Tales of weddings as told in pictures by the caterer/wedding planner
Created by Alyson Bowman | The Connecticut Bride
Photos: Caroline Bossetti
We each have our own story — but it is not ours alone to tell. Those who came before us are a part of that story. They lived and loved, laughed and cried, worked hard, celebrated fiercely and always persevered. We are here because of them, and to them much honor is due.
Created by Alyson Bowman
Created by Alyson Bowman
September 30, 2017
On my first date with my wife, long before thoughts of marriage had entered either of our heads, I shared a long-held ambition. “Under the right circumstances,” I said, unintentionally sounding like a character from The Producers, “a wedding could actually earn money for a couple.”
Like Savoir Faire, Matthew Christopher Sobaski is everywhere. A native Iowan who currently calls Brooklyn his home, the 6-foot-4, 42-year-old wunderkind behind the Matthew Christopher Bridal label was recently in Los Angeles working on a new collection. There I managed to wring a 45-minute i…
Celebrated German textile artist and printmaker Anni Albers (who, as it happens, lived out her later years here in Connecticut) once described “art” as “something that makes you breathe with a different kind of happiness.” If this sounds like the kind of happiness you intend for your wedding…
The Royal Treatment Gift Set A multi-tiered, reusable vegan travel case, includes two mini Royal Jelly body butters (in Tupelo Honey and original formulas) and the beeswax salve. $34.50, Savannah Bee Company. Savannah Bee at Bedford Square, Westport, savannahbee.com
Photography: Glam Boudoir
Lindsey Trachtenberg and Dominic Spinelli
Private Residence, Killingworth
What do you see when you picture your wedding? Is there blue water stretched out in front of you? Sparkling city lights? Vineyard vines? Rolling hills or verdant gardens? Lucky for you, Connecticut brides-to-be, the venue options right here at home are vast and varied. Read on for some of ou…
Sometimes joy can be too great to hold within. Four walls simply cannot contain our happiness; we must bring it out of doors and into the light for all the world to see. Such is often the case for brides who long for an outdoor wedding — of which the options here in Connecticut are plentiful…
Wedding planning can be a fun, blissful time in a couple’s lives. Selecting a venue, picking décor, planning a menu and, of course, shopping for the dress are all very exciting activities. Unfortunately, it can also be stressful, especially when couples start considering the costs. The avera…
Of course you want your wedding to be unique. A day that stands out from all the rest. One way to accomplish just that may be by looking not to the future, but to your past.
The church ceremony is over, the bride and groom have been introduced at the reception and before the banquet begins someone from the wedding party — most often the best man, but perhaps the maid or matron of honor as well — stands up to give a toast in honor of the newly united couple.