By Lynn Adams


An Expert’s Guide to Planning Your Perfect Day—Your Way

BY Mindy Weiss with Lisbeth Levine

Weddings may be timeless, but trends and technology change. These days, social media, Uber, and even drones can all play a part on the big day, and “megastar wedding planner” (People) Mindy Weiss is here to show you how to manage it all with THE WEDDING BOOK: AN EXPERT’S GUIDE TO PLANNING YOUR PERFECT DAY—YOUR WAY (Workman Publishing; September 2016)—the most comprehensive wedding guide on the market, revised for a new generation of brides- and grooms-to-be. Mindy Weiss is the most visible and trusted name in the business, with frequent appearances in the media and a roster of A-list celebrity clients. She is also ahead of the curve—and this timely update incorporates everything that’s fresh and exciting in weddings and wedding planning, no matter how big or small your budget.



  • How to get the most out of Etsy, Pinterest, Instagram, and other social apps and websites in your wedding planning
  • How to use hashtags during your wedding and all wedding-related events, such as bachelorette parties
  • How to use services like Uber for guest transportation
  • New etiquette, including managing food sensitivities and keeping costs down for bridesmaids
  • The latest on digital photos, wedding albums, and videos
  • New destination wedding ideas
  • Nontraditional wedding cake options
  • Insight into details unique to same-sex marriages—one of the fastest-growing sectors of the wedding business


Updated to reflect today’s trends, this book remains as exhaustive, informative, and indispensable as ever (whether used alone or in tandem with Mindy’s wildly popular The Wedding Planner & Organizer), ensuring that every couple can have the wedding of their dreams, regardless of their budget, style, or personalities.


About the Author;

Mindy Weiss is one of the most sought-after party planners in the country, working with celebrities including Ellen DeGeneres and Sofía Vergara. She is regularly featured in magazines and newspapers including People, US Weekly, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Los Angeles Times. She is also the author of The Wedding Planner & Organizer and The Baby Keepsake Book and Planner. She lives in Los Angeles and online at—and posts frequently on Instagram for her 160,000 followers @mindyweiss.



An Expert’s Guide to Planning Your Perfect Day–Your Way

by Mindy Weiss with Lisbeth Levine

Workman Publishing | September 2016 | ISBN: 9780761189541 | $24.95 (U.S.)

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