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Real Weddings: Amber + Jeff

The Engagement:  July 2021 | Wildwood, NJ During an ultimate frisbee beach tournament in Wildwood, NJ, Jeff suffered an injury…or so Amber thought.  What she didn’t know was that was with the help of her two best friends (and cooperation from the opposing team), Jeff had been busy planning this little interruption to the game...

Polished Nail Bar Provides Eco-Friendly Luxury

Meet owner Jamie and the staff of Polished Nail Bar of WNY, an eco-friendly, luxury nail salon located in Clarence, NY. Polished Nail Bar focuses on the health & wellness of their guests & staff by using locally made organic products, with low toxic & non toxic options in a superbly clean & ventilated space....

Doing Things Different at New Ivory Bridal

Meet Kristin and Amanda, co-founders of New Ivory Bridal, a brand new bridal salon providing a luxurious, personalized shopping experience for the mid to plus sized bride. Solving A Problem in the Market When asked why she wanted to start a bridal salon after two decades of hair artistry, Kristin says “five years ago I was...

RECAP: Upstate Indie Weddings Show at The Show Shea’s Seneca!

  WOW!!!  What an incredible way to kick off the 2023 wedding planning season!  After taking a break in 2022 and transitioning ownership, the fun, the creativity and the spirit of Upstate Indie Wedding Show was brought back for our first event of 2023!  In case you missed it, we spent an afternoon in the...

Heirloom Quality Stationery of Graphic-Poetry

Like many in the wedding industry today, Liz, owner and graphic designer behind Graphic-Poetry, dipped her toes into the world of wedding invitations while planning her own wedding.  Wanting to “wow” her guests wedding, she began searching for invitations that fit her unique style. After coming up with nothing that was quite right for the...

Experience and Passion Meet with Photography by Alexandra

The love of photography began at an early age for Alexandra, owner of Photography by Alexandra. “It’s cliché indeed, but my first camera was made by Fisher Price.”  She has since upgraded her equipment, but never lost her artistic passion, creative eye, or ability to anticipate the moment.  That passion is something that has brought Alexandra...

Natural Photos from Chelsea Modern Images

Meet Chelsea, owner of Chelsea Modern Images, a natural light portrait photographer with bohemian heart. Bringing a bright, natural aesthetic mixed with boho vibes to each photo shoot, Chelsea likes to personalize the her work to fit the mood and clients she is photographing.  She owns a natural light studio and can offer beautiful in-studio...

Sola Enchanted Petals and Gifts Makes Florals That Last Forever

Getting to Know the Artist Behind the Stems With an untraditional start, Sola Enchanted Petals began when Christine stepped away from her profession in the medical field.  With more time on her hands, she began to experiment with wooden florals.  That experimentation led to the development of a talent she didn’t even know she had!...

Western New York Florist Art of Blooms Just Joined the Indie Crew

Meet Alisha, the Western New York Florist Art of Blooms owner!  She creates floral arrangements and any type of floral décor for weddings. They service Western NY all the way to the Finger Lakes! Art of Blooms strives for elegance and simplicity, however is affordable. “My brand is very natural and whimsical,” Alisha says. “I...

Bridal Alteration Advice from a Wedding Dress Designer

When you’re looking for an alterations tailor, consider the cost but also research the work. If you don’t see photos of dresses like yours, ask the tailor about it. Make sure that you like the environment of the tailor shop. You’ll want to be comfortable speaking your mind and asking for what you want. Lastly, trust them! They are the professional and know more than you.


It’s an INDIE FRIENDOR GIVEAWAY time, bitches! We could all use a lottle pick-me-up right now. We’re teaming up with Ever In Bloom and Sarah Kieffer Designs to bring you ladies something lovely! Ever In Bloom owner Madina is based out of Niagara Falls, Canada. She is a mama-hustler who also runs a successful balloon business!...

Upstate New York Micro Wedding Services

Due to COVID 19, the rise of Upstate New York small wedding services has skyrocketed. So, lucky for you we have a lot of friendors in this industry who can’t wait to help you! We’ve compiled a list of the services that we’re aware of to help as a guide for any couple in need.

Healthy Mind, Body and Marriage and Wedding Workouts

I’M GOING TO GET IN THE BEST SHAPE OF MY LIFE FOR THE WEDDING 🙌 Said every person ever. But is it sustainable? Will it last? Will you be the happiest, healthiest version of yourself for your marriage for life? Let’s focus on that, rather than one day of it. Read more about how you can make healthy living last for your entire marriage.

Wedding Day Lashes: Falsies or Extensions?

Our topic for July’s Indie Edit newsletter club is health and beauty! One of the topics we discussed with our beauty pros was wedding day lashes. I, personally, have never had lash extensions, but I have worn falsies before. They DEF make a difference for your overall look and really help your eyes pop in...

Say Hello to the Indie Weddings Team!

Here is the Indie Weddings team! Buffalo and Rochester Indie Weddings is officially 7 years old! It’s been such a fun adventure growing with this business. I’ve met so many incredible business owners and I’ve been lucky enough to befriend so many of them. Now, I’m excited to announce the team to the entire world!...

Inside Look At Our Winter Vendor Parties

Tis the season to celebrate a year well done! Our winter vendor parties this year were amazing! We freaking LOVE our vendors! This great for all of the small businesses that are/ have been on the fence about joining! We have fun, too! We’re a tribe for a reason; we support each other and thrive on...

Indie Edit Monthly Email Club for Couples!

Our Indie Edit is WNY’s only wedding email club packed with inspiration, advice, discounts and gifts! Start off each month with a clear direction on what needs to happen next in your planning, and where to find all of your wedding needs!

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