Meet a global lifestyle expert who applies his Casual Luxury principles to the industry of love. After all, you can’t spell “married” without MAR.
Mar’s approach to the wedding industry is inspired by answering the question: “What is a Casual Luxury wedding?” Since Mar’s lifestyle brand, Casual Luxury, is not solely about price, and his six core design principals are universal, his philosophy lends itself beautifully to all things wedding. LIFE ON MAR’S has no boundaries.
For two consecutive seasons Mar Jennings has been FoxCT/CT1 Media’s host and lifestyle expert for Dream Wedding, a media-sponsored live TV event integrating products, services and destinations to viewers. In this role he has hands-on experience in all aspects of the wedding, from selecting the right wedding dress and shoes to discovering romantic pre-wedding spots and breathtaking honeymoon destinations. He also answers bride’s questions through the CT1 Media’s CTGetsMarried.com, addressing everything from etiquette to planning tips.
Mar has served as executive producer, host and editor for numerous television projects and publications focused on the wedding industry. Since 2010 he has partnered with MarryCaribbean.com as their exclusive lifestyle expert, host and celebrity guest for their industry meetings, live weddings and special events. In 2013 he became the host and motivational guest speaker for Love & Sunshine, the premiere training resource for the best of the best wedding professionals in the luxury market. He worked with such notable experts such as Celebrity Floral Designer and Wedding Planner Preston Bailey. Jennings is also a correspondent and home and garden expert for The Better Show, a nationally syndicated lifestyle TV show. The program centers around all things which aim to make your life “better.” He was also named as the home and garden expert for Celebrations.com, and has teamed up with 1-800-FLOWERS.com.
Over the years he has made multiple appearances on the Today Show, HGTV, Food Network, ABC, CBS, and CNN. Mar has been featured in Better Homes & Gardens magazine, Quick & Simple magazine, Page Six, the Huffington Post and the New York Times, among other national and local television productions and print publications. He now contributes to NBC Connecticut with weekly segments referred to as “Mondays With Mar.”
During Spring 2014, Jennings appeared on the cover of Florida Bride magazine, joining a select group of other wedding industry celebrities who have also graced it, such as David Tutera, Donnie Brown, Randy Fenoli, Kathy Ireland and Monte Durham.