The Enthusiasts Guide from “Yes” to “I Do”

Host Leah Longbrake is pulling back the veil to bring you honest advice and creative ideas from those in the wedding industry. From the Engagement to the Honeymoon, get all the details you need from wedding and event experts on how to make it your best day ever!

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The Mobile Bridal Styling Studio and Supporting Indie Designers

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Annie McGinty, founder of Ivory and Ash Bridal Styling Studio, discusses why her mobile bridal styling studio is perfect for dress shopping during pandemic, or if you’d rather just have an intimate session at home.
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Money-Saving Tips with Jessica Bishop, Founder of The Budget Savvy Bride

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Jessica Bishop, Founder of The Budget Savvy Bride, shares with us her top tips for saving money when planning your wedding, and the many free resources and printables available on The Budget Savvy Bride website.
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Let's Eat! Catering Advice from Tricia Coyne of Coyne Catering

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Tricia Coyne, owner of Coyne Catering, shares her sage advice on all the details you need to consider for your wedding reception meal.
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Real Bride LeeAnn Sommers: Second Times A Charm and The Importance of Authenticity

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Real Bride and Radio Personality LeeAnn Sommers discusses her journey twice down the aisle, what she learned from each experience, and the importance of authenticity.
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Real Bride Stefanie Paganini: Her Journey Planning a Destination Wedding

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Real Bride Stefanie Paganini shares her journey from an unexpected proposal to an oceanside destination wedding.
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All the Parties: Planning Your Engagement Party, Bridal Showers and Bachelor/Bachelorette

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Jeffra Trumpower, Senior Creative Director at WeddingWire, shares her advice on how to plan and enjoy all of the parties leading up to your big day.
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Wedding Guest Style with Hollywood Stylist Joseph Katz

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Hollywood Stylist and Host of the new podcast The Katz Walk, Joseph “Joe” Katz, explains what all of the different dress codes we come across really mean, and what we should and shouldn’t wear to a wedding.
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Wedding Etiquette Advice with Jeffra Trumpower, Senior Creative Director at WeddingWire

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Jeffra Trumpower, Senior Creative Director at WeddingWire, shares her advice on how to best deal with dilemmas that may arise with family, friends, co-workers and vendors.
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Save the Date! Invitation Advice with Esther Lee, Senior Editor at The Knot

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Esther Lee, Senior Editor at The Knot, breaks down how to choose your invitation style, when you should send them out to your guests, and what you definitely should and should not include.
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Bridal Market- What's Trending in Bridal for 2021

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Rebecca Somnitz, owner of Something White Bridal, is back to give us the details on what she saw from the designers collections at this year's (virtual) Bridal Market.
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Groom and Groomsmen Style Tips with Hollywood Stylist Joseph Katz

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Hollywood fashion expert Joe Katz shares his expertise on groom and groomsmen style. From the bowtie to the boots, Joe gives his honest and (money saving!) advice.
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Real Bride Nicole Fill: Experiencing Weddings In Every Aspect and How She Handled It

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Real Bride Nicole Fill shares her experience being in multiple weddings, and how she handled being a part of more than one wedding in less than a a year.
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You Look Marvelous! Bridal Hair & Beauty Tips From Stylist Taylor Roby

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Stylist Taylor Roby shares her honest tips and tricks for having your best hair on your big day! We’re talking trends, like a chignon, to all the different factors you should consider your hair will go through (hello, sweat!).
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Real Bride Ashley Luu Conrad: Celebrating the Big Day Despite Covid-19

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Real bride Ashley Luu Conrad shares with us her experience planning her September 2020 wedding while navigating the changes needing to be made because of the Covid-19 pandemic and smoke from the California wildfires.
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Let Them Eat Cake! How to Budget and Select the Perfect Desserts

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Courtney Bonning, owner of Terrapin Bakery, shares with us the many layers involved in choosing your wedding cake and desserts.
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Real Couple: Blending of Cultures, Families & The Cleveland Cavaliers

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Real couple Nikita and Carl Manteau share how they celebrated their big day merging Hindu and American traditions, and incorporating the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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Kat Williams of Rock n Roll Bride Magazine: Having Confidence and Making Your Day Uniquely Yours

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Kat Williams, founder of Rock n Roll Bride Magazine and The Confidence Club podcast, shares how couples can find ways to make their day uniquely theirs, especially if you're more the alternative/non-traditional type.
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Why Are Flowers So Expensive?! How to Select Your Floral Arrangements and Budget Accordingly

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Mary Simmons, owner of Persephone Floral Atelier, breaks down what contributes to the cost of your floral arrangements and how to budget accordingly.
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Real Bride Deanna Fuerst: Making the Decision to Post-Pone Wedding Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

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Real Bride Deanna "Dee" Fuerst shares her experience in planning her August 2020 wedding only to have to postpone it a year due to the restrictions placed because of the pandemic.
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Completing Your Look: Bridal Accessory Inspiration

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Rebecca Somnitz, owner of Something White Bridal, shares her advice on how to complete your wedding day look. She also gives us the rundown of the latest in bridal accessory trends from the crown to the heel! 
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How Do I Know It's the One? Choosing Your Dream Wedding Dress (or Jumpsuit!)

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Clara DeLisio, Co-Owner of Galleria Gowns, shares her do's and don'ts when shopping for the big day, and what the trends will be for 2021-2022.
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Where Do I Begin?! What to Do and Where to Start Once You're Engaged

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Melanie Tindell, owner of Oak + Honey Event Planning Co., shares her advice on when you really should begin to start planning the big day, and what in specific you should start with.
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Introducing: Weddings Unveiled with Leah Longbrake

Weddings Unveiled with Leah Longbake
Host Leah Longbrake is pulling back the veil to bring you honest advice and creative ideas from those in the wedding industry. From the Engagement to the Honeymoon, get all the details you need from wedding and event experts on how to make it your best day ever!
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