February 2, 2010

WeddingChannel.com Unveils Brand-New Wedding Websites, Including Exclusive Selection by Couture Designers

Free wedding website designs inspired by Vera Wang, Monique Lhuillier, Lela Rose, and Oscar de la Renta on WeddingChannel.com/weddingwebsite.

LOS ANGELES (February 2, 2010) — You’re wearing a Vera Wang gown and laser-printing the fabric pattern onto your wedding cake. So why not also have a Vera Wang-designed wedding website, right? Starting today, you can. WeddingChannel.com today announced the launch of more than 100 new, free personal wedding website design variations, including ones inspired by A-list designers Vera Wang, Monique Lhuillier, Lela Rose, and Oscar de la Renta.

“Brides love tying in a signature detail throughout the entire wedding to create a chic, cohesive look,” said Sharon Stimpfle, deputy site director of WeddingChannel.com. “We’re thrilled that Oscar de la Renta, Lela Rose, Monique Lhuillier, and Vera Wang are working with WeddingChannel.com so brides can incorporate their favorite wedding designers in their personal wedding websites too.”

On top of selecting an exclusive “couture” wedding website inspired by these celebrity designers, brides can also utilize an array of new, hyper-personal tools and features with 33 different WeddingChannel.com wedding websites.

WeddingChannel.com Free Wedding Website Features

Hundreds of Personalization Options: Select your own wedding website URL and then personalize it by choosing from more than 100 different design variations, customized pages, and multiple font styles and colors. Plus, add bonus wedding website pages to use any way you like!

Upload Multiple Photos: Want to share photos of your proposal, engagement shoot, or your wedding party? Easily upload and edit several photos in a multitude of ways, including posting photos in the photo album, downloading photos from Flickr accounts, and uploading images within each page. Plus, add links to external online photo albums.

Wedding Maps Feature: Help wedding guests locate all your wedding events by including an interactive wedding map page via Google Maps. With the wedding maps feature on WeddingChannel.com, wedding guests can easily pinpoint each event location, get directions (think: from hotel to ceremony to reception, or from airport to rehearsal dinner!), and determine how far apart the locations are, all on one interactive map! Every event is displayed with a user-friendly, corresponding icon.

Interact With Guests: Alert guests about your wedding website and the latest wedding details, and invite them to sign your guest book and leave personalized messages or questions. Plus, allow guests to RSVP to your wedding online.

Gift Registry: Inform guests where you’re registered, allowing them to conveniently find multiple wedding registries all on one site.

Find Coordinating Wedding Items: Search matching wedding items from the WeddingChannel Store.

Matching Save-the-Date Emails: Pull your entire wedding look together and send a free matching save-the-date email to all your wedding guests!

“Personalized wedding websites are a great tool couples can use to detail all the special elements that go into planning a wonderful wedding,” said designer Monique Lhuillier. “I’m so thrilled to be a part of this exciting way of sharing your wedding with loved ones.”

About WeddingChannel.com
WeddingChannel.com is the number-one wedding and gift registry website, offering comprehensive wedding-planning content, interactive tools, and a central location for couples to manage their gift registries. The patented registry system on WeddingChannel.com brings together registries from the nation’s leading retailers, including Bed Bath & Beyond, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Crate and Barrel, and Target, allowing guests to search one easy site to find a wedding gift.

WeddingChannel.com is based in Los Angeles and is a part of The Knot Inc. (NASDAQ: KNOT) lifestage media network.