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Celebrate

the Perfect Pairing Planning your wedding can be a dream experience, with some unique inspiration and planning tips from Cupcake’s wedding expert, Alison Hotchkiss.

The Signature Wedding Wine

Food Style The food you serve and how you serve it says a lot about how you want to celebrate your big day. There is no right or wrong only what works for you: • Do you want to serve dinner plated, family style or as a buffet? • Do you want a dessert bar featuring your personal favorites? Assorted cupcakes? A traditional wedding cake? • Consider other signature flourishes, such as paper cones filled with French fries or a midnight snack to keep the party going. Cupcake has a delicious midnight snack menu at CupcakeWeddings.com. Looking for some foodie inspiration for your wedding? Visit CupcakeWeddings. com/VirginiaBride to find Cupcake’s seasonal, versatile and delicious menus. Get ready to Love Deliciously!

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A Red, A White and Some Bubbles • Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir are very popular varietals at weddings right now. • Cupcake Vineyards winemaker Adam Richardson also suggests Pinot Grigio and Cabernet Sauvignon as your red and white wine choices. • A sparkling wine adds that celebratory element, and Cupcake has two beautiful bubblies: Cupcake Prosecco and Cupcake Moscato d’Asti. • Use our beverage calculator at CupcakeWeddings.com to help estimate your beverage needs.

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Ask your caterer or hotel, or visit CupcakeWeddings.com for more information. For more of Alison’s tips, visit CupcakeWeddings.com

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Your Happily Ever After Starts Here

The Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront has a location for every wedding occasion. From a bridal party at our rooftop bar and infinity pool, to romantic beach weddings and grand receptions in the region’s most elegant oceanfront ballroom — you imagine the possibilities and we’ll take care of the rest. To arrange a personal tour with our wedding specialists, please call 757.213.2324.

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Be Wed. Be Wowed.

Extraordinary occasions call for magnificent settings – discover exceptional wedding capabilities at Town Point Club. With award-winning cuisine, professional on-site wedding planners and exquisite views from our newly renovated rooms, Town Point Club can help make your big day unforgettable.

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CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

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Perfectly planned for a beautiful beginning.

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Let us be the first stop in your wedding planning journey

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THE IMAGE ISSUE

SPRING | SUMMER 2014

ELIZABETH MESSINA

Vow Bride Magazine is pleased to announce the 2014 Wedding Image Contest. Open only to professional photographers, Three Grand Prize recipients (First, Second and Third Place) will be chosen from category winners. A first and second place Honorable Mention will be chosen from each of eight categories. “Each photo should uniquely capture those visual moments of a day that inspire memories of a lifetime. Judges will be looking for professional wedding images that best illustrate those categories.” ~ Editor-in-Chief Kim Wadsworth

THE JUDGES

ABBY LARSON

is Founder and Editorin-Chief of Style Me Pretty, a wedding blog for the style-obsessed. Coined, “The Mother of all Blogs” by Metro World News, SMP is the mecca for the prettiest, most beautifully curated bridal content on the web. Abby is also the author of the newly released book, “Style Me Pretty Weddings” which has been written up in the NY Times Style section, The Boston Globe, Elle Magazine, and In Style, to name a few. Learn more about her vision and follow the Ultimate Wedding Blog @ Stylemepretty.com

ELIZABETH MESSINA

is an artist and happily married mother of three. Her photographs grace the covers and pages of countless magazines throughout the world. She has been named one of the best wedding photographers in the world by American Photo and one of the most influential photographers by Rangefinder Magazine. She is the author of a stunning and informative photography book, “The Luminous Portrait.” When Elizabeth is not traveling around the globe capturing other people’s love stories, she is enjoying her own in her Southern Californian home. Keep up with her photography and life by following her beautifully curated Instagram feed @elizabethmessina.

GRACE ORMONDE

is the brilliant Editorin-Chief of Grace Ormonde Wedding Style magazine. Grace has built an enviable reputation in the wedding industry for creating platforms for wedding specialists while offering couples myriad choices for their wedding planning. She has made creativity and innovation hallmarks of her enterprises since 1998. Grace is the author of the coveted coffee table wedding book, “Being in Love Never Goes Out of Style,” which chronicles ten years of extraordinary weddings from around the world. Grace continues to travel the globe seeking out extraordinary wedding events. To view the amazing editorials that inspire brides, visit www.graceormonde.com

FOR SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND DEADLINE VISIT VOWBRIDE.COM

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SCENTSATIONAL BY

Memories and scents go hand-in-hand

so choose a fragrance that embodies the essence of your wedding day. Discover the perfect signature scent using these five tips:

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Perfume takes 30 minutes to dry. Spritz on your scent once your dress is on to smell all the notes of the fragrance.

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Professional Bridal Consultants Caring and professional, the Emily Weddings team will work hard to accurately execute every detail of your dream wedding to ensure your peace of mind.

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Norfolk’s Only Waterfront Hotel

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Be downtown where award-winning service is first and foremost. Contact our certified wedding specialist at 757-628-6440 to reserve your special day!

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NORFOLK WATERSIDE MARRIOTT Norfolk, VA

The Fall/Winter issue of Vow Bride Magazine debuts July 2014 for advertising information: Katherine Byrd | 757.222.3945 katherine.byrd@pilotonline.com

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Wed on April 26th, 2013

PHOTOGRAPH COuRTESY OF KELLEY RiLEY PHOTOGRAPHY

Christine Keller and Erik Gustafson officially became a match.com statistic on April 26, 2013. Along with their parents, Mary and Tracy Keller and Eleanor and Gregory Gustafson, families and friends, Christine and Erik boogied the night away in Sandbridge Beach (Virginia Beach,VA). Christine and Erik reside in Chesapeake,VA with their 3 dog babies and 1 cat baby. Christine is a marketing guru, working at Targeted Marketing and Erik is a naval aviator stationed at Naval Station Norfolk/Chambers Field.

Wed on October 4th, 2013 Angela Christopher and Chad Aaby were married October 4th, 2013. They labeled their day â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sunset Of Love.â&#x20AC;? Family and close friends celebrated with an amazing week on the sound in Kill Devil Hills, NC. Angela, Chad and their daughter Rachel reside near the oceanfront in Virginia Beach,Va.

Wed on July 19th, 2013 On July 19th, Mr. William Williams presented his daughter Hettie Gray Michel to be married to her long time love, Charles B. Coltrin Jr. His parents, Mr. Charles B. Coltrin Sr. and Mrs. Wilda Caston were among the treasured guests, family members and long time friends. The night was filled with lots of love along the waterfront at The Freight Shed in Yorktown,VA. Gray continues to work for Pilot Media in Norfolk,VA and Charles is employed with Northrop Grumman in Aberdeen, MD. The couple reside in Yorktown,VA with her children Chance and Ava Michel. TO BE FEATURED IN THIS SECTION CONTACT KATHERINE BYRD | 757.222.3945 | KATHERINE.BYRD@pIlOTONlINE.COm

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“All You Need is Love” and a Great Planner! Celebrating 18 Years of Love and Beautiful Weddings

Photos by David Schwartz Photography

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