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Category: Real Weddings

Feature dedicated to one couple’s big day

Real Wedding Inspiration: Alexa + Scott’s Classically Elegant Lowndes Grove Plantation Wedding

A champagne dream on the water… Alexa + Scott Cervone Wedding Date: March 9, 2018 Ceremony & Reception: Lowndes Grove Plantation Scott and Alexa worked at the same company and met in 2013. He worked remotely in Chicago, and she worked in HQ in Philadelphia. Alexa ended up moving to Chicago about a year after […]

REAL WEDDING INSPIRATION: Katelyn & Benjamin’S timeless WILLIAM AIKEN HOUSE wedding

Teddy stole the show… Katelyn + Benjamin Shuford Wedding Date: February 24, 2018 Ceremony & Reception: William Aiken House Katelyn had just moved to New York after graduating from the College of Charleston when she first met Benjamin at a bar in the Hamptons. They reconnected three weeks later at a mutual friend’s birthday in NYC. […]

Real Wedding Inspiration: Andrea & Jade’s Intimate William Aiken House Celebration

Love is Love Andrea + Jade Reynolds Wedding Date: September 29, 2017 Ceremony & Reception: William Aiken House Andrea and her bride, Jade, tell us about their instant love connection and all the details that went into planning their special day Jade and I spoke online for several days before meeting in person at a […]

Charleston Weddings Magazine – Spring 2018

  Spring is here and love is in the air!  The Spring 2018 issue of Charleston Weddings Magazine is on stands now and we are thrilled to have FOUR of our fabulous weddings featured! Caroline Messier & Justin Rayman April 22, 2017 • Lowndes Grove Plantation Venue, Catering, Bar Service & Cake – Patrick Properties […]

Real Wedding Inspiration: Suedi & Simon’s Charming Garden-Party Brunch
Aaron & Jillian

If there is any occasion Charleston loves more than a wedding, it’s brunch! Which is why we’re smitten with this sweet couple who decided to treat their guests to both when they celebrated their big day with an afternoon brunch soiree at The William Aiken House. Beautiful weather and Charleston’s lush summertime greenery were a […]

Real Wedding Inspiration: A Sunny Outdoor Soiree
Photo by Dana Cubbage Weddings

Charleston is blessed by an abundance of warm weather and sunshine year-round, which makes our historic city an especially perfect wedding destination for couples who dream of an outdoor ceremony and reception. Of course, everyone can appreciate a little insurance – and for Grace and Ryan, who envisioned al fresco dinner and dancing beneath the […]

Real Wedding Inspiration: Rustic Done Right
Photo by Virgil Bunao

Charleston’s winter season lends itself to ethereal blue skies, crisp air and warm, indulgent cuisine. There’s no better time to cozy up your celebration with comfortably chic rustic touches – and no better inspiration than the December nuptials of Laura Patrick & Andrew Boyles. Admittedly, this gorgeous Lowndes Grove wedding holds a special place of […]

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, […]

Haley + Dylan’s Designer Day

Stop the presses – we’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this Southern Weddings Magazine feature of a very special PPHG alum’s big day, because as you’ll see, when it comes to one-of-a-kind details and personal touches, this celebration at Lowndes Grove Plantation quite literally takes the cake. Haley and Dylan wanted every aspect of their […]