Friday, January 30, 2009


Leaving so soon? Yup..but only for a week!

We are headed to sunny (fingers crossed) Mexico to relax before Savannah's busy Spring wedding season takes off. Enjoy some vintage posts next week as we soak up some sun. Jealous? I'll make it up to you by sharing 2 of my favorite Mexican recipes...

Guacamole...this recipe is great...

...and Beer much easier than traditional.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Q&A Thursday!

Your Daily Wed has decided to dedicate Thursday to your questions! We welcome any and all wedding related questions that you have been dying to ask - like what is a great Savannah inspired wedding favor, what is proper attire for an outdoor wedding, can I request that my guests wear a certain color, etc. Please send your questions to and we will do our best to answer as many questions as we can every Thursday!

Here is one straight from a current client:

Q: One of my groomsmen emailed and asked if he can wear his own tux, which is a pretty standard black tux, similar to the ones I'm having my groomsmen rent. The women in my family all said NO resoundingly, but it seems to me that he could as long as he still rents our cream-colored shirt, our cream-colored vest, wears the green bow-tie I give him etc. Would be nice to let him save the money if it’s not something that is going to be very noticeable. Do you have any advice here?”


A:Dear JBR,

What I suggest is having your groomsman take his tux to the shop where you are renting and look at it next to the one the other groomsmen are wearing. If it has the same amount of buttons, very similar in style, etc., and you really can't tell too much in person, you will not be able to tell in pictures. That said, he would have to rent/wear the other items - shirt, shirt buttons, vest, tie - that the rest of the gents will be wearing. While standard styles are included in the rental of the actual tux, the price of all of these little rentals, on their own, is sometimes marked up. If the charges for all of those little rentals starts adding up, and if he adds the cost of dry cleaning his own duds, he may decide it's worth it to just rent. So, there are those few things to consider, but your groomsman's suggestion is not uncommon. We have seen as many weddings in which each groomsman wears his own tux or suit, as we've seen with coordinated rentals, and it goes more or less unnoticed in person and it pictures.

Keep the questions coming!

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Symmetry be *darned* in 2009

I'm a symmetry gal. I would never get a tattoo, because I change my mind way too often to be eternally happy with permanent body art. If, however, I had to get a tattoo I would most certainly get it in the middle of my back OR I'd have to get two - one on each side of my body. It drives me absolutely crazy when I see someone with a tattoo, say, on their ankle. Don't they realize, I ponder, that they are permanently off balance?

But a less permanent form of asymmetry has really caught my eye recently in the Spring 2009 wedding gown lines of a number of designers. The one-shouldered gown is all over the place! We've always seen it here or there, a nod to "old Hollywood." But so it goes that everything old is new again. Which is not to say it's the same "goddess" look over and over again. The styles I see are really innovative - whether it's structured bodice giving way to a sculptural shoulder piece or a beaded bust line continuing as a strap.

They say the human brain equates symmetry with beauty, but I don't think it would have a problem with any of these dresses...

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Left to Right from the Top: Priscilla of Boston, Priscilla of Boston, Vineyard, Vineyard, Reverie, Jenny Yoo, Ramona Keveza, Ramona Keveza, Ramona Keveza, Anne Barge, Anne Barge

Monday, January 26, 2009

Win a Designer Wedding Dress - No Joke!

Have you dreamed of walking down the aisle in a stunning Vera Wang, Badgley Mischka or Kenneth Pool wedding dress, but know that you just can't afford to do so? Well check out Pre Owned Wedding Dresses - they are a great site that brings sellers and buyers together of new, sample and used wedding dresses. You can negotiate with the sellers, some include additional pieces like the veil or the shipping.

Check out these current deals!

Used Oscar de la Renta

New Kenneth Pool

New Vera Wang

Still think that some of these dresses are out of your reach? Well Pre Owned Wedding Dresses is holding a contest for one lucky winner to win a designer wedding dress - that you actually get to pick out! Basically you can enter to win once a day to win $1500 towards a wedding dress of your choice on their site. Click here for more info on the contest!

Good Luck!

Sunday, January 25, 2009

We give you this day...Your Daily Wed!

We are just a couple of wedding coordinators, based out of Savannah, Georgia that love all things wedding!

We will check in daily (ish? best laid know) to share inspiration, talk about who is doing what in the wedding world, help answer some of your basic wedding questions, and have a little fun! We also hope to begin introducing you to some of our great couples as we help them through their planning process and guide them to their perfect day!

Enjoy, and feel free to email any wedding related questions that you have and we will try to blog on the subject!