By Audrey Gilani, OFD Consulting
These days it seems like everyone has a hectic schedule, with work obligations, school, family commitments, etc.- how is one supposed to plan their wedding on top of it all? Luckily, it’s easier than you might think! The rise of the mobile age has created tons of options out there that are made to make your life easier.
Let’s take a peek at some of the top tools that are perfect for your on-the-go life.
Passport to Joy
“For someone that’s looking for the advice and guidance that a real life wedding planner can provide without the necessity of making appointments during normal business hours, Passport to Joy is what you’ve been waiting for. It is an in depth step-by-step online wedding planning program that takes couples through the entire process from beginning to end. It allows couples to plan their wedding at their own pace and on their own time, with their own virtual wedding planner, a perfect fit for a busy couple.”
If timelines and checklists are how you like to stay organized, LadyMarry is about to become your new best friend. A popular choice for couples that choose to self nominate themselves as lead planner, LadyMarry guides couples through planning with articles, collaboration, and of course, timelines and checklists. This app will give you the ability to plan your wedding at your fingertips whenever it is convenient for you.
Shopping for a wedding gown can be more work than you may have realized. There are many things to consider when choosing, color, style, length, cost-it’s easy to accidentally spend 3 hours on Pinterest looking at a million different dresses. That’s where WedReality comes in! It’s an app where you upload a photo of yourself and can try on over 300 unique dress combinations virtually. So instead of looking at strangers with a totally different body shape than you, take a look at what your dream dress will actually look like on you. After finding the perfect style, walk into a salon knowing exactly what you want.
Zola has been a breath of fresh air when it comes to wedding registries. It allows couples to integrate products from different stores into one big registry, so you and your guests can see everything all in one place. Not only does it accommodate traditional registry items, but you can also include your honeymoon registry as well. Couples who like clean and streamlined processes will love Zola.
The key to planning any event is organization, and with these tools sitting in your back pocket there is no doubt you’ll be able to organize your perfect wedding.
Audrey Gilani is a PR Specialist at OFD Consulting, a wedding PR and wedding marketing firm. Gilani holds a public relations degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a recent bride that married her husband in true southern style. She is a proud cat mom and lover of British history and good coffee.