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Behind the Veil: Jess Wegner

In the Behind the Veil and Behind the Scenes series, we get to know the creative, hardworking, and talented individuals behind Dallas weddings. Wedding planner Jess Wegner dishes on her love for family, online shopping, and Kate Middleton.

Jeans Paige

T-shirt You’ll never believe it. Old Navy “Luxe” Tees are my absolute favorite!

Shoes you wear on the job Anything as long as it has my amazing Alice Bows inserts! Kate Middleton wears these as well to stay comfortable in her heels!

Sunglasses Tom Ford

Jewelry you wear everyday Diamond studs

Favorite designers Zimmermann, Rebecca Taylor and Temperley London

Where do you shop? Always online! Shopbop, Revolve and Tuckernuck are bookmarked.

Online shopping site I’m not sure what I did before Amazon Prime.

What’s your sign? Cancer

Workouts Does chasing a toddler count?

Morning rituals Starbucks and reading The Skimm

Evening rituals Luxe face creams and furry throw blankets

Guilty pleasure @CommentsbyCelebs on Instagram. You’re welcome.

Perfume or cologne Molecule 02 by Eccentric Molecule (It has Ambroxon in it and smells unique to each wearer.)

Who cuts your hair? Micaela Soto! Look her up @MicaelaSotoMUAH!

Where were you born? East Texas

Where do you live? Fort Worth

Favorite artist My son

Art in your home Several photographs of historical architecture

Local museum The Modern

Pets A black Persian fur ball named Stormy and a German Shepard puppy named Champ

Local restaurant Green Papaya

Best cup of coffee in Dallas I’m a Starbucks gold card member lol *shrugs*

China or pottery Blue and White chinoiserie

Favorite piece of furniture An antique bureau in our guest bedroom

Minimalist or maximalist Minimalist

What was your first job? A clothing store in the mall

Favorite flower O’Hara rose

Favorite hotel St. Regis

Dream dinner party guests So many! Kate Middleton and Prince William, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds… oh and Warren Buffet and Tom Brady for my husband because that’s only fair.

Go-to dinner party recipe I’m a Texas girl; you’re getting steak. Oh, and a fantastic charcuterie board.

Favorite snack Peanut butter-filled pretzels

Three items always in your fridge Iced tea, salad and salsa

Who or what inspires you?  Girl Bosses who work really hard and treat others really well.

Favorite quote? “Don’t water the weeds.”

Fashion idol A mix of Kate Middleton and Victoria Beckham

Favorite beach Maui

Favorite charity Cowtown Warriors

Favorite movies Old musicals

Favorite writers Those that are witty and imaginative

Favorite albums Pretty much anything from the 90s will get you a full karaoke experience with me

What’s on your nightstand? Two gold cat figurines that I adore gifted from a friend, a photo from my wedding and a clock

Photography or coffee table book Both, and lots of each!

Who would you want to be for a day  Kate Middleton

What’s your inner age? I think the same as my “outer” age?

Dancing or karaoke Dancing

Favorite blog TheStyleScribe.com by Merritt Beck. I feel like I have my own personal stylist and she produces so. much. content.

Favorite podcasts I listen to more audio books.

Recent Google search Dinner recipes

Wedding trend Innovative cake design

Pre-wedding ritual Strawberry pancakes

Favorite wedding song “Can’t Take my Eyes Off You” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Post-wedding ritual Texting my team into the wee hours about every detailed we loved!

Favorite wedding All of them 😉

Advice for brides Try to send a thank you note on the same day you receive the gift. It will make it so much easier than trying to send 200 all at once!

Read more Behind the Veils and Behind the Scenes here.

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