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Fun for Wedding Guests

While some may say the wedding day is all about the bride, the latest trends in wedding planning show a rise in creating memorable experiences for the guests as well.

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Fashion Trends for Regional Weddings

In the local weddings that I have experienced, certain styles in fashion pop up again and again. What keeps them fresh is the couple’s ability to interpret the trends that suit their personalities and allow the day to tell their story.

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The Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazineThe Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazine is available in both print and digital editions

We are delighted you have chosen us to be your gateway—both through our popular print Asheville lifestyle magazine and our website—to the arts, culture, and communities that comprise the remarkable area that is Western North Carolina. In these pages, you will find behind-the-scenes stories about the region’s concerts, theatre and dance productions, festivals, restaurants, artists, and the multitude of locally-based businesses. We also enjoy bringing you features about the people and organizations who are caring for those in need, protecting our historic heritage, preserving our rich and diverse environment, and nurturing our cultural soul.