Author: Catherine Lowe

During the summer of her junior year at College of Charleston, Lauren studied abroad with a pair of fellow Cougars who kept telling her she had to meet their friend Dante when they all got back home. That spurring-on led to a date at King...

One Monday night, at an East Carolina University bar in Greenville, North Carolina, Pirates Nina and Brett bonded over, as she sheepishly jokes, their love of a good deal on beer. But there was obviously so much more there. “Brett actually wanted to go on...

The Wedding Row: Start us at the beginning. How did you two meet? Kate: Edward and I met through work in 2014. We were both living in Washington D.C. and Edward needed some software configured on his computer. As luck would have it, it was my...

We love a groom who goes above and beyond for his bride-to-be, and JP did just that when he scooted down to Charleston from Charlotte, North Carolina, and back again in the same day to ask his sweetheart Nancy’s mother for permission to propose. Not...

For shutterbug Kate Timbers, the 200-year-old The Unitarian Church in Charleston is the perfect location for romantic portraits, timeless ceremonies, and more. With the church’s pastel-blue arched ceiling and its lush graveyard, it has all the charms that have kept the Holy City on the map...

We love a pair who embrace big, bold statements and big, bold flavors with all the mannerly trappings in their Big Days. Enter Amanda and Preston, who not only hosted a posh wedding at The River Course at Kiawah Island with seriously stunning tables dressed...

Some of the best romances we know of are rom-coms, and Amanda and Will's story is no exception. While Will tried to stage the world's dreamiest proposal, complete with a romantic dinner, rose petals all over the bar, and an empty patio, bride Amanda couldn't...

Do you know about Alhambra Hall in Mount Pleasant? That two-story, meeting house on Charleston Harbor that’s tucked away in the Old Village? Let’s let these shots of Abby and Patrick’s wedding introduce you to it, one of those awesome local secrets that, well, generally...

Eleven months after Stephanie and Scott met, the avid travelers ventured to Iceland for a long weekend (a surprise trip planned by him) and Scott popped the question on their balcony overlooking Reykjavik. After an excited “Yes!” from Stephanie, the couple, both elementary teachers from...

Amber and Phil met while working in the same nonprofit organization together in Washington, D.C. Three years later, during a hike in Great Falls, Virginia (the same place where they did their first hike together years prior), Phil surprised Amber with a blanket spread out...