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Lisa Whelchel Crashed this Palm Springs Wedding

By Carly Shihadeh From an unexpected special guest to a brunch turned 80th birthday party, Kevin and Rich’s wedding had no shortage of surprises. But their decision to get married in Palm Springs should come as no shocker. Kevin popped the question …

Grooms, Our June/July Cover is Just for You

Boy, oh boy! Aly and Jason’s Palm Springs nuptials were packed with details even the most dapper grooms can’t ignore—lush centerpieces, radiantly patterned Mr. Turk suits, and an unforgettable kickoff to their reception (drag queens!). We were so moved we had to …
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Brett & Brian’s Chic Palm Springs Wedding

Electronic music brought Brett and Brian together, by way of their favorite DJ spinning at a pool party in San Francisco. A year of concerts, music festivals, and adventure later, Brian popped the question in the City by the Bay, and Brett …
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Dean and Mara’s Rustic Palm Springs Wedding

By Jordan Lemke Mara was smitten with Dean the moment he picked her up for their first date. “He came to my door, completely unexpected,” she says. “Most guys in California wouldn’t.” (Dean is from Michigan.) Many dates later, Dean proposed to …
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7 Desert Haute Gowns for Summer

Summer is the best time to let your hair—and train—down in palm springs, where the sun shines and blooms abound year-round. Mia Solano “Dior” gown, Luv Bridal; “Blue Chalcedony Powder” earrings, Love Tatum; “Sunrise Choker” necklace, “Lovely Rachael Opal” ring, and “Black Diamond …