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The Knot DC & Maryland Weddings Magazine

The Knot DC & Maryland Weddings Magazine

Fall/Winter 2020
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Buy The Knot DC, Maryland & Virginia online magazine to make wedding planning easier. Find all you need to know about wedding photographers, having a beach wedding and outdoor wedding venues in Maryland, Virginia, DC and beyond.

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in this issue

1 min.
get the look

COVER Suit in sizes up to 32, $2,517, justinalexander.com; earrings, $75, KennethJayLane.com; shoes, $425, stuartweitzman.com; dress in sizes up to 20, price upon request, viktor-rolf.com; earrings, $295, LeleSadoughi.com; shoes, Manolo Blahnik courtesy of Albright Fashion Library Dress in sizes up to 20, price upon request, Viktor-Rolf.com; shoes, $975, JimmyChoo.com Suit in sizes up to 32, $2,517, JustinAlexander.com; earrings, $75, KennethJayLane.com; engagement ring, price upon request, laurenaddison.com PHOTOGRAPHY Chris Craymer FASHION STYLING Shelley Brown HAIR Yoichi Tomizawa for Bumble and bumble at Art Department MAKEUP Hector Simancas for Elizabeth Arden Art Department PROP STYLING Kayleigh Snowden Behind the Scenes Chic in the City Get a sneak peek of what went on at The Knot cover shoot HAUTE MEAL Photographer Chris Craymer snaps a shot of our model snacking on a pretzel from a real food cart in downtown NYC. FOOTWEAR FETISH The best part about…

1 min.
where new york style meets london attitude

The DC metro’s most-talked-about bridal salon brings class, style and unbeatable service, delivering a completely new bridal experience. Zoya and Amy are a mother-in-law/daughter-in-law duo from New York and London, respectively, and they perfectly complement each other with their no-holds-barred honesty, on-point fashion knowledge and their impeccably stunning gowns—each handpicked for their beauty and uniqueness. Their core focus is to ensure that every bride and mother of the bride/groom has an abundance of choice regardless of their shape, size and budget. They are a one-stop shop for all bridal, special occasion and career attire. Their collection has rapidly expanded and now includes designers from the UK, US and the Middle East. Zoya’s 30 years of experience as a designer and stylist also raises her customer service to another level. “Our dresses are beautiful,…

1 min.
digital download

Real Weddings GET INSPIRED Instead of adhering to a single theme for their Baltimore Museum of Art vows, Suchada and Kye infused as much of themselves into the details of their wedding day as possible. The couple’s families took part in a Thai water ceremony, with loved ones pouring water over the pair’s hands and offering blessings. “I was really able to share a part of my culture with guests,” Suchada says. LOCAL LOWDOWN Gather your dream team of local wedding vendors with the help of our Ultimate Wedding Guides at TheKnot.com/dc-md-va. You can connect with planners, photographers and other vendors by searching by region and price in our local Marketplace. Your state directory has everything you need to know to get married, even where and how to secure a marriage license. You’ll also…

2 min.
we’re in this together

As we go to press, an unprecedented pandemic is impacting our country in ways we’ve never experienced before. Schools and stores are closed, and working from home has become the new normal. Another reality? Canceled weddings. My deepest hope is that by the time this issue hits stands, our world is seemingly back to normal, but I know the repercussions of this will be felt for months. So while we all work to rebuild our way of life, we want you to know that The Knot is here for you via social (@theknot), online (TheKnot.com) and in these pages. Whether you’re forced to reschedule your wedding day or simply feel behind on planning due to weeks of social distancing, we’re here for you. We created the content of these pages…

2 min.
congratulations you’re engaged!

1 MAIL DOWN THE BUDGET Envision your wedding and decide how much you want to spend (and who else will be contributing). 2 BOOK A VENUE Search for the perfect place to celebrate, keeping budget and guest count in mind. Then set the date. 3 GATHER YOUR CREW Ask your besties to stand by you at the altar and in the months leading up to your day. 4 HIRE YOUR TEAM Research and book pros—anyone you have to have should be locked in ASAP. 5 DECIDE WHAT TO WEAR Shop for your attire and schedule necessary fittings don’t forget accessories. Choose what your wedding party will wear too. 6 REGISTER + CREATE A WEBSITE Head to TheKnot.com to start a wish list and site. Share the link so guests are in on the details, like room blocks. 7 BUY YOUR WEDDING PAPER Select…

3 min.
we’ve got you

Organizing all those details and a checklist? There’s an app for that. The Knot Wedding Planner pulls together your vision, pros and guests to put planning in the palm of your hand. 1 FIND YOUR WEDDING STYLE we know—you’re probably wondering where you should even start (totally normal, btw). First, download our app and take our Style Quiz. It’s a fun way to help zero in on your vibe, (think: industrial with bohemian details). We’ll generate your very own Wedding Vision (more on that on the next page). EDITOR TIP Think about what you love as a couple—are you homebodies or always looking for an excuse to dress up and hit the dance floor? Your wedding should be a true reflection of who you are, so let your personalities lead your style. 2 KEEP…