Our New Favorite Signature Cocktails for Summer
Photo by Lucy Cuneo

It’s officially summertime here in the South, and there’s no better way to cool off than a refreshing sip in the shade of magnolia branches and inviting porch swings. Not that we need an excuse for cocktail hour here in Charleston – especially on your wedding day! Signature drinks add a splash of color, creativity […]

The Brilliance of the Rehearsal Brunch
Photo by Andrew Cebulka

Brunch: is there any weekend ritual more revered here in the South? From leisurely get-together to the elegant champagne soiree, Charlestonians make the most of this mid-morning meal – and if you’re planning a destination wedding in Charleston, it’s a tradition worth sharing with your out-of-town guests. In wedding etiquette, the ceremony rehearsal is typically […]

Celebrating Mom: Simple Touches on Your Wedding Day
Photo by Amelia + Dan

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of your big day, especially when you’re surrounded by so many of your favorite people who want to celebrate with you! But as we approach the second Sunday in May, we can’t help thinking about one special lady. If you’re fortunate to have a mom you […]

The Gentlemen’s Wedding Style Handbook
Photo by Gideon Photography

We can’t gush enough about our fashion-forward brides here at Patrick Properties, but we must admit, there’s some much-needed praise that’s long overdue. Yep, we’re looking at you, style-savvy gents: we see that dapper big-day attire and the personal touch that’s uniquely tailored down to the details – from groomsman gifts and custom décor right […]

Blooming Beauties: Our Favorite Wedding Cakes for Spring

From brilliant azaleas to fragrant dogwood and magnolia, there’s nothing more enchanting than springtime blossoms in the South – and no better inspiration for your Charleston wedding, especially when it comes to the sweet centerpiece of your big day… the wedding cake! Get ready to swoon over these gorgeous floral confections by Patrick Properties pastry […]

Count Down to CFW Spring Bridal Show with our Aisle Style Icons
Photos by Chenergy

High-end runway shows, renowned designers, chic parties and a first glimpse of cutting-edge trends – is it any wonder Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week® is one of our favorite events in Downtown Charleston? The fashion festivities kick off today in Marion Square, but we’re on the edge of our front-row seat with anticipation ahead […]

These River House Fêtes are a Total Daydream
Photo by Reese Moore

Remember our last post about why people love Charleston? Among the many reasons, it’s hard to beat the mild seasonal temperatures and gorgeous Lowcountry scenery that draw visitors year-round. The sprawling live oaks draped with Spanish moss, fragrant magnolia blossoms, manicured gardens and seagrass beds along the waterfront – with a natural backdrop like this, […]

Three Reasons to Plan a Destination Wedding in Charleston
Photo by Amelia + Dan

It’s no secret that Charleston is a charmer. Stately downtown mansions, azalea blossoms, white church steeples and leisurely meandering cobblestone streets are the very picture of gentility… but don’t for one minute take this Southern lady as a matron. There’s plenty of modern polish that makes this historic gem really shine, from vibrant cuisine and […]

Considering A Live Wedding Band? Here’s Why We’re Fans

Now that you’re Mrs. & Mr., it’s time to celebrate – and there’s nothing like the energy and excitement of a live band to get your wedding crowd moving. One of the biggest pros of enlisting a live band: they are experts at setting the tone of your big day with the right music selection, […]

A Surprise Soiree at The American Theater
Photo by Claire Barrett

Talk about kicking off 2015 in style! This fabulous celebration began when Collin hatched a plan to surprise his wife & birthday girl Melissa with a soiree befitting of her sparkling personality inside the grand ballroom of The American Theater. To pull it off, friends and family enlisted the help of the Patrick Properties event […]