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ABOUT MICHELLE ELAINE WEDDINGS
We are a boutique, high end wedding planner service here for YOU. Michelle’s meticulous attention to detail and industry knowledge, joined with her team’s professionalism and know-how, provide a seamless experience. You’ll find Michelle’s honesty, openness and transparent approach refreshing. Her upbeat personality, genuine excitement, and attention to couples’ desires is evident from the first point of contact. Your perfect day becomes a reality under her and her team’s care and guidance. Michelle Elaine Weddings has been thriving for over a decade, with countless raving reviews, a stunning portfolio and positive industry reputation. If you want a true, hard-working professional team who will care for your day and take your investment seriously, you’re right where you need to be!
Starting out in the fashion industry, Michelle explored much of her creative side pursuing textiles, art and design. Opportunities abroad gave her the well-rounded tools needed to truly hone in on her existing skills. Working under the expertise of many luxury brands and designers throughout Manhattan, Michelle grew an understanding of high quality service as well as the desire to create a vision in which people fall in love with.
Her decision to leave the fashion world behind and explore her interest in events was when Michelle’s career really began to take off. In 2010, Michelle expanded her resume in the opposite direction with an opportunity in catering management and sales. Her boss and mentor, at that time, held over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, from The Plaza to The Waldorf. Quickly learning the ins and outs, it wasn’t long before she began to seek out greater challenges. In 2011, Michelle created a name for herself and hasn’t looked back. She believes that the client is always the first priority, and works closely with you caring for, and nurturing your wedding day as if it were her own. She has a very classic viewpoint on wedding design and always marries trend with tradition.
1.) Michelle has completed the New York City Marathon 4 times.
2.) She has an adorable long-haired chihuahua named Chip; that she tries to take everywhere!
3.) Michelle is a singer, participating as an alto from grade school through college.
4.) In fact, she met, her now Husband, John in their high school chorus class.
5.) They said "I do" in 2016!
6.) In college, Michelle interned with David Tutera where her love for wedding planning began.
7.) Her all time cheat treats are doughnuts and french fries!
8.) Michelle's drink of choice = champagne!
9.) She volunteers her time to local charities and tries to give back as much as possible.
10.) Michelle became a certified personal trainer in 2015; check out her Fitness page!
11.) She doesn't drink coffee and fellow New Yorkers are always shocked!
12.) Her guilty pleasure is reality TV, especially any of the Real Housewives!