As the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic sets in and advisements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to encourage social distancing and restrict gatherings, weddings scheduled for the coming months have all become crises to manage, rather than reasons to celebrate. As we come together by keeping our distances, couples and families worldwide are facing the economic, social, and logistical challenges of postponing, reconfiguring, and, at times, replanning their weddings for later dates.
The goal, as with all COVID-19 measures, is to understand that nobody is alone in these uncertain times. With that in mind, the event industry’s leaders are currently working through new standards, procedures, and ideas to support couples across the globe as they navigate unchartered waters. To address your inherent desire to celebrate life’s milestones—when the time allows—we’re tapping more than 15 luxury wedding experts, and our own years of expertise, for guidance on moving forward. You’re likely wondering how and when to postpone your wedding, and what to expect in that process. BAZAAR Bride is here for you. Below, our expert guide to planning your wedding in the time of coronavirus.