The new reality is that most weddings will be downsized due to social distancing guidelines. The important thing to remember is that it’s not your fault, but you do have to figure out how to scale back your guest list.
The times may have shrunk the size of your wedding, but an intimate celebration can be more memorable, meaningful and safe. Compared to a bigger wedding, a smaller one will be less stressful because it reduces the worry about sickness and germs, said Samantha Sands, a bridal consultant at the White Flower Bridal Boutique in San Diego.
From classic elegance to modern boldness, grooms are striding down the aisle showing off their style. Smaller and more intimate gatherings have increased the trend toward informality, but that doesn’t mean the groom can’t look like a true gentleman.
The pandemic shook up your wedding plans, but this milestone event still can be a celebration that wows your guests. Caterers and wedding planners are re-imagining the wedding format to make your day even more special.
Tricia Dever makes it her business to see that other people have fun. Literally. Dever is the owner of Always Eventful, a company that specializes in helping people plan some of the most important days of their lives, particularly weddings.
For people who love the environment, a typical wedding can seem pretty wasteful. If you do your research, plan ahead and work with eco-friendly vendors, you won’t have to compromise your green ideals to have your dream wedding.
Days before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans to postpone or cancel gatherings of more than 50 people, Robyn Macy, 29, and her fiancé, Andrew, were already downsizing their March 21 wedding.
How did you and your spouse meet, and how long have you been together? “Tyler and I have been together for eight years and married for 10 months. We met in fourth grade when I moved to Mineral City. Despite always living within a mile of one another, we never seemed to cross paths. Fast forward to 2011, after each of us moved to different cities and attended different colleges, we finally connected.
How did you and your spouse meet, and how long have you been together? “Nicholas and I met in middle school while attending Middlebranch Middle School. We fell in love with one another and ‘officially’ began dating March 15, 2008. (We come from the era where social media was evolving and it was imperative to provide the exact date because a relationship is not official unless it says so on Facebook, right?!) Since then, we have grown together, along with our love for one another.”