Rebecca Robertson, daughter of Duck Dynasty’s Korie and Willie Robertson and fiancee to John Reed Loflin, dished some new details on her upcoming wedding in an exclusive interview with The Knot including a warm wedding destination!
Two years ago Robertson and Loflin met on Halloween at the Voodoo Music Festival in New Orleans, the bride-to-be told The Knot. “I went down with one of my girlfriends. We were staying with her friends, and one of them happened to be John Reed’s sister!” They started dating around Thanksgiving in 2014 and now they’re in the thick of planning a beautiful wedding!
So what is this recently engaged Duck Dynasty bride planning for her wedding theme – country chic like her brother John Luke’s wedding last June? Nope! Robertson shared exclusively with The Knot, “We want to have a very relaxed, beachy, tropical wedding.”
Robertson also recently chose Sherri Hill to design her custom wedding dress and told The Knot, “It was like a fairytale. Miss Sherri was so easy to work with, and since I have fashion design background as well, I am super excited to collaborate with her.”
The bride-to-be was joined by her mother, her future mother-in-law, her grandmother, and sisters Sadie and Bella who flew private jet-style to Sherri Hill’s Austin, Texas warehouse and showroom to meet with the designer and help find the perfect wedding dress.
“Everyone is so busy these days, so it was actually the first time that we were all together in a closed space without our phones, that we actually got to talk in more detail about wedding plans… we really got to get into all the good stuff,” Robertson said recalling their flight.
Even with that many strong female voices and the freedom to design a custom dress, surprisingly the dress shopping experience went great Robertson said. “It was incredible and I loved having them all there to help me,” she reminisced adding, “It was crazy, it actually seemed like we were all on the same page, and that doesn’t usually happen in our family! Haha.”
Though Robertson is a fashion designer and owner of the Monroe, Louisiana Duck and Dressing boutique herself she told The Knot, “Our family has a great relationship with Sherri Hill already, and she has done a lot for all the girls in the family. She also had designed a beautiful custom gown for Sadie one year, so I knew I wanted to talk to her about making my dress!”
“I already had a Pinterest board with some ideas,” Robertson said of her wedding dress dreams. “I knew I wanted it to be more of a bohemian style, but after seeing and trying on all of those dresses, my idea definitely changed some!”
The Duck Dynasty “heiress” has yet to choose bridesmaids dresses, saying “I kind of know what I am looking for…and Miss Sherri told me that she has something in the works that she thinks I am going to love, so I am waiting for the new collection to come out.” She added, “I do know I don’t want anyone to match, and it’s going be some type of fun print.”
As for Robertson’s Maid of Honor she told The Knot, “I decided not to choose one, because I am having all my sisters as my bridesmaids. It’s too hard to pick one out of five, I am equally close to all of them!”
The couple announced their engagement and showed off the her unique opal engagement ring shortly after Loflin’s New Year’s Eve proposal. Recalling her engagement story Robertson told The Knot, “He took me on a treasure hunt on the beach at sunset and he had the ring hidden in a seashell! I was determined to find the best shell that day – we had been walking and searching for like an hour – and I saw this beautiful swirly shell hidden in the sand, and the ring was hiding in there.”
“He got on his one knee as I pulled the ring out, and he said, ‘I want to spend the rest of my life with you. Will you spend the rest of your life with me?’” And of course her response was, “I immediately said yes!”
We can’t wait to hear more about Rebecca Robertson and John Reed Loflin’s tropical wedding plans, check out that custom Sherri Hill wedding dress, and see what “fun print” she picks for her bridesmaids! Congrats again!