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Hawaiian Wedding Dress

Hawaiian Wedding Dress

May 22nd 2017

Planning a wedding is an excited joyous time for the couple but it can be overwhelming and stressful too. Here is a simple timeline on what should be done starting from a year out to help keep it manageable and minimize the stress.  

1 year before wedding

  • Announce your engagement to friends and family.
  • Choose a wedding style, formality, and set a tentative date.
  • Select your bridal party and start a provisional guest list that you can continue to add and revise as needed.
  • Select ceremony site and reserve your officiant.
  • Shop for your wedding dress as it can take months to arrive as time for fittings and adjustments
  • Search for wedding vendors

9 months before

  • Select and order grooms and attendants attire
  • Finalize all wedding vendors and secure your date with a deposit
  • Finalize your guest list and order you invitations.  

6 months before

  • Meet with florist and select bouquets and floral arrangements.
  • Meet with all vendors to finalize orders and reservations.
  • Order you wedding cake
  • Begin doing research on marriage license and blood tests.
  • Meet with both sets of parents to coordinate their attire.

4 months

  • Address and send out your invitations and announcements.
  • Arrange for final fittings.
  • Order wedding favors, bridal party gifts and other wedding accessories (champagne flutes, cake knife, etc)

2 months before

  • Make an appointment with a makeup artist for a trial.
  • Finalize last minute fittings.
  • Schedule an appointment with beautician for wedding day hair styles for yourself and your wedding party.
  • Start gathering your RSVP’s
  • Assign a friend or family member to be your wedding assistant for the day of the wedding to help with special photos and songs.

1 month before

  • Confirm all ceremony and reception plans
  • Finalize rehearsal dinner.
  • Go over songs with DJ or band.
  • Create seating arrangements for the reception
  • Start taking care of name changes, address changes, etc.

1-2 days before

  • Get a manicure/pedicure
  • Make payment envelopes for each vendor and give them to your wedding day assistant.
  • Compile a list of numbers with each vendor
  • Confirm flight for honeymoon

The Big Day- Wedding Day

  • Get your hair and makeup done early
  • Make sure you get enough to eat and drink
  • Relax and enjoy this very special day

Aloha from your friends at Hawaiian Wedding Place where you can find all you need for you Tropical Wedding.