The Invisible Groom Event

Most wedding events are geared towards the bride, but very seldom do you see events that are geared towards getting the groom excited about planning the wedding. Well Virtue is coming to the rescue! We want everyone involved to be excited about the wedding planning including the groom and his groomsmen!

“The Invisible Groom” is a wedding event for the modern day groom that wants to be involved and excited about the wedding but within a “man cave” atmosphere! Think Wedding […]

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 […]

Organizing R.S.V.P’s

 

Get Organized!

Keeping organized when there are RSVP’s flooding your mailbox can be extremely overwhelming. That’s why there are 5 easy, affordable, and practical ways to keep track without having a heart attack!

1.  Create An Excel Spreadsheet:

Before even sending out your invites, create a spreadsheet!  You are going to label each column accordingly: Name of Guest, Address, # in Party, Yes, No, Unknown, Meal and Gift.  When the RSVP’s start coming, all you have to do is start plugging! It’s as […]

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 […]

Wedding Planning Myths….Exposed! Pt.1

“Do all things with love.”   Og Mandino

 

Valentine’s Day just past and either you ran into people who were head over heels in love or people that are cynical about the holiday altogether. I happen to be a hopeless romantic and I am in love with the idea of being in love, which is one of the reasons that I am passionate about designing weddings. I wanted to take this time send my well wishes to all of […]