Come Along With The Wedding Guys –
We’re headed to London as correspondents for the Royal Wedding
April 24-30, 2011
At the age of eleven years old, I remember making a deal with my mother that if I got up to set the breakfast table the day before the November 14th, 1973 Royal Wedding of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips, a lieutenant in The Queen’s Royal Army, then I was old enough to get up at 2:00AM to watch the Royal Wedding the next day. Well I did it and so even though I was hooked on weddings for as long as I can remember, now I was hooked on royalty as well.
When the announcement was made about the up-coming royal wedding, friends from grade school sent me messages on Facebook saying they remember me getting up so early to watch the royal nuptials and how I stood up at the side of my desk to tell the class about the wedding. Who knew then that 37 years later I’d be planning a trip to London to report and cover the royal wedding with my business partner and Wedding Guy, Matthew Trettel who was also born in 1973!
We are very excited for the opportunity to cover the royal wedding of Prince William and Miss Catherine (Kate) Middleton. We know this royal wedding will change the industry just as in 1981 when Prince William’s father Prince Charles married the late Lady Diana Spencer. We are thrilled to share with you our vast knowledge, not only of everything weddings, but also about royalty and their historic weddings, royal traditions and etiquette. After all that is where most wedding traditions have evolved from. Not only will we discuss ideas and predictions but, why we think they will happen. The engagement ring is just the start, but will we see Diana’s wedding gown re-appear on the aisle of Westminster Abbey? We are thinking, not so much, everything has its place and time. What we predict you will see is what we are calling a new style of Modern Classic!
Over the next few short months leading up to the wedding we will be blogging, and writing editorial for numerous web sites and publications as well as setting up interviews for the week we are in London. We will discuss how different areas of the wedding have been designed in past royal weddings and then how these elements have been reinvented to a modern form. All areas of the wedding will be covered, ceremony and reception site, menu, photographers, bridal gown and attendant attire, florists, cake designs, invitation/stationery, musicians, transportation, beauty & hair artist and guest attire.
Come along with us on this historic and magical journey!
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