Lover.ly is a web app that brides, grooms, mother-of-the-brides, wedding planners or anyone involved in an upcoming wedding can use to stumble upon and store inspiring Internet pieces for their big day. It is basically a visual search engine displaying all things wedding. It is backed by a numbe of the top wedding bloggers and content creators. As of May 2012, the site had archived over 100,000 images, so users can go on and become overwhelmed (in a good way) with wedding images, wedding dresses, favor ideas, venue decorations and much, much more. The site has featured images on its homepages, but users can dive deeper into particular categories such as themes, brides, flowers and hairstyles. Additionally the site offers a search engine (by word or even by color) and a section of the site features what is most popular.Show more screenshots »
Lover.ly has been features on The Huffington Post, Daily Candy, BetaBeat and Forbes Inc. The app launched in the fall of 2011, and raised $500,000 from a group of investors in early 2012. The app was founded by Kellee Khalil who became frustrated with the her own organization process that she faced when planning her sister's wedding. The support team is based out of New York.
Lover.ly is like Pinterest but it is designed for weddings. Its search engine returns a ton of results for practically any query and displays all of the images, so in essence Lover.ly is a visual search engine. Additionally, users can type in "roses" for example, and then click on a color from the palette located under Lover.ly's search engine to specify the kind of hue they are looking for. This is a very unique and very useful feature, especially for any bride-to-be!
Lover.ly is extremely pretty in its design and all of the images that are featured seem truly professional and gorgeous. The app is almost a work of art! The site itself is fast and responsive and results are generated very quickly. There were no bugs, errors or issues noted during this review. Overall, the app works as it is advertised.
To register for Lover.ly users will need to provide their email address, a username and password. Alternatively, users can connect to the app via their existing Facebook account.
Lover.ly is a free application to use, and it is supported by advertising revenues and investors.
Lover.ly is an excellent tool that future brides and wedding planners can use to stay organized and get inspired. It is a beautiful app and very easy to use so many people would enjoy it.