How many times has the instant that a wedding turned magical taken you by surprise? Was it the disarmingly accurate rehearsal dinner toast or the brides knowing glance during the exchange of rings? Was it the vow that could only have been written by that particular man about this special woman or the significance of the song playing as they take the floor for their first dance as husband and wife?
Whether staged with black tie formality in a candle-lit chateau or with bare feet under a summer oak tree, the perfect wedding is only perfect to the extent that its personal. When you've decided to say yes, In Style Weddings is the one book you'll need to create your unique expression of this timeless ritual. So that when the time comes to say I do, youll be in the moment and loving it. Heres a world of inspiring options shown in exquisite detail invitations, dresses, flowers, music, cakes and tips from todays top wedding planners on how to make it all come together in a way thats personal, meaningful, and just right.
In Style Weddings takes you inside the entire planning process, from choosing the right ring for you to honeymoon ideas that add the perfect blush from high adventure to serious serenity. Stylish concepts, tips, and tricks come from top experts, the caterers, planners, florists, and dress designers behind the most memorable celebrity weddings of the past decade, from Mira Sorvino's hilltop ceremony in Italy to Matt LeBlanc's beach front wedding in Hawaii.
Clear, succinct advice allows you to pick and choose whats useful to you. With its expertly curated photography, In Style Weddings takes cues from the world of deluxe fine art volumes. Big, luxurious photos, many shot documentary style at A-list weddings by leading photojournalists, play up the beauty of settings, costume, and lighting conveying beautiful portraits of the joy, romance, and ritual unique to weddings. Want an extraordinary ring? Kevin Costner proposed with a vintage ring from Neil Lane and you can have a style just as stunning. Are you a traditional girl at heart? Well tell you which flowers are perfect for your classic ceremony. What about the party favors? Consider a breakfast bag (and maybe some aspirin) for your guests to wake up to the next day. Add polish to your wedding plans with what amounts to free consults from the ultimate team of pros.
Each chapter is divided into two sections: Looks We Love and Access Your Style. In Looks We Love, In Style Weddings shows brides all of the options available whether its a Vera Wang gown or a vintage flapper frock. Access Your Style explains how to make the look all your own: where to find it and how to make it authentic for you and your groom. Throughout each chapter, In Style Weddings includes details from celebrity nuptials: How Kate Beckinsale fell in love with her strapless Vera Wang gown, the flowers that Debra Messing carried, and the cake that Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas picked for their wedding. In Style Weddings makes the perfect gift and is the essential book for every bride.