Once you’ve chosen your dress, bridesmaids’ dresses, and hairstyle, it’s time for perhaps the most fun part of wedding preparations: the jewelry! The right jewelry accents can really give you and your bridesmaids a finished, polished, and perfect look. You just have to figure out which pieces of jewelry are right.
Today there are more choices than ever for wedding venues and themes. When you think about it, it’s both liberating and intimidating. You can choose absolutely anything you’d like. Would you like to get married in a barn or a large cathedral? Is a Halloween themed wedding right for you? Or would you rather be a Disney princess for a day? Read more
You’ve chosen your bridesmaids because they’re your best friends. They’re the women who’ve been there for you every time you needed them over the years, and now you want them to share your special day. Choosing your bridesmaids was easy, but now you have to choose your bridesmaids’ dresses. Read more
Choosing the perfect palette for your wedding isn’t as easy as picking your favorite color. You may be a huge fan of sunny yellow hues, but if you choose yellow bridesmaid dresses and all of your bridesmaids don’t have pink or bronze undertones to their skin, they’ll end up looking washed out and sickly. Read more
There’s so much to choose from when you’re thinking about your wedding dress. If you’re starting from the point of saying, “I’m getting married, and I need a dress,” then you really have the whole world in front of you. It can get really overwhelming, really quickly. You could go short or long, lace or satin, white or cream, and the list goes on.
For years, it seems, strapless gowns have been de rigueur for wedding dresses. You actually have to hunt for gowns that will flatter a busty figure or a bride who doesn’t have perfect shoulders and arms. However, really, there are all kinds of shapes and styles of gowns out there, and there’s one that will fit you perfectly. Read more
As you approach your wedding, you’re going to get a lot of advice, and a lot of people will come up to you with some pretty silly-sounding rules about your big day. Well, guess what. It’s your day. Here are just a few of the rules we think every bride should break.
You know the old rhyme. They say you need something old, new, borrowed, and blue, but what you really need are some great accessories that make your ensemble look especially you. Read more
Of all of your friends and family members, you’ve picked your very best and closest to be your bridesmaids. They’re going to stand up at the altar with you and bear witness to your beautiful day. You get to decide what they wear (be nice!), and you get to boss them around a little bit (be really nice!).
Planning a wedding is a lot of work. It can be stressful, and drama can creep in when you least expect it. Your mom pitches a fit. Your best friend suddenly doesn’t want to be your maid of honor. Your fiancé doesn’t seem to care whether it even happens. What can you do? Take a deep breath. Now let it out. Good. Now do it again. And again.