Quaid Coxsey: wedding and event planner, style guru, equestrian enthusiast

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Coco Chanel once said: “Fashion fades, only style remains the same.” Enter Quaid Coxsey, Airlie wedding and event planner extraordinaire, and (if we do say so ourselves) the perfect combination of style, sophistication and sass. While consistently abreast of what’s trending, Quaid’s keen sense of time-honored, classic style is a bonus for both our wedding couples and event hosts alike. His prior experience in both the equestrian and floral industries left him with exceptional time management skills, diligence, and process. The result? A distinct and personalized experience for our clients. Read on to learn more about Quaid.

Why do you love your job?
I have always been very social and my job allows me to meet so many different people from all around. You never know who you will meet next it's very exciting.

What is your favorite thing about Airlie?
My style is very European. When I arrived at Airlie for the first time, I felt that I had gone to England with the beautiful stone walls, countryside, and gorgeous estate. Every day it feels like I get to escape to another country.

What did you do before you came to work at Airlie?
I was a florist in Culpeper and a freelance wedding planner.

What's one thing that most people don't know about you?
I am Native American.

Currently, what is your favorite wedding trend?
Calligraphy

How would your friends describe you?
Confident, hardworking, creative, goal-oriented, caring.

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To which product or service are you most loyal?
Sebastian’s Hair Gel

What’s your favorite movie or TV show?
Movie: Alice in Wonderland
TV Show: Downton Abbey

If you were a character in a movie or TV show, which actor/actress would play you?
Dennis Quaid

What is your favorite song at the moment?
For You by Rita Ora & Liam Payne

Do you have any pet peeves?
Slow texters/replies

Speaking of pets, are you a dog person or cat person?
Horses actually

If money were not a consideration, where would you go on vacation?
I would travel all over Europe.

What is your favorite food?
Sushi

What is the most life-changing experience you’ve ever had?
Traveling and moving away on my own. I got to meet new people and see new places. It opened my eyes to what the world has to offer.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
Money is made every day, live your life and do not let it control you.

What would you do if you won $1 million in the lottery?
I would buy a farm in Middleburg with a few horses.

If you had a super power, what would it be?
Psionics – to read people’s minds

What's the most unique wedding idea you've ever heard of?
Parachute entrance

 

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MJ Arquette

Written by MJ Arquette

As a Digital Marketing Specialist for Airlie, MJ provides content for its website, blog and social channels including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. In addition, she assists with overall marketing strategy, photo shoots, and graphic design. Her passion for marketing and the hospitality industry make her a valued member of Airlie's collaborative marketing team. Outside of work, MJ enjoys family time with her husband and three kids, traveling, and is usually in the midst of a household project (or five).

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