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Christopher & Andrew’s destination wedding at Chateau Plombis

“Joyful. Magical. Unforgettable.” Originally planned for June 2021, Christopher and Andrew finally tied the knot in a week-long celebration in France 350 days later, saying ‘I Do’ on 10th June 2022. It was an absolute pleasure to work with the pair to plan their wedding day and everything in-between, with a week-long adventure that began in Paris and ended in the southwest of France. The couple invited 22 of their loved ones to explore, try new things and make incredible memories!  “We reached out to a number of wedding planners...

Reasons To Host A Weekend Wedding In France

As a luxury wedding planner in France, I love nothing more than working with couples who want to spend a weekend celebrating with their loved ones, taking the time to make memories and truly savour the moment. And the rumours are true – your wedding day really does go by in a flash! Here’s why I think you’ll adore the thought of a wedding weekend instead of a wedding day, making the ‘best day ever’ the ‘best weekend ever’...

Supplier Love – Silk Flowers France

As a luxury wedding planner in France, I am fortunate enough to work with some wonderfully talented suppliers across the country. For my recent editorial, I was fortunate enough to work with Claire, Founder of Silk Flowers France.  With a background in interior design and property development, Claire has always used silk flowers in her interior schemes. Upon moving to France in 2016, she brought along a collection of high-quality silk flowers, creating the floral design and décor of a close friend’s wedding. This gradually led onto more and...

Essential things to do after you get engaged

If you are newly engaged and the owner of a gorgeous new ring on your left hand, firstly let me wish you a huge congratulations! I am beyond excited to welcome you on one of the most exciting journeys of your entire life. Secondly, I’m also here today to offer you a helping hand about where to even begin! Every couple is different, which is why no timeline is ever the same and there isn’t a strict schedule or set rules that you need to stick to or...

An Elopement in Paris

Picture the scene… Running away, just the two of you, to tie the knot in one of the world’s most iconic (not to mention romantic) cities. You’ll have the chance to celebrate your love story in the way you’ve always wanted, while capturing unforgettable images around the city of love. We have seen a significant increase of elopements across the industry, predominantly due to COVID-19. I wanted to showcase just how wonderful an elopement in Pars can be for couples who perhaps have never considered this alternative and...

The Five Ws of a Wedding Planner

Welcome back to the blog! I’ve been busy jetting all over France shooting gorgeous editorials that I can’t wait to share with you, as well as making some seriously beautiful love stories happen. It’s been a very busy wedding season after what has been a turbulent year or two, and I couldn’t be happier to working with my wonderful couples once again. Today I’m telling you everything you need to know about hiring a wedding planner – including the five ‘Ws’. Who, what, when, where and why. Grab...

Reasons to hire a destination wedding planner in France

Planning your wedding day will be one of the most exciting journeys you’ll ever take, but it is also likely that it will also be one of the most stressful. This is particularly the case if you’re planning your celebration in a faraway destination that you’re not overly familiar with – not to mention the language barriers! However, if the thought of saying, ‘I Do’ in somewhere as beautiful as France has you feeling weak at the knees, you do have the option of a destination wedding planner....

By Joanne – The Experience

As a leading Luxury Wedding Planner in France, I have over 25 years’ worth of experience and have been fortunate enough to work with couples all over the world. It is an absolute pleasure to welcome you to my new website and I hope you’ll join me on the journey to saying, ‘I Do’ in the most beautiful of ways.  This is my very first blog feature to go hand in hand with the brand, I thought I’d offer you an insight into what you can expect from the...