September brides, rejoice! The month of your wedding is upon us (!) and as the temperature turns from too-damn-hot to perfectly-crisp, the weather for your wedding is looking good!
No wonder September is the third most popular wedding month — the changing of the seasons means inspired favors and decor (see below) and a romantic change of settings (all those red and yellow leaves!). Here’s everything you need to know about getting married this month:
Things To Do With 30-Days Left:
Programs, Rehearsal Dress, Bridesmaid Gifts, Makeup & Hair Trials, Escort Cards, Table Seating, Welcome Bags, Guest Favors, Write Toasts, Write Vows, Order Wedding Bands, Honeymoon Plans, Practice First Dance.
Tissue wrapped pears, burlap apple bags, leaf-shaped cookies, pumpkin jam, fall-colored candles (browns, reds, oranges, etc), seed packets.
Customized maple syrup jars, mini candied apples, leaf place card holders, wine cork candles, maple candies.
In Bloom This Month:
Bouquets with lisianthus — one of the many flowers blooming this month.
Our resident green thumb, Lauren Page of G Page, shared her favorite September flowers with us: Tuberose, Snowberry, Lisianthus, Freesia, Dahlias, Astilbe.
Sales Happening Now:
70% off fall bridesmaid dresses at J.Crew, 50% off wedding pumps at Bloomingdale’s end-of-summer sale, 50% off one-shoulder wedding and receptions dresses at Shopbop, 35% off wedding costume jewelry at Nordstrom, 50% off Giuseppe Zanotti (Kim Kardashian’s wedding shoe of choice!) on Zappos, 75% off designer reception dresses at The Outnet, 50% off guest favors at the Knot Wedding Shop (including Havaianas!).
September 2011 Celebrity Brides:
Getting married this month: Lauren Bush on September 3rd; Amy Smart on September 10th; Molly Sims, TBD.
“September” Earth, Wind & Fire
“September of My Years” by Frank Sinatra
“September Gurls” by Big Star
“September” by Daughtry
“September” Ryan Adams
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