Blog

On Newsstands Now: The Winter/Spring 2018 Issue!

Just like that BFF bridesmaid or groomsman, our latest issue of Portland Bride & Groom is here for you every step of the way.

01/12/2018 With Tracy Howard Garton

Blog

Year in Review: Instagram Best Nine

It’s been a beautiful year here in bride and groom world, and our Instagram top nine seems to agree!

12/29/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton

Fashion

Sample! Sale!

08/30/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton

Brides

What's Old Is New: 11 Art Deco-Era Rings We Love

With exquisite details and a modernist sensibility, these striking rings paired with heirloom-worthy velvet ring boxes shine as bright as ever.

08/01/2017 With Jackie Varriano Photography by Justin Gollmer Styled by Gather Design Co

Flowers

The Prettiest (Paper) Petals

Consider supplementing your fresh flower elements with paper flowers by Seattle's Cobra Lily to add color, texture, and depth to your celebration

08/01/2017 With Jackie Varriano Photography by Charity Burggraaf Styled by Nate Bullis

Cakes and Desserts

Color Story: Navy + Copper

Bold navy matches with bright copper to create a fleet of must-have wedding items for warm summer nights and cool fall sunsets.

08/01/2017 With Jackie Varriano Photography by Justin Gollmer

Food and Drink

Eats & Drinks for Brunch, Cocktail Hour & Late-Night Receptions

Find flawless Seattle food and drink ideas for your morning, evening, or late-night wedding reception based on your happiness hour.

08/01/2017 With Jackie Varriano Styled by Elizabeth Lockhart Design Photography by Charity Burggraaf

Planning

Reception Style: 3 Stylish Tableaus at The Colony in St. Johns

Three stylish and unique tableaus by local wedding planners at The Colony in St. Johns prove any time's a good time to celebrate.

07/31/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton Styled by Julia Platt-Hepworth Photography by Wendi Nordeck

Beauty & Wellness

Polished & Ready: How to Nail Your Bridal Manicure

Forget the nudes of yesteryear—these new neutrals are here to stay. Check out our top picks from Smith + Cult for on point bridal manicures.

07/31/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton Styled by Kira Corbin Photography by Scott Rounds

Groom's Guide

Style School for Grooms

Unsure of your wedding day style? Take our personality quiz and find out the type of I Do-day duds that will best suit you.

07/31/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton

Food & Drink

Love at First Bite: 3 Local Couples Dish on Their Wedding Day Menus

We get the scoop on everything from their eats to their drinks to their big-day vibes, plus their advice for other couples.

07/31/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton

Needful Things

To Have & To Hold: 7 Glam Clutches for the Big Day

His heart isn’t the only thing you’ll be holding on your wedding day. Stash your nuptial necessities in one of these fab clutches.

07/31/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton Styled by Kira Corbin Photography by Scott Rounds

Needful Things

With The Band: 20 Local Wedding Rings We Love

A wedding ring says a lot about a man. Are you a modern gent? Or more old-school cool? No matter your style, there’s a band out there that’s right for you.

07/31/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton Styled by Kira Corbin Photography by Scott Rounds

Cakes and Desserts

Take the Cake: 5 Tips to Ace Your Cake Tasting

Seattle's Dessert Geek Jess Tupper shares her advice and expertise for selecting a top-tier confection for your celebration.

07/31/2017 With Jess Tupper Illustrations by Sarah Wilkins

Brides

Rosé Inspired Blooms + Bridal Fashion at Alderbrook Resort

The stunning Hood Canal sets the stage for romantic loose florals perfectly paired with rosé and oyster-filled evenings at Alderbrooke Resort & Spa.

07/21/2017 With Jackie Varriano Styled by Jessica Huang and Lewis & Levy Photography by Kevin Focht

Groom's Guide

Gorgeous Gowns & Stylish Suits for Destination Beach Weddings

The breezy beach vibes of Tulum, Mexico, bring an easy elegance to these wedding day looks for brides and grooms. Shot on location at Nest Tulum.

07/19/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton Styled by Amanda Zurita and Tessa Woolf Photography by Kevin Focht

Brides

Gorgeous Gowns + Stylish Suits for Destination Beach Weddings

Get whisked away to the oceanfront setting of Tulum, Mexico, where white sand beaches meet fluid gowns for sheer destination perfection.

07/19/2017 With Jackie Varriano Styled by Amanda Zurita and Tessa Woolf Photography by Kevin Focht