Planning My Wedding: How Should I “Treat” My Guests?
January 9, 2013
As many of you know, I am in the process of planning my wedding, and I would love more of your advice. Last summer, I designed a destination wedding in France for the most generous client I have ever encountered. Not only did they hire a private jet for their guests, they paid for all of the expenses relating to the hotel and food. They even went so far as to spoil their guests with serious extras. My favorite comment was, “If my guests go shopping, I want them to leave their credit cards at home.” That is some serious generosity!
Mine and Theo’s wedding will take place in our hometown of New York City. We have guests flying in from Peru, Norway, Singapore, Jakarta, China, Abu dhabi, Europe, and many cities here in the United States. I have been on the receiving end of much generosity bestowed upon me when I visited friends in their home countries. Though we do not have the deep pockets enjoyed by the clients mentioned above, we did manage to to secure very good rates at a lovely hotel here in the city.
I would like to ask all of you, do you think I should: