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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ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER EXTRAORDINAIRE: CRYSTAL COUSIN PHOTO

Your day can and should be exactly what you want it to be. Crystal Have you noticed the smell of juniper in wood stoves filling the morning air lately? It’s true summer only ended one day ago, technically, but these chilly mornings have us reaching for pumpkin coffee and oversized sweaters already!  Soon the leaves […]

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YOU COULD USE A NIGHT OUT: FIRST IN-PERSON WEDDING SHOW OF 2021!

Maura Jane Photography

Thank you Maura Jane Photography for the gorgeous header image! This year had brought a lot of changes to the world of weddings here in New Mexico – in case you hadn’t noticed.  Despite all its challenges though, this pandemic has given us a lot of gifts, too. Wedding ceremonies might have whittled down a […]

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NONTRADITIONAL WEDDINGS IN NEW MEXICO {guest post from local expert, Lexa Rose Photo!}

This week, we’re passing the mic to Wedding Collective’s very own Lexa — AKA Lexa Rose Photo, one of New Mexico’s most beloved wedding photographers. Her expertise in nontraditional weddings is just too good not to share! You’re engaged! Congratulations, now comes the fun part — wedding planning!  Whether you’ve yet to jump in, or […]

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NORTHERN NEW MEXICO DREAM: A REAL WEDDING WITH CORYN KIEFER PHOTOGRAPHY

“Abigail + Austin didn’t let COVID-19 stop their beautiful day from happening. They had to switch up from a big wedding in Albuquerque to a small gathering in Taos and I completely fell in love with the colorful landscape of Northern New Mexico. This small wedding was simple and beautiful and left me smiling days […]

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8 Local Wedding Businesses Run by Husband + Wife Teams

We can’t lie. As New Mexico’s Perfect Wedding Guide team, we get to be on the forefront of a whole lot of magic coming from our community. From whimsical winter weddings, to sensational spring styled shoots, to first-time collaborations between wedding professionals, to proposal stories that would make anyone tear up — it’s almost too […]

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Los Poblanos Weddings Throughout the Seasons

Here in Albuquerque, when you think spring, you think Los Poblanos. It’s a cognitive connection that we simply can’t shake, what with the rows and rows of flowering lavender, the festival for the very plant for which they’re known, fresh and whimsical weddings, and so much more. But actually, as self-proclaimed groupies of the famed […]

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Banque Loft Ballerina Shoot by Local Wedding Photographer

The best kind of love is the kind that takes your breath away year after year, moment after moment. –Coryn Kiefer Photography For friends who have been hanging out here on the New Mexico Perfect Wedding Guide blog for a while, the name Coryn Kiefer should ring delightful little bells in your head. We took […]

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World’s Cutest Wedding Subscription Box

It’s true! We do hereby declare, with as much authority we can muster as a national wedding magazine, that Perfect Wedding Guide’s Wed Box is the cutest wedding subscription box in the world. And yes, the adorability scale is wildly subjective and dependent on each engaged couple’s personal taste, but that’s alright. Even if you, […]

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New Mexican Elopement with Chrisi K Photography

It’s that time of year in the Perfect Wedding Guide world — at least our corner of it — when the excitement of the holidays has passed, and the ethereality of spring hasn’t yet come. The magic never really subsides here though, because tiding us over between these two time markers is the new edition […]

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