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The Knot Gala 2016: 20th Anniversary

The Knot Gala 2016 from East West on Vimeo. You’re cordially invited for a peek inside The Knot Gala 2016!  How stunning was the invitation by Ceci New York??  Ceci and her team were a dream to collaborate with! The Knot’s latest issue is on newsstands now, which means we’re finally able to share all […]

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Presenting: Chic Sketch!

Category: Parties

Illustration by: Emily Brickel I had the pleasure of recently connecting with Rebecca Kaufman from Chic Sketch and am so excited about her business!  I feel like our clientele would LOVE this concept and therefore had to share 🙂 And how cute is this illustration they created from my headshot?? Photo booths are so 2014.  Chic […]

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Venue Spotlight: The Broadmoor Resort // Colorado Springs

  Among the magnificent Rocky Mountains lies the gem that is the Broadmoor Resort- a luxury hotel nestled in between Colorado Springs’ treasured wilderness. Built almost a century ago, The Broadmoor boasts an upscale, best of the  “American West” experience amongst the simplicity of nature coupled with elegance and grandeur of a bygone area. With […]

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A French Fête for our Ballerina Bride

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We hope you’ve had time to pick up the current issue of Martha Stewart Weddings (remember the teaser of our client’s wedding we previously posted?)  Happy to finally be able to post the actual print article as well as a link to the full online feature.  This was definitely one of our favorites!!  We will […]

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E&C’s Wedding Featured in Martha Stewart!

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We are so excited to see our clients wedding featured in the newest issue of Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine!  Elizabeth and Cody had a beautiful wedding at The Meridian House in Washington, DC.  Elizabeth is a professional ballerina and her family has lived overseas in Europe (francophiles after my own heart!)  We wove elements of both  french […]

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Caroline & Teodoro – the video

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Remember Caroline and Teodoro’s magical wedding at The Corcoran Gallery (with an amazing feature in The Knot Magazine?)  Well, we also wanted to finally share their highlight video from Mr. Wade Kock of Sharkpig!    

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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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Whimsical Tea For a Bride-To-Be

The Dorothy Draper inspired tea we designed for our bride-to-be, at The Greenbrier Resort was featured on Style Me Pretty. Check it all out here! !

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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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Something Borrowed, Something Blue

“Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” Over the years, thousands of brides have followed the old English rhyme for good luck on their wedding day. Representing purity, love, and fidelity, blue has developed into a luxurious and timeless color scheme adored by many. As fall rolls in, summer color palettes of brights slowly […]

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The Chic Chef: 10 Drool-Worthy Kitchens that Will Make You Want to Cook

No matter how big or how small, the kitchen is the heart (and stomach) of every home. With so many styles to choose from (French country? modern & clean? retro?) it can be a little overwhelming when deciding how you’d like your hearth to look. Whether you’re looking to totally change your cooking space, or […]

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Office Tour on Glitter Guide!

So thrilled to be featured on one of our all-time favorite blogs today – a go to source for all things pretty! Head on over to The Glitter Guide to see our full interview + Strawberry Milk office tour! Photos by Abby Jiu, Hair and Makeup by Amie Decker Beauty, Sweets by Buttercream Bakeshop and […]

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Kristen & Kevin’s Wedding on Style Me Pretty!

Category: Published, Weddings

Kristen + Kevin’s stunning southern black tie wedding at the Goodstone Inn in Middleburg, VA was the perfect blend of fashion forward style in a farm to table setting. Check out all the goodness featured on Style Me Pretty right here.  

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Caroline & Teodoro’s Wedding in The Knot!

Category: DC, Published, Weddings

Loved seeing our clients [Caroline & Teodoro’s] beautiful wedding in the Summer 2015 issue of The Knot’s national magazine!  Pictures by Abby Jiu.   Vendor Team Planning and design- Strawberry Milk Events http://strawberrymilkevents.com – @strawberrymilkevents Photography – Abby Jiu Photography – http://www.abbyjiu.com – @abbyjiu Ceremony – St. Alban’s – http://stalbansdc.org Reception Venue – Corcoran – http://corcoran.gwu.edu Videograhy – Sharkpig http://sharkpig.com @sharkpig Calligraphy and […]

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Love in the Emerald Isle

This past August, I had the pleasure of traveling to magical Ireland with Engaged! Magazine to style a destination editorial for their latest issue.  The shoot took place over two days at The Powerscourt Estate in the Wicklow Mountains.  In honor of St. Patrick’s Day today, it only seemed fitting that we share the shoot […]

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Press: Fox 5 DC News Segment

Earlier this month Julie was asked to appear on Fox 5 DC News to talk about the Engaged! Magazine Luxury Bridal show – see the clip here! (link below) http://www.myfoxdc.com/clip/11186088/engaged-magazine-bridal-show-visits-fnm

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TravelMilk – Italy, Summer 2014

Category: Travel

Can’t help but day dream back to sunny days exploring Rome and the sparkling azure waters of the Italian coast on this snowy day!  Enjoy a few highlight photos from our July trip to Italy that I am finally getting around to posting (whoopsie!  but better late than never, right?)  All pics by my hubby, Eric Parekh. […]

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Midnight in the Garden – Styling for The Knot Winter 2014

Be sure to pick up the latest national issue of The Knot Magazine (Winter 2014) to see our 5 pg. spread “Midnight in the Garden” color story.  We had so much fun traveling to NYC to create and style this for our friends over at The Knot!  The shoot features rich and luscious jewel and […]

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