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Wedding Dress Trends from Charleston Fashion Week 2016

Spun Gold and See-Through Lace Take the Runway Individuality, figure-revealing clothing and departure from tradition are growing norms in today’s culture, and this is starting to show up in the luxurious world of bridal fashion too. Where once upon a time, formal white ball gowns ruled wedding day fashion, today’s bridal gowns are moving in other… READ MORE

SB&G Hosts Raleigh Event to Benefit Carroll’s Kitchen

Local Creatives Gather at The Stockroom in downtown Raleigh for "Chalk Lettering for Charity" Southern Bride and Groom recently hosted a creative night out at The Stockroom at 230 in downtown Raleigh. The event, "Chalk Lettering for Charity," brought women from all around the Triangle together to learn a new skill and benefit a great local charity,… READ MORE

Ultimate Wedding Inspiration – Engage! 2016 The Breakers

Working in the wedding industry is a joy - after all, weddings celebrate one of the most exhilarating and monumental occasions we know. But there is another side to the satisfaction that comes from working in weddings: the privilege to work with the talented creatives who bring these special unions to life again and again,… READ MORE

Wedding Planning Events With Local Raleigh/Durham Vendors

Planning a locally-focused wedding is easy when you have so many talented local wedding vendors from which to choose! Several bridal events focus on connecting local brides to local vendors. Below are a few of our recent favorites, including two intimate bridal showcases and a fun interactive competition for brides. Shop Local Raleigh Weddings Southern Bride and Groom Magazine… READ MORE

Meet Local NC Chefs at TASTE 2016 Durham Food Festival

Organized by our friends at Durham Magazine and Chapel Hill Magazine, Taste the Event is a charitable local food festival highlighting top culinary talent, including chefs, restaurateurs, beverage purveyors and other locals from the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill area. Each year, several Southern Bride and Groom caterers take part in The Grand Taste Experience – a… READ MORE

2016 Mother’s Day Events Around the Triangle

Maybe your mom is helping you plan a wedding; maybe she's the person you always go to for advice or comfort; maybe she's your best friend and she's most likely your number one fan. All mom's deserve a day to relax and be pampered. So, whether you're looking for a charming place to take Mom to brunch, afternoon tea… READ MORE

Floral Inspiration at Raleigh NCMA Art in Bloom Festival

From bridal bouquets to table centerpieces to petals the flower girl sheds down the aisle, flowers play a big part in creating the look and adding to the ambience of your wedding. You don't just have to look just at photos of flowers to get inspiration either…look at what some florists can create when inspired by… READ MORE

Inspiration from The Big Fake Wedding Raleigh

This was the first year The Big Fake Wedding came to Raleigh and it was a big hit! Complete with dinner and drinks, an emotional vow-renewal ceremony and a dance-party reception, this event is a true source of inspiration and a resource in finding trusted wedding vendors. Hand-selected vendors perform their services as they would at a… READ MORE

Plan Your Wedding at The Carolina Inn’s 2016 Bridal Showcase

The Annual Bridal Showcase at the historic Carolina Inn is one of our favorite wedding shows of the year! On Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 1–4 p.m., The Carolina Inn celebrates more than two decades of bringing the best and most talented wedding vendors in Chapel Hill, the Triangle and the Carolinas together for an afternoon… READ MORE

Designer Spotlight: Blue Willow by Anne Barge

A Preview of Wedding Dresses carried by Tre Bella Bridal Salon in Durham NC Anne Barge is a well known and revered name in wedding fashion. Known for combining timeless elegance with current trends, she is perfect for the Southern bride who is a little bit demure and a little bit fashionista. Blue Willow by… READ MORE

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