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Amanda Schelin is no stranger to party planning.
Cailley Chakeen & Andrew Tonn -  10.3.15 THE COUPLE Long before Cailley and Drew settled into a newlywed life operating their own farm, Harris Buttes Ranch in Montana, mutual friends introduced the two Salt Lake City dwellers. Three years later, Drew proposed after a skinny dip—yes, a skinny dip—in an isolated Montana pool in Swan Valley. “Before climbing out of the water,...
Imagine walking down that aisle in a halter neck gown, only to reveal a stunning strappy back once you’ve reached the altar. A loose updo is a must to showcase the gown’s wow-factor.
Before moving to Utah, Christina and Ryan planned their wedding from Chicago. “I had always dreamed of a late-fall or early-winter wedding, but in Chicago, that meant it would be have to be indoors,” Christina says. “I had fallen in love with the mountains on our previous trips to Utah.”
As our annual White Party proves, the only reception rule is that there are no rules.
Acrylic furnishings deliver chic see-through style to newlyweds’ nests.
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Take it from the Parisians: Don’t overdo it. “There’s an art to arranging,” says Shelly Huynh of Orchid Dynasty, who just returned from Paris, “but I’m not doing anything over-manipulative.” Huynh’s approach is simple, yet yields bouquet wow factor. She heads to her 9th & 9th neighborhood greenhouse to find the stars of her bouquet—lime green phalaenopsis orchids. “When...
Words can’t describe it. In memory, it’s a colorful blur. You have to be there or see the pictures to understand the vivid colors, joyful crowds, glittering traditions and rambunctious music of an Indian wedding.
Paris, New York...Salt Lake? Hot, hip, haute. If you think Utah isn’t on the cutting edge when it comes to high-end wedding fashion, think again. Now more than ever, Utah brides have a plethora of local, high-style options—from seasoned boutiques to up-and-comers like Bitsy Bridal. Akin to big-city couture houses, Bitsy’s showroom boasts natural light and industrial warehouse decor. But the...