Samantha Iacia

Samantha Iacia

Samantha is a Washington, D.C.-based wedding writer with a soft spot for pale pink English roses and a sweet tooth for donuts. Along with spotting the latest wedding decor trends, she enjoys shopping for vintage finds at the nearest antique store, sweating it out at barre class, or cozying up at home.

Articles published by Samantha Iacia

Lifestyle 32 Stylish Gifts for New Homeowners, No Matter Your Budget

Celebrating a couple that just bought a house? Help them cozy up their space with our favorite gifts for new homeowners at every price point.

Bride & Bridesmaids 7 Trending Wedding Accessories from Bridal Fashion Week

In the words of Coco Chanel, you should always take one thing off before you leave the house. But after seeing these wedding accessories trends, we say pile 'em on.

Bride & Bridesmaids 17 One-Shoulder Wedding Dresses for Every Type of Bride

See why the one-shoulder wedding dress neckline is universally flattering (and about to be the next big thing) with these looks we spotted at Bridal Fashion Week.

Bride & Bridesmaids 19 Ways to Rock the Pearl Wedding Dress Trend

These sweet gemstones are the latest way to embellish your bridal look. See how to pull off the pearl wedding dress trend for 2020 with these straight-from-the-runway designs.

Bride & Bridesmaids The 6 Wedding Dress Trends Brides Will Be Wearing in 2020

Hot off the runways, the 2020 wedding dress trends already have people talking—and there's a trend for every type of bride. From pearl EVERYTHING to cool metallics, bright colors, and chic European vibes, here's what you need to know.

Planning Basics Which Movie Event Planner Should Plan Your Wedding?

Take this quiz to find out which big-screen wedding planner would be tasked with coordinating your special day.

Lifestyle 20 "Our First Christmas" Ornaments for a Memorable Holiday Celebration

Recently married or shopping for holiday gift ideas? These "our first Christmas" ornaments are a sweet way to celebrate any newlywed couple.

Planning Basics 8 Things Your Wedding Planner Wishes You Knew

Keep this expert advice in mind as you're hiring a wedding planner and working with them leading up to your big day.

Groom & Groomsmen Semi-Formal and Cocktail Wedding Attire for Men, Explained

If you've been invited to a semi-formal wedding or you're a groom in search of outfit ideas for your big day, this guide to cocktail attire for men will help you look your best.

Planning Basics A Guide to Wedding Venues in New Mexico & Getting Married in the Southwest

These beautiful wedding venues in New Mexico prove that the Land of Enchantment lives up to its name.

Wedding Decor How to Make a Wedding Monogram You'll Love Forever

Add an ultra-customized look to your big day by creating a personal wedding monogram to feature throughout your stationery and decor.

Groom & Groomsmen 12 Formal and Black Tie Wedding Ideas for Grooms

We're sharing exactly what you need to know about black tie wedding attire for grooms (and how you can bend the rules if a James Bond tuxedo isn't quite your style).

Places to Celebrate The Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in New Mexico By Season

From springtime gardens to winter ski resorts, these are our favorite outdoor wedding venues in New Mexico for every season.

Groom & Groomsmen A Guide to Rustic Wedding Attire for Laid-Back Grooms

Not sure what to wear for your rustic or outdoor wedding? Check out this guide to men's rustic wedding attire for stylish (but casual) ideas.

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties The Top 10 Bachelor Party Destinations, Ranked

The men have spoken. If you're planning a celebratory guys' trip—whether for yourself or someone else—these are the most popular bachelor party destinations in the country.

Places to Celebrate 11 Santa Fe Wedding Venues Full of Southwestern Charm

Love the warmth and vibrancy of Southwestern style? Host a your big day at one of these beautiful Santa Fe wedding venues.

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