Outsource That! Or, How to Tackle Your Wedding To-Do List (and the Local Experts Who Can Help You)
THE TASK: SHOPPING FOR YOUR HONEYMOON
- Why Source It Out Because your wedding-day shopping list (you know, that dress?) already runneth over.
- Who Can Do It A personal stylist at the Wedding Suite at Nordstrom, King of Prussia
- What They’ll Do After a quick phone chat to gauge your style preferences, she’ll be off to corral your honeymoon essentials. Better yet, walk the store with your shopper in a couple efficient hours to handpick everything from lingerie to beach-ready accessories.
- Cost Complimentary with purchase
THE TASTK: PUTTING TOGETHER WELCOME BAGS FOR YOUR OUT-OF-TOWN GUESTS
- Why Source It Out Because you should be getting your beauty rest after your rehearsal dinner, not stuffing Tastykakes into a tableful of canvas totes until all hours.
- Who Can Do It Philly’s Uncommon Events
- What They’ll Do Work with you to design a bespoke gift bag for your traveling guests that represents your and your to-be’s style and sentiment—and then actually put it together.
- Cost Minimum of $50 per bag/$2,500
THE TASK: DAY-OF RUNNING AROUND AND VENDOR COORDINATION
- Why Source It Out Because you’ll want to be sipping champagne while getting your hair done that morning, not playing phone tag with your baker.
- Who Can Do It Chrissy Lehman of Philly’s Truly You Events
- What They’ll Do Lehman’s team will be your eyes and ears to guarantee that your entire event goes off without a hitch, from con- firming song selections with your band to making sure your MOH is in place for her toast.
- Cost $2,000
THE TAST: CREATING A SIGNATURE COCKTAIL FOR YOUR RECEPTION
- Why Source It Out Because a tailor-made drink that reflects the two of you is much cooler than a cosmo with a creative name.
- Who Can Do It Local mixologist duo Phoebe Esmon and Christian Gaal
- What They’ll Do Grab a seat at their bar for a personalized tasting session, and they’ll shake up a custom- ized concoction you and your guests will want to drink all night long.
- Cost Starting at $1,000
THE TASK: MAILING YOUR INVITES
- Why Source It Out Because an envelope-stuffing assembly line isn’t as fun as it sounds, and your lunch hour is already packed enough without having to wait in line at the post office.
- Who Can Do It Bryn Mawr’s Pen & Paper— and your stationer may, too. Just ask!
- What They’ll Do Leave it to the experts to bundle, address and mail your invites, ensuring that no enclosure card, RSVP or stamp is forgotten.
- Cost $1 per invite plus $25 for mailing (varies by stationer)
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