3 REASONS TO BE THERE: VEIL + COCKTAILS

From our little perch between engaged couples in New Mexico and the wedding vendors who make their dreams a reality – we get to see a lot of love happening. (It’s kind of our dream!) When we write here, then, we’re writing to a few different people – small businesses looking to stay in the […]

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PLAN YOUR WEDDING IN JUST ONE DAY

The title of this blog is not clickbait! We promise. But just so we’re clear right from the jump – we don’t necessarily recommend planning your entire wedding in one day. All we’re saying is that, if you attend our first wedding show of 2022 this Sunday, you can plan your wedding in just one […]

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BTS OF OUR FRONT COVER REAL WEDDING

We don’t know about you guys, but here at the Wedding Collective New Mexico, 2021 passed by in a blur.  Between our yearly batch of specialized wedding shows, expanding into our sister state of Colorado, running contests for local wedding vendors, and hosting networking parties and luncheons, each day brought us new opportunities to connect […]

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DIAMOND DASH 2021 – SAVE $500 ON YOUR WEDDING

Eep! The time has finally come! Autumn is in full swing, holiday engagement season is right around the corner, and engaged couples are hunkering down to plan their 2022 weddings — which means conditions are perfect for the 2021 Diamond Dash. Named for the extravagant main event that involves a daring dash for diamond jewelry […]

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THE BEST OF THE BEST: 2020 ELITE AWARDS RECAP

If you can believe it, it’s already that time of year where we get to celebrate our local wedding community + gear up for the Fall wedding season! Normally, we plan one special evening in September to get our party on and spend time with New Mexico wedding vendors from all over the state. Since […]

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WHO ARE THE BEST WEDDING VENDORS IN NEW MEXICO?

In our opinion, every member of the wedding community is the best, but we know that there are those extra special wedding vendors that are making a noticeable impact on the lives of brides and grooms all over New Mexico. Here at Wedding Collective, we believe that excellence deserves to be awarded – and that is […]

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12 Months of Giveaways, Just For You

Hey you! We know that you love giveaways, because we do too – especially awesome wedding giveaways. You’ve worked tirelessly to plan your wedding, or maybe you’re just getting started, but either way you’re looking for ways to 1) save money 2) get the vendors you want and 3) execute the best wedding possible. Hint: […]

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Announcing the 2019 PWG Elite Award Winners!

Sadly, the evening of our 2019 Vendor Appreciation Party has come and gone and we are left with remnants of glitter on our faces as we sit here thinking about the fun that we had hoped would never end. The evening was filled with the most wonderful surprises around every corner, from ocean water blue […]

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Santa Fe Celebration: Real Wedding with Maura Jane Photography

Caitlin + Justin, the newlyweds that we mistakenly took for models at first, grabbed our intrigue with the obvious love they have for one another. It nearly jumps off their wedding photos, and Maura Jane Photography captured the essence of their celebration to a stunning degree of accuracy. When Maura shared the details of their love story with us, too, we were absolutely sold, and knew we had to pass on the madly-in-love vibes to our fellow wedding nerds.  

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PWG Elite Awards: Vote Now!

While it’s true that we, the Perfect Wedding Guide team, do have some authority when it comes to showcasing Albuquerque + Santa Fe’s local wedding professionals, we fully admit to not knowing everything. To stay humble, each year we reach out to hundreds of local engaged — or recently married couples — to get the […]

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