About Green Wedding Shoes

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At Green Wedding Shoes, we are truly. madly. deeply. head over heels in love with love. We love sharing weddings with our readers and believe that there is no “right” way to throw a wedding. Whether you’re dreaming of an intimate wedding on a farm, a weekend camping adventure or a handmade wedding in a loft, we love them all! I love showing couples how their wedding can be all about them and that it’s ok to break traditions to make the day their own. Since beginning GWS, our mission has been to help couples personalize their wedding day and make it truly about the two of them as a couple, because that is what the day is about, right?! We love great photography – because it’s the one thing you have to remember after the event! And we have lots of great artists to recommend in our GWS Wedding Artist Guide to help create a GWS wedding. Our site started with us sharing amazing weddings and has now grown to also sharing entertaining, travel, DIY, and fashion + beauty features – so there is really something for everyone!

A bit more about the couple (in love!) behind the site.

Jen and Jason met at work. Jen was working as an Art Director and Jason was the VP of the company (a fun design company that developed websites and created online campaigns for movies). They quickly realized not only were they a great team at the company, there were becoming best friends and maybe more. Jen left the company for a new role as Creative Director (where she was a lead designer for ESPN and Yahoo! Sports) and their friendship quickly turned to more.

After a few years of dating, and the perfect woodland wedding in Jason’s hometown of Milwaukee, WI, Jen started Green Wedding Shoes to fill a gap she saw in the wedding blog world. Twelve years later (and with lots of hard work), we are proud to both call Green Wedding Shoes our full time gig.

Jen’s the Editor + Creative Director. She carefully selects each wedding and feature to share on the site as well as well as expanding the GWS brand into a product launches.

Jason’s the man behind the site. He runs the ad campaigns, software development and partner relationships. We absolutely love that we get to work with each other everyday on a site that helps inspire so many couples in love. We consider ourselves pretty lucky!

We live in Los Angeles, California and when we aren’t working on the site, love hanging out with our two daughters, Sienna and Dakota. Traveling, listening to music, checking out the newest LA foodie spot and enjoying the amazing LA weather are our favorite things. We definitely find the Southern California lifestyle inspires our design + interests.

Editorial Guidelines

We regularly use affiliate links in our blog posts. This means that while the product is the same cost to you, GWS may make a commission if you purchase anything through our links. This helps us pay our team and continue to provide GWS free for our readers.

– – – – – – Our Collaborations – – – – – –

Show Me Your Mumu

GWSxMumu Bridesmaids Dresses

We’ve partnered with Show Me Your Mumu the past few years to create unique prints for their bridesmaids dresses. We have had four unique floral prints through the past 4 years. Each capsule collection has 3 dress designers. We launched our first collection and in May 2016 and we’ve seen an amazing response to it! We currently still have 6 dresses available with Mumu and you can view the collection here.

Mejuri

GWSxMejuri Jewelry Collection

We partnered with Mejuri to design a collection of jewelry pieces that are perfect for your wedding day and every day after. The collection launched with 5 pieces in Feb 2016 and we added 2 more pieces in July 2016.

Gorjana

Gorjana Shimmer Collection

We partnered with Gorjana to design a capsule collection of jewelry pieces perfect for the bride and bridesmaids. We designed 8 unique pieces (including rings, necklaces, earrings, a cuff and headpiece) that launched in 2015.

– – – – – – Unity Through Community – – – – – –

Unity Through CommunityWe are proud to be a part of the #UnityThroughCommunity initiative. As a member, GWS is actively working to:

  • Rid the wedding industry of racism, prejudice and bias

  • Support, promote and purchase from  creatives of all backgrounds

  • Diversify your followers

  • Diversify your network

  • Diversify your clientele

  • Diversify the industry’s educational platforms

  • Commit to being accountable and holding each other accountable

– – – – – – Let’s Work Together! – – – – – –

Have an idea you’d love to partner with GWS on? We’d love to work with you to design a product and/or capsule collection. Please email Jen at jen {at} greenweddingshoes [dot] com to chat!