The Knot LIVE Season 3/Episode 8: Jesi Haack, New Trends, and Altar Alternatives

This week on The Knot LIVE, event planner Jesi Haack shares some of her top best-kept secrets, our wedding style guru Sarah shows off her favorite "literary chic" ideas, and we've got can't-miss fashion tips for every groom.

Saw something you loved? We've got a rundown of this episode's ingredients below.

Special Guest: Jesi Haack

What does it take to put together an unforgettable wedding? Our VIP visionary of the week is event planner Jesi Haack, a West Coast wonder with big ideas and a growing celebrity fan base.

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Trend Alert: Literary Chic Weddings

Today, our wedding style pro Sarah shows you how to bring out your inner bookworm beautifully. Here's where she got the goods.

  • Invitations:
  • Centerpieces and flowers: and
  • DIY-inspired pieces:
  • Bridesmaid gift:

LIVE's Top 5

On today's show, we highlight a few ways you can differentiate your ceremony space.

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Groom Style

Our fashion expert Heather shares can't-miss advice for outfitting the groom on today's episode. Special thanks to for helping to deck out the guys.

Knottie of the Week

Love featured bride Liana's wedding style? Here are the pros who helped pull it off:

  • Photography and videography:
  • Ceremony:
  • Flowers: Crisse MacFadyen at Little Shop of Flowers
  • Stationery:
  • Catering and wedding cake:
  • Gown: Richard Chai, altered by Emily Muller
  • Bridesmaid dresses:
  • Groom's and groomsmen's custom shirts and vests:

Plus: Check out Liana's blog at

Special thanks to for providing the silk flower arrangements that decorated our set.

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