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On the cover: Megan and Christopher Reynolds with son Dominic, 5, at their Oct. 15, 2022, wedding. Not pictured: Teagan, 15, Trevor, 13, Peyton, 12, and Noah, 10.

Today’s couples want to express their unique story, and while they may give a nod to tradition, they’re not afraid to break new ground. From black wedding dresses to repurposing décor to geometric-shaped cakes, we talked to area experts to find out more about the current trends. And if you’ve recently gotten engaged, we have a list of area venues and caterers to make your planning a little easier. –Michelle Ownbey, publisher

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