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The Problem With Pinterest-Addicted Brides

Sandy Malone | Posted 01.26.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Social Media is just a massive, colossal, gargantuan information overload for many brides, and if they spend too much time online "planning," they start to go a little nuts.

Feminist Weddings: Going Beyond the Dress

Kirsten Palladino | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings
Kirsten Palladino

Brides, no matter their sexual orientation, should have the right to consider wearing pants on their wedding day, and know that they can still be considered a bride.

The Best Advice While Planning Your Wedding

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Claudia Maittlen-Harris

Reducing stress while planning your wedding is always a bonus. Finding and securing great vendors can be a time-consuming, daunting task so trust your instincts. People tend to show you their true colors early -- pay attention.

15 Reasons To Say 'I Do' To Wedding Day Tattoos

Posted 11.11.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil, Lover.ly There was a time when the common objection to getting a visible tattoo was, "But what about your wedding?" We're happy t...

Must-Have Products All Brides Need In Their Beauty Bag

The Knot | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

We went straight to the pros and asked them to handpick their favorite beauty products for your wedding day.

How to Relieve Engagement Anxiety

Sheryl Paul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

Like any process of self-growth and healing, working with the habitual patterns that keep us mired in negative stuck places is a practice.

The Absolute Worst Part About Wedding Season

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.30.2013 | Comedy

Through the power of '60s girl group music, comedian Bridgid Ryan captures the turmoil involved in the daunting task of finding a wedding date. T...

Resourceful Bride: How to Book Your Venue

Kristy Crocetto | Posted 11.24.2013 | Weddings
Kristy Crocetto

So, you looked at a few venues online and you have bookmarked a few of your favorites. You think you know where you want to get married, but how do you get the ball rolling? Who do you contact?

5 Things No One Tells You About Getting Married

Raquel Kelley | Posted 11.20.2013 | Weddings
Raquel Kelley

And in the end, all of those fairy tales we've read as brides have caused us to build castles that only crumble. But if you go into any situation with a more realistic perspective, you can say forget the fairytale -- I'll write my own story.

Make-It-Work Wedding Moments That Take The Cake (Literally!)

Kristy Crocetto | Posted 11.17.2013 | Weddings
Kristy Crocetto

The dress has been purchased, the colors are set, the invitations have been sent, and the DJ has been contracted. Just as you start to relax, it happens...

The Importance of a Bridal Sacred Space

Linda Lauren | Posted 11.16.2013 | Weddings
Linda Lauren

Over the past six months, I have shared wedding news with quite a few friends and clients. As I listened to each bride rattle off the list of details to be attended to in order to have a fabulous event, I felt strangely unsettled.

4 Reasons to Be Happy About Exclusive Catering

Kristy Crocetto | Posted 11.16.2013 | Weddings
Kristy Crocetto

While in-house or exclusive caterers often seem pricey, their professionalism, experience, and quality cannot be matched by someone who is inexperienced at catering weddings.

Surviving the Dreaded Momzilla

Stacie Martin | Posted 11.10.2013 | Weddings
Stacie Martin

Brides tend to forget how emotionally invested mothers can be as her little princess gets married. Momzillas come in different shapes and forms, but all need to be regarded carefully as to not risk the relationship between mother and daughter.

10 Things Brides Often Forget To Do

Posted 09.10.2013 | Weddings

By Stefania Sainato for Bridal Guide I’m getting married this weekend — it feels so strange to type that out! — and now that all of the final...

Revisiting Princess Diana and Her Wedding Legacy (Part I: The World of Celebrity)

Cornelia Powell | Posted 11.05.2013 | Weddings
Cornelia Powell

The way Diana's star status changed the press' rather reverential relationship with royalty into just more tabloid fodder bled over into how they perceived wedding ceremonies, brides and women in general.

Top 3 Mistakes Brides Make During Planning

Susan Southerland | Posted 10.25.2013 | Weddings
Susan Southerland

My observations have allowed me to identify three mistakes most brides make when planning their weddings. Our job as planners is to stop them when they start heading in the wrong direction and give them the tools they need to avoid the following pitfalls.

How to Make the Sucky Parts of Wedding Planning Suck Less

Glamour | Posted 10.16.2013 | Weddings
Glamour

Not that anyone needs to remind you, but wedding planning can suck. So it shouldn't surprise you that there's a book out called Planning Your Wedding Sucks.

5 Myths About Trash the Dress Photos: Part 1

Chelsea Bond | Posted 10.01.2013 | Weddings
Chelsea Bond

More and more brides are opting to take an additional plunge into the unknown after the big day. Trash the dress or "surf the dress" photos are increasingly in demand as a way to keep the celebration going well beyond your wedding day.

Tips Every Bride Should Know When Applying Her Own Makeup

Jennifer Lee | Posted 09.11.2013 | Weddings
Jennifer Lee

Exfoliating facials, airbrush makeup, false lashes and more tips for your big day!

4 Ways Instagram Can Ruin Your Wedding Memories

Ariane Fisher | Posted 09.10.2013 | Weddings
Ariane Fisher

Yes, you can see the photos in which you're tagged or that are in your hashtag, but you can't actually download them (without some serious hacking). Lastly, what are you going to be able to do with those low-resolution square photos?

Calling All Brides - 3 Daily Habits for Living 'Happily Ever After'

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 08.25.2013 | Weddings
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

The summer is a wonderful time to be a bride! The earth is alive with that same exuberant energy that fuels your special day. You've spent months making all the arrangements: the flowers, the cake, the dress, the photographer, the music, the food.

Don't Be a Bad Bride: Wedding Gift Etiquette for Couples

Hana Abaza | Posted 08.20.2013 | Weddings
Hana Abaza

Imagine this: You're invited to the wedding of someone you consider a casual acquaintance. Someone you like but isn't an "I-would-do-anything-for-you" kind of friend. What do you get as a wedding gift?

Fathers, Family and Finding Love

Anne Almasy | Posted 08.16.2013 | Weddings
Anne Almasy

Weddings and families. Depending on your family, the very thought may send you into a swoon of happiness or a mad dash for the Xanax. As a wedding photographer, I've seen both responses (and everything in between) played out on notoriously emotion-filled wedding days.

Is It Easier for the Bride to Pick the Bridesmaid Dresses?

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | Posted 08.15.2013 | Weddings
Claudia Maittlen-Harris

To all the future bridesmaids out there, don't worry about the dress. You are going to look great. Why? Because you're supporting someone you love.

The 10 Best Dressed Brides Of All Time

Vanity Fair | Posted 08.11.2013 | Weddings
Vanity Fair

That the Big Day necessitates a big-deal dress is a fact that most brides internalize in grade school.