NM’S BEST OF THE BEST: STYLED SHOOT BY 2021 ELITE AWARD WINNERS

Wedding season, also known as summer, is coming to a close! For us lovers of love, that means bidding farewell to the bright, sparkling celebrations that make this time of year so special. But, before you panic, might we remind you that it also means welcoming in the ultra-cozy, jewel toned autumn weddings of our […]

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STEAMPUNK SENTIMENT: A NEW MEXICO LOVE STORY {GUEST POST!}

It’s that time again, friends! We, your Wedding Collective New Mexico team, are passing the mic over to Monica, a gorgeous bride-turned-newlywed from our desert state. What follows is, truly, a real-life fairytale: missed flights, adorable pups in costume, multiple proposal attempts, and the culmination of a storybook kind of devotion into a perfectly curated […]

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DIETZ FARM STYLED SHOOT

Heads up! Tons of styled shoot inspiration is coming your way today and you’re not going to want to miss it. Whenever we receive a submission from a styled shoot, we do a little happy dance because there is so much beauty and goodness packaged into one little online gallery. You may be the kind […]

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT + A REAL WEDDING WITH ALICIA LUCIA PHOTOGRAPHY

When we think about boss babes, there are so many hard-working, independent, and driven wedding vendors that come to mind. For one group of gals in particular, though, they’re taking it to a whole new level. Enter Alicia Lucia + her team of not only STUNNING women, but talented ones, too! If you haven’t heard […]

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7 Wedding Venues Outside the City

As much as we love the hustle and bustle of our vibrant city here in the southwest, we can’t lie… Taking a step back from the noise and enjoying New Mexico’s myriad of landscapes is one of our favorite parts of living in such a wild state. The mountains and mesas, rivers and roving fields, […]

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White Sands Elopement with Matt Blasing Photography

While the white hot heat of a New Mexican summer might have some of your eyes trained on the impending autumn, we’re not quite finished with this season yet! With weddings every weekend, sunshine for days, and the occasional light afternoon rain, it’s no small wonder why summer weddings in New Mexico are such a […]

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The 3 Main Benefits of Eloping

No, the New Mexico Perfect Wedding Guide team has not been kidnapped. It’s still us, the same love-obsessed locals whose entire lives revolve around weddings! We bet you never thought we’d be advocating against having a wedding, right? We didn’t either. When it comes down to it though, we’re not choosing elopements over weddings, and […]

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Intimate Elegance: Real New Mexican Wedding with Maura Jane Photography

Tori and Sean were one of those couples who didn’t need to be told when to hold each other, or when to kiss. They were naturally so affectionate, all we had to do was stand back and capture it. Maura, Maura Jane Photography  It’s no secret that we’re spoiled here in New Mexico when it […]

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How to Have a Country Wedding in New Mexico

For visitors or recent transplants to New Mexico, country might not be the first adjective you’d reach for to describe the state. For those of us who have had a chance to wander outside of the cities though, the farm and field influence obviously contributes to the eclectic blend of cultures that make New Mexico […]

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Hidden Gem Photographers in New Mexico

Yes, it’s true — we just said earlier this week that the fickle weather of spring had given way to steady sunshine and…..then it rained. So it goes in this beautiful, mercurial desert state! While we might not be able to rely on the weather for consistency, we can at least know that whatever rain […]

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