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Fall 2017 Vacation Bridal School

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Simply Love Studio

2392 Woodhill Drive

Lexington, KY 40509

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Nightly Schedule

August 30th

Type A Catering – wedding budget, styles of services (plates vs buffet)

21c Museum Hotel - what to look for in a venue, questions to ask

Meant To Be - all things wedding dress

Warrenwood Manor – barn weddings, what brides need to plan for bathrooms, chairs/tables, draping, etc

Doug Smith Designs + Events

Wes Brown Photography – styles of photography, what to look for, initial consultation, things to ask in consultation, contracts, and how many hours you recommend

Tinker’s Cake Shop - difference in buttercream and fondant, how cakes are priced, how big a slice is

September 6

City BBQ - most popular food options, how long a caterer needs to setup/breakdown, tastings, how far in advance to book

Kevin & Anna Photography - 411 on engagement pictures

Kentucky Pro DJ & Makin’ Memories Photobooth + lounge - dj vs ipod, how long to hire a dj for, questions to ask a potential dj, everything photo booth

LexEffect - planning vs coordinating, friends vs professional, prices associated with planner and why

Cliffview Resort - Destination Weddings, if a couple is planning one, what things would you recommend they do, pack, etc. Planning activities for guests, welcome bags

Batter & Buttercream - tastings, how many cake flavors you recommend, groom’s cakes

September 13

Sisters & Friends Catering – menus, tastings, allergies (be aware of guest needs), stations

Keith & Melissa Photography – pros/cons of first look, tradition behind first look, normal wedding day schedules

Spotz Gelato - cocktail hour and late night snack options

Fields in Bloom - difference in bouquets, picking flowers in season, etc

Liz Layne Creative - stationery setting the look for your wedding

Geno’s Formal Affair - all things tuxes & suits and bridesmaid attire

Hilton Lexington/Downtown – bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, day after brunches

September 20

Willie Wilson Photography - albums

Bayou Bluegrass/Round Barn/Copper Roux – bar/alcohol options, pricing, DIY alcohol pros/cons/when it’s possible

KY Sounds – Reception music

Simply Done Invites - beyond save the dates and invitations

Purdon Rental - trends/colors for 2018, different chair/table options, linens

September 27

The Thoroughbred Center – DIY, last minute things to consider, benefits of working with venue’s preferred vendors

Kentucky Orthodontics & Invisalign – perfect smile for your wedding day

Britney The Director – photography vs videography

The Campbell House – room blocks

Trips to Cherish - honeymoon

Nick Ratliff Realty Team – what’s next after the wedding?

Spina Bifida – wait, what?

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Simply Love Studio

2392 Woodhill Drive

Lexington, KY 40509

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