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3 Ways To Pop The Question To Your Bridesmaids

Sonali Lamba | Posted 11.20.2014 | Weddings
Sonali Lamba

Okay brides and grooms: the holiday season is upon us and whether you have a ring on it yet (or not), it will soon be time for YOU to pop the question to your bridesmaids. I see this as the perfect opportunity to curl up by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa, take out that glue gun, and get to work.

9 Things Your Bridesmaids Want -- No, Need -- You to Know

The Knot | Posted 10.31.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

They've always been there for you, and as you're planning your wedding, you'll likely need their help more than ever -- here's how to stay in tune with your best friends and keep them happy.

10 Things Groomsmen Would Never Say Aloud

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 08.29.2014 | Weddings

When someone asks you to be a groomsmen in his wedding, the assumption is that the two of you are close -- best buds even. The kind of friends or fami...

Bride and Groom Shock Guests With First Dance Flash Mob

Meaghan McGoldrick | Posted 09.15.2014 | Weddings
Meaghan McGoldrick

Theatre has always played a pivotal role in the lives of Taylor and Dana McDonald, so it was no surprise what happened when they tied the knot.

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.

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.

11 Things Bridesmaids Would Never Say Aloud

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.02.2014 | Weddings

The bridal party is typically made up the bride and groom's nearest and dearest family and friends -- the guys and girls that have their backs no matt...

Bridesmaids Can Be Total Slobs -- How to Minimize the Damage to the Bridal Suite

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.24.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Don't let your bridal party behave like teenage slobs in your honeymoon suite on your wedding night, or you'll have memories you really didn't want.

25 Reasons To Appreciate Your Best Friends On Your Wedding Day

Posted 03.24.2014 | Weddings

By Kristen Klein for Bridal Guide Your main focus on your wedding day will (rightfully so) be your spouse-to-be, but don't forget about your suppor...

5 Gifts Your Bridesmaids And Groomsmen Will Absolutely Love

The Knot | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

They'll stand by your side at your wedding, so your bridesmaid and groomsmen deserve a gift that's thoughtful and personalized.

7 Creative Ways To Propose To Your Bridesmaids

The Knot | Posted 04.27.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

They've been with you through thick and thin and now you're ready to make it official -- with your bridesmaids that is!

How To (Gracefully) Exclude Someone From Your Bridal Party

Sonali Lamba | Posted 04.22.2014 | Weddings
Sonali Lamba

If you traded places and numbers weren't an issue, would you have expected to be in this bridal party?

What Are the Appropriate Ages and Roles for Children in a Wedding Party? And How to Avoid the Stress Surrounding Your Choices

Sandy Malone | Posted 04.01.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Sometimes brides and grooms want to do the strangest things for unusual reasons, and it's my job to make it happen. But a 30-year-old ring bearer, or an overgrown 12-year-old girl in a tutu tossing petals isn't always a good idea, despite your best intentions.

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.

5 Wedding Details You Should Stop Overthinking

Kara Wahlgren | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weddings
Kara Wahlgren

Any bride who's stayed up until 2 a.m. trying to pick the perfect font for her wedding invitations can probably relate to Kelly Clarkson, who just announced that she's scrapping her elaborate wedding and eloping instead.

Confessions From 'Professional' Bridesmaids

Bridal Guide | Posted 10.21.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

By: Stefania Sainato After a wedding-fueled summer, Bridal Guide staffers couldn't help but wonder what it's like to be a bridesmaid not just...

Bride Selects 80 Bridesmaids for Wedding Day!

Bridal Guide | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Well this is a bridal party! Unable to say "no" to all of her nearest and dearest, Katie Dalby, who married fireman Norman Gooch in Harwich, Essex, last Saturday, walked down the aisle with a staggering 80 bridesmaids in tow.

6 Expert Tips On How To Choose Your Wedding Party

Posted 07.25.2013 | Weddings

You've picked a wedding date (yay!) and now it's time to start choosing your wedding party (groan...). In theory, this should be an exciting task -- a...

Sunglasses, Advil and a Bridesmaid Dress: Hangover Yoga Post-Bachelorette Party

Elizabeth Rowan | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rowan

A round or two of these poses and you'll be back to trying on pastel bridesmaids dresses and folding 300 wedding programs in no time.

5 Big Myths That Can Ruin Your Wedding

Stephanie Herbst | Posted 09.22.2013 | Weddings
Stephanie Herbst

Getting married is a wonderful experience. That being said, there are tons of different pressures and myths surrounding the entire wedding planning pr...

WATCH: How To Wear A Bridesmaid Dress More Than Once

Posted 07.11.2013 | Weddings

We know that there are some brides out there who purposely choose ugly bridesmaid dresses, but for most women, that's not the case. Many brides try th...

The Biggest Question Facing Brides And 'Maids

Posted 06.20.2013 | Weddings

It's no secret that planning a wedding is a very expensive undertaking for the bride and groom. But being in a wedding isn't easy on the pocketbook ei...

4 Reasons to Go Without a Plus One as a Bridesmaid

Sonali Lamba | Posted 12.19.2013 | Weddings
Sonali Lamba

Don't have a date? Don't fret! Going solo as a bridesmaid has tons of benefits -- many of which might make your fellow attendants with dates a little jealous! From paying less to partying more, there are plenty of reasons to embrace going without a date to your friend's or sibling's wedding.

25 Ways To Throw An Awesome Bachelorette Party

Posted 06.10.2013 | Weddings

By Stefania Sainato for Bridal Guide Tasked with throwing an epic bachelorette party? Before you hit "send" on that group email, polling ...

6 Wedding Party Gifting Dos and Don'ts

Chris Easter | Posted 07.28.2013 | Weddings
Chris Easter

Your wedding party has rented tuxes, bought dresses, traveled and arranged pre-wedding parties in honor of your big day. To thank them appropriately, it's customary to present gifts. To help prep you for this process, here's a list of list of do's and don'ts to take into consideration.