ve been scheming for months and soak in the wonderfulness of the day. Don’t get caught up in the “what’s next” part.
What’s next for you as a couple? What are you looking forward to in the future? We are renovating an old home and will be happy to move in and do what we love to do most – lay around in sweatpants, cook, drink wine or coffee and chat! We also have a pretty impressive travel lineup going: Patagonia, Berlin, Rio, Colombia, Sonoma, and more! We have a lot to look forward to!

Photographer: Landon Jacob / Wedding Planner/Coordinator: Heidi Darr-Hope and Christy Clonts / Videographer: Adam Tate / Ceremony Venue: Memorial Garden at the Governor’s Mansion / Reception Venue: Arbor Garden at the Governor’s Mansion / Flowers & Decor: Something Special / Cake Baker: Meredith Bedenbaugh / Catering: Loosh Culinare / Rentals: Palmetto Party / Lighting: ACS Sound and Lighting / Bride’s Dress: Lazaro / Hairstylist: Cline’s Salon / Bride’s Jewelry: Kate Spade / Makeup Artist: Chelsey Winford / Bride’s Shoes: Target / Groom’s Attire: Banana Republic / Paper Products: Party City / Exit Streamers: Extravagant Exits
marissa Written with love by Marissa
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    The bright colors, the getaway bikes, her dress….it is such a wonderful Southern affair. I love it!

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Happy Halloween, y’all! Just a few short days until V5 arrives. Until then, feast your eyes on today’s gorgeous wedding!

Hannah + Christian’s North Carolina nuptials were stylish and fresh… and involved twinkle lights at their ceremony! (I know you love this, Nicole!) But beyond the gorgeous decor (by our awesome BRV members Cheryl Holmes + Fiore Fine Flowers) and ridiculously stylish mix-n-match mint bridesmaid gowns is family, tradition and really awesome music! I also love her take on wedding planning. She says: Enjoy it! Do what you want to do, even if other people think it sounds crazy. However, do take other people’s advice, especially your mother’s. Moms are the absolute BEST! Yes, Hannah, moms ARE the best!

So is photographer Eric Boneske for sharing this lovely day with us!

How fun are Hannah’s shoes? They’re like a pastel disco party for the feet!

Hannah described their wedding as “eclectic and soft,” and I’d have to agree. I also have to gush over this little doll in a tutu! What an adorable flower girl!

What a dapper group of gents. I love how Hannah + Christian tied in the mix-n-match menswear by having only the groom wear a complete suit!

We both love music so much that choosing the perfect songs was important. We chose “Sea of Love” by Phil Phillips (and no, not the one from American Idol!) to walk down the aisle. For the recessional, we chose the song “All Day and All Night” by The Kinks. I love songs from that British Invasion era, and I wanted something that sounded like a giant celebration!

What is the one thing you are most happy you splurged on? The barn tables! They were so beautiful and made the flowers pop. Plus, I hate table cloths, and this way, we didn’t have to use any!

Describe your wedding cake or dessert: DELICIOUS! It was a beautiful cream color and was designed to look like each layer was a balancing act, like Alice in Wonderland!

How did the two of you meet? Tell us your story. We met at a mutual friend’s house. We were 17!
Describe the proposal. A simple picnic at the cove by the beach.
In what month did you get married? August
How many guests attended your wedding? Around 200
Tell us about finding your wedding dress: It was not too difficult. It was the third dress I tried on
Describe your wedding flowers: eclectic and soft
Our favorite detail of the wedding was: The barn tables with the flowers and of course, the music!
What Southern details or traditions did you include in your celebration? What was Southern about your wedding? Our food was very Southern. We had blackened mahi, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese all the good stuff!
What was the biggest challenge you had to overcome while planning your wedding? Picking the perfect music was very difficult for me. I love music so much. The problem is that I love music that isn’t well suited for a wedding. Walking down to my favorite band, The Arctic Monkeys was not an option. However, if it were just up to me, I might have done it!
What was your most memorable moment about your wedding day? Seeing Christian at the end of the room, waiting for me to meet him at the altar.
What advice do you have for folks currently planning a wedding? Enjoy it! Do what you want to do, even if other people think it sounds crazy. However, do take other people’s advice, especially your mother’s. Moms are the absolute BEST!
What’s next for you as a couple? What are you looking forward to in the future? Who knows! We would love to travel, move to an exciting new place, and make a difference.

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Photographer: Eric Boneske / Videographer: Life Stage Films / Wedding Planner/Coordinator: Charyl Holmes / Venue: Brooklyn Arts Center / Flowers & Decor: Fiore Fine Flowers / Cake Baker: Imaginary Cakes / Catering: MOI / Bride’s Dress: Vera Wang / Bride’s Jewelry: Reborn Jewelry / Groom’s Attire: H&M / Groomsmen Attire: J.Crew / Hairstylist: Hannah Lynne
marissa Written with love by Marissa
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    The bride and groom really showed their unique style with this wedding design, from that great cake to the terrific color accents to the grooms pant length! Very happy feel in the photography.

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Y’all before I get started on this amazing wedding, I just have to tell you, sweet readers, that I tried octopus last night! Yes, octopus! Anyways!

Lisa + Nick’s navy and pink preppy wedding has so much goodness to report on! First, I’m completly smitten with the navy patterned tablecloths! I love how their planner, Laura, played with pattern to create a formal yet welcoming feel to their tented reception. The low pink florals make for a fun pop of color without being overpowering! Southern preppy perfection in my book! When it comes to Southern weddings, family is so important, and Lisa + Nick incorporated family into their big day by the wedding taking place at Lisa’s childhood home, and her mother playing the cello as she walked down the aisle. So sweet!

Big hugs to Tracy of Timmester Photography for sending this


I had an idea of the exact dress I wanted but when I went to Hitched to try the dress on, I found a completely different one that was absolutely perfect! Both my mom and maid of honor agreed.

What was your most memorable moment about your wedding day? Walking down the aisle and seeing each other’s faces (Nick’s especially, since tears were in his eyes).

Describe your wedding flowers: Pink! Beautiful! I had all peonies in my bouquet. At the tables, there were different vases with all kinds of pink flowers. They were a very nice contrast against the blue linens.

Our favorite detail of the wedding was: The escort card holders that we both spent hours putting together while talking, planning and getting seriously excited about the wedding.

I think I’d like to replicate this look in my living room! The clean white mixed with navy + pink has me crazy summer sunshine!

Describe your wedding cake or dessert: It was the most delicious cake we have ever had! It was almond Génoise cake with fresh sliced strawberries and Grand Marnier buttercream frosting. It was a simple white cake with blue ribbon and pink and green flourishes.

Love the idea of popcorn as a fun favor to take home, and I absolutely LOVE the happiness in Lisa’s face in the photo below! That’s what it’s all about!

How did the two of you meet? Tell us your story. We met in college at a house party that my friends and I were hosting. A friend said that Nick thought I was cute and that was it!
Describe the proposal. I was in Maryland for a week to visit my family and came home on a four- hour bus ride. It was midnight, and I was exhausted and had tons of luggage with me. I called from the cab and asked if Nick could come down and help with the bags, but he said no. I was very upset. I got to the apartment door and walked in to see Nick standing in his suit with our stuffed animals on the bed and a sign that said, “We love Lisa.” My favorite song was playing and he got down on one knee and popped the question. We celebrated that night by drinking champagne and eating McDonalds (our favorite). The next night, we celebrated by having dinner at Beauty and Essex, in downtown NYC.
In what month did you get married? May
How many guests attended your wedding? About 85
Did you decide to do a “first look”? No, we wanted to be very traditional and Nick did not want to see me until I walked down the aisle.
Tell us about some of the songs you used throughout your wedding. My mom is a cellist and she and her friends played as I walked down the aisle. Our first dance song was “Your Song” by Elton John, which Nick had playing when he proposed.
What Southern details or traditions did you include in your celebration? What was Southern about your wedding? The location, my childhood house, and the preppy style.
What was the biggest challenge you had to overcome while planning your wedding? It being over.
If you are comfortable responding, what range did your wedding budget fall into $50,000-$75,000
What is the one thing you are most happy you splurged on? The dress and the flowers. Especially the dress – it was something I had been thinking about since I was three years old.
What advice do you have for folks currently planning a wedding? Enjoy every single second of it. The time between we got engaged to The Day was the most amazing time. Also, spread out the planning. We started early and everything went smoothly and perfectly, there was no stress.
What’s next for you as a couple? What are you looking forward to in the future? We are looking to purchase a house in Connecticut and start building a nest.

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Yes, we’re back with one last Bridal Market post! If you haven’t been keeping up on the blog, be sure to take a gander at all the previous posts. It’s one pretty page after another!

Let’s start with Miss Kelly Faetanini. Isn’t her purple peplum outfit adorable?

Okay, onto dresses! Kelly’s collection was what I like to call wearable fashion forward. Each gown had on-point style trends without being too risky for real brides to try on their wedding days.

I love the layered lace peplum of this tulle ball gown, and the best part… it’s removable! How clever is Kelly? What a fun way to wear the trend, but have the option for a more classic tulle ball gown look. I also adore the bustle in the front of the dress on the bottom left. This fit-to-flare gown is made of silk santung. Fancy!

Oh, and this finale! My oh my! Kristin and I literally gasped when this gown came down the runway. The simple silk satin fit-to-flare is accented perfectly with a lilac ombre-feathered skirt. Talk about wow factor! After the show, we couldn’t stop talking about those ombre feathers!

Now let’s talk glam! Matthew Christopher’s 2013 Couture collection was all about glamourous red carpet-esque gowns, and I’m all about that!

Classic silhouettes with luxe details gave the MC collection a sophisticated feel. Opulent silk satin was mixed with raw-edged organza flowers to combine into romantic pieces. My favorite has to be the Toujour L’Amour (on the bottom right) — this gown was inspired by cathedrals, and features a silk duchess bodice wrapped in elaborate beading, raw edge ruffles and crystals and pearls in a heart-shaped motif. Tres chic!

In between shows we were thrilled to be able to shoot a little Street Style session with our awesome photographer Kat Harris! She even snagged these behind-the-scenes shots of us running between shows. Yes, I am totally into my iPhone in both shots – either tweeting, or more likely trying to map out directions to the next show!

Isn’t Kristin adorable? That girl has sass! I’ll let you in on a little secret: this is my favorite outfit, and I wanted to wear it the entire trip! (I didn’t, though!)

Kat asked us to do our serious face. Well, you see how long that lasted! Want to know a little more about our outfits? Check out Kat’s blog! She featured US in her Refined Woman series. We’re so honored!

Thanks again to Kat for all of these images!

But wait, have you STILL not had enough Bridal Market 2012 goodness yet? Be sure to check out our designated board for all of this year’s styles, and set aside some time to watch the videos our friends at Lover.ly put together! The one for Anne Barge’s show is below, but you can see more designers here!

Video courtesy of Lover.ly – search, shop, save and share wedding ideas all in one place. For more designer interviews, DIY tutorials, and more, check out Lover.ly’s newly launched video channel!

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  1. avatar Emily reply

    Y’all are so cute!! Love those sassy outfits!

  2. avatar Kat Harris reply

    Such a fun week ladies! And I just love the outfits y’all came up with each day:)

  3. avatar Kelly Dellinger reply

    Oh my goodness, y’all are just too adorable!! Marissa, your polka-dotted outfit is my favorite thing ever.

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    Marissa and Kristen—Hey sweet girls! Thought you’d like to know that even almost a year later I keep coming back to this post for reference because I recently found out I will be attending bridal market with my new position! I am so excited and am already trying to plan outfits based off the cuteness that y’all sported last fall! Thanks for continuing to be a source of inspiration….through planning, wardrobe styling, travel plans and the like! :)

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