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Q + A Ask The Knot Squad
JOVE MEYER Owner Jove Meyer Events Jove is an NYC-based event designer known for throwing celebrations that take personalization to new heights. My partner and I are both major introverts—we don’t do PDA and hate being the center of attention—so a tr
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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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Jessica + Cole
Though Jessica Langenberg (30 and a creative director) and Cole Lester (30 and a trader) tied the knot in their hometown of Houston, the pair designed their day to transport guests to a place beyond the Lone Star State—Tuscany, to be exact. “The venu
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Happily Ever equal
SEPTEMBER 17 | NEWYORK + ATLANTA “By the time marriage equality passed, we were already well into our wedding planning,” John says. “We deliberately chose to get married in New York City—not only because we both love it, but also because gay marriage
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Best Of Weddings 2020
THE ADDISON GROVE BARR MANSION & ARTISAN BALLROOM BRUSHY CREEK EVENTS CANYONWOOD RIDGE CHAPEL DULCINEA CRICKET HILL RANCH CYPRESS FALLS EVENT CENTER THE DRISKILL HOTEL GAREY HOUSE THE GROVE ON BRUSHY CREEK HORSESHOE BAY RESORT HOUSE ON THE HILL KINDR
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THE Deets ON Sweets
Ultimately, your cake should reflect the look and feel of your celebration—which is a bit hard to do if you haven’t planned any of it yet. Consider this our permission to move your confectionery to-dos a little bit lower on your list (you’ll ideally
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Rhuju + Vijay
Rhuju Vasavada (30 and an attorney) and Vijay Kalvakuntla (31 and works in strategy for a tech company) both have Indian roots, but their similarities end there. “Our families are from two different parts of India—Gujarat and Telangana—with different
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Local Resources
Texas Marriage License Requirements GUIDELINES FOR OBTAINING A MARRIAGE LICENSE In Texas, the legal age for marriage is 16. Couples ages 16.–17 must have parental consent; 15 and under must obtain a court order. Blood tests and residency are not requ
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GET creative WITH YOUR STATIONERY
“Our genius designer paid tribute to the thousands of miles we traveled when we were long distance,” Scott says. “The path on the ampersand is the highway we drove to get to each other on I-71 in Ohio.” “Oddly enough, we found our stationery when we
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The Year’s Freshest Venues
If it feels like everyone you know is getting married in a barn, you’re not alone. According to The Knot 2018 Real Weddings Study, the rustic locale is consistently growing in popularity for couples who are tying the knot. And while we love us a good
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Lauren + Will
Authenticity is key for Lauren Ferrante (30 and a coffee shop owner and investor relations manager) and Will Van Horn (31 and a musician), and the pair planned their wedding with that in mind. “I just wanted things to feel meaningful,” Lauren says. “
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Last Look
During the ceremony we exchanged vamala, traditional Indian floral garlands, and as we exited, our loved ones grabbed smoke cannons,” Sarah says. “We were excited to get the party started. Our wedding was a colorful, happy hybrid of our backgrounds,
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HAVE fun WITH YOUR KICKS
“It was always important for Kevin and me to include our pups in the ceremony,” Rachel says. “They’re rescues and don’t handle large crowds well, so this was my way of having them with me as I walked down the aisle.” “I originally got these slides du
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Real Weddings
3.16 | IRVING Roshni Patel (28 and a resident physician) and Sam Banon’s (33 and a senior vice president) wedding was all about combining classic romance and tradition with an ultra-modern twist. The pair marked the beginning of their weekend celebra
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Flights of FANCY
Looking for bling with extra-special meaning? Give a nod to your past, present and future with a three-stone sparkler. Engagement ring, price upon request, DeBeers.com A canary diamond is an alternative choice but still gives off megawatt shine. Enga
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MAKE meaning WITH YOUR 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.” “It was important to us to involve our pastor—who h
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Juliet + Jonathan
Juliet Azarani (31 and an attorney) and Jonathan Brown (36 and an architectural designer) both come from cross-cultural backgrounds. “Juliet’s dad is Persian, our moms are Mexican and my dad has British heritage,” Jonathan says. “Plus, they’re all pr
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BANDS of A Feather
You don’t need a giant rock to make a statement. While an engagement ring is an undoubtedly special piece of jewelry, a wedding band is equally meaningful to add into the mix or wear alone. The best part? The bands of the moment are all about letting
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BRING THE drama WITH EMERALD + BLUE
NAIL POLISH: GETTY IMAGES; ALL OTHERS COURTESY OF VENDORS ■
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Alicia + Daniel
After eight years together, Alicia Robbins (29 and a consultant manager) and Daniel Drouillard (28 and a pilot) wanted their wedding to be a simple celebration of their love. “We skipped the traditional ‘to-do’ items and stuck to the important things
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Your Guide To metals
A rare, natural white metal known for its strength and purity, platinum is usually 95 percent pure. Platinum’s density makes it extremely durable, meaning it will keep your center stone protected and secure. It’s also naturally hypoallergenic, so it
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KEEP IT chic WITH GREIGE + CREAM
POWDER: GETTY IMAGES; ALL OTHERS COURTESY OF VENDORS ■
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Victoria + Alejandro
Chiropractors Victoria Phillips (27) and Alejandro Castañeda (26) may have met in Dallas, but the pair’s roots are in California and Guatemala, respectively. After a Pacific Beach engagement, they chose Dallas for their vows and let the décor transpo
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The RULE Breakers
FEATHERS, EGGSHELLS: JOHNNY MILLER; STYLING: SARAH SMART; HEADSHOT: JESSICA KANE; RINGS COURTESY OF VENDORS ■
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Venue Scout
QUINLAN COST from $5,500 GUEST COUNT 275 ABOUT Just as the name suggests, this venue combines the rustic charm of a barn with a brighter, more modern aesthetic designed specifically for clean photography. AUSTIN COST from $30,000 GUEST COUNT 980 ABOU
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Bouquets you’ll Love
For an undone bunch made for a winding vineyard, ask your florist to focus on a loose shape and soft, pastel colors. Here, fluttery pink lisianthus and light purple clematis are paired with roses, white campanulas and sprigs of wispy greenery and vin
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Editor test drive
AS A BEAUTY EDITOR AT THE KNOT, I'll try anything once. Sometimes this is a super perk (hello, fancy facials). Sometimes it’s risky, like the time I went in for trendy highlights and came out a peroxide blonde. For better or for worse, I’ve tested (a
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All About Flowers
Megan Willis, owner and lead designer at Dallas’s Jubilee Flower Co. Megan recommends Texas couples planning to get married in April, May, October and November book their floral designer a year in advance. Why? Those are big dates—blame the heat. Jub
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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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Dress Codes Decoded
If you’ve been dreaming of a courthouse ceremony, backyard celebration or even an intimate dinner party, this is the dress code for you. While casual dress usually means anything goes, you’ll want to look put together in your photos. To pull this off
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