Archive for the ‘Real Weddings’ Category
Eco Beautiful Weddings Magazine has just launched a blockbuster Spring Issue, and just in time for Earth Day. With green fashion offerings that range from eco fabulous mineral cosmetics from Youngblood to adornments from Juno, tomes from my bestie, Chronicle Books, and my new addiction, We Wood Watches, I’m figuring out what I lust for/must have vs. and what I can happily peruse and adore from a distance (trust me, it’s not easy!). As well, our new green Nokian baby, GreenGlamGo gets a green light on page 92.
Had I do do it all over again, I would take a page from Katie and Peters wedding (Page 82) the hippest, low fi Surfer/Farmer Santa Cruz wedding we’ve ever seen, beginning with a wedding parade and ending with a swim in the Pacific. Katie channels an ethereal Cali girl dressed in green and festooned in sunflowers, Peter, her dashing groom rocks the pinstriped shorts. If you’ve ever entertained the notion of skipping the big downtown shindig, this wedding offers a compelling argument for the great outdoors and hippie luxe style.
GreenGlamGo, our recent Nokia App launch, featured on page 92, offers up the back story on what went into the creation of our little green baby. It’s a mobile site, smart phone application, and social platform that aggregates the most creative, under the radar, green, handmade, sustainable designers and retailers, bringing them to a wider audience with curated offerings, engaging content, and the ability for eco-fashionistas to shop ethically and stylishly.
Eco-Beautiful Weddings mag has been paperless until recently, and now you can get your hands on a coveted edition of it here (don’t let it out of your sight!).
Photography courtesy of Eco Beautiful Weddings Magazine.
It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time again. Yet another beautiful issue of Destination I Do Magazine hits stands today. I know it’s still snowy and glacial across most of the country, but picking up the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of Destination I Do is sure to bring some sunshine to your day! We strive to bring equal parts inspiration and information to every issue and we think we hit the nail on the head with our latest edition.
For our Fashion Forward department there are two gorgeous photo shoots each with its own style and pizzazz. If a tropical wedding is your aim or if it’s down-home vintage all the way, look to this issue’s Fashion Forward for ideas on dresses, décor and details. Our Spring Cover is a shot from our Mt. Hood, Oregon Fashion Forward Shoot. Behind the lens was the marvelously talented Phyllis Lane who captured this shot on Lost Lake in Hood River.
So, what else does this issue have to offer? As always, the writers at Destination I Do traveled far and wide to some of the romantic destination wedding and honeymoon locales across the globe. The uber-fab Anti-Bride gives readers the inside scoop on the original “City of Love” – Paris and the emerald isle of Ireland. One writer traveled to Indonesia for his honeymoon and discovered a surfer’s paradise.
Destination I Do Magazine’s Editor in Chief, Jennifer Stein, took a whirlwind trip through Sweden and discovered Scandinavian love nests that are too good to pass up. I, Courtney Cox, took a trip to Hawaii that was an absolute delight and fit for any honeymooner or destination wedding couple. There are many other destinations to discover amongst the colorful, glossy pages.
Often our readers’ favorite department is the Real-Life Weddings and frankly we can’t blame them. The weddings in this issue continue to take it to the next level with personalization and unique style. There are some love stories here that will melt your heart and images that will take your breath away. From a chateau in France to the rolling hills of Columbia – there’s a wedding here that will inspire you in planning your own destination wedding.
This is all just a tiny taste of what you can find in our Spring/Summer 2011 issue. Want to pick one up? You can find Destination I Do at Barnes & Noble, select Borders and other fine book retailers worldwide. Don’t have one of these nearby – no problem! It’s easy to subscribe on our web site and the issue will be delivered to your door in about a week. If you love this issue as much as we do, then share the love and spread the word! As always, thanks for your continued support and love of all things Destination I Do.
Words by Courtney Cox
Cover photo courtesy of Phyllis Lane