8 OF THE BEST ALTERNATIVE WEDDING FAIRS TO ATTEND THIS SPRING

It might only be the start of 2018 but with December through to February being the most popular months for engagements, we’re gearing up for what looks to be a very busy wedding fair season. There’s no doubt a day out with your gal pals to a wedding show is one of the most fun things you’ll do in the lead up to your wedding, packed with inspiration and all the right suppliers to make your ideal wedding happen. But attend the wrong wedding fair for you and it can quickly lead to feeling confused, disheartened and very disappointed indeed. So, if you’re looking for something a little more unique for your big day, we have the inside scoop on some of the best alternative wedding fairs to attend this Spring.

8 DO’S AND DON’TS OF VISITING A BRIDAL BOUTIQUE

One of the most exciting things you’ll do when planning your wedding is shop for your wedding dress. Chances are you’ve spent weeks, months, even years researching dresses in wedding magazines and blogs and probably have some idea of the style of dress you want based on on your own personal style, the tone of your wedding and of course your budget. Even if you don’t have something specific in mind, trying on dresses in a bridal boutique is a fantastic way to identify what will suit your style, flatter your shape and make you feel like a total goddess when your walking down the aisle.

So to ensure you get the most out of your wedding dress shopping experience we have compiled some useful tips to aid you in finding ‘the one’.

THIS COUPLE THREW A SURPRISE WEDDING AT THEIR FAVE RESTAURANT

Sara and Garrick told their friends and family that they were having an engagement party at their favorite DC restaurant, Lupo Verde, but little did their guests know, they were actually planning a surprise wedding! “This was to be both of our second marriages.” Sara began “We wanted to keep things low key – but…

THIS BRIDE TEAMED LILLY PULITZER WITH MACKENZIE-CHILDS TO CREATE THE PRETTIEST WEDDING EVER!

Now this a bold bride with an artistic eye! We love Bridget’s graphic colorful designs and thought they’d make perfect eye candy for a Monday morning. “The overall theme was Mackenzie-Child’s Courtly Check pattern with Lilly Pulitzer’s Exotic Garden print.” Bridget began. “I chose a short dress which highlighted my Kate Spade glitter heels (+…