This weekend, . To celebrate the bond between and lovers and arrange their meeting with professionals, two fairs will take place in the Marais. They will happen at the 116 Turenne and 16 Minimes venues, handled by Galerie Joseph, owner-operator of over 20 locations available for rent in Paris. Discover the You and Me and Love.etc fairs and come meet wedding professionals.
Love.etc’s 2020 exhibition at 116 Turenne :
The Love.etc exhibition sees itself as an alternative to traditional wedding fairs. For its eleventh year, the fair assembles wedding professionals as well as visitors simply looking for inspiration. With a meeting for professionals on February 7 and another open to visitors on February 8, Love.etc wants to spur reunions, discussions. Like every year, Nessa Buonomo is the one organizing the event. Both a fashion designer and an author, Nessa is the creator behind the blog La mariée aux pieds nus (The barefoot bride). This is where Nessa shares her favorite creators, her wedding tips… Long story short, everything to help fiancés on this great adventure.
This year, the exhibition is filled with warm, shimmering colors. No tacky decor in sight : here is the home of modern, sophisticated romanticism. Indeed, from the delicate lace to the flower arrangements, everything to be taken straight of your dream Pinterest account. The setting will transport you, and most definitely give you the inspiration you need to plan your own event.
With its atmosphere both convivial and intimate, Love.etc wants to showcase local creators. You will be able to find wedding dresses from Éléonore Pauc, Mademoiselle de Guise, or By Romance. But of course, a wedding isn’t only about dresses. Wedding planners, florists, photographers et video makers… Will also be exhibiting their work.
The event will take place in the largest venue offered for rent by Galerie Joseph. It has a total surface area of 850sqm spread across two floors, and includes an impressive 12m high glass roof. Located in the heart of the Marais, this former workshop was fully renovated in 2013 and now offers a refined, modern space. It is ideally located in a neighborhood filled with art galleries and designer boutique. Its architecture is a wonderful asset, as is its situation.
You and me at the 16 Minimes for the 2020 Paris Wedding Fair :
From February 8 to 9, you will also be welcome at the 16 Minimes venue, where the You and Me wedding fair will take place. For its third year, the nomadic exhibition aims for a welcoming atmosphere, and the promotion of a bohemian lifestyle. This season’ is all about warm colors and organic materials. This modern take on boho merges sophistication and simplicity, and will make you want to get off the beaten path. By putting the spotlight on local creators, You and Me builds a genuine connection between visitors and professionals.
During the exhibition, you will be able to meet creators during workshops… And get inspired for your own event projects, too. You will also get the opportunity to talk more at length with the attending professionals in order to ask them questions. Models will exhibit the creators’ new collection, in a comfortable, intimate venue. Multiple animations are also planned during the day.
You will find wedding dress designers such as Fanny Sathoud, My Philosophy, Olistic the Label… Photographers such as Studio Julke, Blondie Photographie… And also florists, jewelers, musicians, caterers… All the people whose help you will need to plan your dream boho wedding.
The venue hosting this 2020 Paris Wedding Fair fits this bohemian aesthetic perfectly. The 16 Minimes venue is indeed located a few steps away from the Place des Vosges, where famous poet and writer Victor Hugo once lived. This exhibition venue is also surrounded by the art galleries, restaurants and boutiques of the rue de Turenne. Its 10m long front window overlooking the street allow for great visibility, and excellent lighting. With its refined surface, the Minimes venue fits any type of event. It can welcome exhibitions, cocktail parties, product launches, press days or pop-up stores all throughout the year.