Mega Post 2010: What's New?

December 30, 2009  |  Southern Fete News

After over a year of business, I’ve learned a lot. For starters, the difference between a wedding planner and coordinator. A planner is someone who walks someone through the process and develops a visual plan as well as logistical plan. A coordinator tends to be the hands that put together a predetermined vision. And as I said in the previous post, I have begun to focus my vision for Southern Fete to fit the niche that I think the Lafayette market needs. Although we will still offer the day-of services, our full-service package will cater more towards brides who are looking for creative guidance. Honestly, I have tons of ideas that I would hate to go untapped because I am simply coordinating weddings every weekend. Though the South tends to be more traditional, I strongly believe there are many brides out there looking for something different. And I would love to be the one to create it!

Sooo…what’s our niche?

I have been super inspired by the Robert Best Barbie illustrations so I will let them help me tell you!


  1. so excited for you Valerie! I think this is a great move and can’t wait to see some of your designs come to life!

  2. These illustrations are fabulous. What great inspiration to put the wheels in motion for 2010. Very exciting!

  3. looks like EVERYONE could benefit from having u as a wedding planner!!!!

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