After dating for three-and-a-half years, Olivia and Sam were visiting her family in Columbia, South Carolina, for the Fourth of July when the whole crew decided a day trip to Charleston was in order. “We ended up at the Charleston Marina,” says Olivia, “because my...

When they met up for a reunion with a group of their fellow missionaries a year after all had spent a week in Savannah, Georgia, Ashley and Brian hit it off—bigtime. That encounter launched the pair into a seven-year relationship, though much of that stretch...

Yes, Paula and Tyler’s Boone Hall Plantation wedding is a dream to look at. But we have to say the backstory to their day is just as inspiring. There’s just something about a couple who knows themselves and their priorities that delights, and when anyone...

Is wedding planning getting to you? Say hello to Charleston’s newest feel-better motivator, Ginny Leavitt, the health coach behind Healthy Bride Experience, a program that helps brides-to-be look and feel their best before the Big Day. Ginny, who’s paired with registered dietician Anna Burleson, helps...

The Wedding Row: How did you and Jason meet? Lacey: We met at work and I had no interest in him at first. I had affectionately called him "Eyebrow Man" given the thick, bushy unibrow situation he had going on at the time. We were good...

The Wedding Row: Let’s start from the beginning … Aly: Like many modern-day couples we swiped right, engaged in some initial messaging, and decided to go out on a date. We met at a sushi restaurant in the Washington D.C. area and when the hardest thing...

To help you ease into the work week after Thanksgiving (raise your coffee if you’re still dreaming of turkey and dressing and naps), join us as we say “Hello” to one of Charleston’s newest wedding planners, Nicki Shriver of Nicki Paige Collection. For this imagined...

The Wedding Row: Alright, start us from the beginning. How did you and Brad meet? Jennifer: We met in the Fall of 2013 unexpectedly through mutual friends at my all-time favorite Mexican restaurant. I was planning to go to lunch with my good friends on a...

Boy, do we have a sweet one for you all. In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday (ah, tomorrow!), we’re feeling extra thankful this year–not only for our readers, but for the talented weddings vendors and brides that share such special stories with us. Well...

When the team at 159 Rutledge approached Betsey Lupton of Pop the Bubbly Events about a styled shoot to show off their new event space (they are set to open this December), she knew just had to say yes. The kicker? She only had 10 days...