All posts tagged: zola couple

Lea Michele Talks Planning, Registering, and Becoming a Person Who Bakes Pies

These days at Zola, we’ve had so many reasons to celebrate. The latest celebration? A Galentine’s Day bash at our NYC pop-up in honor of our new, expanded Invites + Paper collection (including day-of paper and thank you cards that match all of our suites). And to top it all off, REAL LIFE Zola Bride Lea Michele helped kick off the Galentine’s festivities with a candid chat about all-things wedding. She and Zola Brand Director and Newlywed-at-Large Jennifer Spector covered everything from growing closer to your family during the planning process, to the unending gift that is a cheese of Read More

Life on Your Own Terms: Advice from #ZolaCouple Carly & Fabrizio

Newly married #ZolaCouple Carly & Fabrizio share a love of traveling and are big believers in exploring on your own terms. So, when the two got engaged, they decided to take their time with wedding planning and left 16 months to prepare for their special day. Well, the big day has just passed, and since they’ve now kicked off their first days as newlyweds, we figured we’d tap into their wisdom to hear their lessons learned on planning a wedding and managing their registry. Not surprisingly, the duo highly suggests cash funds – they loved being able to ask their guests for gifts to help fund more Read More

Two Foodies & A Trip To Vegas: #ZolaCouple Karissa & Michael

“They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach; in our case, the way to my heart and my whole family’s hearts was through our stomachs,” says Karissa of her romance with future husband Michael. Though they met through mutual friends in Vegas, they didn’t end up connecting until two years later. Read up on the story of this #ZolaCouple, what they do for fun & adventure, and how they stayed sane before their wedding, which was yesterday! How did you meet? We actually first met in Vegas, but we didn’t have the typical Vegas story. I was dragged along to a going away party, and the Read More

Planning Ahead with #ZolaCouple Jasmine & Bryce

From grilling outdoors to Sunday trips to their local coffee shop, #ZolaCouple Jasmine & Bryce are getting ready to tie the knot. Their main piece of advice? “Plan a long engagement and do planning steps at periodic intervals.” Check out the rest of their wedding tips (hint: she is a bridal blogger, so she has some good ones) and registry picks below! How did you meet? We met on in Baltimore City. How did you get engaged? After 5 years together, Bryce simply got down on his knee in the house we bought together. What was the first thing you did after you Read More

Romance Abroad: #ZolaCouple Keith & Katherine

Who knew a California flag could be such a great conversation starter? #ZolaCouple Keith & Katherine would know, as they bonded during their semester abroad in Rome over the fact that both went to school in sunny Cal. With only 29 days left until their May wedding, get to know this couple and their wedding planning and registry tips. How did you meet? Both of our architecture schools (Cal Poly and Northeastern) shared a school in Rome for study abroad. Katherine lived down the hall from me and walked past my room everyday. I had a California flag hanging on my wall, it Read More

Concerts, Costa Rica & Chicken Parm: #ZolaCouple Erica & Ross

A blind date. Drinks. Dinner. Coffee. That is how #ZolaCouple Erica & Ross met, and the rest is history. Whether it’s marathoning Netflix TV shows, cooking up paleo chicken parm, or road tripping to Big Sur for camping + hiking, this couple knows how to make the most of their time together. Get to know them, take notes on their wedding tips, and get inspired by their registry picks!   How did you meet? OKCupid! (The old Tinder). Ross came upon Erica’s profile and messaged her. They went out for drinks, which turned into dinner, which turned into coffee 🙂 The rest is Read More

Don’t Stress: Wise Words from #ZolaCouple Mark & Antoinette

“Don’t stress,” is the mantra that #ZolaCouple Mark & Antoinette seem to live by. Whether it’s road tripping down the California coast, staying calm about packing for their honeymoon, or proposing on an ordinary morning before their coffee run, this outdoors-loving couple is comfortable doing things their own way, at their own pace. Get to know Mark & Antoinette and help them count down the 17 days left until their May wedding. How did you get engaged? It’s not really all that exciting for other people, but it is for us. Mark had been ring shopping for at least a month Read More

Learn To Plan Ahead With #ZolaCouple Liane & Mark

From lobster bakes and blueberry pancakes on lazy Sundays to an engagement in Austin, TX and a potential move to Costa Rica (oh, and all the wedding planning in between), this #ZolaCouple knows what they want. Count down the 25 days to Mark & Liane’s wedding with them and get inspired by their tips and registry picks! How did you meet? Mark and I met on July 3rd. We were at my friend’s to watch the fireworks and feast on a lobster bake, and Mark snuck a kiss in the elevator at the end of the night as he was walking me to my car. Mark would Read More

Dinner & A Blizzard: Where Things Began For #ZolaCouple Sara & Brooks

A big group dinner. A blizzard. Philadelphia. October, 2011. That’s the scene that sets the stage for how #ZolaCouple Sara & Brooks met. Although Brooks almost didn’t make it – due to the snow – it’s a good thing he did, or he might have missed out on his future fiancé! The two bonded over wanting to see the “amazing/terrible” movie In Time, and after a rousing round of karaoke, Sara asked him to that movie the following weekend. Both soon realized there was something truly special between them… With 23 days left until their wedding, now is the perfect time to get to know this spontaneous #ZolaCouple, Read More

“A Weekend Romance Began That Just Won’t End” – #ZolaCouple Jeremy & John

“A weekend romance that just won’t end” is how Jeremy describes how he met and got to know his now fiancé, John. From Korean BBQ themed dinners to rope swinging in St. Martin to a proposal in Joshua Tree National Park, this #ZolaCouple knows how to always keep the adventure alive. Get to know them as they count down the 17 days left until they’re wedding! How did you meet? John lived in San Francisco at the time, and I was visiting from LA for the weekend. I met him on a “dating” app, and a weekend romance began that just won’t Read More