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Nicole + Peter’s
CEREMONY & RECEPTION SITE Chatfield Hollow Farm and Inn, Killingworth, CT PHOTOGRAPHY Timothy Burke Mannle Photography VIDEOGRAPHY Shane Films PLANNER & EVENT DESIGNER Pearl Weddings & Events FLOWERS Flowers by Justine GOWN Rue De Seine, Lovely Bride
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Venue Scout
COST from $14,900 GUEST COUNT 140 ABOUT Say “I do” among the thick pine groves on this 42-acre mountainside estate before enjoying dinner in the restored carriage house. Finish the night with a bonfire and s’mores. COST from $20,000 GUEST COUNT
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POPS OF Personality
Throw a glitzy dinner party for pals, or just add some shine to your everyday with tabletop pieces that make for an easy, pretty upgrade to any meal. Give a classic interior a very-now vibe with saturated accent colors, luxurious textures and timele
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Vows For All
2001 The year The Netherlands became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage 2004 The year Massachusetts became the first state to support marriage equality 61% The number of cohabitating American LGBTQ+ couples who married post ruling in 2
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The RULE Breakers
From left: This luxe take on the signet ring is all about maximum sparkle. Ring, $7,700, Ceremony.us. A small diamond set on the inside of the band is a glam substitute for more traditional engravings. Band, $1,995, Forevermark.com ■
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Nicole + Bryan’s
CEREMONY & RECEPTION SITE Oceanbleu, Westhampton Beach PHOTOGRAPHY Chaz Cruz Photographers VIDEOGRAPHY Sialia Studios LLC PLANNER Michelle Elaine Weddings, Inc. FLOWERS Wildflower Floral and Event Design GOWN Rebecca Schoneveld, Schone Bride, Brookly
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Loud And Proud
Mix up your processional—ask guests to walk to you. Define any LGBTQ+ terms in your ceremony programs. Recognize your community with queer-affirmative vows. Choose a reading or music by a LGBTQ+ activist. ■
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Make It Known
GUIDELINES FOR ANNOUNCING YOUR WEDDING IN THE LOCAL PAPERS Photographs may be submitted to accompany the announcement; however, instant photos or color copies are not acceptable. In some instances, photographs may be returned if a self-addressed stam
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VEILS, Nveiled
Veils are an easy way to express yourself. But with so many options to choose from, how do you know which one’s right for you? We broke down all the different styles, including the latest trends, with tips on how to wear them so you can uncover (sorr
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Corey + Jeremy’s
CEREMONY & RECEPTION SITE The Springs, Brooklyn PHOTOGRAPHY Kirra Cheers/Chaz Cruz Photographers PLANNER Leah Weinberg/Color Pop Events FLOWERS Michelle Hannah/Wild Floral Design SUITS Corey: The Kooples; Jeremy: Sandro ENGAGEMENT & WEDDING RINGS Car
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Make It Legal
GUIDELINES FOR OBTAINING A MARRIAGE LICENSE In Connecticut, the legal age for marriage is 18. Couples under 18 must have parental consent. Residency is not required, but both the bride and groom must apply for the license in the town where the ceremo
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Diana + Eric
Diana Castillo (36 and an ACD copywriter) and Eric Casthart (37 and a designer and developer) wanted to throw a wedding that was “unmistakably us,” they say. The pair did just that, turning to cinema for inspiration. Their chosen theme, dubbed “wicke
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All About Flowers
WHAT ARE SOME WAYS COUPLES CAN SAVE ON FLOWERS IF THEIR BUDGET IS TIGHT? Wedding party flowers often make up a large portion of a floral budget, but more recently I’ve been booking couples who aren’t planning to even have a wedding party. Forgoing t
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Emerald + Blue
NAIL POLISH: GETTY IMAGES; ALL OTHERS COURTESY OF VENDORS ■
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Taylor + Andy’s
CEREMONY & RECEPTION SITE Tokeneke Club, Darien, CT PHOTOGRAPHY Lindsay Madden Photography VIDEOGRAPHY NST Pictures PLANNER Laura Boulton Events, LLC FLOWERS Elegant Effects in Floral Design GOWN Amsale, New York City SUIT Suitsupply WEDDING PARTY AT
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Your Wedding Vision
You’ll start by swiping right on images you love—these will be added to your final board (you can always add more). There’s also room to add personalized, must-haves (think: taco truck, dog-friendly venue or room for a sangeet). No couple is just on
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Celebrating Love For All
It’s hard to believe the legalization of same-sex marriage passed just five years ago. To think the inability to marry whom you wanted existed so recently in this country is staggering. And while there’s still much to be done to create equality for a
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Unity Ceremony
“After Dane’s mom passed away, a dear friend and Sioux elder wrapped and blessed him in a morning star quilt,” Melissa says. “At our ceremony, she blessed us together as a couple in the same piece.” CINCINNATI “It was important to us to involve our
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WE’VE GOT YOU And You’ve Got This!
The Knot Wedding Planner pulls together your vision, pros and guests to put planning in the palm of your hand. We know—you’re probably wondering where you should even start (totally normal, btw). First, download our app and take our Style Quiz. It’s
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Lauren + Darryl’s
CEREMONY & RECEPTION SITE Hempstead House, Sands Point PHOTOGRAPHY Jenny Fu Studio VIDEOGRAPHY Kristen Kiraly Films PLANNER Golden Weddings and Events FLOWERS Pink Petal Event Group GOWNS Ceremony: Justin Alexander, The Bridal World, Freeport; recept
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Local Lowdown
Gather your dream team of local wedding vendors with the help of our Ultimate Wedding Guides at TheKnot.com/newyork. You can connect with planners, photographers and other vendors by searching by region and price in our local Marketplace. Your state
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Shore Things
Half Full Brewery Founder and Chief Hoptimist: Conor Horrigan HOME GROWN “When couples buy local beers for their reception or rehearsal dinner, they’re not only helping to support the community’s agricultural growth, but also getting a drink that’
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Samantha + Ben
Samantha Schwartz (37 and a designer) and Benjamin (Ben) Ment (37 and a producer) selected their wedding date for a very special reason: It was their Bernese Mountain dog, Basket’s, second birthday. As such, they joked that the day was “Basket’s very
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Personality›packed Eats
It’s no secret that wedding food can sometimes feel a little one-note. But if the two of you are big foodies and looking to create a memorable meal for yourselves and your guests, “good enough” just isn’t going to cut it. While any meal cooked up by
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Going Bespoke
hat differentiates Bindle & Keep from other suiting companies or tailors? Bindle & Keep is by appointment only, and we schedule two-hour windows for first fittings. This allows us to really get to know our clients before we measure them. We give our
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Paula + Ken 3.21 BROOKLYN
Ken and I made the best of a heartbreaking situation. We know we’ll eventually have the wedding celebration we deserve with all of our family and friends. We had to remind ourselves that the situation was out of anyone’s control, and the pandemic doe
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Lauren + Darryl
Lauren De Riggs (29 and a nurse practitioner) and Darryl Toomer (28 and an auditor) were brought together by a mutual friend, so it was fitting that their wedding highlight the people they cherish most. The bride’s mom took the reigns with the weddin
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Amy’s Hot Take
EVENT PLANNER OR DESIGNER? I prefer to identify as relationship-championer. IDEAL BOOKING TIMELINE? 12-15 months out. ADVICE FOR WORKING WITH A PLANNER? Be sure you’re collaborating—working together will ensure everything goes more smoothly. MO
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Scandi Ski
Furniture rentals, EventRents.com; linens, LaTavolaLinen.com; paper goods, SweetZionPaperie.com; cookies, SweetFleur.org; florals, PremaStyle.com. , King’s Norsk Products; florals, PremaStyle.com; Airstream, EmberHairstream.com; tabletop rentals, Eve
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SHADES FOR EVERY season
WHY IT WORKS Saying “I do” in autumn is all about embracing the dramatic atmosphere of the season, so concentrate on working with colors that pack on the saturation. Traditional fall shades like inky navy blue and rich burgundy get a very 2020 upgrad
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