We understand those butterflies you get when you step into a wedding venue and realize, “this is the one!” Before signing on the dotted line and confirming your venue contract, avoid these five mistakes couples make when choosing a wedding venue in our latest collaboration with Martha Stewart Weddings.Read More
IDEAS for WEDDINGS & A LOVE-MINDED + CONNECTED LIFESTYLE
The COLLECTIVE/Couples Blog, inspired by a love-minded lifestyle, is a destination for couples dating, engaged or married. Here, we share inspiration and insights on weddings, living life together through a lens of love, wellness and intention. The COLLECTIVE/Couples Blog is authored by Lindsey Sachs, Owner and Wedding Planner for COLLECTIVE/by Sachs. To share your blog ideas or to collaborate on an upcoming post, contact Lindsey.
We all remember the moment Meghan Markle changed into a gorgeous halter gown for her wedding reception. More brides are donning two wedding dresses, but is the same acceptable for bridesmaids? Read our thoughts in Martha Stewart Weddings, “Can a bridesmaid change her dress during the reception?”Read More
You’ve been invited to an engagement party (what an honor?!) and you’re wondering what’s appropriate to wear. Now that you have the perfect excuse to shop, take note of the top Dos and Don’ts we shared with Martha Stewart Weddings.Read More
Tradition may suggest assigning one Maid or Matron of Honor, but guess what? Tradition is meant only to be a guide and shouldn’t discourage you from thinking creatively about every aspect of your wedding including how many Maids of Honor to have.
It’s common and completely acceptable to select two Maids of Honor. Read our latest collaboration with Martha Stewart Weddings “5 Reasons Why Two Maids of Honor are Better Than One.”Read More
We spilled our “5 Unique Ways to Pop the Question to your Ring Bearer” with Jenn Sinrich for Martha Stewart Weddings. Definitely DO get creative!Read More
COLLECTIVE/by Sachs supports couples by designing and planning their authentic wedding day no matter the guest count. We've planned and designed weddings of 350+ and wedding parties of two. Considering an elopement yourself? We caught up with Martha Stewart Weddings to discuss "6 Things You Should Know Before Planning an Elopement."Read More
It’s true. Conflict over wedding planning is common within families - you’re not alone! No matter the root of the conflict, there are practical ways to approach your planning to combat conflict and yes, still enjoy your wedding planning journey.Read More
Most brides choose to wear a shade of wedding white. But, what’s the difference between natural white, champagne, or alabaster? We’ve got you covered! Read on to learn the differences and to find which hue is right for you.Read More
While we can pray to the health Gods to keep wedding week sickness away, there's a chance that won't do the trick (darn!). As a Wedding Planner who always looks in the bright side, read on for ways to be proactive this wedding season to stay healthy + tips to manage wedding week sickness yourself, or as a wedding day VIP.Read More
#bachelorettepartygoals / Need we say more! Planning your bachelorette party should be all the fun without the stress. Read on to learn our favorite celebration ideas that keep plans authentic to you!Read More
Can you wear white to a wedding as a guest? For the bride the choice is much more clear. Read on to see how 8 wedding planners from across the country answer this question.Read More