Allison Deerr has contributed to VOWS since its first issue. Married with two grown children, Allison wore her mother’s heirloom ivory satin gown for her own wedding. A graduate of Fullerton College with an A.A. in journalism and California State University Fullerton with a B.A. in communications, she has been a writer/editor for daily newspapers and trade journals and volunteered for several non-profit groups. Based in Anaheim, Calif., she roots for the Alabama Crimson Tide (born in Mobile, Ala.) and California Golden Bears as well as her favorite pro sports teams.
She often writes on the intricacies of the day-to-day operation of a full-service bridal salon. Her particular style of conversational tone and detailed specifics has made her a mainstay of the publication and a favorite among VOWS readers.
She can be reached at email@example.com
Shannon Hurd, Managing Editor, oversees the editorial content and direction of VOWS and its platforms. She writes on Social Media and the intersection of bridal business and life. Shannon's recent blog posts are below.
It’s authentic, informative, fun – and strategically effective.
Peter Grimes, Publisher and founder of VOWS Magazine. His comments are presented in each issue's Publisher's Note, and often address industry issues and pertinent news of the day. He can be reached at 949 388 4848 or via email
As we close out 2016, there are a number of undercurrents that should break the surface in the coming season and year