Summer Style Guide: 8 Iconic Spots for a Beach Wedding

The Grand Hotel's wedding-worthy front porch, Mackinac Island, Michigan

Summertime weddings and beaches go hand in hand, and my most recent article for observer.com features eight U.S. spots ideal for seaside vows. They range from a sophisticated hotel in the Hamptons that feels like an artsy house party to Michigan’s most famous waterside venue, where you can marry on the world’s longest front porch. With gorgeous ceremony options and reception […] Read more »

3 Ideas for a “Gone With the Wind” Destination Wedding

A lantern-lit wedding at Southern Oaks Plantation

It’s been 75 years since David Selznick brought Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind to the big screen. To celebrate the anniversary of the movie—one of the most beloved films on the planet–we’ve identified a trio of Southern plantations that would be splendid settings in which to seal the deal on your own epic romance. Just choose your […] Read more »

Last day for $35,000 South Carolina Destination wedding giveaway

wedding The Wilcox

  Southern Living magazine has partnered with The Willcox hotel in Aiken, South Carolina, for a destination wedding giveaway worth up to $35,000, and this is the last day to enter. At the generous end of these kinds of sweepstakes, the wedding package includes the services of a wedding planner, ceremony and reception venues, food […] Read more »

5 reasons one South Carolina chapel has wedding couples waiting in line

Palmetto bluff chapel with 9/11 pews

If you enjoy a little history mixed in with your romance, look no further than South Carolina’s Inn at Palmetto Bluff. In addition to having snapped up just about every award bestowed by the hotel world, the resort has its own white clapboard chapel, which would make a charming wedding spot. Here’s why it’s so […] Read more »