5 Affordable NYC Wedding Planners
Let's face it, no bride can coordinate their entire wedding without the help of a professional. An experienced wedding planner will help relieve the stress of wedding planning and ensure the day goes as smoothly as possible for the bride and groom. Grand Lens Photography shares the top 5 wedding planners in NYC for couples on a budget.
1) Karen Brown
Planning a wedding can be immensely stressful and intensely time-consuming. But do not worry - Karen Brown New York is here to help. They can find the ideal location for you, select the perfect photographer, choose a florist that understands your style, create a breathtaking theme, and bring it all together for a day you will cherish forever. Karen Brown New York offers different fee structures to meet your needs; from hourly, consultation, to day-of coordination to full-service planning.
"Blessed with a creative spirit and having a degree and professional experience in interior design, I have an eye for style and a thoughtful awareness for the finishing touches. I have years of professional experience in collaborating directly with diverse clients and vendors to achieve great results. Business-Savvy while possessing good social graces, I am adept at negotiating contracts for the best price and can keep an event on track and on a budget like nobody's business. I am the calm in the eye of the storm, and I maintain a positive attitude throughout the entire process. I will always have your best interests at heart."
2) Firefly Events
As a highly creative and insanely organized individual, Teissia immediately fell in love with event planning and design. It was the perfect combination of the left and right brain and encompassed all her passions in one. After working as an event coordinator at an amazing non-profit in LA, Teissia started Firefly Events in 2009 and never looked back! Her goal was and continues to be to create a company that is ever-changing. A company that is always innovative and adventurous and focuses on a highly personalized level of service. It’s been an amazing journey that finally brought her to one of the most exciting cities of them all – New York. This city inspires her every day, as do the amazing clients she's worked with along the way.
3) White Collections
White Collections' mission is to listen to what the bride wants and how she envisions her wedding day. The bride, her family, and friends will feel comfortable in a relaxed and spacious atmosphere. White Collections is a friendly professional services by appointment only. This gives them full attention during their hours and also gives them to prep for their appointment. The wedding gown makes a statement, as does the entire wedding, reflecting the couple's personality. Allow White Collections to help you discover the gown that will turn dreams and wishes into a moment that will never be forgotten.
4) Designs By Ahn
Victoria Ahn translates her professional modern dance and ballet training, and her experience in interior design to make floral arrangements describes as "living art". Each of her exclusive floral compositions are carefully articulated to celebrate the most important moments. From intimate special occasions and weddings to personal and corporate events, Victoria choreographs colors, textures, and sculptural components to create elegant and graceful floral arrangements. Victoria's style incorporates Asian elements with modern European sophistication in all of her arrangements. Each has its own style, and a lot of effort goes into designing the concept of each piece. Her attention to detail and exquisite presentation adds to the beauty of each arrangement she creates. She works closely with her clients to make sure everything is perfect on that special day. As an experienced event planner, she will travel with clients to the wedding and event location(s) and showrooms to make sure the environment, florals, and design would beautifully complement each other.
5) Stylish Events
Stylish Events was founded in 2006 in Floral Park, New York. The three principles they followed then and still incorporate to each of their weddings today are individuality, exclusivity, and exceptionality. Over the past decade, Stylish Events has grown into a leader in the wedding industry. They are known for the lushest fresh flowers you will lay your eyes on, incomparable customer service, and a vision that will help create your fairytale wedding like no one else. Stylish Events houses the largest wedding décor inventory in New York which is also ever expanding. They also have a state of the art décor and design studio in the Hicksville. Stylish Events’ work has been featured on shows like TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress® and TLC’s Four Weddings®. Stylish Events is the preferred decorator and florist at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Leonard’s Palazzo, Chateau Briand, Fox Hollow, Surf Club on the Sound, Chateau Le Mar, the Hyatt Windwatch, Huntington Hilton, and many more venues in the tri-state. They have also extensively worked at some of New York’s most exclusive venues like Oheka Castle, The Hempstead House, Glen Cove Mansion, Borne Mansion, Guastavino’s, the Waldorf Astoria, The Pierre, Chelsea Piers, Carnegie Hall, and so much more. They have been lucky enough to provide services at events which have been hosted by Oscar® Award winning directors and actors, world leaders, Fortune 500 leaders, and some of New York’s most elite celebrities.