About Us

Katie Martin is one of the world's leading luxury + green wedding experts. She has owned and operated Elegance & Simplicity, Inc. since 1998. She and her team have designed 1000's of luxury + green weddings and events.

You want fresh ideas, innovative style and creative input to pull your wedding together. We make wedding planning simple to make it an exhilarating experience for you. With so many components to a wedding, we know you need a team of people to take your vision and make it a reality. We are the only wedding planners in the greater Washington, DC area with a team of highly trained individuals to help you with your wedding planning process. From creating your overall wedding style to designing your floral designs and decor. From selecting cuisine to finding the right music. Discovering your wedding fashion style to stationery design.

We do everything for you. We design and build your wedding based on your style and our team's inventive imagination. With in-house wedding planners, stylists, floral designers, photographers, stationery, calligraphers, lighting specialists and design carpenters, we are able to take care of every last detail. With less vendors to visit and a team of planners and designers, we are able to keep your overall carbon footprint to a minimum. We are the nation's leader in eco-couture weddings and whenever we travel for events outside the Washington, DC area, we always carbon offset it.

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