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Stylish Sophistication For Southern Brides
New from the publishers of Atlanta Magazine, Atlanta Weddings will guide readers in planning and executing the stylish, sophisticated Southern wedding. Covering everything from proper etiquette and social graces to bridal couture and fashion, from gift ideas and registry recommendations to bridal beauty and floral design, from reception planning and site selection to destination weddings and honeymoon travel, Atlanta Weddings is the one planning resource for the South’s most dazzling weddings!
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Beautiful and inspirational real weddings, and the unique touches that made them special. Interviews and advice from the industry’s most influential voices in the areas of bridal style, floral design, event planning and wedding execution.
The ultimate planner for the perfect wedding, along with practical advice on everything from favors to photographers.
ne of the most prominent names in Atlanta fashion and retail, Susan Forehand launched her event consulting company in 2001. Since then, Susan has worked with organizations and individuals throughout the country to present some of the most successful fundraisers and special occasions. From celebrity golf tournaments to notable weddings, Susan creates engaging events that exceed expectations. Her innovative ideas, excellent taste and attention to detail add up to flawless and memorable occasions for clients and guests alike. Prior to starting her own firm, Susan served as fashion and public relations direcSusan Forehand tor for Saks Fifth Avenue in Atlanta Weddings Atlanta for 20 years. Editor-in-Chief
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From addressing invitations and working with a calligrapher to protocol for pre-wedding parties, what the polished Southern bride needs to know.
From beautiful wedding-day shoulders to flawless makeup, count down to gorgeous with our step-by-step guide.
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Choosing your registry to enjoy for a lifetime. Create a stunning reception with ideas about menus, wedding cakes, floor plans and much more.
d e s t i n a t i o n we d d i n g s Gown Guide
A fantasy wedding in a romantic location is both dreamy and do-able. Everything you want and need to know about gowns and designers.
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From shoes and handbags to mens’ and childrens’ formal wear, beautiful style for the entire wedding party.
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Find the perfect site for every event of your wedding, plus photographers, floral designers, stationers, calligraphers, makeup artists and more.
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Begin your new life together with an exotic getaway.
Cover: Photograph by Harold Daniels. Model, Olivia Day/Click. Hair and makeup by Stephen Mancuso. Jewelry provided by Cartier. Chair provided by Ainsworth-Noah. Gown by Vera Wang provided by Saks Fifth Avenue. Floral bouquet provided by Robert Long. Wallpaper provided by Farrow & Ball. location photography at the Biltmore/atlanta: Photography by Thomas Fahey. Models, Olivia Day, Kate Phillips, Tabb Shoup/All Click. Fashion styling by Patrick Cooper. Gowns provided by Anne Barge and Saks Fifth Avenue. Hair and makeup by Derrick Keith. Jewelry provided by Tiffany & Co., Cartier and Jonathan Shapero. Tabletop styling by Tony Conway, A Legendary Event. Cakes provided by A Legendary Event and The Four Seasons. Floral provided by Tulip, Mark and Scott, Floxgloves and Ivy and David Lavoy. Invitations provided by Anna Griffin. Placesettings provided by Tiffany & Co. and Bloomingdales. Crystal stemware provided by William Yeoward. Tables provided by We Rent Atlanta. Linens and chair covers provided by BBJ. additional photography: Wedding cake courtesy Sylvia Weinstock. Wedding invitation courtesy Ellen Weldon Design. Reception photograph by Marcus Krause courtesy Robert Long. Product photography provided by Tiffany & Co. Susan Forehand’s portrait by Harold Daniels.
Stylish Sophistication For Southern Brides
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