WASHINGTONIAN

WRITTEN BY JENNIFER BARGER

These 16 Local Companies Can Help You Throw the Best Party Ever

A 1950s-inspired camper or a “Bubbles & Brews” ’59 mini-truck can park at your party and serve boozy milkshakes or beer and wine on tap. Local laws mean that you’ll have to buy the alcohol ... read more


RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH

WRITTEN BY MARISSA HERMANSON

Richmond weddings: Here's what's hot, trendy, and how much it all costs

On Jan. 20, Virginia Layfield and Sean McAndrew tied the knot in Richmond at First Presbyterian Church and then celebrated their newlywed status with a black-tie party surrounded by nearly 300 friends and family at The Commonwealth Club ... read more


How to Decide Between Full-Service and Partial Wedding Planning

Many brides know from the beginning that a planner is one of their wedding essentials. Whether due to guest count, complex decor plans or family dynamics, a demanding job or travel schedule, or simply a desire to have the bandwidth to focus on their relationship throughout a yearlong engagement, the reasons for engaging ... read more

SOUTHERN WEDDINGS

WRITTEN BY EMILY


CHIC BLACK AND WHITE WEDDING WITH LUSH GREENERY

The elegant outdoor venue set the tone for this chic black and white wedding full of lush, beautiful greenery. We’ve been seeing greenery everywhere this year thanks to Pantone, and are just as in love with it now as we were back in January. Anyone else excited to see what 2018 holds?!  Sarah Kazemburg Events & Styling dreamt up this beautiful ... read more

INSPIRED BY THIS

PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOY MICHELLE PHOTOGRAPHY 

WRITTEN By IBT GIRLS


Becky and Chris’s wedding at big spring farm

Becky and Chris’s wedding at BIG SPRING FARM was what KATHRYN IVY PHOTOGRAPHY called “one of the most sentimental, detail driven, beautiful weddings” she’s ever been a part of. It also happens to be beautiful. Bare trees and rustic-barn vibes set the tone of the day planned by A LITTLE PARTY EVENTS and cozy, on-trend details like the retro food truck by THE COZY CARAVAN CLUB, donut wall by BLUE RIDGE BAGELS and copper ... read more

GREY LIKES WEDDINGS

photography by KATHRYN IVY PHOTOGRAPHY

planned by A LITTLE PARTY EVENTS


SOUTHERN SPRING BBQ IN CHARLOTTESVILLE!

You may remember the RENDEZVOUS RETREAT photographer’s retreat in Jackson Hole last year—it was a week full of inspiration and fun, surrounded by the majestic beauty of the Tetons. This year, some of our favorite photographers (CHRISTINA MCNEILLCARRIE PATTERSONKATE HEADLEY and JEN FARIELLO) took the festivities to Charlottesville, Virginia. And this time, Snippet & Ink was the ... read more

SNIPPET & INK

WRITTEN BY CHRISTINA


VIRGINIA OYSTER-INSPIRED WEDDING IDEAS

Every so often a submission stops you in your tracks, squeezes your heart, and makes you whisper "Wow, we are so humbled to even get to read this." That's what this one did for us, friends. Between the gorgeous imagery and the heartfelt story, this is truly what Virginia is made of ... read more

TIDEWATER & TULLE

written by Chelsea LaVere

Planned by Make it Posh


BROOKLYN SUPPER

written by ELIZABETH

HILL & HOLLER AT BLENHEIM VINEYARDS LIBRARY SERIES DINNER

On a luminous April afternoon, Brian and I took the winding country roads out of town to the Hill and Holler at Blenheim Vineyards Library Series Dinner. Hill and Holler, a Charlottesville dinner event company, puts on dinners at local farms with an ever-changing roster of local chefs. It’s the brainchild of Tracey Love, who is also the head of sales at ... read more