My husband and I were lucky enough to get married in the winter of 2019, a simpler time where COVID didn’t exist and 'pandemic' was a word I would not be using in a sentence.
I can’t imagine how difficult it must be for 2022 brides, with the added stress of having backup plans to reschedule, downsize or cancel their dream wedding.
Wedding planning is already a stressful place, with a million elements to bring together and the pressure of social media on top of it all (for me, this was particularly true, as I was working full time in social media at the time of our wedding).
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We were married within seven months of becoming engaged, and as a perfectionist who regularly has a computer-crashing-amount of Google Chrome tabs open at one time, I was determined to make my planning as efficient and stress-free as possible.
I embedded the following two things into my mind in order to achieve this, and I believe they are applicable to a bride pre, during, and post-COVID: