Just Married : How to Celebrate Your Wedding in Style
Fiona Leahy, who designed the wedding of Dita von teese and others, reveals how to make "the most beautiful day of one's life" a stylish success. Step along the way to a successful wedding and reception, Just Married offers concrete advice, instructions, and inspiration. The book contains suggestions for a wide range of locations, handmade letterpress invitations and decorations, delectable wedding cakes and buffets, wedding dresses, bouquets, and, of course, wedding rings and other paraphernalia that might be a bit different from what is expected, but are always tasteful. Just Married is a book for everyone who wants to thoroughly enjoy their wedding. What should be one of the happiest days of one's life can also be one of the most nerve-racking experiences. Planning one's wedding brings up all kinds of questions. Which dress? Which ring? Which location? Which food should be served? Who should sit next to whom? What can be easily organized and what calls for professional support? And most of all: how can an enjoyable yet sophisticated celebration be created that does away with kitschy clichés and tacky locations and fits perfectly to the bride and groom's personalities? Having worked with couples such as Dita von Teese and Marilyn Manson, stylist, designer, and celebrity wedding planner Fiona Leahy has established herself as one of the best resources for planning a stylish wedding. In Just Married, Leahy now reveals her own particular, yet universally applicable inspirations, tips, and tricks for putting together a unique celebration that will create lasting memories on any normal person's budget. With her captivating examples and proven organizational talent, Leahy brings a relaxed and freshly unconventional perspective to wedding planning. The atmospheres of the events featured in the book range from the glamorous staging of punk rock and bohemian chic to effortless understatement and contemporary naturalness. For every day and not be hemmed in by the supposed rules of the wedding industry--because even the bride and groom should have only happy memories of their big day.