Mount Pleasant Magazine Jan/Feb 2022

53 www. ReadMPM. com | www.MountPl easantMagaz i ne. com | www.MountPl easantPodcas t . com their anticipation for the upcoming nuptials. “‘I wouldn’t miss your wedding — it’s going to be amazing,’ they would say,” recounted Knox. “Because I’m a wedding planner, my guests were excited to see what I’d come up with. I told them, ‘Don’t expect the Met Gala.’” Knox explained that the pressure she felt to awe her family and friends on her wedding day inspired her to pair traditional touches with an element of surprise. Having executed hundreds of weddings and events, Knox had countless ideas in the months leading up to the big day. She worked with Tailor & Table to narrow down her vision and choose the direction that most reflected her goals for the day: to create a unique celebration that would blend the traditional with the modern while embracing the flavors of the season, showcasing the coastal aesthetic and cuisine, and, most importantly, keeping it lighthearted and fun. Knox had just 10 months to plan the wedding but had it planned in about half that time. “I chose vendors I worked with often and was familiar with,” she said, adding that her personal friend and mentor, Virgil Bunao, photographed the festivities. When asked what kind of bride she was, Knox assured that she wasn’t a bridezilla, despite a couple of meltdowns over the possibility that her dream wedding flower would not be available due www. ReadMPM. com | www.MountPl easantMagaz i ne. com | www. Char l es tonBr i des