Wedding Planning: In the News

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Long Island Third Most Expensive Place to Get Married IN THE NEWS and have just conducted the largest wedding study ever, with more than 17,500 brides participating.  Some of the highlights revealed: 2012 Wedding Statistics     –  Average Wedding Budget: $28,427 (excludes honeymoon)    –  Most Expensive Place to Get Married: Manhattan, $76,678 average spend    –  Least Expensive Place to Get Married: Alaska, […]

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Three Long Island Couples Win Dream Weddings After Hurricane Sandy IN THE NEWS

Valentine’s Day brought smiles, tears and lots of “feel good” moments as the Wedding Rescue Team, put together by Silverfox Photography and Video, awarded Dream Weddings valued at over $50,000 to three deserving Long Island couples whose weddings were compromised due to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Mary Anastasia and Jason took the Platinum Wedding […]

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Casting Call: DIY or Backyard Weddings for Major Cable TV Show IN THE NEWS

Semi Sweet Productions, which works on TLC’s “Four Weddings,” is casting a wedding special for a MAJOR CABLE NETWORK and they’re looking for brides having “do-it-yourself” and “backyard” weddings. The brides must be getting married within an hour of NYC, Miami or New Orleans in April or May 2013. If you are having a DIY […]

Monday, February 11th, 2013

New TLC Show, Something Borrowed, Something New IN THE NEWS

TLC’s Something Borrowed, Something New premiered on Friday, February 8th at 10.   It follows a bride’s journey to find the perfect wedding dress, but with a twist:  the bride has  to choose if she’ll walk down the aisle in a new designer gown or a fashionably re-imagined heirloom. In each episode, hosted by designer Kelly […]

Friday, January 25th, 2013

ABC'S "Wedding Confidential" Sparks Outrage Among Bridal Industry IN THE NEWS

An Open Letter From Bridal Show Producers International to ABC’s 20/20 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Bridal Show Producers International (BSPI) would like to speak out on behalf of all the wedding industry professionals whose businesses were besmirched by association in an episode of ABC’s 20/20, which aired on January 18, 2013. As an […]

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Superbowl Supersale on Long Island with Lululemon! IN THE NEWS

Are you ready for some football?  Either way, I’m going to share a little secret with you, one that is taking place on Superbowl weekend right here on Long Island:  for the very first (and maybe last) time, lululemon, which sells fabulously stylish athletic apparel for yoga, running, dancing, and most other activities, is hosting […]

Friday, January 18th, 2013

U.S. Postal Service Issues "Something Old" Wedding Stamp IN THE NEWS

The Postal Service reissued the Wedding Cake stamp in a 66-cent version to accommodate the 1-cent price change that goes into effect Jan. 27.   Available in panes of 20, customers may purchase the stamps at, by phone at 800-STAMP24 (800-782-6724) and at post offices nationwide.  The Wedding Cake stamp, introduced in 2009 and […]

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Hurricane Sandy Victims, Enter for Free Wedding on Long Island IN THE NEWS

We’re so proud  of our friends at Bridal Reflections, as well as other Long Island wedding vendors, who have come together as “The Wedding Rescue Team,” to help Hurricane Sandy victims! Launched by John Salkowsky, founder of Silverfox Photography,  this effort will “rescue” a wedding for a couple that has been significantly impacted by Hurricane […]

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Brides Against Breast Cancer Sale Rescheduled IN THE NEWS

Brides Against Breast Cancer™  is an organization serving a very “pink” purpose – their gown sales fund programs and services that are free to cancer patients and their families. Through its “Original Nationwide Tour of Gowns” bridal shows, Brides Against Breast Cancer holds more than 100 shows a year in cities nationwide with an average […]

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Our New Wedding Planning Expert: Ask Jody IN THE NEWS

Brides, today we’re excited to welcome to our community wedding planning pro, Jody Blomberg.   She’s the new expert behind our revamped Ask Jody page!  Frequently sought out for her exquisite eye to detail, personal attention to individual clients and excellent organizational skills, Jody Blomberg is owner of J. Lynn Affairs, a Long Island-based wedding and […]