Editorial: Savvy Bridal Wedding Blog

Guests Will Spend This Much Coming to Your Wedding

How much do your friends love you? Those friends and wedding guests will spend $627.72 celebrating your wedding, according to a new survey from BankRate.com. That’s how much a close friend or family member pays between a bridal shower, bachelor or...

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Savvy Weddings: Emily and Joe Mattli

Emily and Joe Mattli’s wedding was the happy ending of a love story that stretched back to the couple’s high school days—at least it did for Emily. “We went to the same high school in Smithville,” she says. “I was a freshman when he was a senior and he was...

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Should You Skip Social Media at Your Wedding?

Send out save the dates, mail your invites and…share your hashtag? These days, making your wedding social media friendly is as much a part of the planning process as choosing a song for your first dance—and you’d better believe that dance will be all over...

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Our Favorite Moments from the Royal Wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot at St. George’s Chapel and became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in a ceremony fit for royals—but with some unexpectedly personal and modern touches. We laughed, we cried and we rounded up some of our top...

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Planning Your Engagement Party

If love was in the air for you this holiday season, you’re not alone. The time between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day produces so many proposals, it’s actually known as “engagement season,” with dates in December among the most popular to pop the...

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Vendor Q&A: Jillian Randall of JJ Productions

If you’ve ever started planning a wedding and thought, “How am I ever going to manage this?” you’re not alone. Fortunately, wedding coordinators like Jillian Randall of JJ Productions exist to take the reins and advocate for you every step of the way.“Our...

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5 great KC spots for engagement photos

A picture is worth a thousand words—or in the case of engagement photos, a few very important ones: We’re getting married! They’re the perfect opportunity to show your personality as a couple, from what you wear to how you pose to where the shots are snapped.Your...

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The Pitfalls of Shopping For a Wedding Dress Online

There are plenty of reasons to love online shopping: No terrible fluorescent dressing room lighting, the ability to take advantage of additional sizing and styles, and buying that perfect dress or pair of shoes you could never have found in a...

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Savvy Weddings: Tess and Marc McWilliams

Expect the unexpected. The adage could be the motto of Tess and Marc McWilliams’ relationship, from their initial meeting to their engagement to their wedding.The pair first met four years ago on a very blind date arranged by mutual friends—neither had any...

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Get to Know: Ferrell Richardson of The Cottage Rose

A flair with florals runs in the family for Marydee and Ferrell Richardson, the mother-daughter duo behind The Cottage Rose. The Crossroads-based boutique floral and event design studio creates stunning arrangements for weddings and other events as well as...

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Savvy Weddings: Jeanette Glaze & John Coleman

Jeanette Glaze and John Coleman’s road to the altar started unconventionally—with a concussion. The pair met the weekend they moved into college at the University of Missouri – Kansas City 10 years ago and had been dating since their freshman year. Then...

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Savvy Weddings: Karlie & Alan Aiken

When you know, you know. Karlie Aiken had that feeling when she met her now husband, Alan, through a mutual friend. They got together for lunch, then dinner the next night, where they sat talking for five hours. “We were pretty much together every day from...

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Thursday Therapy – December 2017

Savvy Bridal had the pleasure of hosting Thursday Therapy this month. Thursday Therapy is a monthly gathering for wedding professionals. Wedding vendors come together to create a night of networking and fun for other wedding vendors around the...

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Thursday Therapy December 2017

Savvy Bridal had the pleasure of hosting Thursday Therapy this month. Thursday Therapy is a monthly gathering for wedding professionals. Wedding vendors come together to create a night of networking and fun for other wedding vendors around the city. Delicious food and...

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Planning your gown shopping trip in Kansas City

We see brides from around the Midwest searching for their dream dress in Kansas City—and with boutiques like ours, it’s easy to see why! If you’re joining us from outside of Kansas City for a daytrip or shopping-focused weekend getaway, we have a few...

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Savvy Weddings: Tiffany & Ryan Todd

Tiffany and Ryan Todd’s wedding was a family affair, just like their love story. The pair met working for 90.9 The Bridge’s promotion team in college and found themselves going to five or six concerts together each week. Their friendship grew into a...

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Your Questions about Wedding Alcohol Etiquette, Answered

Ask any guest what they enjoy most about going to weddings and you’re bound to get a few stock answers: celebrating with loved ones, dancing, cake…and an open bar. While no one is likely to raise complaint about busting a move or tucking into dessert, bar...

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Tobacco Barn Farm Styled Shoot: Rustic and Elegant

A few weeks ago we spent a gorgeous Saturday afternoon with some amazing Kansas City wedding vendors.  Tobacco Farm event space has just recently opened up its doors and we thought it would be the perfect place for a rustic styled shoot to show case the...

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Savvy Weddings: Lauren & Hank Roberts

Lauren and Hank Roberts’ love story gets an A+ from us. The pair met while going through training at the Oklahoma school where they had both recently been hired as teachers. They were seeing other people at the time, but Lauren and Hank became best...

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The Knot Couture – Las Vegas Bridal Market

Team Savvy took Las Vegas by storm August 26 thru August 28 to see all the latest in bridal fashion at the The Knot Couture Show Bridal Market. All of the hottest bridal designers were represented at Market, and Savvy Bridal got the first look!  What...

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