Signature Weddings

Creating a Day Uniquely Your Own

By Michelle Rago
(Gotham, Hardcover, 9781592402540, 240pp.)

Publication Date: December 28, 2006

Shop Local
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.

Go


Description

America's most innovative wedding designer--hailed by Modern Bride as the "wedding design dynamo"--showcases her completely fresh and beautifully photographed ideas for personalizing your special day.

Michelle Rago is a rising star in the world of weddings, and she has made her name by focusing on the biggest trend in weddings today: personalization. Now she makes her creative process available to everyone, revealing the techniques that made Modern Bride name her as one of the industry's top twenty-five trendsetters. With stunning photography illustrating ten real-life weddings from a variety of locations and styles--from country nuptials in Vermont to a tropical ceremony in the Caribbean to the St. Regis Hotel in New York to a country club in St. Louis-- Signature Weddings shows readers how to tap into their inspiration by focusing on and including:
* How Michelle designs a wedding that truly reflects the bride and groom
* The three essential S's: setting, season, and situation
* Core design elements, ranging from a family heirloom to local foliage; and color palettes that inform every design detail, from bouquets and centerpieces to table settings, decor, invitations, food, dress, and cakes
* Sidebars and boxed text throughout that focus on specific concerns, from destination weddings to wedding programs, dealing with the weather, rehearsal dinners, lighting, music, invitations, and more.

Unlike over-the-top wedding guides full of unrealistic concepts, or dated books that try to impose one old-fashioned approach, Signature Weddings lets couples embark on a creative journey that suits any budget or taste--with results to cherish for a lifetime.

Indie Bookstore Finder

Indie Bestsellers

All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr
Scribner Book Company
Landline
Rainbow Rowell
St. Martin's Press
New and Selected Poems
David Lehman
Scribner
Still Some Cake
James Cummins
Carnegie-Mellon University Press

Make Your Own Wishlist








Update Profile