Out of the Box Challenge // Rebel Creatives AKA Love Wins!

Out of the Box Challenge // Rebel Creatives AKA Love Wins!

Our shoot, entitled “Love Wins,” is an awesomely eclectic, reimagined concept derived after the 2017 presidential inauguration. Our original shoot concept and date was derailed by the protests and marches that overshadowed the inaugural festivities. But instead of sulking and complaining, we used the current political climate to inspire our finished story.

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Six Perks to Online Dress Shopping that Will Eliminate Stress

Six Perks to Online Dress Shopping that Will Eliminate Stress

In the endless sea of wedding planning there’s one thing that has the power to elicit both boundless excitement and nervous dread: the dress, or to be precise, shopping for the dress. While many couples are beginning to realize there are alternatives to traditional dress shopping, like DIY dresses and amazing vintage thrift store finds, brides continue to flock to high-fashion boutiques that speak to eurocentric ideologies of beauty and style. While the traditionalist boutique is certainly an attractive option for some, there are just as many brides looking for another option. There’s a brave new world of bridal gowns out there, one that is entrenched in our reemerging appreciation of the highly skilled craftsperson, and it’s online. 

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Urban Set Bride: Mother and Daughter Team Up to Change the Face of Bridal Boutiques

Urban Set Bride: Mother and Daughter Team Up to Change the Face of Bridal Boutiques

Overall, my experience as a wedding planner, a feminist, a millennial, and a newlywed gave me the insight I needed to create my own career and fulfill a need in the bridal market. I trusted my instinct, I embraced my mom’s wisdom and knew she was the person I wanted to stand by my side, and we never let anyone tell us our ideas weren’t good enough. 

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Sponsor Highlight: Urban Set Bride

Sponsor Highlight: Urban Set Bride

As a wedding planner, I see couples get wrapped up in small details and drive themselves insane. My goal as a planner is to always remind them of the big picture and to focus on the three major details they want their guests to remember and let the rest fall to the sidelines. At the end of the day, you have found a life-long partner. That’s pretty bad ass. So, celebrate, don’t stress.

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