An Italian Proposal With a View—and a Soundtrack

The rooftop restaurant at Palazzo Manfredi, in Rome

The pressure to deliver a creative marriage proposal has a lot of potential grooms—and brides—scrambling for over-the-top ways to pop the question. We’ve seen it all, from airplane banners to sports arena score boards to crossword puzzles. But if  you’re looking for a truly outrageous way to pop the question, it’s hard to beat a flash […] Read more »

Eurobrides vs. US Brides: Wedding Dress Trends on observer.com

French wedding gowns from Delphine Manivet

European and American women have some pretty profound style differences. It’s often said that Europeans make investments when they shop for their wardrobes, while Americans look for what’s most current. But does that extend to what a woman wears when she chooses a wedding dress? The recent European bridal fashion shows revealed some intriguing trends. […] Read more »

An Italian Destination Wedding for Real People: 5 Perfect Venues

Le Sirenuse, a jewel in Positano

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West may have rented a renaissance fort for their May 24th wedding in Florence, but you don’t have to be quite that over-the-top to stage  an unforgettable celebration in Italy. We’ve identified five Italian venues that combine classic good looks, sublime locations, and some of the most talented chefs in the […] Read more »

Plan Your Destination Wedding in One Night—for $15 (Goodie Bag Included)

The Cloisters at One & Only, Paradise Island

What would you pay for an evening that allows you to preview scores of superb destination wedding locations? How about $15? Unless you spend a lot of time traveling to fabulous resorts, trying to determine where to stage a destination wedding can be a puzzler. Florida or the Bahamas? Mexico or the Caribbean? How about […] Read more »

Destination:W helps Kim Kardashian & Kanye West choose wedding site

Splendido Portofino, Italy

After rapper Kanye West proposed to reality star Kim Kardashian, she told People magazine that they would probably pick “somewhere destinational – perhaps Paris or Italy,” for their wedding. “Maybe I’ll pick the place and then he can plan it,” Kardashian said. We suspect he could do a pretty good job. After all, he proposed […] Read more »