Join wedding experts and influencers: Annie Lee, Michelle Elaine, Marc Wilson and Anne Chertoff for a discussion on wedding planning and the latest wedding trends.  

The daughter of an interior designer, Annie Lee is the principal planner and founder of Daughter of Design, author of Learn to Speak Wedding: Flashcards for Beginners and contributor to The Wedding A to Z. Annie is constantly at the vanguard of wedding and event style, fashion and design, combining her dual strengths in organization and imagination to keep Daughter of Design events personal and unforgettable. Annie is based in New York City where she has been busy working with a range of clients, including companies such as the Tribeca Film Festival, Gen Art Film Festival, BizBash, ASMALLWORLD and has worked on events for the Academy Awards ® and the royal family of Qatar.

Michelle Elaine, the “Wedding Fairy Godmother”, is the founder and owner of Michelle Elaine Weddings, Inc.,  a boutique wedding planning company based in New York, specializing in event production and design. Each wedding is carefully crafted and executed by Michelle Elaine herself to ensure that no single detail is ever missed.

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Anne Chertoff is the Editor-in-Chief of Twirl New York, a wedding planning and style website and digital magazine that caters to tri-state area brides and grooms. For the past 15 years Anne has worked as a wedding editor, covering planning, etiquette and style advice for Martha Stewart Weddings, BRIDES, Aol’s aisledash and iVillage Weddings. Since 2011, she has been a Contributing Wedding Editor for both media outlets and branded content sites, including Huffington Post Weddings, Yahoo, WeddingWire, EquallyWed, Four Seasons Weddings, and Vera Wang.

Weddings by MWD Lifestyles is a continuance of MWD Lifestyles, a top resource in destination and luxury wedding event production founded by Big Apple Award-winning Creative Director, Marc Wilson. What began as a love for all things weddings grew to become a full-scale event design, production, and planning company with destination partnerships and capabilities. Marc’s work has bee published in Grace Ormond Wedding Style, Design Bureau, New York Weddings, Manhattan, Essence, Weddings by Design, Brides, Twirl, The Knot, and Town&Country.


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