Happy Tuesday! Considering the focus always lies on the bride, the idea of grooms getting shine on their big-day is often an oversight! However, event planner and coterie member, Lenee Valentine is here to fix that! Lenee is guest blogging today to share more with readers on her new company, Grooms Matter Too® and the services they provide to assist grooms along their journey to the alter! Scroll on for more, while viewing photography by fellow coterie member, Chi-Chi Agbim of TwoTwenty Photography.
The time is here! It’s almost your wedding day and you can’t be more excited to marry the bride of your dreams! You know the fairytale cliche says, “It’s the bride’s day,” but secretly you can’t help but think “What about me, the Groom?”
Grooms Matter Too® was created from the philosophy that the grooms satisfaction and enjoyment matters just as much as his beautiful bride. Every aspect of your plans should be distinctly memorable for him as well.
Our service offering is designed to leave him relaxing in an air of luxury, and stress-free ease. Trust us to handle the details while catering to your unique taste and your wedding season experience will be unforgettable.
Wish to bond with the groomsmen before the wedding? Let us take care of the car service, dinner reservations, and provide activity options. Grooms, we can even ensure complete relaxation with elite grooming, spa/masseuse services, and exclusive styling and clothier connections.
So brides to be – if you want to begin to stimulate the wedding planning process with your groom, why not have Grooms Matter Too to create memorable experiences for him during this magical time in the both of your lives.
Think of us as a personal concierge totally focused on catering to all of “HIS” wedding needs. In a story where typically the man is left out of every wedding detail except the financing, WE BELIEVE, that Grooms Matter Too®!
Grooms Matter Too: Owner & Creative Director, Lenee’ Valentine
Photography: ChiChi Agbim, TwoTwenty
Styling: Donnell Baldwin, Mr. Baldwin Style
Co-Producer: Courtney Arrington Baldwin
Styling Assistant: Sydnee Paige
Men’s Grooming: Makeup Artist, Daurisa Villanueva
Florals: Veronica Epps, Pretty Petals Florals
Models: Andres Robles | Will Taylor | Tylique Walter | Capri Carter
Lenee’ Valentine is the CEO and Creative Director of Lenee’ Valentine Weddings & Events, a full-service event planning firm. Her work has been showcased in various venues across the United States. With over twenty years of experience, Ms. Valentine is highly sought after for her event planning and styling expertise. Her creative eye, original designs, and professionalism have afforded her the opportunities to work with many local businesses as well as celebrity-level
Her work has been featured in publications including: Munaluchi Bride, Preston Bailey’s Blog, Bombshells in Business, Home, Confetti, Style, Redefine, Two Bright Lights, Urban Style, Pretty Perfect Living, Party Style, You Mean the World to Me (UK), The Maven Bride, Showerbelle, Posh Bridal, Southern Maryland Weddings, Swan So Sweet, Mazel Moments, and LaBelle Africana, just to name a few. She has been invited to deliver keynote speeches on the importance of setting goals and living your dreams and has appeared on several occasions as a guest on Fox 5 DC.
In addition, Lenee’ has recently launched her newest company called Grooms Matter Too®. The company was created from the philosophy that the grooms satisfaction and enjoyment mattered just as much as his beautiful bride to be. The goal is to guide the groom along his new journey while assisting with all of the wedding details that relate specifically to him and his groomsmen ex: surprise proposals, rehearsal dinner, styling, groomsmen gifts, outings with the guys, transportation and more.
In her free time, she loves to spend time with her friends and family. In addition, she enjoys traveling, meeting new people, and empowering people to live their wildest dreams.