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Wait Till You See the Dreamy “Floral Meadow” at This Retro-Inspired Moulin Wedding

Need some inspiration for fall wedding planning during these bleak, cold days of winter? This October 2019 celebration at Moulin at Sherman Mills will certainly […]

Bolingbroke Mansion micro-wedding
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This Wedding Is Both Christmas- and Pride-Themed, and It Totally Works

Not ready to give up the festive spirit just yet? Neither are we — and neither is this couple, for that matter. They celebrated Christmas […]

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A Parisian Theme and a Chinese Lion Dance Made This NYE Wedding a Night to Remember

New Year’s Eve is going to look a little different this year due to the pandemic. There won’t be any big bashes or gatherings, and […]

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2020 Turned Many Philly Couples’ Wedding Plans on Their Heads. Here’s a Look at Where They Are Now

Y’all, it’s been a year. Since the coronavirus hit in early March and changed the way we gather and celebrate (and everything else) for at […]

Four Seasons Philadelphia Hotel wedding
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Candles and Garlands Turned This Four Seasons Hotel Wedding Into a Christmas Wonderland

Though the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia is a little more than a year old, Philly’s obsession with it hasn’t waned. Why would it? Occupying the […]

Hamilton Garden wedding
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We Re-Created a Music Festival for Our Kimmel Center Wedding

If there’s one thing that competes with our love of food here in Philly, it’s our obsession with good music. So it’s no surprise that […]

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This Cool Blue and Copper Synagogue Wedding Began With a Pre-Ceremony Snack at Zahav

Philly, we love food, amirite? It’s why countless couples hold their weddings, engagement shoots, and other festivities at restaurants and bars throughout the city — […]

Morris House Hotel wedding
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The Star of This Morris House Hotel Wedding Was the 94-Year-Old Flower Girl

Family, for better or worse, is a major part of our wedding days. Sure, sometimes we deal with an overbearing mother or mother-in-law, or must […]

Highland Mansion wedding
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Just a Really Pretty Garden Wedding at Highlands Mansion

Garden weddings have long been popular choices for couples, and there’s no sign that these outdoor soirees will go anywhere anytime soon. But why should […]

St. Martin de Porres wedding
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Why This Philly Couple Wanted to Get Married in a Black Catholic Church

Choosing ceremony and reception venues is about so much more than the size of the space and its availability. For many, it’s also about the […]

black-and-white Fitler club wedding
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This Modern Fitler Club Wedding Featured a Midnight Birthday Celebration for the Bride

We’re suckers for a black-and-white wedding. All the more so when it’s held at Fitler Club, whose industrial ballroom can be transformed to fit your […]

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This Ritz-Carlton Wedding Legit Looks Like an Enchanted Forest

We love to see what Philly couples do to transform our beautiful ballroom spaces into something even more magnificent — and totally unique to them. […]

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I’m the Bride, But I Threw a Bridal Shower for My Friends

Sarah Alderman, owner and photographer at AGP Collective, knew she didn’t want to have a typical bridal shower — so she invented her own. Her […]

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I Had Major Brain Surgery Before My Wedding. Here’s How I Handled Everything.

Katrina Schmidt and Colin Preston met as students at Villanova. Theirs is a powerful love story of resilience while facing a critical illness. The bride needed several brain […]

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The Flower Dog Stole the Show at This Kensington Whiskey Distillery Wedding

If you love cute pups and adorable love stories, we’ve definitely got the wedding for you. The lovely November wedding of Ryan Billings and Elias Mohr […]