Meet our latest real bride blogger, Lauren Scruggs, a former model and the founder and editor of LOLO Magazine, who overcame her own personal struggles after a plane accident. Lauren is giving us the inside scoop on how she planned her winter wedding to E! News *host Jason Kennedy! From finding her dream dress and managing her guest list to balancing work, her relationship and moving into a new home, Lauren documented every step of the big-day process for BRIDES. *
For any couple, planning a wedding poses it's own unique set of challenges. But for us, balancing our work schedules, filming our show, The Kennedy Wedding: Jason and Lauren Get Married, for E!, buying a new home, and planning a wedding in Texas from L.A. meant that we really needed help focusing our ideas and bringing our dream to life.
We worked with our planner Todd Fiscus, and his help made a world of difference in our wedding-planning process. A family friend hired Todd for their own wedding and sung his praises, and once Jason and I met Todd we immediately knew that working with him would be a really great decision.
Before we started planning, I knew I gravitated toward the organic, elegant look with lots of neutrals. So I sent him my Pinterest board and he pitched ideas back, which was so helpful because I had pieces of ideas and he would put all the details into place.
His right hand woman, Angela, is so awesome and she and I emailed pretty much all day long. Having a team to help me made the whole process so enjoyable and easy.
One time Todd really came in handy was when it came to choosing my bridesmaid dresses. I was totally clueless about what color their gowns should be. I told Todd I liked neutrals and he came back with an amazing sandy shade (seen above) that looked perfect with our whole color scheme.
Of course, I had Jason, too! But I was more of the point woman in our planning. He was definitely involved, but he liked to handle bigger picture things and leave the details to me. (Find out how I got Jason excited about prepping for our big day here!)
Catch up on Lauren's journey to the altar here!