Colin Cowie's Extraordinary Weddings
From a Glimmer of an Idea to a Legendary Event
By Colin Cowie
(Potter Style, Hardcover, 9781400048724, 252pp.)
Publication Date: February 20, 2007
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What would you like your wedding day to look like?
Maybe you dream of a winter wedding, set against snowcapped mountains. Perhaps you would prefer a barefoot wedding on the beach at sunset, with your friends and family dancing until dawn in an ethereal red tent. Or would your ideal wedding be an exotic, wine-tinged Moroccan celebration capped by a family-style Middle Eastern feast? Lifestyle guru, TV host, and wedding-planner extraordinaire Colin Cowie has created these amazing weddings, and many more. In Colin Cowie’s Extraordinary Weddings, he finally shares his secrets for creating weddings that are unparalleled, memorable, and–above all–personal.
Both wish book and inspirational guide, this gorgeous retrospective reveals every detail of fourteen glittering, romantic, and meticulously thought-out weddings. Full of the sophisticated details and elegant flourishes that only Colin Cowie could have envisioned, these real events are sure to fuel your imagination. First, Colin takes you step by step through all of the sumptuous details, describing how he worked with each couple to weave their interests, heritage, and unique elements of their love story into their celebrations. Colin also provides ideas and tips that you can apply in your own wedding, including:
• Choosing a meaningful theme and carrying it through every detail
• Creating truly personal vows
• Making guests feel at home at your destination wedding
• Deciding on fabulous looks for flowers, fabrics, place settings, and more
Whether you’re hunting for ideas for your event, searching for solutions to your planning challenges, or just dazzled by the romance of weddings, you will treasure this one-of-a-kind book. Enjoy poring over these wonderful weddings and learn how to make the day you say “I do” absolutely special–and absolutely extraordinary.
Colin Cowie’s renowned parties have made him a favorite of Oprah Winfrey, Jerry Seinfeld, John Travolta, heads of state and royalty, and many others–and secured his place as one of the most sought-after wedding planners in the world. He appears regularly on The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Early Show and is a frequent contributor to O Magazine, Brides, and People. Born in Zambia and raised in South Africa, he now resides in New York. Colin Cowie Lifestyle, his event-planning, interior-design, and lifestyle company, is based in Los Angeles and New York. Please visit him online at www.colincowie.com.