Previous Issues


Summer/Fall 2007

Fashion A Fine Romance: Five exquisite gowns, three sharp suits, gorgeous jewelry, and one happy ever-after
Desserts Chocolate Kisses: Five local bakers cook up decadent alternatives to the traditional white-on-white cake
Flowers Made in the Shade: Tap into the many moods of colorful blooms with our guide to gorgeous bouquets and boutonnieres
Tabletop Match Game: Imagine setting the perfect table with designer dinnerware


Summer/Fall 2008

Fashion The Finest Things: From gorgeous accessories to sweet stolen moments, the details mean so much
Desserts Let There Be White: Five Northwest bakers use unexpected textures and fresh designs to update the classic white wedding cake
Flowers Near and Dear: Floral designers illustrate how to go green gracefully by utilizing Northwest blooms and regional foliage
Tabletop Rooms with a View: Four top wedding designers use stylish colors and meaningful details to transform your reception venue


Summer/Fall 2009

Fashion True to Form: No matter what your style or how you envision your day, there’s a wedding-day look that’s just right for you
Desserts Sweet Inspiration: Four bakers show how the most salient and meaningful elements of your relationship can color some truly delicious desserts
Flowers Sun Kissed: The warmth of spring, summer, and early autumn brings gorgeous Northwest colors to your wedding day
Tabletop Always in Season: Local flavors and worldly delights inspire meaningful reception style


Summer/Fall 2010

Fashion Light Fantastic: Graceful lines and soft, airy flourishes make for a celebration that’s fresh, luminous, and ethereal
Desserts Past Perfect: Add a retro-yet-refined element to your reception with a dessert spread that recalls the sweetest traditions
Flowers Fine Prints: We asked designers to let stylish floral patterns inspire wedding-day bouquets
Tabletop Warm Receptions: We asked four design teams to create rooms filled with gorgeous color, thoughtful décor, and distinctive personal details


Summer/Fall 2011

Fashion Hats Off: You’ll remember two weddings this year: yours, and the one at Buckingham Palace. We pay tribute to you and the royals with wedding-day fashion that’s posh, preppy, and poppy
Desserts Grand Outdoors: Give your celebration a natural elegance with decadent desserts and décor inspired by the woodland wonder of the Northwest
Flowers Rare Beauty: The Volunteer Park Conservatory’s captivating collections provide a stunning scene for sculptural blooms arranged in uncommon,
exotic bouquets
Tabletop Sitting Pretty: Four event stylists show that the perfect Seattle reception is in the details: modern colors, innovative décor, and locally sourced favors, no matter the season


Summer/Fall 2012

Fashion Private Party: Start your life together with style
Desserts Over the Rainbow: Four sweets specialists demonstrate that cake tables with bold hues can be both memorable and refined
Flowers Language of Love: Make a gorgeous statement with botanicals that are rich with symbolism and history
Tabletop In the Mood: Three event consultants use uncommon details to coax atmosphere and style


Summer/Fall 2013

Fashion Through the Looking Glass: 
Romance leads the way with quietly dramatic wedding-day style

Desserts Gold Rush: 
Dazzle your guests with a desserts course that shimmers and shines with the sweetest metallic accents
 Lights! Cameras! Blooms!: Share the spotlight with modern botanicals and bold bouquets
Tabletop Variations on a Theme: One venue, three ways: A trio of designers create distinct looks at Cast Iron Studios


Summer/Fall 2014

Fashion Uptown Girl: 
We take wedding-day fashion to dazzling heights to show off modern style in an urban oasis
 Desserts One Singular Sensation: 
The wedding cake makes a stylish return to center stage with sophisticated design and indulgent flavors Flowers
 Love Notes: Eight local designers show us how florals and paper goods convey the mood of the day Reception Style Points of View: Event designers stage three dramatically different celebrations inside the Harbor Club on Elliott Bay


Summer/Fall 2016

Fashion Written In The Stars: When easy elegance and cutting-edge style unite, wedding fashion becomes pure poetry Desserts Couture Confections: Sparkling jewels pop when paired with sweets from local masters Flowers Love In Bloom: This day calls for major magic and romance Reception Style Refined Locale Flavor: Low-key glamour sets the tone for these regionally inspired reception tables Food & Drink The Perfect Pair: The new classic Hollywood couples serve as the inspiration for these cinematically styled treats


Winter/Spring 2008

Fashion Bold and Beautiful: Whether quietly chic or dramatically stylish, you’ll both find the perfect look this season
Desserts Icing on the Cake: Four local bakers demonstrate how sweet frostings and decorative details can really take the cake
Flowers See Harmony: From bouquets to boutonnières, four local florists weave a graceful theme through wedding-day flowers
Tabletop Glass Act: For entertaining or just dining à deux, colorful glassware makes a clearly stylish statement


Winter/Spring 2009

Fashion Garden Party: Your celebration, your style, your memories
Desserts Petite Sweets: Let them eat cake, sure, but consider treating them to a dessert buffet of tiny treasures as well
Flowers Branch Out: Local designers illustrate why leaves, grasses, and greenery are making up the prettiest trend in floral decor
Tabletop Perfect Places: The recipe for a remarkable reception room: equal parts inspiration, innovation, and intelligent design


Winter/Spring 2010

Fashion Party of Two: Whether your wedding-day look is dramatic or serene, you’ll set the tone for a smash celebration
Desserts Garden of Sweet Delights: We asked five bakers to let lush Northwest landscapes and natural beauty inspire their delicious designs
Flowers Best in Class: Study the beauty of single-bloom bouquets and put simplicity and style in your hands
Tabletop Gather Together: Whether you’re welcoming 25 guests or 205, create tables that are welcoming, warm, seasonal, and personal


Winter/Spring 2011

Fashion Hitched to a Dream: A gorgeously rustic bayside farm is the setting for a love story of incomparable style
Desserts Cake Plus: Sure, let your guests eat cake, but for a really festive final course how about treating them to some other sweets, too?
Flowers Wild at Heart: Let your natural side shine with a bouquet that features wildflowers, native foliage, and other wonderfully abundant botanicals
Tabletop Environmental Studies: Four event pros show us how your guests can luxuriate in rooms lush with stylish color and thoughtful details


Winter/Spring 2012

Fashion Dream a Little Dream: Revel in the glow of dramatic gowns, dashing details, and a day that belongs entirely to you
Desserts The Icing on the Cake: Classic white cakes are the ultimate canvas for showing off popular decorating tips and techniques
Flowers Bright Ideas: The strikingly modern architecture at Novelty Hill–Januik Winery sets the scene for bold flowers used in vibrant, on-trend color combinations
Tabletop Rich in Tradition: We asked three wedding teams to show how culture and heritage can inspire meaningful and gorgeous reception rooms


Winter/Spring 2013

Fashion A Grand Return: Wedding-day style informed by Gatsby-era finery is history in the making
Desserts Open Season: Top sweets experts and a spirited event specialist whip up a year’s worth of dessert tables
Flowers Light Fantastic: When it comes to color, less can be more. Four designers show how pastel hues make dreamy arrangements.
Tabletop Perfect by Design: We asked three event consultants create inventive, inviting reception scenes


Winter/Spring 2014

Fashion Into the Blue: The classic wedding hue colors a return to refined styling and timeless grace
Desserts Savor This!: Eight top chefs, bakers, and innovators bring spicy, nutty, fruity, herbal and salty flavors to the party
Flowers Lush Life: Floral-accented dresses and the nearly hidden grounds at Dunn Gardens inspire opulent bouquets
Tabletop Day into Night: Saturday evening isn’t the only game in town. We stage Axis Pioneer Square for breakfast, lunch, and dinner celebrations


Winter/Spring 2015

Fashion True Nature: Let ruggedly beautiful Washington landscapes color your super-natural wedding style Flowers Wildest Dreams: Four local florists think beyond the bloom to design naturally dramatic, foliage-rich bouquets Reception Style Center Staged: Seattle event pros produce three thoughtful celebrations against the industrial-chic backdrop of Within Sodo Food & Drink LIfe of the Party: Fuel the festivities and flavor the fun with an array of small bites and shared plates. Seven local eats experts share their tastiest tips.