Charleston is one of the most popular wedding destinations for good reason. It has a unique charm unlike any other city in the world. Truly it is such a beautiful place, from the beautiful architecture and the gorgeous views in gardens and Charleston waterways.

Popular wedding trends in Charleston include outdoors-y soirees under a canopy of great oaks, antique lounges, and LOTS of greenery; eucalyptus, ruscus, smilax, the works! What elements can you use to infuse a little Charlestonian charm in your wedding? Here are some of our favorite trends!

1. Unorthodox getaways! Long gone are the days of the limousine getaway. Vintage wheels, horse drawn carriages, and cute little rickshaws are a few cool options to up the anty on your getaway.

2. Dress up the bar! Charleston is known for its hospitality and what's hospitality without a few drinks. The top most important thing Charleston couples say they envision for their wedding is a great time, so drape your bar in pretty and make it the focal point of your reception... aside from you of course.

3. Pretty Cakes big or small are a deliciously sweet way to add a little something to your dream day. We recommend either a large monumental cake or a pristine and petite one. Remember that guests always wait on the cake. They are looking forward to it!

4. Having a trendy wedding is great, but in Charleston, classic is King! Crisp white linens, monograms, neutral color palettes, and candelight are all lowcountry faves.

If you're raised in the South, you know all about Grits and Whiskey! This couple took Southern roots to a new level and it shined in every detail of their big day at the Saw Mill Pond Vineyard! From their whiskey mixing unity ceremony to their grits tossing sendoff.


Venue: Saw Mill Pond Vineyard

Photographer: KB Photography

DJ: Terrence Bryant

Beauty: A Touch of Color Bridal

Florist: Karens Krafty Nook

Food and Bev: Just Stuff It

Rentals: Three Chicks Gifts and Accessories

Dessert: Krispy Kreme

Claire and Frank celebrated their nuptials in a space beautiful and rich in nature, the Lake House at Bulow. Their big day was abundant in culture and tradition and the many colors of Fall. They wanted to highlight the coming together of 2 distinct cultures, both Asian and African American. Their guests were intrigued with a traditional Lion Dance and taught a new step by traditional African dancers. It was truly a beautiful evening of true love and diversity.


Venue: Lakehouse at Bulow

Photographer: Rian Fuller Photography

Designer: Get Set Events

Beauty: Shadows and Shears

Florist: OK Florist

Caterer: I Do Artistic Catering


Cake/Desserts: Cakes by Kasarda

Video: His and Hers Creative

DJ: Dance Doctors

Lion Dancers: Master Studios

African Dancers: Wona Womalan

Rentals: Eventworks

Arch: Sawdust and Sweetgrass

Photobooth: Little White Box