Virtue nominated as Best of Durham’s Event Planner 2013

 

 

Hey Everyone,

Guess what?! That’s right we’ve been nominated for “The 2013 Best of Durham Event Planner“. We are super excited about bringing creative and upbeat events to the Durham community, and we are even more excited that Durham appreciates us for it. Being born and raised in Durham, our goal when we started Virtue was to have an office space in Downtown Durham and now we have one right on Main Street, so that Virtue can represent Durham from the […]

Virtue Certified: Charlyko Beauty Art and Photography

Well, we are back at it again! Our hunt for an amazing make-up artist came to a screeching hault when we met Charlene Kongolo of Charlyko Beauty Art and Photography. As a result of our first encounter, Charlene and her team have no doubt become the exclusive makeup resource in the Raleigh-Durham area for the Virtue team. Charlene has also been a contributor to our blog with the make-up do’s and don’t blog that you can view here.

If you are […]

Bridal Make-Up Do’s & Don’ts

Photo courtesy of Judy Park Photography

It’s your big day, the planning process has finally been implemented and completed, and you’re ready to exchange some vows and become a Mrs…FINALLY! The last thing you want to do before you walk down the aisle, is make sure your face looks just as beautiful as that thousand dollar dress you have on! In addition, most likely you’re paying top dollar for a professional photographer, so ladies, do yourself a favor, […]

Virtue Bridal Beauty Bar

 

Apart of your planning process is creating a signature look for you and your bridesmaids on your special day. It’s important to take the time prior to your wedding day to design exactly how you want to look and which make-up you want to use. We will be hosting the first of multiple events for Brides and their bridal party to get a master class from the makeup experts at MAC in Nordstrom at Southpoint.

 

Seats are limited, so register quickly!

If […]

Bridal Party Brilliance

Photo courtesy of Doug Palme Photography

Today is all about you, your fiancé knows this, your parents know this, and so do your friends…but ladies, let’s be serious, what would your special day be like without those special girlfriends of yours that have been your shoulder to cry on when you’ve hit rock bottom, your partners in crime when you were living life on the edge, and your first 5 phone calls made 5 minutes after you’ve gotten proposed to…? […]

Ten Tips for Smooth Wedding Day Photography

One: Build in extra time for pre-ceremony preparations.

Ask any officiant for the most common reason weddings start late and I’ll guarantee you he or she will answer with one word hair. I’ve seen it happen many times myself: the hair appointment takes longer than anticipated. If your stylist says it will take one hour to do your hair, allow for an hour and a half. Same thing for nails and make-up. Get it done early! Hair can be re-pinned, make-up […]

Bridal Couture

Couture (kū-tʊr', -tür')

Everyone loves a beautiful gown! I am willing to bet anyone in the weddings industry that most people come to weddings to see the wedding dress and the cake ( that is if they are willing to be honest). There are a multitude of wonderful wedding designers but the ones that typically stand out are names like Vera Wang, Priscilla of Boston and Monique Lhuillier. If anyone were to say that these gowns were anything less than […]