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The Secret To Amazing Wedding Photos

Bre Thurston | Posted 01.09.2015 | Weddings
Bre Thurston

I've been a wedding photographer for 5 years. I've photographed young couples, old couples, straight couples, gay couples, Christian couples, Jewish couples, affluent couples, budget couples, and yet one thing remains the same. People are most beautiful when they laugh.

This Is What True, Lasting Love Looks Like

Linda S. Haase | Posted 01.08.2015 | Weddings
Linda S. Haase

True love is what's left after the candles have burned out, the roses have died and the chocolates are gone.

10 Wedding Dresses We Love For Under $1,000

BRIDES | Posted 01.06.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

Contrary to popular belief, there are plenty of dresses that cut cost, not style.

8 Things Married Couples Get Wrong When It Comes To Sex

BRIDES | Posted 01.05.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

A healthy sex life is a key ingredient to a happy, loving, and lasting marriage.

8 New Year's Wedding Resolutions

Bob Mackowski | Posted 01.03.2015 | Weddings
Bob Mackowski

Happy New Year to brides around the world! Now that it's 2015, it's time to make your New Year's wedding resolutions. This is something that needs t...

5 New Year's Resolutions for Bridesmaids

Joanne Barken | Posted 12.24.2014 | 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.

The Top 10 Celebrity Wedding Moments From 2014

BRIDES | Posted 12.24.2014 | Weddings
BRIDES

We tracked down 10 of the most memorable -- crazy good and crazy bad -- moments from this year's celebrity weddings.

How To Survive The Holidays As A Bride

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 12.17.2014 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

With some planning ahead, and a little care-taking, you can still indulge this season and keep the stress levels to a minimum.

5 Things You Only Believe About Weddings Because Advertisers Told You To

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.04.2014 | Weddings

While some wedding traditions are lovely and make for lasting memories, others feel forced, dated and altogether irrelevant. Interestingly enough,...

7 Creative Ways To Add Color To Your Wedding Day Look

Evey Rosenbloom | Posted 01.26.2015 | Weddings
Evey Rosenbloom

Color is the new white! Straying from the customary Queen Victoria inspired "white dress," brides are flocking to Pinterest, Rock N Roll Bride and Green Wedding Shoes for inspiration on how to make their day as vibrant and unique as they are.

12 Brides Reveal What They Would Have Done Differently

BRIDES | Posted 01.10.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

You can plan a wedding only up to a point.

I Regret Having a Wedding

Lindsay Patton-Carson | Posted 12.07.2014 | Weddings
Lindsay Patton-Carson

When it comes to parties, I want my favorite people to show up at a dive bar so we can all drink from cheap pitchers (gin and tonic for me, please) and do karaoke together. I was completely out of my element on this one. Tulle? What's that?

3 Perfectly Acceptable Reasons To Say 'No' To Being A Bridesmaid

Joanne Barken | Posted 12.01.2014 | Weddings
Joanne Barken

The answer to this question is, of course, "Yes." Being a bridesmaid for a friend is an exciting and often emotional experience. But while your role is to support the bride as she plans for the big day, certain situations make it completely acceptable to tell the bride "no."

Etsy Wedding Dress Guide: 8 Best Etsy Bridal Boutiques

Stephanie Herbst | Posted 11.30.2014 | Weddings
Stephanie Herbst

For a fraction of what you would pay at a traditional wedding dress boutique, you could get a handmade, one-of-a-kind wedding gown on Etsy that you'll not only love on your wedding day, but you'll also love looking back on.

How to Be the BEST Best Man in a Wedding

Quora | Posted 11.22.2014 | Weddings
Quora

Write a funny speech. The best wedding speeches I've heard are funny, pulling together key stories of a person's life that provide insight into who they are, while also being amusing.

Wedding Reception Games and Unique Ideas to Keep Wedding Guests Happy!

Stephanie Herbst | Posted 11.12.2014 | Weddings
Stephanie Herbst

Let's face it: you'll be much too busy primping, posing for photos, and getting married to worry about whether or not every single guest is enjoying themselves. So why not plan ahead and find great ways to entertain guests and minimize potential wedding stress?

How to Stay in Your Lane During the Planning Process

Summer McLane | Posted 11.11.2014 | Weddings
Summer McLane

If I had a dollar for every time someone told me that their aunt or mom's best friend 'did' weddings, I'd be able to retire. People attend weddings and don't realize how much work actually goes into making them successful.

17 Honest Thoughts Men Have About Their Wedding Day

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.04.2014 | Weddings

We've all heard the common stereotype that women fantasize about their wedding day from the time they're little, using pillowcases for veils and walki...

Top 4 Sites to Rent From for All Your Wedding Fashion Needs

Leila Lewis | Posted 01.13.2015 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

They find DIY hacks on Pinterest, comparison shop online and opt for off-season wedding dates. Now a new service is becoming more and more popular -- renting and returning for your wedding, particularly with fashion.

Young Mother Goes From Working In Jails To Designing Wedding Veils

Posted 08.20.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Andrew McCarthy Gives Pep Talk To Vegas Bride

Nadine Cheung | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel

Andrew McCarthy has a chat with a bride at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel before she walks down the aisle. Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial...

The Ultimate Guide on What Not to do at Your Next Bachelorette Party

Joanne Barken | Posted 10.07.2014 | Weddings
Joanne Barken

Being a bridesmaid comes with a lot of responsibilities these days. The pressure is on to throw a totally unique event, complete with the perfect party favors and adorable, Instagram-worthy group shots.

11 Crazy Characters You'll Encounter While Wedding Planning

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 10.01.2014 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

Weddings are beautiful and wonderful -- the most exciting time of your life. But let's be serious: they also tend to conjure up the crazy in many people.

How To Throw A Wedding That Everyone Will Be Talking About

BRIDES | Posted 07.19.2014 | Weddings

By Elizabeth Mitchell for Brides Obviously lush flowers and a gorgeous venue are some of the elements of a beautiful wedding, but picture-perfe...

How to Throw a Drama-Free Bridal Shower

GalTime | Posted 09.08.2014 | Weddings
GalTime

Being chosen as a bridesmaid is a real honor, but the pressure to throw your newly-hitched BFF, sister, cousin or special person in your life a memorable bridal shower can be the source of a lot of stress.