Dear readers of The Wedding Standard, 

In no way am I Gossip Girl or "A" from Pretty Little Liars but I am the one pulling the strings behind all of our social media platforms and this very blog. 

The Wedding Standard team recently had the opportunity to sit down with Anna Vatuone, The Personal Brand Strategist, and she gave us some very insightful tips on how to better serve our wedding community. First things first, we need to get to know each other! 

A little about me: 

My name is Alexandria Trovao but by the end of May, I will officially be Alexandria Johnson! I got engaged to my perfect match in October of 2019 and like many of you, I've been a reluctant passenger on this emotional roller coaster that is wedding planning during a global pandemic. It hasn't been easy and there have been many tears but my fiance has helped me through it and we cannot wait to finally tie the knot in May, no matter what it looks like! So, I want you to know that I see you, I feel for you, and I support you! I am going to begin sharing what my journey has been like this past year and the inside scoop on my planning process. Be sure to check our instagram stories for more of the real me!

I grew up about 4 hours north in Tracy, California and made my way to sunny San Luis Obispo when I started college. I graduated from Cuesta College with my Associates Degree in Arts and Humanities and went straight to work! I've worked in hospitality and events since moving here in 2016 and joined The Wedding Standard team in February of 2020. Woohoo, I just celebrated my one year with TWS! My job here has been a dream because I have the unique opportunity to talk to couples, get to know their stories, and help guide them in finding their perfect vendors. It's hard to call this work when it truly is so fun. 

What I do for The Wedding Standard: 

I have my hand in just about everything within The Wedding Standard. My role here consists of writing newsletters to you lovely couples, sharing love stories and beautiful weddings on our blog, posting social media, and recruiting the best of the best Artisans to join our membership so that we can offer you outstanding wedding professionals for your big day! 

Give us a follow on Instagram to get to know us more, give us a follow on Pinterest to get inspired, and give this blog a follow to see real wedding features, styled shoot inspiration, and the most up to date tips on what is trending in wedding news! We strive to publish beautiful weddings in California put together by the most talented of artists and creatives.

Some quick fun facts about me:

+ I have a cute rescue pup named Rosie who's original name was Ruby Tuesday (no thanks.)

+ I am Portuguese and attended many festas growing up

+ I love true crime documentaries

+ Disneyland is my happy place

+ I can never make up my mind when asked where to eat

+ I call my mom twice a day usually

+ Lavender is my favorite color

+ I am obsessed with my Peloton

+ My nickname in high school was Rex

+ My first job was at American Eagle

+ My celebrity crush is Zac Efron (that hasn't changed since HSM 1)

+ I continue to watch The Vampire Diaries over and over and still cry at the end

+ Podcasts keep me company during every car ride

+ If I could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, it would be Audrey Hepburn

+ My dream vacation would either be the Almafi Coast or Dublin, Ireland

+ I grew up living next door to MC Hammer

+ my favorite dessert is creme brulee

Thank you for taking the time to get to know me! 

Do we have anything in common? Tell me in the comments!

Meet Alex, Content Creator for The Wedding Standard!