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The Knot Weddings Magazine Winter 2017

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SAS SIMON & LENA IMAMURACOFOUNDERS OF NAME GLO “New & Now” (p. 93)What’s your favorite way to incorporate neon into a wedding reception?We love using it as an entrance piece to say, “Welcome to the party.” Neon is awesome as a photo booth backdrop too—all the pictures have an eye-catching setup and are totally Insta worthy. And our new table numbers are becoming a favorite. They bring such an incredible sense of light to a room. So basically, we love neon in any form at a wedding and beyond—the sky’s the limit. @namegloSTEFANIE WILLMANNMAKEUP ARTIST Cover and “Marry the Night” (p. 234)What’s your best advice for a bride thinking about her wedding day look?The most important thing is you look like yourself and you simply enhance the beauty you already…

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RSVP REBOOTFew things are more frustrating than late responses, so we’ve made it easier than ever on both you and your guests with online RSVPs. Once you’ve created your free wedding website on The Knot Wedding Planner app, simply start adding names, contact info and more to the guest list tab, or import your existing list from a spreadsheet. You can then send an online RSVP link to guests via text or email so they can respond immediately on their phone. Done and done.HOT TOPICMy fiancé and I want to have a receiving line, but our day-of coordinator thinks it will take too long and suggested table visits. What should we do?@ilovebeachmusicThe day-of coordinator is working for you. She gave you an alternative to a receiving line but it doesn’t…

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the social scene

Getting in on the unicorn craze, this creative couple had a unicorn petting station. A miniature pony dressed the part, complete with a colorful mane and golden horn.WHAT’ S TRENDINGFACEBOOKPARTY ANIMALSPeople aren’t the only ones making the guest list. To-be-weds are including all sorts of animals too, from llamas to unicorns.Llamas and alpacas have been showing up at celebrations throughout the Pacific Northwest— veils, bow ties and top hats included.Leading processionals and jazzing up photos, “tuxedo-clad” penguins are stealing the spotlight at weddings around the world.PINTERESTDISNEY DETAILS THAT AREN’T CHEESYYour fave fairy tale may be the ultimate inspiration.1 A stack of vintage books and a single rose enclosed in glass hints at your love for Beauty and the Beast. 2 Take classic white heels up a notch with playful illustrations…

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let the planning begin

12+ MONTHSdate: ______ /______ /______□ Take our style quiz on The Knot Wedding Planner app to narrow in on your wedding vision.□ Nail down a budget.□ Determine where and when you’d like to tie the knot. Not sure where to start? Use our app to get personalized suggestions based on a few key details, like guest count and general location.□ Hire any pros you just have to have on your wedding team, like your photographer or planner.□ Start searching for the dress, jumpsuit, skirt or tuxedo of your dreams.□ If you haven’t already, get your engagement ring appraised and insured.9-11 MONTHSdate: ______ /______ /______□ Find a stationer and order your save-the-dates.□ Propose to your wedding party.□ Create your website with The Knot. Pack it full with need-to-know info like reception…

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ask the knot squad

THE CREWCARLEY RONEY Cofounder, The KnotBRITTNY DRYE Founder and editor in chief, Love Inc. MagMARY CHATMAN CEO and editor in chief, Black BrideSHAWNA GOHEL Founder and editor in chief, Maharani WeddingsMARK INGRAM Owner and creative director, Mark Ingram AtelierBRITTANY LO CEO and founder, BeautiniHARMONY WALTON Founder, Jet Fete and The Bridal BarPLANNINGWhat are some budget-friendly activities to keep guests entertained at the cocktail hour or reception?Mary Chatman: If you’re having an outdoor wedding, include games like ring toss and Jenga during your cocktail hour. They’re always fun and interactive, plus you can keep them for future backyard parties with friends. For the reception, Mad Libs or crossword puzzles at tables can be the perfect ice breaker to get your guests engaged in conversation. But don’t stress too much about providing entertainment—let your DJ or band take the…