Desserts

Hand-Painted Weddings Cakes Are Edible Works of Art

Artful techniques create a lasting impression.

09/06/2018 By Tracy Howard Garton Photography by Lauren Spinelli

From the Magazine

Sweet Display: Dazzling Wedding Desserts

For the cakes themselves, think simple yet still stunning.

01/18/2018 With Tracy Howard Garton, Bridal Bliss, and Honor Photography by Lara Ferroni

From the Magazine

Bed of Roses: Inspiring Bridal Arrangements and Bouquets

Portland has long had a love affair with roses.

01/18/2018 With Tracy Howard Garton Photography by Thomas Teal

Blog

Editor's Note: Winter/Spring 2018

It’s a magical time of year here in Portland.

01/12/2018 With Tracy Howard Garton Photography by Nicholas Peter Wilson

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

Planning

Save the Date: Rocked 2018

Join us for an afternoon of bridal bliss and inspiration, when the pages of our magazine come to life at our 6th annual Rocked, a couture bridal event.

12/22/2017 With Tessa Woolf

Real Weddings

Real Wedding: Melissa Mattos & Benjamin Omlid

The day in three words? Magical, romantic, fun.

08/01/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton

Real Weddings

Real Wedding: Kelsey Sikma & Lee Reeves

This Seattle duo traveled to Portland to tie the knot with a modern, industrial, and minimalist celebration at Left Bank Annex.

08/01/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton

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

Project Wedding

Off the Cuff: DIY Boutonnieres

Give your lapel some love with these whimsical, DIY boutonnieres.

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

Planning

Wedding Planning 2.0: Tips to Help You Create a Tech-Savvy Celebration

We got the download on all the best digital tools, apps, and social media advice to help you plan a modern Portland wedding.

07/31/2017 With Bailey Carver Illustrations by Jenny Zych

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

Planning

Pedal Power: This Couple's Pedicab Provided a Picture-Perfect Getaway

Looking for a fun and unique reception exit? Considering hiring Portland pedicabs to transport you and your new Mr. or Mrs. in style.

07/31/2017 With Tracy Howard Garton

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

Planning

Rock On: Advice for Hiring Music Masters

We chat with Portland's Melegari Chamber Players and Karaoke from Hell to get the scoop on their top wedding tunes and tips.

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