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Hannah Florman’s Custom Rings Are a Cut Above the Rest

When Hannah Florman wanted to repurpose some of her mother’s jewelry for her wedding, she couldn’t find a private jeweler she wanted to work with. […]

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Phil Surette and Greg Topham Reflect on the Perfect Wedding Menu

No two weddings are exactly alike—why should their menus be? So says the team behind East Meets West Catering, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this […]

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Sweet Annie Floral’s Katie Rocheford Offers Tips on Crafting the Ultimate Bouquet

While most people spend hours preparing dishes for their Thanksgiving feasts, Katie Rocheford always devoted her pre-holiday time to designing floral arrangements for her dining […]

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Mark Spooner Shares What It’s Like to Photograph Your Big Day

Looking back on the early days of his career, Mark Spooner says he built his business upon a series of “happy accidents.” He entered Gordon […]

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Allegria Bridal’s Julie Centofanti Dishes on Finding the Perfect Gown

When Julie Centofanti’s friends started getting engaged, she was the person whom everyone wanted at their dress-shopping appointment. “It actually became really easy to me,” […]

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Boston Wedding Experts: Tips, Tricks, and Advice from the Pros

The Frock Finder Allegria Bridal’s Julie Centofanti knows the secrets to putting any bride in her dream dress. The Menu Masters East Meets West Catering […]

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Ask a Wedding Expert: What Are Some Alternatives to a Champagne Toast?

Welcome to Ask a Wedding Expert, a series where local pros answer your most pressing wedding-planning questions. Have one of your own? Email rkashdan@bostonmagazine.com. A […]

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Ask a Wedding Expert: What Should I Know about Hiring a Wedding Band?

Welcome to Ask a Wedding Expert, a series where local pros answer your most pressing wedding-planning questions. Have one of your own? Email rkashdan@bostonmagazine.com. When […]

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17 Perfect Bridesmaid Gifts from Local Shops

Show your bridesmaids a little love with these local goodies.

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Six Entertaining Essentials to Add to Your Wedding Registry

Clockwise from top right: Joanna Buchanan “Evil Eye” wine charms with brass rings, $98 for set of six, Neiman Marcus. Bernardaud “Sauvage” porcelain plate with […]

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Six Family-Style Dinner Ideas for Your Wedding

Clockwise from top left: Roasted Chatham striped bass with English pea purée and mint vinaigrette, the Catered Affair. Local-cider-braised chicken with leeks and tarragon, Cuisine […]

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Seven Wedding Caterers Who Will Have Guests Raving

Capers Catering From breakfast enchiladas to herb-crusted filet mignon to homemade cronuts, Capers Catering brings a variety of tasty treats to life using locally sourced […]

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Boston Wedding Experts: Tips, Tricks, and Advice from the Pros

The Mane Attraction Armed with bobby pins, frizz-fighting hairsprays, and years of training, hairstylist Maricruz Polito creates wedding-worthy ’dos for brides of all hair types. […]

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How to Craft a Personalized Ceremony, According to Celebrant Amanda Brown

Ditch the cookie-cutter vows and craft a personalized wedding ceremony—full of laughter and tears—with Amanda Brown.

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How Calligrapher Li Ward Brings Personality to Wedding Stationery

From save-the-dates to cocktail menus, calligrapher Li Ward knows how to bring color and personality to your wedding stationery.