Carissa is an Editor at Zankyou Wedding Magazine, a fashion fanatic and events enthusiast. She studied Communications and Journalism and has worked in art galleries, media offices, and film festivals. She's always on the lookout for new trends in the wedding industry. If you have any questions about the magazine, contact her at

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A Sweet Rustic Wedding in Spain with Cute Japanese Details

So many things we can say about this real wedding – super cute, fun, rustic, yet stylish! From the Japanese influenced details to the gorgeous setting in the Spanish countryside to the fun photo booth idea – … Continue reading

The Best Juicing Recipes for Brides

To put it plainly, wedding planning can get draining and to top that off, you’re striving to get on a wedding diet for the big day, yet you don’t have the time. Re-energize yourself and infuse your … Continue reading

7 Wedding Etiquette Rules That Are Okay to Break

To this day, many engaged couples are pondering over the established wedding etiquette rules that have lasted for decades and we think that it’s time to start breaking some. Read which seven wedding etiquette rules we think … Continue reading

Wedding Lounges: Mingle in Style at Your Beach Wedding

Summer is very gingerly creeping back into our lives, and that means beach weddings will be the hot wedding events of the summer once again. Make your guests “ooh” and “ahh” more with a gasp-inducing wedding lounge … Continue reading

12/12/12: 12 Months, 12 Brides, 12 Different Wedding Day Looks

In honor of 12/12/12, the last repetitive date we’ll ever see (and also the countless weddings happening today), we’ve created a gallery of 12 different bridal looks for every month of the year and from 12 different Zankyou countries. Enjoy our editor’s selection of wedding dresses, accessories, shoes and jewelry to inspire your own bridal look.

And the Winner of the Best Photo of the Year Contest for the US is…

After receiving a slew of talented entries and one week of readers voting for their favorites, we’re proud to announce the winner of Zankyou US’ Best Wedding Photo of the Year – Julie Hagenbuch Photography!

Best Wedding Photo of the Year 2012: International Contest

After determining the “Best Wedding Photo of the Year” in the United States, we’re combining the winners of 11 different Zankyou countries to find the “Best Wedding Photo of the Year in the World!” So take a … Continue reading

Best Wedding Photo of the Year 2012 Contest: US Competition

Here are the US nominees for Zankyou’s Best Wedding Photo of the Year 2012! The photo with the most votes will be entered into the international competition to find the best wedding photo among the 18 countries in which Zankyou is present.

Zankyou on Instagram: 4 Tips for Using the Photo Sharing Tool for Your Wedding

Already have Instagram on your cell phone? If you don’t know, it’s a free photography application for iPhones and Android, which lets you take a photo, apply a filter and series of effects and then share it … Continue reading

Alternative Button Bridal Bouquets by Angela’s Artistic Designs

Here’s an artificial bridal bouquet idea that’s cute as a button! Angela’s Artistic Designs creates beautiful custom designed button bridal bouquets that will make an everlasting keepsake from your wedding day.

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s Wedding Photo Revealed: She Wore a Pink Wedding Dress!

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel‘s wedding photos from their rustic-romantic ceremony in Italy will be published in the upcoming issue of People Magazine. The cover shot shows Justin “jumping for joy” in his Tom Ford suit while … Continue reading

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