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VENUE SPOTLIGHT: Eau Resort & Spa Palm Beach

While Florida is gearing up for hurricane Irma this weekend, we are sending positive thoughts and special prayers to one of my favorite places that our family has always travelled to annually for winter vacation.  It felt  fitting we devoted this blog post to our fabulous, recent trip to the sunshine state (which I know […]

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Featured in Harper’s BAZAAR!

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Yes, you read right…this image from our Paris wedding was just featured in an Harper’s Bazaar article on the 15 most show-stopping wedding veils….and understandably, we’re a little giddy.  Backstory: I had found two different headpieces I loved and couldn’t decide…and of course, I really was ultimately looking for something with a lot of volume […]

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Morgan & Jon at The Greenbrier

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Morgan & Jon Huntsman III’s destination wedding at the iconic (hello, Dorothy Draper!) Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV was featured in the latest issue of Washingtonian Bride & Groom! Morgan wanted a chic, romantic garden vibe at the hotel which is nicknamed “the social resort of the south” since the late 1800’s. Here are […]

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Y+J’s Wedding in Provence, France

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*As Seen in Flutter Magazine* Photos by: Jose Villa We’re whisking you away to Provence one last time for the finale of the three-part series for Yelena and Julien’s destination wedding weekend. We previously featured Y+J’s welcome party and rehearsal dinner and now – the big day!  Lavender fields for days?  Yes, please!   The bride commissioned a […]

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Y+J’s Welcome Party in Provence

*As Seen in Flutter Magazine*Photos by: Jose Villa After Thursday evenings lovely and intimate rehearsal dinner under the Plantane tree,  the following night was the big welcome party with around 110 wedding guests.  The party took place on the panoramic terrace of Bastide des Gordes in the enchanting, midieval hilltop village of Gordes (named one […]

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Y+J’s Rehearsal Dinner in Provence

*As Seen in Flutter Magazine* Photos by: Jose Villa Last July, we worked with NYC-based couple Yelena and Julien on creating their dream wedding weekend in the Luberon region of France.  The Luberon stretches 30 miles along a ridge of rugged hills east of Avignon, and hides some of France’s most storybook-esque hilltop towns and dreamy landscapes. We kickstarted their wedding […]

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TravelMilk – Provence, Summer 2014

After our adventures in Paris we headed south for our client’s destination wedding weekend in the Luberon region of Provence.  The quaint, hilltop storybook-esque villages that played host to the weekend’s festivities were all about 15-30 min drive from one another. Photos by: Eric Parekh Lourmarin: If your idea of a perfect Provence village includes cafes […]

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TravelMILK – Paris, Summer 2014

PARIS PERFECT In route to our destination wedding in Provence this summer, we built in a few days in to enjoy Paris before heading south.  All photos by my talented hubby, Eric Parekh, on his Leica M6 with Kodak Portra 400 film! A few photos from my iPhone mixed in…but those will be obvious 🙂 […]

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VENUE SPOTLIGHT: LE MEURICE HOTEL // PARIS, FRANCE

Built in 1835, Le Meurice Hotel is a gem in the heart of our favorite city.  It sits a stone’s throw from The Louvre and overlooks the majestic Tuilerie Gardens.  Combining exceptional 18th century opulence with contemporary chic decor by Philippe Starck, the hotel is perfect for those looking for a piece of traditional old-world […]

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VENUE SPOTLIGHT: 620 LOFT & GARDEN // NYC

Above the hustle and bustle of midtown Manhattan lies 620 Loft & Garden, a magical rooftop garden (with reflecting pool!) that offers panoramic views of the entire city. St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a beautiful and unique backdrop for an intimate ceremony, a cocktail hour, or a formal seated reception. Seriously, where else can you get […]

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Venue Spotlight: Babington House // Somerset, England

An 18 acre Georgian estate in the heart of Somerset, Babington House is perfect for those who want to enjoy the traditional English countryside but aren’t prepared to compromise on urban luxuries. It is just a two and a half hour drive from London or an hour and 20 minutes by train to Bath Spa. […]

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Venue Spotlight: Villa Balbienello // Lake Como, Italy

I’m excited to start this new “Venue Spotlight” blog series in 2014 of amazing places to get hitched.  We’ll cover our faves everywhere from locally here in the DC area, to across the country in some of our favorite cities and of course, magical places abroad for our jetsetter brides. The first to kickstart the […]

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Julie & Eric’s Paris Wedding: The Video

At last!  I’m so thrilled to finally be able to share our amazingly beautiful wedding trailer video by the talented Gabriel Menassier of MG Image.  This video has allowed us to relive the emotions and special moments of the day over and over again! I highly recommend investing in a great videographer.  Make sure your […]

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Strawberry Milk does the French Riviera

  The last stop of our three part segment is finally here!  Sorry for the delay in this post – as wedding season has finally started to wind down and we’re playing catch up on the blog 🙂  Like the last posts, most are from my trusty iPhone, with the exception of a few supplemented […]

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Featured in Martha Stewart Weddings: Julie & Eric’s Paris Wedding

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Guess what came out yesterday??  Our wedding in Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine!  Almost exactly a year and one month from our wedding date – we can finally share all the magic of the day with everyone 🙂  Well…almost!  The magazine will be on the stands through January – make sure to pick up a copy […]

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R&E’s Wedding in The Knot Magazine (Winter 2013)

R&E’s shabby chic, french country wedding from last August was just featured in The Knot’s national magazine/Winter 2013!  See more here.    

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Styling for The Knot Magazine (Winter 2013)

This past July, we had the pleasure of planning, designing + styling an editorial shoot at The Prospect Park Boathouse in New York with an all-star vendor team.  It is so exciting to finally see it in print in the current national issue of The Knot Magazine!  There are lots more pretty photos (courtesy of […]

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Strawberry Milk does Provence

*If you missed Part I – Strawberry Milk Does Paris – catch up here first.  All pictures captured with an iPhone5 unless otherwise indicated… AIX-EN-PROVENCE We took the TGV from Gare de Lyon in Paris to Aix – about a 3.5 hour ride.  From the station, we took a 30 min cab ride to the centre-ville (town center.) […]

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Style Me Pretty: Little Black Book Member!

Did you know we are a member of Style Me Pretty’s exclusive Little Black Book?  We are also now one of their premier destination vendors – whether you’re dreaming of throwing a fabulous fête on the other side of the country or the other side of the world!

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