Wedding Dress Code Deciphered

Alright.  You have sent in your RSVP, booked your accommodations, and now you are staring at the fine print on the invitation that states the dress code.  White Tie, Black Tie, Black Tie Optional, Creative Black Tie, Cocktail Attire, Festive, Dress to Impress, Beach Attire, Garden Party Attire, the list goes one.  With so many options…

My Favorite Wedding Trends for 2017

Weddings are tough, and it’s hard to not get mixed up in what is popular and trendy. This is the first social event you are hosting as a couple and it should be something that feels like you.  You don’t want to attend several weddings in the same year and realize that all of your…

Top Ten Reasons You Need a Wedding Planner

10.  You don’t have the time.  The average wedding takes about 200 hours to plan.  Most of the time it takes up to 300-400 hours since you will spend extra hours vetting out vendors, sourcing your rentals, and orchestrating everything.  There are a ton of people to hire. It takes time to find them and…

Venue Tour: Upper Shirley Vineyards

Upper Shirley Vineyards is an estate, winery, restaurant and wedding venue right on the James River.   The venue is gorgeous.  It is clean and modern, something that Richmond desperately needed.  When you walk in the first thing you notice is all of the natural light.  This is a photographers dream come true.  The walls…