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Jaimie Mackey

Jaimie Mackey

Wedding Planning Expert

A graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University, Jaimie Mackey began her career with luxury event planner Colin Cowie. Jaimie spent years managing and writing real weddings submissions for Brides Magazine and Jaimie eventually shifted to freelance writing and editing, including regularly contributing to WeddingWire. Jaimie took a hiatus from writing in early 2020 as she and her husband focused on starting The Assembly restaurant.


Following her college graduation, Jaimie interned with Colin Cowie Lifestyle. Jaimie was promoted to Junior Editor and then Senior Editor before being hired as a Real Weddings Editor for Brides. Jaimie worked with wedding professionals as she curated special celebrations to feature in Brides Magazine and on Jaimie then worked behind-the-scenes as a Content Director and Event Producer for Go Bella. In 2018, Jaimie decided to start freelance writing full-time. She has continued to write for in addition to WeddingWire, Real Simple, and The Huffington Post.

Jaimie recently branched into ghostwriting, serving as Neil Lane’s writing partner for his book Style Your Wedding with Neil Lane, published by DK Books.


Jaimie received her Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature from Barnard College. Jaimie also minored in Religion.

Articles published by Jaimie Mackey

24 Colorado Mountain Wedding Venues with the Most Amazing Views
Places to Celebrate
Find the perfect view for your big day at these scenic and amazing mountain wedding venues in Colorado.
17 Cape Cod Wedding Venues Full of Coastal Charm
Places to Celebrate
From laid-back to luxe, these beautiful Cape Cod wedding venues are all about those classic seaside vibes.
 14 Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues That Are Truly Spectacular
Places to Celebrate
Whether getting married in snow or sun, you'll be sure to wow your guests with these breathtaking Lake Tahoe wedding venues.
16 Historic Wedding Venues in Denver, Colorado
Places to Celebrate
Make your mark on Colorado history at one of Denver’s many historic wedding venues, from historic homes to gardens and more.
16 Denver Wedding Venues for Every Kind of Couple
Places to Celebrate
Whether your style is rustic or romantic, modern or classic, there’s a Denver wedding venue for you.
What is a Venue Walk-Through?
Places to Celebrate
We asked venue managers from across the country to explain what you should expect, why you should get a walk-through on your calendar, and what you need to know before you show up.
Here's How Your Wedding Dress Style Affects Your First Dance
Bride & Bridesmaids
Dance instructors from across the country have chimed in with the ins-and-outs of how the style of your wedding dress affects your first dance.
How to Remove Your Wedding Makeup After the Big Day
Beauty Tips
End your wedding day with a face as clean as when the day began by planning how to remove your makeup in advance.
How to Keep Your Summer Wedding Hair Looking Amazing
Bridal Hair
Be sure to bookmark these 9 expert tips before you head to the salon for your summer wedding hairstyle!
The Do’s and Don’ts of Pre-Wedding Beauty Treatments
Beauty Tips
These are the pre-wedding beauty treatments you won’t want to skip before your big day - and when to book them!
How to Avoid a Summer Wedding Makeup Meltdown
Beauty Tips
These expert-approved tips will keep your summer wedding makeup looking amazing at your outdoor event.
How to Create an Epic Wedding Send-Off
Trends & Tips
A wedding send-off is a great way to cap off an already amazing evening. But turns out there's more that goes into a picture-perfect send-off than meets the eye. Here's some must-know advice.
How to Fight Sweat at a Summer Outdoor Wedding
Hair & Makeup
Sweat isn’t invited to summer outdoor weddings — here’s how to keep it at bay, whether you're the bride, groom, or a guest.
How to Avoid the Social Media Comparison Trap

Trends & Tips
If you’ve ever gone to your vendor team with a stunning image and asked them to help you recreate it, only to find out just how complicated/expensive/unrealistic that shot actually is, you’ve fallen victim to the social media comparison trap.

How to Put Your Own Twist on a Bohemian Wedding Dress
Bride & Bridesmaids
Love the bohemian wedding dress trend but not sure it's your style? Turns out there are lots of ways you can add your own spin on a boho dress—and the Wilderly collection is the perfect place to start!
Wedding Dress Silhouettes for Your Style
Bride & Bridesmaids
Are you ready to go gown shopping? These are the Morilee by Madeline Gardner wedding dress silhouettes to suit your style.