1 The Bridal Market Party was a very full house of industry clients, vendors, and MSLO employees. Darcy Miller, SVP Editorial Director of Weddings, can be spotted in the crowd on the right.
2 This is Lisa Gant and Alex Pelling, who were unofficially married by me and Darcy Miller. The couple's blog: http://www.2people1life.com
3 DJ Trife (Chris Williams) jamming behind this amazing ice sculpture. The extraordinary wedding cake is by Syliva Weinstock. http://www.sylviaweinstock.com
4 Guests looked on in amazement at DJ Trife's vinyl spin art process.
5 DJ Trife not only knows how to spin a great party, he also features vinyl spin art at all of his gigs. It's very fun and creative!
6 MS Weddings Ad Sales Coordinator/Planner Arisara Srisethnil looking very pretty
7 Around the perimeter of the party, various cosmetic vendors were on hand, offering free make-over sampling.
8 Nails, too
9 The latest books on weddings
10 The Estee Lauder booth was very busy!
11 Cupcake samples
13 Amy Wilkins - SVP Publishing MS Weddings, her daughter Olivia, and husband Oliver
14 Industry guests: Amanda Gray - Ashley Baber Weddings, Kristy Rice - Momental Designs, Erica Stawick - Monumental Designs, Ashley Baber - herself, Jessica Zielen - Momental Designs, Kelly McWilliams - Weddings by Socialites, and Krista Kowalczyk - Impressions Photography
15 Anna Walsh and Chelsea Trotzig from Anna Be' Bridal Botique
16 Wedding Dress designer, Sareh Nouri, has created beautiful dresses that have appeared on the Miss America pageant and has shown her collection at the London Hotel Penthouse. She is accompanied by her husband Ali Shojee.
17 Designer, Elizabeth Lapan, of Paper Posy Designs, featured one of her many beautifully crafted paper dresses. These are completely made of paper and designed to actually be worn!
18 A better look at the paper dress
22 Arisara Srisethnil - Ad Sales Coordinator/Planner Weddings - poses for a close-up.
23 Darcy Miller with Weddings Special Projects Editor, Anthony Luscia and Weddings Design Director, Michael McCormick.
24 Erin Furey - Assistant Weddings Editor - did a wonderful job planning and designing the event. She was inspired by the White Cakes Story in the Fall 2012 Weddings issue. She is pictured here with Michael McCormick.
25 These industry guests had lots of fun! Lauren Seigen - Mindshare Associate Director, Vanessa Verdino - Universal Mcann VP Media Planner, Rosemary Abdelshahid - NYL Media VP Strategy, and Debbie Kaye - Takumi Taco owner (http://www.takumitaco.com)
26 Naomi deManana, MS Style Editor, Whitney Pozgay, designer for Whit, Arielle Shapiro designer for Ari Dein and Kate Berry, MS Weddings Style Director
28 Unsigned model, Alexius Diana has appeared on America's Top Model and Essence Magazine. She is wearing a beautiful wedding dress designed by Leanne Marshall http://www.leanimal.com
29 A nice shot of Darcy
31 Andie and Jason Moore, owners of Andie's Specialty Sweets heard that I love Scrabble, so they created these truly inventive candy Scrabble chips and displayed them on this cake at the Wedding party.