International Women’s Day: a global day to celebrate women’s economic, political, and social advancements. A day to celebrate women’s achievements. A day to celebrate Women.
In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting a few women-owned businesses in the wedding industry!
Events by Leslie
Calling all Austin locals! From full-service planning and design to wedding management, Events by Leslie has your big day covered!
Jazmin and Hailee are the dynamic duos here to bring your wedding day to life! “This business began on a whim I had”, says Jazmin. “I thought ‘Hey I might be decent at this…’ and four years later I would say we aren't doing too bad!”
The future holds so much for Events by Leslie as Jazmin and her husband hope to “incorporate the planning business into a rental company and wedding venue! A far-away dream that we are so excited to watch come to life.” We can’t wait to see the newest addition to the Austin wedding scene and what the future holds!
No destination is too far for Stephanie, owner and Creative Director of Viva L'Event! Founded in 2008, Viva L'Event is a boutique event planning and design company with a focus on destination events. From all the small details to the last-minute moments, Viva L'Event is an expert to bring your vision to life!
Planning a wedding in Boise, Idaho? Dreamer Events is a full-service Wedding and Event Design and Planning Company ready to “curate timeless and romantic weddings and memorable events for all occasions”, says Erin, Founder of Dreamer Events.
I started Dreamer Events in 2019. After being in the industry for over 6 years both in Boise and on the East Coast in Williamsburg, VA.
During the Pandemic Erin shifted with the changes within the wedding industry and, “beyond expectation, [they] actually grew!” From then on, Dreamer Events’ focus was to make wedding planning and design a stress-free experience for all brides.
Alyssa Jarae Photography
Based right here in Austin, Texas, Alyssa Jarae Photography has got your back!
“I love my job because I get to capture moments that will be shared with generations to come!” says Alyssa. Alyssa loves knowing that her photos ‘will become a family legacy’.
Alyssa is based in Austin, but serves all of Texas to California, to Washington D.C., to Europe, and beyond!
Southern Gates Weddings and Events
Based in Augusta, Georgia, Southern Gates Weddings and Events is a boutique event planning company that has been planning weddings since 2015!
“We bring a southern style and inspired approach to full-service event design and wedding planning”, Katlyn says. Southern Gates is there from the beginning to the end of your wedding experience, or there for support in the final stages!
“We focus on turning your special occasions into the most memorable ones!”
Olive + Piper
Tania, Founder of Olive + Piper, the hobby-turned business that started in 2012 with her small-owned jewelry company, was inspired to create classic, feminine pieces for everyday wear to the special moments!
Every bride and bridesmaid needs those special last-minute touches, and O+P jewels create the most perfect pieces. Throughout the last year, Olive + Piper expanded their collection of jewels to trendy chain necklaces, bold jewel tones, and lifestyle items!
Something Borrowed Blooms
Founded in 2015, Something Borrowed Blooms is the official rent and return floral boutique specializing in premium silk wedding flowers! SBBlooms is revolutionizing the wedding industry with its business model.
Couples can save over 70% by renting wedding florals and decor from SBBlooms! “We promise to champion the circular economy in the wedding industry by providing couples with high-quality and affordable wedding florals that are also eco-friendly and sustainable.”
Something Borrowed Blooms offers in-home preview packs, so you can check them out wherever you are located!
Jacqueline Kay Weddings
Jacqueline Kay Weddings is a full-service wedding planning business located in Miami Florida.
“I guide my brides through the wedding planning process from start to finish. It’s my job to bring their dreams to reality!” says Jacquline!
Jacqueline assists with “design, guest management, budget, wardrobe, etiquette and more”! No task is too big or too small for Jacqueline!
Just like her slogan says, “Let Kay plan your day”!
Based in Nashville, TN, Westerhouse Weddings provides planning and floral design services to couples celebrating love!
Alex has almost 10 years of wedding experience! “We support couples through the planning process with fun designs and personal details”, Alex says.
Alex is your go-to if you need someone to take the stress from your big day!
Michelle, Founder and CEO, started Revelry on college campuses selling dresses door-to-door before designing for bridesmaids. Her mission is simple: to make everyone in the crew feel special in a dress they love. “I hope you feel inspired and excited to create something beautiful. Thank you for being a part of our mission!”
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