Our Modern Latina Bride Grapples With the Guest List
Our Modern Latina Bride Grapples With the Guest List
By Verky Arcos | 03/09/2011 - 13:45

People have always told me what a nightmare it can be when creating your wedding guest list, but, of course, I thought it’d be different for me. After researching wedding guest list etiquette, I was certain that by following a few standards I could keep my initial (intimate) number down to 100 guests.

   The criteria is as follows:

- You must know both of us

- Be a close family member or a childhood friend (or friend of many years).


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Our Modern Latina Bride Opts for a Sunday Brunch Wedding!
Our Modern Latina Bride Opts for a Sunday Brunch Wedding!
By Verky Arcos | 03/02/2011 - 08:57

Now that Hector is not involved in the planning process everything (in my head) has changed. I hope he doesn’t regret it later because he’s given me the green light and there’s no turning back now—I have a vision!


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Blog: Our Modern Latina Bride Starts Planning!
Blog: Our Modern Latina Bride Starts Planning!
By Verky Arcos | 02/23/2011 - 11:57

And so the planning begins!

While I had some ideas of my own, I thought I should have a brainstorming session with my fiancé and get a feel for his thoughts on the nuptials. But when I sat down with Hector on a Saturday afternoon, super excited to begin laying out my dream wedding, I was hit with the harsh reality that Hector and I didn’t see eye to eye on this. Not only did Hec not want a big production; he also didn’t want to be all that involved in the planning process either – what’s a girl to do?!


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Meet Our New Blogger: Verky Arcos, A Modern Latina Bride
By Verky Arcos | 02/16/2011 - 11:45

For as long as I’ve been working at Latina, I’ve been in a relationship with Hector. And, just like in my job, I’ve dedicated time and energy into my relationship to make it lasting and successful. Fast-forward three years and I am the Fashion Market Editor at the magazine and still going strong with my live-in boyfriend. Everything was going according to plan in both areas of my life until one day my personal life skyrocketed.


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