Effortlessly Elegant and Uniquely Yours 

Whatley Wedding Design is a one-stop resource for unique, beautifully designed and expertly executed events. Based in Charleston, SC, we have worked with clients in the area since 2019. We've worked with some of the best vendors (and couples!) and we'd love to work with you.

Attention to detail and organization are our calling cards. Executing a perfect wedding day requires the coordination of many different elements - and we'd like to take the stress out of this process for you. Your wedding should be a special day of relaxation, celebration, and connection.

We're calm under pressure and adapt quickly to changes in schedules (things happen!). Our team is professional, organized, and on time. Let us help you plan the perfect day!

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Meet Char

owner & lead designer

While not at weddings, she’s spending her time with her two dogs, Stono and Sadie, curled up with a glass of wine and a good book!

Charlotte (Char) Whatley is a native of Connecticut and relocated to Charleston, SC over ten years ago. A graduate of the College of Charleston, Char pursued a corporate career but always kept time for her event planning passion. She has been planning weddings in South Carolina and Georgia for over four years, and producing corporate events for over seven years.

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Embracing Eco-Elegance with Whatley Wedding Design

bespoke wedding experiences

Specializing in sustainable weddings, Whatley Wedding Design is dedicated to crafting celebrations that honor your love and our planet. We believe in the beauty of eco-conscious choices, seamlessly blending them into your special day. From renting decor to reduce waste, composting food, to gifting eco-friendly favors, we make it simple and affordable to add a touch of green to your wedding. Let’s create a day that’s as kind to Mother Earth as it is memorable for you.

Olivia Condon

Senior Planner

Senior Planner

Ally Harley

Meet the  Team

From the meticulous planners and imaginative designers to the responsive support staff, we're united by a shared dedication to excellence and a desire to exceed expectations. Together, we work closely with every couple, embracing their vision as our mission, to create a day that echoes with love, laughter, and beautiful memories. 

Join us, and let's make your wedding an emblem of your love story, carefully curated down to the last detail by our hands.

caroline + paul

Throughout the whole planning process, she was always so organized, patient, and creative with solutions. Her positivity and smile are contagious for sure. I couldn't have asked for a better team to help me!

"Char is seriously
one of the kindest,
sweetest people I
have ever met!"

hayley + robert

.We couldn't imagine doing it without her. Not a single hitch in the night, she is attentive and experienced. She even had a sewing kit on hand and was able to help my sisters cinch up my bustle that was almost a disaster! saved the day!

"Char...where to begin. She was incredible. the night was truly perfect"

katelyn + chris

It felt more like working with an older sister and friend than anything, in all the best ways- she'll give you her honest opinions and see to it that your requests (no matter how small or seemingly trivial) are met and executed- what's important to you is important to her!

"Char is incredibly organized and brings such a calm presence"