Getting Celebrity Weddings

STARS: THEY MARRY JUST LIKE US. Having celebrity wedding clients doesn't matter . . . until it does.

THE STATS: Just 3% of couples having Southern weddings say that the number of celebrity clients a vendor has worked with matters when choosing who to hire.

GET SPLENDID: Only a small amount of brides and grooms say they care if you've worked with celebs, but there's a reason big magazines still pay for exclusive cover story rights to couples' I Dos: famous weddings fly off the newsstand. We've shared before that the amount of press you have does help close the deal with clients -- and celeb nuptials can generate a lot more press coverage for you in key places than the weddings of us normals.