Beauty & Wellness

Beauty School: Expert Advice for A+ Hair, Makeup & Nails

Two Portland beauty pros share their top tips for brides to be, from what's trending in bridal hair and makeup to why shellac is a bride's best friend.

06/16/2017 With Anna Sachse Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Real Weddings

Real Wedding: Beatrice Van & Khai Nguyen

A fun and casual Star Wars themed wedding at a private estate in Milwaukie, Oregon, overlooking the Willamette River. Photos by Jenny Chokbengboun Photos.

06/16/2017 With Anna Sachse

Fashion

Art of Amor: Nouveau-Chic Bouquets & Bridal Fashion

Art of Amor: Gallery 903 in Portland's Pearl District puts wedding flowers and fashion, from bridal jumpsuits to crop tops, on dazzling display.

02/14/2017 With Anna Sachse Photography by Margaret Jacobson

Fashion

Enchanted Moment: Chic Fashion for Greenhouse Weddings

Rich texture and modern design unite for big-day fashion that's pure magic. We love these gowns and suits for Portland brides, grooms, and bridesmaids.

02/08/2017 With Anna Sachse Styled by Anna Sachse & Tessa Woolf Photography by Kevin Focht

Fashion

Cover Girl: The Best Bridal Shrugs, Capelets & More

A white-hot trend in bridal fashion, little cover-ups by Holly Stalder, Twigs & Honey, and Sunjin Lee add big personality, whatever the season.

02/06/2017 With Anna Sachse Illustrations by Angie Rehe Photography by Justin Myers

Desserts

Natural Selection: 5 Organically Elegant Wedding Cakes

Local bakers design elegantly sylvan sweets inspired by our favorite wedding cake trends: geode cakes, ruffle cakes, naked cakes, and dessert buffets.

01/31/2017 With Anna Sachse Photography by Lara Ferroni

Reception Style

Ring In the New Year With This Festive Champagne Cocktail

Mint & Mirth adds a Portland twist to this classic bubbly beverage. Perfect for ringing in the New Year or served as a signature wedding cocktail, too!

12/30/2016 With Anna Sachse Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Groom's Guide

Step It Up: 5 Shoe Styles For Grooms

Not sure what to wear down there? We’ve got men’s wedding shoes in five popular hues, plus tips for how to rock them and the deets on where to buy them.

11/28/2016 With Anna Sachse Photography by Justin Myers Styled by Kira Corbin

Fashion

Toe to Toe: 5 Bridal Shoes for Fancy Feet

Stilettos at your farm fête? Only if you want to stand (or sink) in one place. We compare the virtues of five bridal footwear styles.

11/14/2016 With Anna Sachse Photography by Justin Myers Styled by Kira Corbin

Desserts

Happy National S'mores Day!

08/10/2016 With Anna Sachse and Tessa Woolf Photography by Nicole Clemetson

Food & Drink

At Your Service

07/22/2016 With Anna Sachse Styled by Karyn Fiebich Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Fashion

Written In the Stars

07/15/2016 With Anna Sachse Photography by Kevin Focht

Reception Style

Rose City Chic

06/30/2016 With Anna Sachse Photography by Stuart Mullenberg