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Elevating Elegance: The Significance of Luxury Wedding Stationery

A wedding is a celebration of love, commitment and style. Every detail, from the venue to the smallest decorative elements, contributes to the overall essence of the day. One often overlooked but immensely important aspect is stationery. Specifically, luxury stationery, which has the power to elevate a wedding to new heights of sophistication and elegance. In this blog, I will delve into how important stationery really is if you want a luxury wedding.


Authors Bio: Vivienne May Weddings was founded and created by Kerrie May. With over 8 years of experience in the luxury wedding & event industry, Kerrie has worked at some of the UK’s most iconic venues alongside a selection of renowned industry professionals and worked with a selection of high-net worth couples.

Kerrie is a UK Wedding Planner and has a distinctive reputation amongst her fellow luxury wedding professionals. Her wealth of experience, industry knowledge and unrivalled passion for bringing her clients vision to life is what drives her to plan impeccably designed, style-led and perfectly co-ordinated weddings, with romance at its heart.


Setting the Tone

Your wedding invitation is the ‘Opening Act’ of your special day, setting the tone and giving guests a glimpse into what to expect. Luxury stationery does this with finesse. The quality of materials, intricate designs, and attention to detail immediately convey the event's level of sophistication, hinting at an elegant and memorable celebration.

Luxury invitations often use premium cardstock, exquisite finishes, and sometimes even incorporate elements like foil stamping, embossing, or letterpress printing. These not only look and feel luxurious but also portray the couple's taste and style.


First impressions start with the Envelopes

Don't underestimate the power of envelope presentation. Use high-quality, matching envelopes that complement your invitation design with liners to match! Consider hand-calligraphed or professionally printed guest addresses for an extra touch of elegance. Seal the envelopes with a custom wax seal featuring your monogram or wedding motif for added sophistication.


Creating a Bespoke Edge

Luxury stationery allows for a high degree of personalisation and customisation. I work alongside designers with my couples to create bespoke invitations that reflect their unique love story, theme, and/o cultural elements. From selecting the font and colours, to choosing the texture and style, every aspect can be tailored to suit a couple's preferences. This personal touch adds an emotional layer to the invitation, making the guests feel cherished and giving them a glimpse into the couple's wedding.


Unveiling the Experience

Luxury stationery extends beyond just invitations. It encompasses menus, place cards, seating plans, order of service and so much more. Each of these elements contributes to the overall experience of the wedding day. Imagine entering a reception adorned with beautifully designed menus that not only showcase the evening's culinary delights but also the couple's aesthetic.


Photo Credit: Sarah Vivienne Photography

Creating Lasting Memories

In a world dominated by digital communication, receiving a physical invitation or a beautifully crafted thank-you card stands out more than you think. Luxury wedding stationery creates lasting memories for both the couple and their guests. It's a memento of the celebration, a piece of art that can be cherished for years to come. Guests often keep these invitations as keepsakes, a reminder of the joyous occasion and the couple's thoughtfulness in choosing such elegant stationery.


Luxury stationery is not merely paper and ink; it's a testament to a couple's commitment to making their wedding an extraordinary affair. It sets the stage, shares the narrative, and leaves a lasting impression. In the grand tapestry of a wedding, luxury stationery is the exquisite thread that weaves everything together, creating an opulent and unforgettable experience. Investing in luxury stationery for your wedding day is a small price to pay for the lasting imprint it leaves on the hearts of all who are part of your special day.

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