Month: November 2016

#ZolaCouple: Meet Heidi + Frank + Their Grand Budapest Hotel-Themed Wedding

Meet the lovely Heidi & Frank. This #ZolaCouple had a wedding that was fit for the big screen! In fact, their wedding theme was inspired by the Wes Anderson film Grand Budapest Hotel. We think they nailed it. What do you think? When they aren’t busy being a power couple, Heidi is a wedding & lifestyle photographer, and together they own a wedding venue in New York called Takk House. Read on to hear their love story – it’s one for the books!

The New Must-Have Line of Barware Designed By A World Champion Bartender

Let’s be real – dressing up your bar cart is half the fun when registering! If you are a cocktail-loving couple that loves to entertain, you’ll want to continue reading… Fortessa, one of our favorite Zola Brands, has just launched a new line of sleek and modern barware, Crafthouse by Fortessa, made in collaboration with World Champion Bartender, Charles Joly (pictured above). Aspiring home bartenders and professionals alike can get inspired to create their own crafts affordably and in style!

An Easy Thanksgiving Recipe to Impress Your Guests

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means it’s time to roll out your pants with the elastic waistband and get ready for marathon eating (and drinking) through January! ‘Tis the season, right? Whether you’re hosting or guesting this year, here’s an easy Thanksgiving recipe that will be sure to impress the crowd! It’s tasty, seasonal and completely Instagram-worthy. #BestThanksgivingEver

The Coolest Geode Finds to Add to Your Wedding Registry

The hottest registry decor this season are gifts that incorporate geodes, crystals, and natural minerals. These items are colorful, fun, and add a more organic feel to any home. Geodes in particular are very popular, because they are durable and can stand up to wear and tear, even though they look quite delicate and fragile. Adding in a jewel toned color, or a natural element, provides balance among other more modern, stark pieces and will make your newlywed home pop long after the honeymoon!

#ZolaCouple: Meet Maria & Charlie, Love in Panama

Meet our latest #ZolaCouple, Maria and Charlie. We’ve all seen the movies where two strangers meet and fall in love on vacation, but for this lovely couple, it was their reality! The two decided to have a destination wedding back where it all began in the lively and vibrant country of Panama. Check out their Q&A below, along with photos from the event. How did you meet? I (Charlie) took a trip to Panama and quite simply fell in love! Maria was home visiting for Christmas when we first met, and we dated across the country (NYC to California) for the first year while Maria finished her masters at Stanford. Fortunately, she was able to find a job here in New York afterwards, and the rest, as they say, is history. How did he propose? He proposed at the Central Park Conservatory Gardens in early June. There were supposed to be 10,000 tulips surrounding the main fountain, but they ripped them out literally the day before! It was still beautiful, and he had strangers help tie balloons around the hedgerows. Oh, …

ZOLA x SOUL Launch Event

On November 1st, we celebrated the exciting launch of SoulCycle on Zola! Editors, bloggers, and influencers alike saddled up at the West Village studio for a beat-bumpin’ and heart-pumpin’ lively event. The class was led by Soul Instructor & Zola Bride-to-Be, Emily T, who pulled together a perfectly crafted playlist of wedding-themed tunes (Think: Crazy Love by Van Morrison). Emily even included a few songs she’ll be playing at her own wedding this summer!

Zola Taps It Back: Introducing SoulCycle on Zola!

We are SO excited to announce the official union of SoulCycle and Zola! 🎉  After years of dating, Zola is now the exclusive registry destination for SoulCycle. For the first time ever, you can add 20-class and 30-class packages to your wedding registry, as well as the iconic yellow SoulCycle bike! Zola X Soul We know that SoulCycle classes are in high demand by our couples, which is one of the many reasons we are so excited about this partnership. Fun Fact: Many #ZolaCouples have already added SoulCycle class packs to their registries in the form of personalized funds. Wedding Workout Routines In the spirit of this launch we surveyed over 900 of our couples about their pre- and post-wedding workout routines and found that most couples do pump it up before the big day, and also that many newlyweds have kept up the routine after the wedding. Our brides and grooms are on fire! The Stats: 70% of couples pump up their fitness routine leading up to the big day. 1/4 of couples workout together on a weekly basis. …