Winter 2014

FashionInto the Blue
The classic wedding hue colors a return to refined styling and timeless grace
Styled & Edited by Eden Dawn; Photographs by Carmen Daneshmandi

DessertsSugar & Spice
Give your fête a salty-sweet pinch of foodie flair with rustic desserts hiding surprisingly complex flavors
Styled by Quince Flowers + Events; Photographs by Steven Scardina

FlowersGarden of Delights
Four local florists capture the lush, carefree romance of Northwest blooms
Photographs by Boone Rodriguez


  • Six out-of-sight real weddings to spark your creativity and get hot vendor leads
  • Wedding color inspiration: A dreamy, sophisticated, and versatile palette of neutral hues
  • Braids are the latest trend in big-day tresses—two brides share how they got their twisted looks
  • Nature-goes-Portland-posh place card holders (they double as favors!) that are a cinch to make yourself
  • Three fresh, fun, and distinctive tabletops all inspired by the Leftbank Annex’s sleek, raw setting
  • Unique, mouth-watering menus with insider tips for feeding modern-day “picky eaters”
  • Expert advice on everything from step one (picking the right venue for your soirĂ©e) to settling on your wedding month, finding the perfect gown, rocking chic accessories, ensuring frame-worthy photos, personalizing your florals, working with vintage rentals, and much, much more