10 SECRETS FOR WEDDING PLANNING FROM CELEB WEDDING PLANNER ANDREA FREEMAN
A while back I was fortunate enough to share some of my wedding planning tips with GOTHAM magazine. Things have been so busy that I didn't have a chance to share and I wanted to fill you guys in. Below are a couple of my favorites to help ensure your planning kicks off successfully. In case you missed the full piece you can see that here.
BLACK IS BACK AS A WEDDING COLOR
Black is making a comeback and people are using it in these really great, excellent and elegant ways. Don't be shy!
Seated, plated dinners are out
I love that food is more of a flowing thing when it comes to events now. People are going less for the plated, seated dinners and wanting things to be more relaxed. Even at the most upscale locations that you can think of, people are creating these events and they’re entertaining like they would in their home—it’s very elegant but comfortable at the same time. We’re seeing a lot of food stations instead of plated dinners and a lot of interactive displays with food. I love to see food be at the center of an event because I think it’s one of those really memorable pieces when you’re entertaining. We’ll always talk about, ‘Oh my gosh, the food was so good.’ That’s just one of those things that sticks in people’s memories.
personal touches are everything
Added personal things—that’s what people really remember. Like, ‘Oh, these two really love nature and they love going hiking. They’ve been to the top of whatever mountain and wasn’t it cool how we saw all of these pictures.’ People just get to know you more personally, and that’s always really special.