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Here's What's Hot For Bachelorette Parties This Year

Joanne Barken | Posted 07.20.2016 | Weddings
Joanne Barken

Every year bridesmaids are getting more and more creative when it comes to throwing an incredible girls' weekend. Here's how you can step up your game this summer and host a truly epic bachelorette bash for your bride-to-be.

I Got Married During a Hurricane--How Every Bride Should Prepare For Unexpected Weather

Brittany L. Stalsburg, PhD | Posted 07.21.2016 | Weddings
Brittany L. Stalsburg, PhD

The weather in Connecticut is usually lovely during wedding season. The summer is warm but the breeze from the Sound provides a welcome respite from t...

7 Wedding Planning Tips Every Bride Should Ignore

BRIDES | Posted 07.18.2016 | Weddings
BRIDES

For BRIDES, by Jen Glantz Photo: Getty Images When you're engaged and jumping on the wedding planning train, advice will suddenly start to surround...

What To Do When You Don't Like Your Engagement Ring

Leila Lewis | Posted 07.13.2016 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

All the emotions are flooding in and you look down at your finger and realize that the rock you just put on isn't close to your Pinterest board. You can't wait to share the news with everyone, but aren't sure what to do when your family and friends ask to see the big sparkler.

12 Things You Should Expect When Wedding Planning

Carly Spindel | Posted 07.06.2016 | Weddings
Carly Spindel

Being engaged is the most exciting time of your life. The love of your life just proposed and you get to marry him! Yes!!! It's so exciting it's bringing a smile to my face right now. However, planning the wedding isn't quite as exhilarating. There are tons of things to think about that no one tells you. Here's the cold hard truth about wedding planning so you can be prepared.

3 Things You Should Know Before Saying 'I Do'

Raquel Kelley | Posted 06.30.2016 | Weddings
Raquel Kelley

Of course there are timelines, checklists, and wedding planning websites out the wazoo, but what do you really need to know before tying the knot? Speaking from experience, here is the low down.

Watch What Happened When Sarah Jessica Parker Surprised Unsuspecting Brides

BRIDES | Posted 06.15.2016 | Weddings
BRIDES

For BRIDES, by Jamie Cuccinelli. The day you first start your hunt for your dream wedding dress should be, well, a dream. And who better to mak...

What Goes Through A Groom's Head When He First Sees His Bride

BRIDES | Posted 06.13.2016 | Weddings
BRIDES

"The closer she got, the more beautiful she became."

27 Brides Who Weren't Afraid To Bring The 'Wow' Factor

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 06.08.2016 | Weddings

Brides can rock a simple dress, a skirt, or a suit and look absolutely ravishing. But for ladies who want to make a more dramatic statement with thei...

6 Beauty Tips Summer Brides Can't Live Without

BHLDN | Posted 06.06.2016 | Weddings
BHLDN

By Jessica McGuinn for BHLDN Calling all summer brides-to-be: the sun is finally shining and you know what that means... it's time to start thinking ...

7 Marriage Myths That Are Totally False

BRIDES | Posted 06.02.2016 | Weddings
BRIDES

You might be surprised to find out that much of what you believed about marriage is more fiction than fact.

How To Plan a Real Wedding

Eve Sturges | Posted 05.24.2016 | Weddings
Eve Sturges

My wedding fantasies included, but were not limited to, eloping with a taco truck after party in downtown LA, a three-day extravaganza in my Sonoma Co...

The Art of the Wedding Registry

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 05.10.2016 | Weddings
Laura Rossi Totten

It's wedding season and that means shopping wedding registries for the perfect gift for the newlyweds.

Groomsmen Actually Pay More Than Bridesmaids for Wedding Duties, Survey Finds

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.05.2016 | Weddings
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist The cost of weddings just keeps going up -- for everyone. On average, couples spent $32,641 in 2015 for their specia...

6 Key Ways To Be A Gracious Bride

Victoria Deardorff | Posted 04.26.2016 | Weddings
Victoria Deardorff

Every engaged gal fears being called the B-word. You know which one I'm talking about. When you're planning your wedding and things aren't going quite as you thought they would, it's actually not all that difficult to slip into the role of a bridezilla. We've all been there a time or two and it's not pretty.

28 Romantic Wedding Photos That Capture The Magic Of The City

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 04.20.2016 | Weddings

Beautiful skylines, bright lights and busy streets -- there's something invigorating about getting married in the midst of the hustle and bustle of th...

Brides, Don't Act Entitled: Your Bridesmaids are doing YOU a Favor

Natalie Brooke | Posted 04.14.2016 | Weddings
Natalie Brooke

All I'm saying is your special day isn't your bridal party's special day. So, never forget the power of "Thank You," and always be considerate of your bridesmaids' time and money. Entitlement isn't pretty, but a gracious bride is classically gorgeous.

A New Wedding Trend Worth Investing In

Shhivika Chauhan | Posted 04.13.2016 | Weddings
Shhivika Chauhan

While it is true, technology is supposed to make our lives easier, the reality is, it is doing the opposite. We are busier than ever. Our social medi...

I Don't Care About Your Wedding

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 04.12.2016 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

You're getting married! I'm so happy for you. You're beaming, and everyone can see it. But along with my words of congratulations, you should know something: I don't care about your wedding. There. I said it. I really don't care about it.

7 Things To Note Before Choosing A Wedding Venue

Laiza King | Posted 04.12.2016 | Weddings
Laiza King

Picking a venue is a big deal. It's expensive, it sets the tone and it's the fulcrum on which everything else hinges. Having attended a few weddings yourself, you may be tempted to think picking a perfect wedding venue is a stroll in the park. Not quite.

Saying 'I Do' To My Body

Amy Dresser | Posted 04.07.2016 | Weddings
Amy Dresser

In addition to making a lifelong commitment to my fiance, maybe I need to say "I do" to myself, and to my body. To appreciate it for all it has given me, to respect its strengths and its flaws, to treat it kindly even when it makes me angry and irritated, and to love it even when it lets me down.

Brides, Put Down Your Phone!

Claire Pettibone | Posted 03.30.2016 | Weddings
Claire Pettibone

Social media can help brides gather ideas, inspiration, and plan, but it's also causing indecision overload. We're finding that brides-to-be start out feeling excited, thrilled to finally be designing the day they have been dreaming of, but that exhilaration can quickly meld into anxiety, stress, and confusion.

True Wedding Planner Story: The Groom Who Dumped the Bride in Front of Me the Day Before the Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.25.2016 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

It's always sad to hear about an engagement, or a wedding, that has been cancelled. Postponements make everybody nervous for the couple. But hearing t...

33 Undeniably Gorgeous Photos Of Brides Wearing Veils

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 03.08.2016 | Weddings

Besides the white dress, nothing feels more quintessentially bridal than a veil. Whether it's a birdcage, a mantilla or something cathedral length, t...

The Upside Of Being An Older Bride

Andrea Tate | Posted 02.27.2016 | Fifty
Andrea Tate

Can't I just wear a nice white pantsuit that covers a multitude of sins? I asked myself. Yet something about those white dresses called to me. I told myself it was for my fiancé, but if I had been honest, he could have cared less about the dress. He only cared about what was under the dress, so I should have stopped staring at the cupcake store next to the Bridal Shop.