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Hillary Hoffower

Hillary Hoffower

WeddingWire Contributor

Hillary Hoffower is a New York City-based reporter with experience covering wedding and finance content. Hillary has worked for luxury event planner Colin Cowie, digital Superyacht brand Dockwalk, and is now a Correspondent for Business Insider. Throughout her career, Hillary has contributed to WeddingWire and


Hillary entered the wedding industry as a Web and Editorial Intern with Colin Cowie Lifestyle. Following her graduation from the University of Florida, Hillary worked as an Associate Editor of digital and print content for Dockwalk at Boat International Media. Hillary started contributing to WeddingWire and during this time, mostly covering bridal fashion, wedding décor trends, and travel. She currently works for Business Insider, where she has assumed Reporter, Senior Reporter, and Correspondent positions for Millennial Wealth. Hillary reports on the intersection of youth culture and wealth.


Hillary graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations. She also minored in English and had a concentration in Psychology.

Articles published by Hillary Hoffower

22 Cute Engagement Announcement Ideas You'll Want to Copy
Marriage Proposals
Trust us—you won't want to spill the beans until you’ve seen these cute and creative engagement announcement ideas.
22 Wedding Hairstyles for Short Hair: Updos, Half-Up & More
Bridal Hair
These absolutely gorgeous wedding hairstyles for short hair are sure to inspire your wedding-day look.
These Wedding Dessert Table Ideas Are SO Sweet
Cake & Desserts
How do you make sure your wedding dessert table display lines up with your wedding style? Take a cue from these ideas.
15 Succulent Wedding Décor Ideas for a Desert-Chic Vibe
Wedding Flowers
If you prefer natural greenery to colorful flowers, try adding some succulent wedding decor to your big day.
Proof That Industrial Chic Weddings Are the New Rustic
Wedding Decor
Industrial style is a chic wedding trend that's definitely here to stay — just take a look at these jaw-dropping industrial wedding ideas.
6 Destination Wedding Themes That Are Totally Trending
Destination Weddings
No matter where your destination wedding will take place, one of these themes is sure to suit your style!
The Garden Wedding Décor Every Romantic Outdoor Bash Needs
Wedding Decor
If you're hosting a garden wedding, you're sure to to be inspired by this incredibly romantic decor.
7 Beer Wedding Ideas to Give Your Big Day Some Hops
Food & Beverage
If you and your partner are beer fanatics, incorporate these creative and unique beer wedding ideas into your big day!
Do  You Really Need a Wedding Color Palette?
Wedding Decor
If you're starting to plan out your wedding decor and style, you may be wondering: Do I actually need a wedding color palette? The debate rages on.
14 Unique Rehearsal Dinner Décor Ideas We’re Obsessing Over
Rehearsal Dinner
Your rehearsal dinner sets the tone for your entire wedding weekend—so let your creativity shine through!
6 Easy Steps to Creating the Perfect Wedding Bar
Wedding Reception
Your wedding bar setup is an important part of your reception. Here's how to create the perfect bar to keep your guests happy.
12 Ultra Violet Wedding Details for the Pantone-Obsessed
Wedding Decor
Purple fans, get psyched. The Pantone color of the year, Ultra Violet, is right up your alley. Here are some ways to incorporate this pretty hue into your big day.
9 Creative Wedding Furniture Ideas That Aren't Overdone
Wedding Decor
Take a bit of inspiration from these wedding furniture ideas!
7 Unique Wedding Ideas That Use Texture
Wedding Decor
One of the hottest and most unique wedding ideas right now is using texture in your wedding decor. Here's how to add texture to your wedding-day style.
15 Metallic Wedding Ideas For an Event That Truly Shines
Wedding Decor
Want your wedding to sparkle and shine? Check out these metallic wedding ideas to add a glamorous twist to your big day.
Pull off a Boho-Chic Wedding with These Macramé Details
Wedding Decor
From cake toppers and chair accents to table runners and backdrops, we’ve rounded up some playful ways to incorporate it into your boho-chic wedding.