Planning & Advice

Clemson University Tigers tailgate cake.

The groom’s cake has become all the rage. Here are some of our local favorites

Everyone knows that the centerpiece of a wedding, other than the actual ceremony, is the wedding cake. Whether it has flowers or fondant, the...

10 top places to host a rehearsal dinner in the Charlotte area

If you have recently attended a rehearsal dinner or are planning a wedding weekend of your own, you know that rehearsal dinners have become...
Rotisserie chicken at La Belle Helene

4 places to get a taste of Paris without leaving Charlotte

Over the summer, Carolina Bride, now powered by CharlotteFive, traveled to Paris to shoot the cover of the fall destination issue. The sights, sounds,...

5 questions you need to ask before booking your wedding photographer

This piece is brought to you in partnership with Robert Burns II Photography. When planning a wedding there are so many choices to make, from...

7 local couples share their worst (romantic) travel snafus, from roofies to rogue waves

Traveling with your significant other, whether on your honeymoon or a weekend away, can be magical… or it can be a nightmare. We asked...