Expert Advice

Expert Calligraphy Advice: Erica Dunhill

Erica Dunhill, the artist behind WP Inks in West Palm Beach, shares with us her thoughts on wedding calligraphy.

Top 10 Wedding Cake Questions

Richard Gregory of Party Flavors Custom Cakes tackles your most common wedding cake questions and concerns.

Expert Wedding Dress Advice: Cheryl Lampard

Naples-based Cheryl Lampard, founder and principal consultant of Style Matters International, on shades of white.

2015: The Next Big Wedding Trend

A panel of A-list bridal experts weigh in on what they predict 2015's top wedding trend will be.

Bridal Beauty: Best Face Forward

Tim Quinn, celebrity face artist for Giorgio Armani and red-carpet expert, offers tips and advice on big-day makeup.

Expert Hair Advice: Ted Gibson

Fashion, editorial and celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson shares his expertise for having perfect tresses on the big day.

Expert Wedding Advice: Nathalie Cadet-James

Nathalie Cadet-James of Luxe Fete shares her secrets to an unbelievable evening.

How to Accommodate Children at Your Wedding

Etiquette expert Ava Carroll-Brown explains how you can include children in your big day.

Expert Wedding Dress Advice: Kevan Hall

Couture designer Kevan Hall talks shop about wedding dress design and tips on how to dress the part.

How to Preserve Your Wedding Dress

Tom Janick, owner of Pristine Fine Dry Cleaning in Naples, shares tips for cleaning and preserving your wedding dress.


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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

   When it comes to celebrating February 14th, The Beatles sang it best: "All you need is love." But if a gift is a part...
Our Favorite Hand-Painted Wedding Cakes | Weddings Illustrated

Trend to Try: Hand-Painted Wedding Cakes

We love a classic, white wedding cake, whether it's topped with plump peonies or covered with piped-on dots. But there's a new trend taking...

Garden Parties

Two couples plan very different fall weddings at the Naples Botanical Garden, each a perfect reflection of who they are.



Five Easy Jobs for the Mother of the Bride, Photo by Paper Antler | Weddings Illustrated

Five Easy Jobs for the Mother of the Bride

Your bridesmaids will be on hand throughout the wedding planning process for bachelorette parties, bridal showers, and dress fittings, but there's still one more special lady...

Valentine’s Day Wedding Inspiration

Whether you're throwing a huge celebration of love, keeping it intimate, or even eloping, let the sweet aura of Valentine's Day set the scene for your fairy tale day with these holiday-inspired details.