Our Story

Invitation Only is a boutique wedding planning firm based in Summerville, South Carolina and conveniently located near Charleston.  We have been creating stylish and memorable weddings

since 2013, specializing in full-service and partial-service wedding planning.  We also provide event management and design coordination for those who wish to plan their own weddings but need some guidance in the months prior.  Although our specialty surrounds wedding-related services, we are also experienced in corporate event management and private party planning.  Utilizing our network of talented Lowcountry vendors, Invitation Only can bring together all the specific, unique details of your event to ensure that everyone involved has an unforgettable experience!​



Loraine Cook is the founder and owner of Invitation Only. She specializes in event coordination, planning logistics and wedding design.  As the Lead Event Designer of Invitation Only, she has a strong belief that each Client's focus should be to have fun, relax and enjoy their guests! Furthermore, she believes that your private event or wedding should be celebrated in both comfort and style, as well as be a true representation of who you are as the host.


Why choose Invitation Only?


We pride ourselves on getting to know our Clients during the planning process to ensure that their private event or  wedding truly reflects their personalities.  We accomplish this by listening to our Clients' individual desires and by pulling together Charleston-area vendors that can accommodate every budget and style!  Our wedding professionals work tirelessly to make your wedding day memorable for both you and your guests.  Attention to detail, drive for perfection and thorough structuring of your day are key components to a successful event!  Prompt communication with you, your vendors and your venue will help to alleviate stress in the months prior.  The design team at Invitation Only takes every opportunity to ensure that your wedding day is as special as you envisioned it to be! 



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Invitation Only is an equal opportunity Lowcountry business!  

We do not discriminate against any Client based on age, race, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation or political preference.