Friday, March 29, 2013

Dancing the Night Away

Planning your dream wedding can be one of the most exhausting tasks. After a year of striving for perfection, there's no better way to blow of the steam than dancing like nobody is watching.

Whether checked, monogrammed or illuminated - Find yourself the invigorating canvas that will spark your moves !

Thursday, March 28, 2013

From Fashion To Decor

From Sarah Jessica Parker to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan - Elie Saab's Couture Collection has swept the runways & red carpet with it's florals.

We take inspiration this spring and go floral for decor...

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Color Inspiration: Red and Orange

When it comes to Indian Weddings many of our clients choose to use the traditional red, orange and gold colors for their ceremony. We love this color combination and are always looking for great new ways to update the look.

Here is some inspiration:

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

As fresh as a Daisy

Spring is finally in the air!

As we gradually bid farewell to the pure white of snow and embrace the yellow warmth of sunshine, take inspiration for a "Yellow and White" Wedding theme.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Ring of Love

Bored of the traditional seating arrangement at a wedding ceremony? Here's something unexpected that you may want to try.

Across time and all cultures, a circle has always been symbolic of unity, eternity and protection. Be surrounded by your loved ones as you tie the knot in this circular seating arrangement that is not only different, but also organised and meaningful.

Friday, March 22, 2013

It's The Last Dance

The end of your wedding day is always a bittersweet feeling - On one hand it's the end to one of the most special days in your life and on the other, it's a celebration of a new life. Hang on to every precious moment you have of your wedding day by making your last dance a memorable one!

Here are some of our favorites:
1. 'Bout Time - Louis Armstrong
2. 'Cause I Love You - Lenny Williams
3. (I've had) The Time of My Life - Bill Medley and Jennifer Warner (Dirty Dancing)
4. (Love is )The Tender Trap - Frank Sinatra
5. Scenes from an Italian Restaurant - Billy Joel
6. 1 + 1 - Beyonce
7. 1, 2, 3, 4 - Plain White T's
8. 1000 Faces - Randy Montana
9. 3 Words - Cherry Cole
10. 4 Page Letter - Aaliya

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Cake Cutting Song

All week long, we have been working on song lists to suggest to clients. Now, it's time to to cut your cake! We love it when couples keep it fun and playful with their cake cutting song.

Here are some of our favorites:

1. A Taste of Honey- The Beattles
2. Build Me Up Buttercup- The Foundations
3. Cut The Cake- Average White Band
4. Hit Me With your Best Shot- Pat Benatar
5. I Got You Babe- Sonny and Cher
6. Ice Cream- Sarah McLachlan
7. Pour Some Sugar On Me- Def Leppard
8. Sugar Sugar- Archies
9. Sweetest Thing- U2
10. Sweet Emotion- Aerosmith

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Mother/Son Dance

Yesterday we talked about Father/Daughter Dances. Today we got a call from a groom asking for insight for choosing to dance with his mom.

Here are some of our favorite Mother/Son Dance Songs:
- A Song For Mama- Boys 2 Men
- A Mother's Prayer- Celine Dion
- The Perfect Fan- Backstreet Boys
- Do I Make You Proud- Taylor Hicks
- Ain't No Mountain High Enough- Diana Ross
- I Do (Cherish You) - 98 Degrees
- I Hope You Dance- Le Ann Womack
- Ill Be There- Jackson five
- Mama- Spice Girls
- Hero- Mariah Carey

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

First Dance and Father/Daughter Songs

Choosing songs for your ceremony and reception can be a very daunting task. With so many years of great music and so many options how is one to choose? We always suggest to our brides to chose songs that have special meaning to them, especially for their First Dance and Father/Daughter Dance. Maybe its the first danced to with your fiancee, maybe its that song that your dad will sing to you as a child.

If you can't think of anything here are some of our favorite songs:

First Dance
- A Beautiful Mess- Jason Mraz
- A House Is Not A Home- Luther Vandross
- A Kiss to Build a Dream On- Louis Armstrong
- Can't Take My Eyes off of you- Lady Antabellum
- Chasing Cars- Snow Patrol
- Cheek to Cheek- Ella Fitzgerald
- Don't Know Why- Norah jones
- Everyday- Rascal Flatts
- God Gave Me You- Blake Shelton
- Gravity- John Mayer

Father Daughter 
- A Song for My Daughter- Ray Allaire
- Butterfly Kisses- Bob Carlisle
- A Whole New World- Peabo Breason
- Always Be Your Baby- Natalie Grant
- Because You Loved Me- Celine Dion
- Butterfly Fly Away- miley Cyrus
- Can You Feel the Love Tonight- Elton John
- Daddy- Beyonce
- Dance with My Father- Luther Vandross
- Father and Daughter- Simon and Garfunkle

Friday, March 15, 2013

Puerto Rico's Best Resorts

Spring is fast approaching but it's still pretty chilly here in NYC! Maybe that is why our phones have been going crazy with requests for destination weddings. It is likely that brides are thinking about white sandy beaches, fruity cocktails and island breezes. This immediately makes us think of Puerto Rico. This is a great spot for destination weddings given that it has easy access from the US and no passport is needed.

Here are some of our favorite resorts:

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Rose Centerpieces

When many people think of romance and weddings they immediately think of roses! It's the classic flower choice for weddings worldwide. Today, there are about 130 species of roses ranging in many colors, which makes the options infinite!