by Sabinee | Nov 21, 2022 | destination weddings, wedding planning, weddings
Wedding-themed Christmas Films are coming and must admit it! We love winter weddings, even more, every day! First of all, they have different look, feel, and atmosphere, which make them even more special and unique.
Christmas is the most magical time of the year, so what could be better than a winter wedding mixed with a romantic Christmas story? Creating a memorable winter wedding ambiance that embraces Christmas could be an amazing idea. For instance, there is always something quite magical about getting married at that time of the year.
You are curious why are people being tempted to tie the knot in the cold winter months? Today we prepared for you a list of the best wedding-themed Christmas films available now on Netflix. Thus, grab your hot chocolate, and let’s take a walk into the Winter (Wedding) Wonderland!
Christmas Wedding Planner (2017)
To start with, Christmas Wedding Planner is a Christmas film that all the wedding planners will love! Debuting Wedding Planner, Kelsey Wilson is about to have her big break while planning her cousin’s lavish and really luxury wedding. At the beginning, everything is going great, then her world is turned upside down by a handsome private investigator trying to disrupt the wedding . Briefly, Christmas Wedding Planner will steal your heart!
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding (2017)
Consequently, we talk about Christmas weddings… what about a ROYAL Christmas wedding? It’s definitely YES from us. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding is designed to be a feel-good Christmas fairy tale as Amber and Prince Richard are dealing with all the chaos that comes with wedding planning! In conclusion, this Christmas film is filled with all the stereotypes of weddings and Christmas.
A New York Christmas Wedding (2020)
A New York Christmas Wedding delves into the world of do-overs and second chances. Before her big Christmas wedding in New York City, a bride meets her guardian angel, who shows her an alternate life… Consequently, it’s the film that makes you believe in the power of love at Christmas and stays for the fact that each person should be living their own truth and finding their own happiness whatever it may be.
How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding (2020)
Last but not the least, How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding is a new African Original Holiday Special series. To illustrate, a prodigal daughter joins her dysfunctional family for Christmas for the first time in years and completely ruins her sister’s picture-perfect Christmas wedding. Firstly, the planned wedding ends in disaster, then she spends her next days frantically trying to get things back on track. A Christmas Film to see.
This year Netflix offers a lot of romantic Christmas films you can add to your binge list.
For instance, here’s some of our favorite: Holidate, The Knight Before Christmas, Holiday in the Wild, Operation Christmas Drop, The Holiday Calendar. The romance is in the air and they are just one step away from a Winter Wedding…
No matter the season, Avalon Events Organisation is here to help you achieve the wedding of your dreams! We are the Number One Luxurious Wedding Planner based in the French Riviera specialized in stylish, exclusive, luxurious, and exceptional weddings. Contact us whether you’re engaged or planning your wedding:
by Sabinee | Apr 16, 2022 | Actuality, wedding planner, wedding planning, weddings
First of all, welcome to the Garden Wedding! From Frances Hodgson Burnett’s children’s novel “Secret Garden” to the brand new Netflix series “Bridgerton”, the beauty of nature seduce with its mystery and timeless aesthetic. In 2021, nature will be the best backdrop for every special occasion as outdoor weddings rise in popularity. In Avalon Events Organization we embrace this trend and we must say: We love it!
Namely, if you’re dreaming of saying “I do” in romantic scenery, there won’t be a better venue than a splendid, broad garden with astonishing nature, peaceful corners, and fresh, fragrant air. While Mother Nature has already provided natural inspirations, we used its benefits to prepare some inspirational garden wedding ideas!
Enchanted Garden Wedding
To begin with, isn’t it more desirable to organize outdoor weddings during these challenging times? Use the healing power of nature! You can create an elegant celebration filled with romance and make your guests forget about any worries for a moment. Let your garden wedding be your happy place where only good things happen. Wedding inspired by Jane Austen’s novels, “Secret Garden”, or even “Finding Neverland” allows for stunning floral decorations, fabulous candles, and dreamy hanging floral installations incorporated into natural backdrop elements. For instance, using traditional decor and gold or pastel colors we will achieve a real fairytale aesthetic!
Anticipating unforeseen weather –
Outdoor Wedding Tents
Accordingly, wedding tents are the perfect complement for garden weddings, but also form a unique shelter for your guests in case of bad weather. What’s important, the forms and decor options are practically limitless, depending on your needs. Specifically, the most popular styles are freestanding tents set up on frames, sailcloth and pole tents, tents with sidewalls or plastic, transparent ones. While arranging the interior we love adding some natural components from the garden like stunning overhead floral installations, hanging flowers, natural light coming from candles. Do you want more? What about bringing trees INSIDE your tent? Immediately, magic atmosphere guaranteed.
Romantic lighting – light the Garden Wedding up!
Twinkle lights amongst the trees, shrubs, and flowers? Beautiful lighting installations or stark bulbs? A sky full of stars? With a little bit of imagination (and our expertise) everything is possible! The glow of romantic lighting will add charm and magic to your garden wedding. This year, outdoor weddings will lighten up by hanging candles and pathway lights that create a fairy-tale-like ambiance, bistro lighting to add a bit of charming twist, or by string lights to create a Christmasy atmosphere.
Garden Wedding Decorations on a Big Scale
Briefly, there is no such thing as too much flora, especially when we talk about having a garden wedding. Floral accents can sneak literally everywhere – from the backdrop to paths, entrance, tent interior, or tables, chairs, centerpieces, up to the wedding cake, invitations, or your romantic wreath! Don’t be afraid to use, besides flowers, also other foliage like leaves, succulents, or garlands.
Outdoor Wedding Fun
Currently garden weddings give a lot of possibilities for funny games and fancy installations. We propose bringing out a bar or gelato station and prepare some lawn games. The chill lounge area in the hidden corner of the garden will be a perfect place where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of the wedding celebration and spend some time alone with your beloved one. The possibilities are endless!
We hope these few garden wedding ideas inspired you to invite nature to your wedding day! However, planning an outdoor wedding can be complicated and takes more time than usual. We will be more than happy to assist you and create for you a flawless garden reception!
by Sabinee | May 20, 2021 | destination weddings, wedding planner, wedding planning, weddings
Are you dreaming about an intimate elopement ceremony whit an amazing sea view, under the olive trees, in one of the most beautiful regions in Europe? Then an elopement in the South of France is what you are looking for!
Intimate elopements are getting more popular
Small and intimate elopements are growing in popularity (see: reasons to elope). This special kind of wedding has become a chic way for many couples to celebrate their love and express themselves. Instead of postponing your wedding due to Covis-19 safety rules and stress over new restrictions, they opt for an intimate elopement. It’s more romantic, unique and, most of all, a lot less stressful experience than a regular wedding.
An intimate elopement in the south of France
While planning your intimate elopement, one of the most important things to consider is a special place. You are no longer restricted by the costs of a big venue and the disposition of your numerous guests. You can let your imagination run free and choose the place that speaks to your heart.
While thinking about the most romantic places on Earth, the South of France is the one that quickly comes to our minds. Besides having the most gorgeous collection of wedding venues, it offers numerous places for intimate elopements. Romantic French Riviera is a perfect destination, offering beautiful scenery, endless sea views, a relaxed, happy atmosphere, the most amazing cuisine, and many more.
Have you fallen in love with an intimate elopement in the South of France already?
If you are looking for help planning your elopement on the French Riviera, Provence, or in Monaco, get in touch with Sabine and have a friendly chat.
Avalon Events Organization will make your special elopement elegant, creative, dreamy, or whatever you want it to be. Tell us about your dreams and we’ll make them come true!
by Sabinee | Feb 22, 2021 | Actuality, destination weddings, wedding planner, weddings
CREDIT: Looks from the Viktor & Rolf Mariage Spring 2021 collection. Photo: Marijke Aerden/Courtesy of Viktor & Rolf Mariage
New wedding season is around the corner which means new wedding dress trends of 2021! Like everything, fashion changes every year and is influenced by different factors. Some of the recent wedding trends are small and intimate weddings that take place in new types of locations like gardens, private villas, or backyards. A wedding dress worn for this type of occasion will look different from the wedding of the past.
Long months of lockdown, now brides have become more experimental and courageous in their wedding choices. Samantha Iacia from WeddingWire says that in 2021 “Brides and to-be-weds are ditching the idea that you can only wear certain types of dresses in certain settings.”
2021 will be all about statement sleeves, backs, bows pastels and sparkling details. But the biggest dress trend of 2021 is “anything goes”, which means that brides are ditching the traditional white ballgown and opt for colors and different silhouettes.
The choice of the wedding dress is an important moment of the wedding. To help you, we have prepared the guide of the 2021 wedding dress trends you should know.
Less-formal “micro wedding dresses” are having their moment in 2021
The surge of smaller wedding ceremonies and elopements means shorter dresses and less formal styles are trending in 2021. A more casual and personal vibe will be observed during wedding ceremonies and “little white dress” has a chance to be almost as popular as little black dress. This type of wedding dress will be less dramatic and a lot more fitted for intimate ceremonies and low-key venues.
CREDIT: Lulu’s “This Is Real Love” dress.
Bridal jumpsuits and pantsuits are a new wedding dress trend of 2021
2021 wedding wardrobe will extend beyond wedding events. Brides are opting for more unique and flexible pieces that can be mixed and match during future events. A bridal jumpsuit as a dress alternative is comfortable and totally stylish. It was trending before 2002 but now it’s getting more popular than ever. Lace, bigger weaves and shimmering fabric jumpsuits are a perfect opportunity for many brides to show their personality and not follow the herd.
CREDIT: The Enamored With You Jumpsuit from Lulus.
Puffy sleeves make a statement in 2021
The ’80 are making their comeback on wedding ceremonies in 2021. Bridal gown designers are mixing retro elements with modern style. Big, puffy, dramatic sleeves will be the favorite detail of wedding dresses. They will give a “wow-factor” to every, even the most simple gown. If you are thinking about a poetic or romantic look, big sleeves will be the best option.
CREDIT: The Luella wedding dress from the Savannah Miller Spring 2021 collection.
Bows and ruffles for days
Maximalist details are on the rise in 2021. Volume, ruffles and bows give a bride this photogenic and effortless look. Indulge your inner romantic during your big day and make a statement, whether during a small intimate wedding or a virtual ceremony.
Backless wedding gowns are trendy in 2021
You can never go wrong with the classics. Barebacks have been on display for a few seasons trend isn’t slowing down. From deep V-back dresses to completely backless gowns, we love how they give an unexpected flash of skin when photographed from a different angle.
Transformative dresses for multiple looks
2021 wedding dress trends are all about versatility and adaptability. Transformative gowns allow brides to get more than one use out of the same dress. Those transformative options can be worn in multiple ways and can be adapted to a different ceremony type. This can be very helpful in case of postponed weddings or a change of wedding reception venue.
CREDIT:A Vivienne Westwood gown. Brides/Vivienne Westwood
Subtle Sparkle is big 2021 trend
Harper’s Bazaar says “Shimmer never looked so chic. This subtle shine that catches the light feels more like a night sky than all-encrusted, glamorous glitz.” Délicat shimmer in the form of glitter tulle adds an ethereal touch to your wedding gown. This trend will make everybody’s head turn toward you!
Don’t forget that a bride’s style should be as important as current trends. Choose a dress that’s true to your own personal style. And if you are planning a 2021 wedding, contact Avalon Events Organisation for shameless wedding coordination even in those unpredictable times.
by Sabinee | Jan 7, 2021 | wedding planner, weddings
As every year, Wedding Trends are evolving and emerging. This 2021 season is no different. Nevertheless, the Coronavirus lockdown of 2020 has a profound effect on how we choose to celebrate in 2021.
Hitched claims that ‘we’ll see two clear paths emerging out of 2020: those who feel the need to scale back and focus on a tight-knit group of nearest and dearest, and those whose passion to celebrate with everyone they care for means a BIG guest list’.
Whatever way you choose, refer to our Top Wedding Trends of 2021 to stay ahead of the game and incorporate all the most desirable trends into your special day!
Here are 2021 wedding trends you need to know.
Intimate Weddings are on the rise in 2021
First of all, in 2021 we will see more and more intimate weddings. It’s caused by a lot of different circumstances like budget constraints or a simple need for more meaningful celebrations with our nearest and dearest. Opting for a smaller wedding means you can spend your budget more lavishly on a smaller group, as well as allows you to spend more quality time with each and every guest. Lots of couples are less concerned about doing their wedding ‘just for show’ and prefer to spend this time with those who really matter. Micro-wedding is a wonderful occasion for more personalized experiences that create unforgettable moments. Think about personalized gifts or personal notes for every guest and use this time as an opportunity to show off your style and personality.
Intimate wedding idea:
If you are thinking about having an intimate wedding, nothing will be better than a yacht wedding. Small and intimate party with a big « wow »!
Going Big on Little Details
After months of staying inside, couples are willing to make a big statement when it comes to accessories and decorations. Everything needs to be big or even oversized. Dramatic accents and lavish decorations will take over 2021 weddings. It’s called ‘deconstructed maximalism’, which means going big on the little details.
To begin with, voluminous floral arrangements are definitely on the rise. All types of creative installations are welcomed. Table designs need to be bold and stylish. When it comes to colors, we will expect more fresh pops of vibrant colors and print mixing. Layers are on top as well as big, dramatic candlelight displays.
2020 was a year that sent us all inside, so 2021 weddings are all about nature, fresh air, and outdoor receptions. The romantic ambiance and mood lighting are on-trend. Tented weddings will become new ballroom parties. As your wedding planner, I’ll help you create a glamorous and elegant atmosphere whether your wedding reception will be indoors or outdoors.
Non-traditional wedding parties take over 2021
As the traditional wedding format was shaken up by the pandemic, more and more couples decide to have non-traditional wedding parties that suits better their unique relationship. They are more willing to forget about formalities and create totally personalized and unique experiences. An increasing number of brides decide to be more adventurous in their fashion choices. They are leaning towards more bright, joyful colors and use their footwear to bring some individuality. Smaller ceremonies means also that the couples will opt for more unique places that aren’t mean for large crowds. If you need some creative venue ideas, contact Avalon Events Organisation as we know the most extraordinary venues!
In 2021 more and more couples will try to host their wedding responsibly and incorporate sustainable practices during the reception. This means using local products and cutting back on unnecessary wastes. We will see a surge of sustainable, raw, and natural wedding decorations, farm tables, biodegradable materials, and recycled paper invitations. Wedding venues will become more green, full of flower decors, and plastic-free. Buying from local vineyards, bakers, butchers will be on the surge.
Colors are popping in 2021!
Traditional blush and ivory pallets are no longer on the rise in 2021. We also say goodbye to 2020 minimalism. More and more couples will decide to craft their own amazing color combinations and play with color to make their wedding stand out and keep it fun. Colorful suits, vibrant decorations, and bold accessories will be popping up at weddings throughout 2021. Color is the new white!
Although wedding trends are very important, don’t forget to make sure you are doing it your way. With Avalon Event Organisation as your wedding planner, your wedding will be ahead of trends but still reflects your personality.
by Sabinee | Dec 15, 2020 | destination weddings, event planning, wedding planner, wedding planning, weddings
Getting engaged and planning a wedding is a wonderful time when both of you should celebrate your love and commitment. But planning a wedding can be an extremely complicated and stressful experience, and no one knows that better than couples planning their wedding during the Coronavirus pandemic.
As a Wedding Planner, I’m used to assisting couples choosing their guests list, cake favor, bridesmaids’ dresses, or wedding venue but with years of experience, I can easily handle more unexpected issues related to rescheduling, redoing contracts, or changing the timeline.
Therefore, hiring a wedding planner during the Coronavirus pandemic is not only highly recommended but essential. My ability to relieve stress and save your valuable time will be precious.
Here are some reasons why you should hire a wedding planner during COVID.
Wedding Planner knows every Covid-19 safety precaution
First of all, as your wedding planner, I’ll guide you through the whole process of wedding planning and I will ensure that you and your loving ones are safe and secure. Still, the most important part of my job is to taking care of you and your wellbeing. You can still have a wedding of your dreams and while I’ll create the safest environment possible, before, during, and after the wedding. You can push aside all the worries of Coronavirus. Cheers to Safety!
Wedding Planner has a better knowledge of the most suitable wedding venues
You always dreamed about a destination wedding but since there are many travel restrictions, you think you need to give up your dreams? As an experienced wedding planner, I know the best venues in the South of France, Monaco, or Italy. You’ll shortly find out that you don’t need to travel far to feel like in a fairy-tail! A wedding in a chateau? In a vineyard, in the mountains, or on the beach? I’ve got it all covered!
Weeding Planner will negotiate the best contracts
While planning a wedding during the Coronavirus pandemic we need to take into consideration that, in the worst scenario, your wedding will need to be postponed. That’s why it’s essential to negotiate the best contract with vendors, suppliers, and of course with the venue. I work with venues and vendors constantly and I have a deep understanding of their industry. I advocate for couples to assure the best deals even during these hard times. If the planning change, I’ll find new availability among existing vendors and make sure that everything will be back on schedule.
If you’re planning a wedding in 2021 you should start now! And don’t forget to hire professionals to help you get through it. Avalon Events Organisation will make sure that your wedding is perfect – no matter what.