Category: Wedding Inspiration & Trends

All things specific to weddings, with aspirational images from multiple occasions

Virtual Tours, Real Weddings, Recipes, and More – Subscribe to our PPHG YouTube Channel!

  During this unprecedented time of social distancing, we still want you to be able to view the beauty of our historic venues! Subscribe to our PPHG YouTube channel to view virtual tours, real weddings, tasty recipes, and more.

Wedding Cake Wednesday – “The Mallory”

Kicking off “Wedding Cake Wednesday”! PPHG Pastry Chef Jessica Grossman takes us behind the scenes of some of her favorite designs! ⁠ ⁠ “This is the OG. We call it “The Mallory”, named after the bride, Mallory Severs. Mallory is the sister of Meredith Severs Tanton, and was a planner at Sweetgrass Social, prior to […]

PPHG Real Weddings: Happy One Year Anniversary, Caroline + Gavin!

VENUE, CATERING, BAR + CAKE: Patrick Properties Hospitality Group PHOTOGRAPHER: Sloan Photography PLANNING + DESIGN: Intrigue Events FLORALS: Roadside Blooms HAIR + MAKEUP: Lashes + Lace  + Ash & Co.  

Sweet Tooth: Spotlight on 2019 PPHG Cakes + Sweets

Our talented Executive Pastry Chef, Jessica Grossman, is celebrating six years with PPHG! In honor of this achievement, here’s a look back at a selection of her team’s stunning creations so far in 2019:    

Real Wedding Inspiration: Anthony + Tommy’s Destination Celebration of Love at Lowndes Grove

When “Words with Friends” turns into “more than friends”… Tommy + Anthony Berner-Retro  Wedding Date: May 9th, 2019 Ceremony & Reception: Lowndes Grove Tommy and Anthony met about 8 years ago when the app “Words With Friends” was all the rage. They had a few mutual friends and unbeknownst to them, were already friends on […]

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

A champagne dream on the water… Alexa + Scott Cervone Wedding Date: March 9, 2018 Ceremony & Reception: Lowndes Grove 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 they […]

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 […]

Ask The Experts: How Can We Honor Family Heritage On Our Wedding day?
King Street Studios

Wedding trends come and go, but the unique traditions and richness of your cultural roots are always worth celebrating! Remember that marriage is a beautiful blending of two families, both in symbolic and literal union. Your origins, beliefs, rituals and legacies – however alike or different, all are the threads that have shaped you as […]

Two Can’t-Miss Occasions With PPHG During Charleston Wedding Week!
Corbin Gurkin for Charleston Weddings magazine

Mark your calendar, beautiful: we’re inviting you to join us in the New Year for a full week chock-full of wedding inspiration and signature experiences right here in Charleston! We’re talking luxury fashion showcases, floral workshops, pop-up fêtes, book signings, venue tours… Oh, and more than a dozen celebrity wedding pros and A-list designers  – not to mention the gurus of Martha Stewart […]