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This Centenarian Couple Celebrated Their 75th Wedding Anniversary

BRIDES | Posted 08.27.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

Walter and Leslie Kimmel, who are both 100 years old, celebrated their wedding on August 18, 1940. The two met when they were just 22 years old at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Baltimore.

9 Things No One Tells You About Wedding Planning

BRIDES | Posted 08.24.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

It's an unfortunate, but often inevitable, part of planning a wedding that there are just some things you won't know or realize until after the big day is over. The best resource for this kind of advice is real brides, of course, so we asked!

How To Protect The Bottom Of Your Dress At An Outdoor Wedding

BRIDES | Posted 08.24.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

Saying "I do" outdoors? While there's no surefire way to keep the bottom of your wedding gown squeaky clean, you can prevent totally trashing your dress by putting these expert-endorsed tips into practice.

Cake, Steak, Spa and Sleep: The 4 Things Every Bride Needs

Venetia Thompson | Posted 08.12.2015 | Weddings
Venetia Thompson

I told my bridesmaids to forget everything plastic and penis-shaped. What I needed was delicious cake, steak, sleep, a hot bath and preferably a few hours alone in a sauna. I had exactly seven days until the wedding: There was no time for games of "Mr. and Mrs."

Watch These Bridesmaids Surprise Wedding Guests With A Special Dance Routine

LittleThings.com | Posted 08.07.2015 | Weddings
LittleThings.com

New bride Colleen can be seen heading to the dance floor, where she is joined by her eight bridesmaids. While Colleen's new husband and everyone else at the wedding looked on in complete surprise, these lovely ladies took them on a trip through the decades.

One Classic Dish, Five Ways

Love Detailed | Posted 08.17.2015 | Weddings
Love Detailed

Whether you're planning a wedding reception, bridal shower or backyard event, classic, white dish ware can be an instrumental piece to creating your beautiful tabletop.

Exactly What to Eat the Day Before Your Wedding

BRIDES | Posted 08.05.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

by Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES Romulo Yanes/Courtesy of CNP Montrose Eating super healthy for one day won't make you drop major pounds, but it can h...

The Princess Myth

Cornelia Powell | Posted 08.03.2015 | Weddings
Cornelia Powell

The alluring fairy tale that I call the "princess myth" runs deep in many women from an early age. This underlying desire to look and feel like a princess can even overlap into the dream of being a bride -- surrounded by all the glittering trappings the wedding pageantry offers.

Advice For A Doubtful Bride

Giulia Rozzi | Posted 07.29.2015 | Divorce
Giulia Rozzi

Since I wrote the article Seven Signs It's More Than Just Cold Feet and toured with my solo show Bad Bride I have received a number of emails from strangers asking for advice. I wanted to share one of those messages (edited for anonymity) and my reply because I think the conversation may be helpful for others that feel stuck in a relationship.

7 Fun & Creative Wedding and Engagement Photo Ideas

DL Cade | Posted 07.28.2015 | Weddings
DL Cade

Brides and wedding photographers don't always agree on everything, but one thing they definitely both want is to create a great set of photos that s...

22 Grooms React To Seeing Their Sweethearts For The First Time

Inside Weddings | Posted 07.21.2015 | Weddings
Inside Weddings

If you want to see the love a groom has for his partner-to-be, watch his face on their wedding day.

12 Bespectacled Brides Who Rocked Glasses At Their Weddings

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.20.2015 | Weddings

If you're the kind of lady who wears her glasses on the daily, why should your wedding day be any different? Those frames are part of who you are! Plu...

9 Signs You're Totally Ready for Married Life

BRIDES | Posted 07.17.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

Five years ago you were out with your BFFs until 5 A.M. and locking lips with random hotties at the bar thinking, "Man, this is the life!"

Confessions of a Recovering Fat Kid

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.15.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Two days before my wedding, I was laying in the bathtub, crying because I felt bad about my body. "I am bad, I am wrong, I don't deserve the love of a great man, I don't deserve a spectacular wedding day," was the thought reel playing on loop in my head. Talking to my fiancé that night, something finally clicked.

The Surprising Thing That 43 Percent Of Spouses Don't Know About Each Other

BRIDES | Posted 07.15.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

When it comes to money, how much do you really know about your spouse? Though husbands and wives almost always share a bank account (and secrets, and, well, everything else), the findings of a new survey conducted by Fidelity found something quite shocking.

Can a Bridezilla be Tamed?

Claire Enston | Posted 07.13.2015 | Weddings
Claire Enston

Planning a wedding can be stressful, there are lots of decisions to make! It's impossible to make every decision at the same time, so it makes sense to break them down into areas. Focus on one thing at a time so you avoid overwhelm.

A Bridesmaid's Travails

Tim Ward | Posted 07.10.2015 | Books
Tim Ward

Anne Wagener has been a bridesmaid 10 times. She has transformed her experiences -- good, bad, and hilarious -- into a delightful first romantic novel, Borrow a Bridesmaid. It's also a portal into the minds and hearts of 21st century 20-somethings.

How to Give the Perfect Bridal Shower Gift

Elizabeth Rider | Posted 07.02.2015 | Weddings
Elizabeth Rider

Wedding season brings (bridal) shower season and it's time to break free from the norm and shower your bride with the best gift at the party.

These Bridal Photos Of 'Bearded Dame' Harnaam Kaur Are Simply Stunning

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.06.2015 | Women

  When bridal blogger Kat Williams saw photos of Harnaam Kaur, she knew she had to feature them on her site.  Kaur has Polycystic Ovary...

Keeping the Wedding Planning Simple and Loving it

Dana Laquidara | Posted 06.30.2015 | Weddings
Dana Laquidara

Recently, I went with my daughter to find her wedding dress. She had to make an appointment. That's how it works in the wedding market. There was going to be no such thing as just showing up and browsing the dresses ourselves, God forbid.

3 Ways To Be More 'Bride' And Less 'Zilla'

Raquel Kelley | Posted 07.01.2015 | Weddings
Raquel Kelley

Some claim that you don't see a person's true colors until you start planning your wedding. Most of the time dealing with all of the personalities is much harder than dealing with the actual planning itself. For some reason, I've found that weddings have a way of turning even the most mild-mannered, normal human beings into Gary Busey.

9 Things To Consider When Choosing Bridesmaids

BRIDES | Posted 06.18.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

Before you start sending out cute little cards and decorative boxes asking your BFFs to be your bridesmaids, make sure you've thought through all the logistics first.

7 Tips for Being a Good Bridesmaid from "Bridesmaids"

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.18.2015 | Weddings
Deborah Stachelski

You've all seen the movie Bridesmaids. The tea party bridal shower with the giant cookie, and Kristen Wiig's meltdown scene is the thing that sticks with me the most. Weddings can get extremely stressful for the wedding party, since a lot of the responsibility in making the bride feel special rests on them.

It Ain't Easy Being an in-Law

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weddings
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Any family relationship is complex, but in-law relationships are particularly difficult because they have the obligations and expectations of family without the benefits of intimacy, comfort, and support.

My Wedding Was My Inspiration, But I Lost 40 Pounds For Me

Casey Dembowski | Posted 06.11.2015 | Weddings
Casey Dembowski

It's easy to call me a fitness fanatic bride and be done with it. But losing all that weight was never my goal -- and I didn't "do it for the wedding." I just did it for me.