The Association for Wedding Professionals International estimates brides-to-be spend an average of at least 37 hours per month for planning their weddings. Wine tastings, menu setting, guest placement and the usual wedding planning is carried out simultaneously with work and other responsibilities. Keeping fit for the wedding is an important goal for most brides but balancing work, wedding planning and exercise is something many cannot achieve. Read more
The modern wedding has let go of many ‘traditions’ from past weddings except one. Be it a country style wedding or modern ‘vintage’ themed wedding, it just doesn’t seem complete without a flower girl, skipping down the aisle before the bride with a basket full of petals. As such proper attention must be given to the selection of her dress, just as much the same as picking your own bridal gown! Read more
Today’s busy brides look for low maintenance yet elegant and beautiful wedding dresses. The modern bride takes bridal hair and dress inspiration, not from the hair requests and wedding dress fashion of yesteryear like those who came before them. From loose, beach-ready and smooth tresses to soft and elegantly undone mermaid braids – all done with a touch of romance. Read more
Marriage in an institution that everybody wants to be part of one day! For some, this day means a celebration with close friends and family, as the great countdown begins.
As the appointed Maid of Honor for your best friend’s or sister’s wedding, the duty comes to you to make the days leading up to the wedding even more special for the bride. Read more
The big day is almost here. The day when you witness your daughter say I do to the love of her life.
Weddings are emotional as it is, but the feeling is ten-fold for the mother of the bride.
eeing your beautiful, grown-up daughter at the altar, just at the threshold of entering into a new phase of life! Of course you want her big day to be perfect. What you wear on your daughter’s wedding day will help. Choosing the perfect dress that reflects your personal style but doesn’t steal the spotlight seems a bit difficult, doesn’t it? Not with the following tips: Read more
Winter is the season of jubilation, celebration and joy. What better way to start off your married life by planning a winter wedding? Some might say it is too cold to keep a winter wedding but with a host of warm color palettes and schemes, you can set the mood right for your wedding from the very beginning! Announce the news of your impending nuptials over coffee on a snowy night or send in personalized invites in subdued navy with hints of metallic gold. Yes – planning the proper winter wedding color scheme is just as important as the rest of the details. Read more
Being a Maid of Honor or bridesmaid in the wedding of a close friend or sister is almost as exciting, anxiety filled and happiness inducing as planning for your own wedding. A lot of efforts go into planning the perfect wedding color scheme, place settings, decorations, and of course bridesmaid dresses amongst other million details. You would understand the feeling and therefore want to make this experience the best for your pregnant sister or close friend. Read more
Let’s face it – the days leading up to your wedding are filled with growing levels of stress. There are so many details to keep track of; even the tiniest mistake could spell disaster! Avoiding mistakes wherever possible is human nature but it is something that brides hope to achieve the most on their wedding day. While it’s impossible to control every little detail of the ceremony and reception, you can still make sure everything looks as close to what was imagined. Read more
30 years ago, bridal showers were mostly hosted to help the bride set up her new home with all the necessities of married life.
In fact, bridal showers are actually centuries-old tradition that was made when a few town women pitched in and presented household gifts to a soon-to-be bride, with no dowry. Read more
Half the fun with selecting the perfect bridesmaid dresses is mixing and matching different materials and styles!
Mix and matching several good chiffon dresses to get the look you want is an art, but Perfect Bridal is here to teach you to go about this! Read more