You're getting married, and you're planning your wedding. A part of that prep, you may be considering switching up your skincare, or even visiting an esthetician. How soon should you start all of this? What should you know about switching up your skincare, or establishing a new skincare routine specifically for your wedding day? And what about your makeup?? You've likely started thinking about how you want your makeup, and are there any do's and dont's? Should you embrace the trends or steer clear? All these questions answered and so much more on this episode of The Curated Exposure, featuring Carolyn Flewelling of Carolyn F. Beauty.
Carolyn F. Beauty can be found on IG: @carolyfbeauty
You can find your hosts on IG as well: @dvandco & @laurenhunterphoto
Amanda Watson is a well-known photographer in Oklahoma that specializes in fine art and film. Amanda’s work has been featured in publications and blogs like Martha Stewart Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Southern Weddings, Wedding Sparrow, Belle Lumiere, Brides of Oklahoma, Ruffled, Green Wedding Shoes, Occasions Magazine, and so many more. She’s also gone on to create Amanda Watson Designs, a truly unique experience, customizing styled shoots designed and dedicated to a single photographer. Amanda Watson Designs can also plan and coordinate your workshop or wedding work. In this episode, Lauren and Danielle get to talk through film and business with Amanda, and share an exciting announcement that Amanda will be one of the speakers at The Curated Exposure Workshop scheduled for August at Daffodil Hill!
Find out more about Amanda at: www.amandawatsonphoto.com and www.amandawatsondesigns.com
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Overnight the world has changed. With COVID-19 taking up the majority of our headlines, and social media stories, it's inevitable to not be forced to face how this pandemic is effecting the event space, and planning weddings. On today's episode Danielle and Lauren are talking with Leslie Herring and Morgan Davis of Leslie Herring Events/Bustle Coordination, and as Lauren puts it, "Getting a crash course on crisis management" amidst planning a wedding.
For more information on Leslie and Morgan's services, find them on social media (@lhevents & @bustlecoordination) and on their sites: www.leslieherringevents.com
To follow along with Danielle and Lauren, head over to IG (@dvandco and @laurenhunterphoto )
Lauren and Danielle recorded this episode on Tuesday, March 17th, discussing their thoughts on COVID-19 and how it is and will continue to affect the Wedding & Event Industry. Have a story of your own to share? Share it with them by DMing on Instagram @dvandco and/or @laurenhunterphoto
Disclaimer: We are by no means an official news outlet, and encourage everyone to follow their local government and health department recommendations when deciding what to engage in and not engage in during this time.
On this episode, Lauren and Danielle are diving into a venue review over a highly anticipated venue (at least it is for Danielle and Lauren): Daffodil Hill. Daffodil Hill is located in Bethany, OK and is pretty much the definition of an over-grown, lush garden. Also, stay tuned until the end for a really exciting announcement!
One of the first thing Brides' do when they start wedding planning is start the hunt for the perfect dress. So much of the wedding day is built around the dress, whether we realize it or it remains subconcious. On today's episode, Lauren and Danielle are talking with Chelsea, owner of Chantilly Couture and getting answers to some of the major questions:
When should you buy your dress?
Who do you bring with you?
What are the current trends?
Chantilly Couture has been featured in places like Ruffled, Green Wedding Shoes, Wedding Chicks, Glamour & Grace, Wedding Ideas OK, and is a featured and preferred vendor with Brides of Oklahoma.
Be sure to follow Chantilly Couture on Facebook and IG (@chantillycouturebridal). To book an appointment, visit her site by clicking here!
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We'd love to hear from you on any topics you'd love for us to cover, or guests you'd like to hear more from!
In today's episode, Lauren and Danielle are reviewing the iconic Coles Garden located in OKC. Having been a longtime venue, it remains a popular location for brides and grooms to get married at. As photographers/videographers, they're sharing their thoughts and perspectives of the venue.
Have you ever wondered what all wedding videography entails? Why do videographers charge what they charge? What does the editing process even look like? Is it really that much work? Weddig videography is quickly becoming a popular aspect of the wedding day, and one we highly recommend including. There's nothing like being able to revisit your wedding day through moving images and audio.
Want to learn more about our services? Visit www.dvandco.com
On Episode 13 (#1 of Season 2), Lauren and Danielle kick off their season sharing upcoming topics and an exciting announcement of something they're planning to take place this year. Hint: It involves other creatives in the wedding industry here in Oklahoma!
In the Season 1 Finale, Lauren and Danielle discuss why the long break between episodes, what's been going on, and share about their recent experience at Styled Shoots Across America. On top of that they're answering questions like: Are styled shoots actually helpful to the wedding community and brides? And what trends are on the 2020 horizon?
Who says you have to do all the things on your Honeymoon? Join Lauren and guest host Stephen (aka Lauren's husband) as they breakdown their honeymoon in Montreal, what they loved, and what they regret.
Bed and Breakfast mentioned: Auberge Les Bons Matins (https://www.bonsmatins.com/en)
Planning your honeymoon? Whether you've already been on your honeymoon, are planning one, or dreaming of one, on this episode, Danielle is sharing her and Josh's honeymoon experience of traveling abroad to both Italy and France. What she loved, didn't love, and flat out regrets -- she's airing it all out in this episode.
**The Church mentioned in the Episode regarding an excursion is Basillca San Clemente
Mentioned in the episode:
Jetsetter (jetsetter.com and available as an App)
Pierre Torset (Paris Photographer, IG: @paris_photographer | Web: paris-photographer.net)
How many pieces should an invitation suite have? What shouldn't you include on your invitations? When should you send them out? Are they really that important to bring with you on your wedding day for photographs? All these questions and more are answered as we talk all about Stationery and Paper Goods for your wedding with Joanna Meachum of Eros Stationery.
Danielle Guthrie, of Danielle Elizabeth, Inc., is joining us on this episode to talk with us about Destination Weddings.... from photographing them, to planning them, and what brides should consider. If you’re planning a destination wedding or wanting to work within this area of the wedding industry, your bond to get some amazing wisdom from Danielle. Find Danielle on social media: @DanielleElizabethInc or at danielleelizabethinc.com
Deciding to do a first look on your wedding day can stir a lot of emotions. Many go into their wedding day with the intention of sticking to tradition, and seeing each other for the first time down the aisle. So how do you know if a first look or tradition are the best choice for you and your fiance´? Take a listen to all of our thoughts on both practices!
We can all recall J. Lo's rendition of the wedding coordinator role from her beloved chick-flick, "The Wedding Planner." On this episode, we're joined by actual wedding planner/coordinator, Danielle Throckmorton, owner and lead coordinator of Throckmorton Events to get some perspective on the actual role a wedding planner plays in the day. Find Danielle on social media platforms by searching: Throckmorton Events
In this episode, Lauren and Danielle dive into the much debated topic of Unplugged ceremonies. This type of ceremony (where guests are requested to keep cameras and cell phones away during the ceremony), are a big trend. Some love them and insist on them, while others are indifferent. At first glance it may be an easy decision for you when planning your wedding, but there are definitely aspects that should be kept in mind whether you "unplug" or not.
So the big question.... are you going unplugged?
It's not everyday you get to go wedding dress shopping. Lauren and Danielle are sharing their wedding dress shopping experience, and what they learned on today's episode. They will explore managing expectations on the dress shopping experience, as well as, what they would do this time around if they were planning their weddings all over again.
Visit the IG page (@thecuratedexposure) to view images of Lauren and Danielle's wedding dress,
To wrap the episode, they're sharing their favorite date night(s).
In the first episode of The Curated Exposure, Lauren and Danielle share who they are, why this podcast, and get candid, sharing aspects of wedding photography they wish they had known when planning their own weddings.