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Bridal Shower

5 Signs Your Co-Workers Are Giving You a Bridal/Baby Shower

Joe DeProspero | Posted 01.23.2015 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

There is no surprise party more frequently flubbed than the shower, be it for bride or baby. Frankly, I'm a believer that, unless you have something especially unique planned, there's no shame in the soon-to-be mom or wife knowing about her shower ahead of time.

5 New Year's Resolutions for Bridesmaids

Joanne Barken | Posted 02.23.2015 | Weddings
Joanne Barken

New Year's Eve is just around the corner, so there is no time like the present to start thinking about those resolutions. If you are a bridesmaid this upcoming wedding season, it's also a great time to develop a game plan for mastering your new position.

Lauren Conrad's Bridal Shower Is Picture Perfect

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment

Leave it to Lauren Conrad to have the prettiest bridal shower imaginable. On Sunday, August 31, the fashion designer and lifestyle blogger celebra...

To Be a Bridesmaid or Not

Susan Vernicek | Posted 09.10.2014 | Weddings
Susan Vernicek

As someone who has fulfilled the role of MOH, I've compiled a short list of tips to make the bachelorette party and bridal shower planning a smooth process.

A Wedding 'Diet' Actually Worth Following

Megan Egbert | Posted 07.23.2014 | Weddings
Megan Egbert

There you are, perfectly happy with who you are and someone loves you enough to ask you to marry them, or to say yes to your offer, and suddenly you become engaged and need to lose 20 pounds in order to get married? It doesn't make any sense.

Who Should Be Invited to a Bridal Shower?

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 07.23.2014 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

The purpose of etiquette is to be considerate and make those around you feel comfortable. Of-course I gave the hostess of this bridal shower the benefit of the doubt; that she was only trying to be inclusive.

Taylor Swift Gave This Bride-To-Be The Ultimate Wedding Present

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.14.2014 | Weddings

Taylor Swift has always made it known that she loves her fans, but this latest move from the pop star is simply above and beyond. On Sunday, Swift ...

Bridal Shower Ideas for the Non-Traditional Bride

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 05.16.2014 | Weddings
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Give some thought to the shower you want. There are so many options and so many variables. Think about what would best suit you, including your level of participation and whether or not you want it to be a surprise.

10 Bridal Shower Cakes That Make Us Swoon

The Knot | Posted 03.27.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

You can have just about any kind of dessert at your bridal shower, but a cake is a fun and pretty way to top off the party. And it's a chance for you to get as creative as you like. Here are a few of our favorite bridal shower cake designs!

This Bridal Shower Is Perfect For A 'Downton Abbey'-Obsessed Bride

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

By Kristen O'Gorman Klein for Bridal Guide Can't get enough of the Crawleys? In honor of the season four premier on January 5, consider hosting a "...

4 Steps To Being A Gracious Bride

Stacie Martin | Posted 03.01.2014 | Weddings
Stacie Martin

While the bride is traditionally the center of attention during the wedding, she should still remember to be gracious and consider the feelings of others during the planning process and even on her big day.

Say Yes to the (Bridesmaid) Dress: The Only Option You Have

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.12.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

I was the shortest bridesmaid by a few heads, and they don't sell petites to accommodate busty, bootylicious, short Jews at David's Bridal, which is definitely an establishment run by Christians, or at least, by tall people.

10 Little White Dresses Brides Will Love

Posted 08.17.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Summer's cool alternative to the classic little black dress, the little white dress will take you from your engagemen...

3 Ideas For A Fabulously Modern Bridal Shower

Posted 08.01.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Bridal showers are a pre-wedding tradition, but if you ask us, it's a tradition that could use some shaking up. Bride...

Celeb Wedding Planner Shares Tips For The Perfect Bridal Shower | Posted 07.11.2013 | Weddings

Event planner Colin Cowie is quite the expert when it comes to parties and over-the-top affairs. The NYC-based Cowie has penned eight best-selling boo...

What to Do When the Maid of Honor Totally Drops the Ball

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.11.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

You know your best friend best. If she can barely pack herself to go on a weekend escape and never gets anywhere on time, you may have unrealistic expectations of her.

How To Plan A Picture-Perfect Bridal Shower

Amber Harrison | Posted 06.22.2013 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Bridal showers can be a delightful treat. A time dedicated to showering the bride with gifts, love and support. Occasionally things go awry, and well-intended showers turn into awkward, stuffy or dramatic affairs.

PHOTOS: The World's First Bridal Shower

Jafreen M. Uddin | Posted 06.09.2013 | Weddings
Jafreen M. Uddin

While the ritual has only gained popularity in the West in the last couple of decades, mehndi has long been an integral pre-wedding ritual for any South Asian bride, dating back to as early as the 15th century.

4 Ways To Spice Up A Ho-Hum Bridal Shower

Kellee Khalil | Posted 06.06.2013 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

Oohing and aahing over a bunch of gifts that are straight off the registry can get a little boring, and the games leave something to be desired. But they don't have to be a bummer.

5 Ways To Deal With A Bad Bridesmaid

Renee Strauss | Posted 05.25.2013 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

Your bridesmaids are your go-to female team as you prepare for your big day. Sometimes, however, your maids can disappoint you.

PHOTOS: 14 Sophisticated Bridal Shower Ideas

Kellee Khalil | Posted 04.10.2013 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

Rather than choosing the same-old looks (pink everywhere), incorporate metallics, dove gray, and charcoal, and serve cocktails and desserts that are anything but stuffy.

5 Simple Steps To The Wedding Of Your Dreams

Matthew David Hopkins | Posted 02.17.2013 | Weddings
Matthew David Hopkins

Whether you're planning your own wedding or enlisting the services of a wedding planner, a few simple steps can help you clarify a vision that's in line with your own, unique personality, and make it a reality.

Got In-Laws? Get a Game Plan!

Deanna Brann, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2012 | Weddings
Deanna Brann, Ph.D.

Reading a person's body language, listening to what they say to one another and how they say it and noticing who is talking to whom about what can give good information about them and their relationships.

Why This Backwards Wedding Tradition Needs To Stop

Wendy Litner | Posted 11.25.2012 | Weddings
Wendy Litner

There is no delicate way to put this so I am just going to say it: stop inviting me to your showers. Please.

The Selfish Thing I Did On My Friend's Wedding Day

Amanda Chatel | Posted 10.20.2012 | Weddings
Amanda Chatel

There was one glitch in this new-found fancy job that had me in daily contact with some of the most famous designers in the world: I would have to choose between Holly's wedding and Fashion Week.