Honored as "Trendsetter of the Year" by Modern Bride magazine, Marcy Blum is recognized as one of the top wedding and event planners in the world. From planning celebrity weddings and events (Billy Joel, Regis Philbin, Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick are a few of her clients) to authoring the best-selling book, Wedding Planning for Dummies, Marcy definitely has her pulse on what's hot (and what's not) in the world of weddings. We asked her for her picks on the latest trends and her #1 piece of planning advice for brides. Here's what she had to say: —Anne Chertoff
How can brides cut costs but still have their dream wedding?
Obviously, the most impactful way to cut costs is to cut down the guest list, but it's also necessary to honestly assess what is most important to you and your fiance as to the wedding. In other words...