Wednesday, April 16, 2008 is Launched!

Well, brides and beaus, we have officially made a long-overdue upgrade to the Bliss Blog. Check it out at! From hereon out you will see bigger images, better content, and some fancy new features on the fabulous Bliss Blog. It will be a few days before we have all the features up and running (and all the old posts transfered) but, we are so happy to make this switch! is our new Blog home. Stay tuned! (and keep those comments coming- we want to hear from you : )

Friday, April 11, 2008

A Sweet Letter and Buff Brides Take Note!

We received a lovely note of thanks from a guest of the SWS premiere event today...

Dear Lara,
...Congratulations on an incredible publication. Even though it was late after your party, I came home and read EVERY word. There are so many lovely touches to the magazine--and obviously done with style, love, and great care. You and your staff literally blew me away. So, many thanks on several levels. The premiere party was first rate--from our handsome escort (SEE BELOW) at the door, beautiful and graceful hostesses, incredible vendors--you created a magical evening. I liked that each bridal story was unique. I loved that you were grateful and added the gratitude page. We all stand on the shoulders of those who came before us. So, my wish for you and your talented staff is many more wonderful editions of Southern Wedding Style. Pure "Bliss"
Love, ---

We are so humbled by the response to the party and the magazine. We really can't take credit for it, but must say thank you again to all of the AMAZING vendors who contributed to such a magical night.

The note mentions our dashing escort who greeted guests at valet and escorted the ladies into the party. His name is Jason Sutton and he is an accomplished model and personal trainer (not to mention our in house lighting and lantern expert!). We actually have several brides who are currently working with him to get buff for the big day! So, call Jason if you are interested in having a fantastic and knowledgeable personal trainer whip you (or your husband-to-be) into tip top shape! Many thanks to Jason for helping to make the event so special for some very lucky ladies~ Jason Sutton 850-602-8761. Photographers, take note too- he is a stunning model! Check out these shots from Cook Images of Jason during the SWS lingerie/boudoir shoot this summer...

More SWS Premiere Pics

Check out the Southern Wedding Style Magazine BLOG for more Premiere Party pics courtesy of Oeil Photography!

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Rae and Wes ROCK!

Rae & Wesley Leytham of Rae Leytham Photography are just amazing! Check out these new promo pics they took of us last week... Check out all of our new shots on their BLOG. Thank you Rae and Wes!!!

Thursday, April 03, 2008

SWS Wedding of the Year

First of all, I have to say how proud I am of the Bliss team. We had a whirlwind week launching Southern Wedding Style Magazine and it was a huge team success! Bliss Producers Danielle Flowers, Leah Harrison, Erica Richards, head of the event Kirstin Hawley, and our new fantastic interns Ashley and Natasha really pulled together to make the event not only another fab event for Bliss, but it was such a relaxed and fun experience. I am so grateful to work with such talented, driven, and stylish women. Cheers to the Bliss team! Special thanks to our husbands and families who were there to help too- we couldn't have done it without you! Also to Jason Sutton for all of his hard work in helping transform Myspayce and for being the dashing greeter for the night. Also, to the local photographers that we cherish on a daily basis- Rae and Wesley Leytham, Patsy Brown, Hara and Jeremy Cook, Rick Schamberger, Samantha and Ken Crooke, Meg and Charles Baisden, Mick and Rita Salter, and all of the vendors who showcased their fabulous work on Tuesday night- you all should be very proud! Congratulations!

Congrats to Natalie and Beau, the SWS Wedding of the Year Couple! Click to view... (may take a few moments to load, but it's so worth the wait!) They are also expecting a baby boy in June- how wonderful!

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

We're Launched!

What a phenomenal night! Southern Wedding Style Magazine premiered last night to rave reviews and a full house. Every day this week we will be posting photos from the event and updates on the magazine launch. The Online Version of the magazine as well as our brand new website will launch by week's end. A million thanks to all of the vendors, guests, and the SWS team for such a thrilling and successful night. The cover has been kept top secret, but here it is! More to come tomorrow...