March 23rd, 2012

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How To Host A Mad Men Inspired Wedding


Dresses from the Mad Men collection at Banana Republic.

The hotly anticipated fifth season of Mad Men returns to television this Sunday, March 25th and who isn’t excited? The twists and turns of season four left us at the edge of our seats! But, intriguing storylines aside, the show’s ’60s aesthetic can be a huge source of inspiration–especially in the wedding world. From classic cocktails to curve-hugging frocks, here are a few ways to infuse your wedding with a hint of that Mad Men appeal.


What Your Wedding Bouquet Means

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As first published in Weddingbells Spring & Summer 2012 edition. Photography by Carlo Menodoza. Bouquet by Flour Studio.

Our final segment on Canada AM concluded with a bunch of fragrant, and gorgeous, floral arrangements. We owe our huge thanks to florist extraordinaire Jennifer Yang from Flour Studio for creating six spectacular bouquets for this segment. We featured everything from gorgeous orange tulips to pretty peach garden roses–you’ll love it. To discover the meaning behind each and every petal click here to watch the show.

A Mad Men Themed Wedding in Chelsea, Quebec

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Elizabeth Schonauer and Kristian Firth, October 14, 2011, Chelsea, Quebec.

Photography courtesy of Union Eleven Photography, (

Ceremony location: Marriott Hotel
Reception location:
Nordik Spa
Dress: Pattis
Groom’s tux: Banana Republic (Mad Men collection)
Bridal party attire: H&M
Hair and makeup:
The Hair Loft
Music: 6 One Entertainment
Cake: House of Cheese
Caterer: Nordik Spa
Favours: Pashminas from Dubai, Cufflinks from Kuala Lumpur
Flowers: Ottawa Flowers


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