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Billion Dollar Weddings and Bridal Budgets

By: Seaport Boston Hotel / 12 Apr 2016
Billion Dollar Weddings and Bridal Budgets

The tenth in a series of posts from Seaport's wedding and social event expert, Leah Malin 

By now, you have probably heard about a certain Billion Dollar Wedding in Russia. If you haven't already seen the photos, check out some of the high-end highlights from

While this wedding is the very definition of over-the-top, I bet even that Bride (and her planner..or planners!) had some form of a budget to stick with along the way. Admittedly, not every couple is fortunate enough to afford JLo and Sting, but it is important to know where to go for guidance when managing costs associated with your special day!


Over the years, my go-to budget calculators have been those on and, but those can sometimes be overwhelming at the beginning of the process. As a start, I love this slide show from to get some preliminary ideas.


Regardless what tool you use, the important thing to remember is that you can always tailor these suggestions to fit your vision, budget and dream as you design your day, your way!

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