Partial Service Wedding Planning NYC: A Guide

You've got the dress, the venue and maybe a few of the major details of your day but you are finding yourself overwhelmed with the details and tying everything into a nice and cohesive look. That is where a wedding planner who offers partial planning becomes your...

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The Green Building Boho Chic Autumn Wedding

Georgina & Rob's early autumn wedding in Gowanus, Brooklyn was the epitome of Boho Chic. . Their gorgeous ceremony and reception site at The Green Building was stunning,  With the use of simple floral accents,  tropical greenery, amber hued candle light...

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Pioneer Works Rustic Styled Shoot

Last May, some of my favorite vendors and I collaborated on a gorgeous styled shoot at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Their beautiful on site garden is absolutely inspiring and  full of vintage decor, gorgeous shrubs, trees and flowers.   I decided on...

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The Knot Gala 2016

​Lifestyle Maven Events had the honor to be invited to The Knot Gala 2016. The Knot Gala took place in October at The New York Public Library. To mark the celebration of their 20th anniversary, the theme was a lavish French fete. The Gala was complete with...

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2017 Pick of The Knot’s Best of Weddings for NYC

I am pleased to announce that Lifestyle Maven Events has been selected as a 2017 pick for The Knot's Best of Weddings in New York City. My team and I are so happy to be considered one of the top wedding planning companies in the New York City area and we know...

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Why You Should Have an Unplugged Ceremony

A photo of an unplugged ceremony in England. First off, what is an unplugged ceremony? It is when a couple consciously decides to have all guests refrain from taking photos using their phones, cameras, tablets, or any other device.Why do couples have unplugged...

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Alison Semmler is a NYC native who is obsessed with travel, interior design, foreign foods and French varietals. She is a professional wedding planner and the owner of Lifestyle Maven Events. Alison lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two chubby rescue cats. She is also an Emoji enthusiast.