The Knot LIVE returns this week for our second season of bringing you the hottest wedding trends, insider tips from top wedding pros, and the style ideas straight from real Knotties!
On this week's show, event planner to the stars Michael Russo gives us an exclusive look at his most recent A-list wedding, our fashion guru Heather gives her top picks for stunning dresses under $1,000, and Amy Atlas designs a dessert table that's equal parts eye-catching and delicious.
Saw something you loved? We've got a rundown of this episode's ingredients below.
Special Guest: Michael Russo
Michael Russo of Roses-n-Lollipops is no stranger to high-profile events (he's planned weddings for Joey Fatone and Beverley Mitchell from 7th Heaven), and in December, put together a wedding that made headlines: Kevin Jonas and his wife, Danielle, had an over-the-top celebration at Oheka Castle on Long Island.
Photo: Anthony Vazquez/Courtesy of Kevin and Danielle Jonas
Wedding Dresses on a Budget
You don't have to break the bank to find an amazing wedding dress, and Heather Levine proves just that with three designer dresses that cost less than $1,000. Here's where to get the looks:
Photo courtesy of Justin Alexander
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Photo: Next Exit Photography
Show-Stopping Dessert Bars
Amy Atlas from Amy Atlas Events designs dessert bars that could pass for works of art. Check out the photos!
And here's where she got the goods to pull together the creation featured on today's show:
Photo: Belathee Photography
More than 80 Seattle Knotties recently got together at Hotel Deca -- check out photos from the Seattle GTG.
Photo: F7 Photography
Knottie of the Week
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Plus, here are the pros who helped pull the wedding together:
- Ceremony: Old South Church
- Reception: The Fairmont Copley Plaza
- Photography: Dorie Lynn Photography
- Videographer: Artistic Wedding Video Group
- Painter: Live Event Paintings
- Florist: RCH Designs
- Lighting: RC Uplighting
- Hair: Jennifer Guerriero
- Wedding Dress and Veil: Kleinfeld
- Wedding Dress Designer: Pnina Tornai
- Flower Girl Dresses: Bklyn Doll
- Aisle Runner: Customized Wedding Creations
Photo: Dorie Lynn Photography