Specialty Vendors to Help Before, During & After the Big Day
by Brides of Oklahoma September 9
Hiring wedding day vendors goes way beyond the venue, photographer, catering and the dress. To bring your event together completely and make your night one guests won’t soon forget, you’ll need a few specialty vendors to provide special touches not just throughout the day, but before and after, too! These Oklahoma vendors provide specialty services for brides and grooms to carry them from planning and pre-wedding festivities to the big day and beyond. Take a look below to learn more about these one-of-a-kind businesses and how they can elevate your wedding experience in the best of ways. Cheers!
Sweeten your event from start to finish with Apple Tree Chocolate. Their award-winning treats will undoubtedly have your guests’ mouths watering – just look at that caramel apple concoction above! Beyond their signature chocolate- and caramel-covered apples, Apple Tree offers chocolate-covered strawberries, truffles, fudge, cake balls, chocolate bark and more! Create a full-fledged custom dessert bar with endless options for your guests and they’ll be talking about those desserts for weeks to come. Each of their treats is made by hand locally and is as beautiful as it is delicious!
Photo: Kailey Watson Photography
BAKED Cookie Co. is an Edmond-based cookie company specializing in catering for events both small and large. Each batch of their hefty, scrumptious, 2.5-ounce cookies is made using high-quality ingredients and a passion that goes into every last bite. Owners Kari and Lisa have absolutely perfected the art of cookie baking to make sure each one is dense but soft, chewy and oh-so-delicious. Need a great idea to welcome out-of-town guests or a sweet gift to give your bridesmaids before the big day? BAKED offers beautiful custom gift boxes to share their cookies with anyone you choose!
Bonobos Groomshop takes the shopping experience previously reserved for the bride and her bridesmaids and puts all of the attention on the groom and his groomsmen! Don’t go searching for that perfect suit on your own or settle for renting from the same place you rented a tux for prom. Gather your guys together, head to Bonobos’ OKC location and make an experience out of it! Remember, you won’t just have the wedding to look nice for – consider the brunches, showers and rehearsal dinner, too. You want to look your very best! Each Bonobos Groomshop appointment is a private one-on-one with a style-savvy specialist that can outfit the entire wedding party, even if not all your guys live locally. They’ve got 63 locations nationwide! Step into a Bonobos to experience just how awesome choosing menswear for your wedding events can be.
Photo: Ashley Bosnick Photography
If it blends art, hand lettering and beautiful displays, Katie’s Custom Decor has it covered. Katie specializes in completely custom and unique artwork, signs, backdrops, stationery and tapestries to make your wedding stand out in a truly personalized way! Each piece of Katie’s is hand-made to the clients’ exact specifications, including size, colors, fonts and materials. Want to surprise your bridesmaids in a fun and personalized way? Have Katie make them each a gift reflecting their college, sorority or something they love. The possibilities are endless! Anything you can dream of, Katie will work to make happen. Inspired by something you saw on Pinterest, Etsy, or Brides of Oklahoma? Katie is happy to work from any inspiration photo to create something totally unique for you.
Photo: Andi Bravo Photography
An experience to remember and something your guests will be posting about, no doubt: a living champagne wall. Say what?! That’s right: a live, 3D bar service experience with your choice of champagne or beer. Allow your guests to be served a chilled refreshment while experiencing a “bartender” like they’ve never known! Behind a beautiful floral wall, available in your choice of colors, are white-gloved servers handing out endless glasses of champagne without anything but their hands being seen through the wall. Sparkling champagne flutes and personalized coordination with your venue are included with every Sparkling Tulips package. Watch as guests light up, laugh and enjoy the moment – this unique bartending service is truly one-of-a-kind!
Custom-made and hand-sewn in the USA, Margaret Collection offers stand-out bridesmaids’ attire for your whole crew. Forgo the usual matching bridesmaid dresses and go for something that fits each of your girls uniquely, or if you prefer a more uniform look, have them wear a unique style no one will have seen anywhere else! Inspired by high fashion and couture styles but accessible and easygoing for the everyday gal, Margaret Collection has dresses, capes and jumpsuits you’ll swoon for in gorgeous colors and materials, as well as custom options to create a masterpiece all your own.
Photo: Katie Pinson Photography
You’ve made it through the hustle and bustle of wedding prep, the big day has come and gone and it’s time to relax with your honey somewhere special. Let Michelle help you get there! This Oklahoma based travel agency is the way to book your honeymoon travel stress-free. Let Michelle know the types of places you love, your must-haves in a honeymoon destination, budget restraints and special requests, and she’ll provide you with options and guidance to help you make an easy decision you won’t regret! There are many benefits to using a travel agency like Michelle’s Destinations, like troubleshooting assistance if needed, one-stop shopping for hotel, flight, car rentals and more; not to mention the wonderful ideas Michelle can give you that you may not have thought of on your own!
Other Local Vendors: Apple Tree Chocolate, Kailey Watson Photography, Baked Cookie Co., Katie's Custom Decor, Sparkling Tulips, Bonobos, Ashley Bosnick Photography, Katie Pinson Photography