Preston Bailey


John Labbe

Get advice about your summer wedding from florist to the stars Preston Bailey. He also dishes on inspiration, style and how to throw a celebrity style wedding on a budget. —Kathryn Papanek

What tips do you have for a bride who is planning a summer wedding?

Always have a Plan B! Weather can be unpredictable in the summer, so if you are having a gorgeous outdoor wedding make sure you have a rain plan that is easy and just as beautiful. I can't tell you how many times we have had to resort to Plan B.

What are your favorite new summer wedding trends?

I really enjoy more relaxed summer weddings. They don't have to be less elegant than the formal ones—just a little more fun. One couple had an after party on the lawn. They set out beautiful blankets and fun pillows with little coffee tables and tons and tons of candles. Everyone loved it, and it was hard to get people to leave...

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