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Coming into Bloom: Our February/March Cover is Here!

Someone pinch us, please. We’ve fully fallen head over heels—er, head over and under florals—for our February/March cover photo, on newsstands now! It’s pulled right from the pages of our “Her Moment” wedding gown shoot, photographed by the talented Carrie McGuire Photography …

5 Must-See San Diego Engagement Shoot Locations

Ian Andrew has been there, shot that—all around Southern California. Here, in no particular order, he pares down the top five engagement shoot locations every San Diego couple should consider as a backdrop before their big day and, perhaps, for their save the …

Engaged by Exquisite Weddings 2019

In a space built for gushing with others planning their big day—Carmel Mountain Ranch Estate—Engaged breaks every bridal show boundary: Stuffy? Not a chance. Fluorescent lighting? No thanks. The words expo and trade show? Not in our vocabulary. It’s Southern California’s most …
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The Ultimate San Diego Venue Guide 2018–2019

Wiens Family Cellars | Photo: Leah Marie Photography In the Vines More in the Vines Bernardo Winery Rancho Bernardo Orfila Vineyards & Winery Escondido Milagro Farm Winery Ramona Halter Ranch Vineyard Paso Robles   Moniker Events | Photo: Ashley Kelemen Up for …
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Lauren and Matthew’s Cocktail Hour Pop-Up Ceremony

Lauren and Matthew have been singing the same song from the start, when Lauren’s older sister introduced the two. Following their engagement and a surprise engagement party, the couple stayed true to their nontraditional tune when planning their wedding. They opted for …
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3 Wedding Hairstyles for Your Big Day

There’s never a better time than your wedding to let your hair down—because loose and low is in. Here are three ’dos for your big day. Romantic With finger waves that harken back to the Gatsby era, this down ’do is a …