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Whitney Pizale

Owner + Founder, W Events

Whitney Pizale is the owner and founder of W Events, a wedding / social event planning and design firm. Whitney loves to be creatively challenged and pulls inspiration from all facets of life. After graduating from university (major in history, minor in fashion styling), Whitney worked at an event and design boutique in downtown Toronto where she planned and designed events and weddings. After a stint in New York City that further heightened her artistic flair, Whitney returned to Toronto to start W Events. Whitney considers herself to be a curator of special occasions, drawing on her experience and creative passion.
Helpful Tips For a First Time Wedding Getty

Helpful Tips For a First Time Wedding MC

Being asked to MC a wedding can be a scary experience. Not only do you have to speak in front of all the wedding guests, but most people are unsure of exactly what the role involves. Unless you have a wedding planner on the day to give you cues, it is hard to know when to step up to the mic and what to say when you get there. Here is a list of helpful tips.
07/10/2013 12:13 EDT
Bridesmaid Dos and Dont's for Wedding Shutterstock

Bridesmaid Dos and Dont's for Wedding Season

It is hard to know the dos and don'ts of being a bridesmaid, whether it is your first time being in a wedding party or your tenth. Nowadays, every wedding is different and every bride has a unique personality. On that note, here are my most important dos and don'ts for being a bridesmaid.
05/31/2013 12:20 EDT
Planning Your Personalized, Unique Alamy

Planning Your Personalized, Unique Wedding

Gone are the days of "cookie cutter" weddings. These days, everyone wants a unique event that reflects their personal style. The good news is that you can bring out this uniqueness in anything and everything wedding-related, including food, décor, favours, music, location, stationery, and so on. Here are some tips to get you started.
02/19/2013 12:14 EST
How to Be the Perfect Wedding Alamy

How to Be the Perfect Wedding Guest

Being a professional wedding planner, I often get questions from friends and family regarding proper guest wedding etiquette. Here are some of the top guest-related questions I am asked (with answers!) along with tips for being a great guest.
01/22/2013 08:40 EST