Who's Your Stylist?

When you hear the words personal stylist, what comes to mind? For many it is the thought of a luxury for the rich and famous. There is no denying that having a personal stylist is indeed a luxury, it is however an affordable luxury. In addition to hair and wedding styling, I am pleased to announce that I am now officially offering my services as a personal stylist. I have styled hundreds of men and women for special occasions and for many of my clients that has already evolved into a long-standing relationship as their closet curator. I have also been on the other side of the client-stylist...

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Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst

It is often the best laid plans that go awry and although we always hope your wedding day isn't one of those days, it is not often that the day goes off without a hitch. In July, I was interviewed on CBC's Alberta at Noon on the topic of wedding disasters and I had a hard time thinking of a wedding that didn't have a minor hiccup or two. The thing is, when you have a wedding coordinator, such as myself, things may not be going smoothly behind the scenes but it is handled so that there is no need to cause panic to the bride or groom. My first tip to all the brides-to-be out there is get...

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Rain On Your Wedding Day

When it comes to your wedding you can control a lot of things but you can’t control the weather. When planning outdoor weddings with my clients, I always have a contingency plan for poor weather. The backup plan is as much for the couple being wed as it is for the comfort of their guests. Select a wedding venue and photographer that knows what to do. Most venues have tents or back up plans in place for almost any scenario and most wedding photographers have shot in the rain. If chances of rain are high based on season or the forecast, have your bridal party covered with matching umbrellas and...

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Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget - How to Cut Costs on Your Wedding

It would be fun to live in a world where to every couple, money is no object and the sky is the limit when it comes to their wedding budget. Unfortunately that is not reality but it doesn’t mean that couples can’t have the wedding of their dreams. With more and more couples paying for their own wedding and wanting to enter marital bliss without significant debt, here are a few ways to save on your big day without losing sight of your dream wedding. Refer back to my post on budget . Once you have an idea of who is paying for what and how much you have to work with, you can better plan. Give...

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