Category: Wedding Inspiration & Trends

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

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 […]

Charleston-Inspired Tips to Make Your Destination Wedding #1
Aaron and Jillian Photography

Travel + Leisure magazine just took your destination wedding to the next level: That’s right, Charleston couples – you can now revel in the distinction of welcoming friends and family to the #1 City in the World! The exciting news, announced just last week as part of the magazine’s 2016 World’s Best Awards, makes our […]

Color Me Spring with 2016’s It Shade
Photos by Landon Jacob.

Can we say double the wedding inspiration? For the first time ever this year, PANTONE Color Institute® unveiled a blend of two shades as the 2016 Color of the Year – and with spring’s arrival, we can’t wait to see these pretty pastels in full bloom across our historic Charleston venues. Rose Quartz is a […]

It’s Leap Year! 4 More Wedding Day Traditions It’s Okay to Break
Photo by Riverland Studios

Even if you missed the 2010 rom-com starring Amy Adams, who hops a plane to Dublin to find her man and propose on February 29, chances are you’re still familiar with an old Irish tradition surrounding Leap Year. Credit the 5th-century nun St. Bridget, who was tired of waiting on men who dragged their feet:  […]

Trend Spotting: Show Your Stripes

Confession: just like a new Kate Spade bag, we happen to wear our love affair with bold stripes on our sleeve. There’s a reason this wedding trend never goes out of style. It’s fresh, effortlessly chic and adds a perfect pop of texture – especially the black-and-white stripe combination that dressed up the two special […]

Invite Your Guests In To These Chic Outdoor Suites
Photo by Virgil Bunao

Between swaying palmetto fronds, warm coastal breezes and sunsets over the riverfront, late summer evenings in the Lowcountry were made for outdoor entertaining – and in Charleston, we know how to do it in style. Have an eye for interior design? Today’s post is for you, because our new favorite wedding trend is the outdoor […]

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 […]

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 […]