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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 11.26.2014 | 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 11.10.2014 | 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 10.20.2014 | 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.

Pre-Wedding Jitters: An Internal Warning Sign to Run

Fiona Finn | Posted 09.02.2014 | Weddings
Fiona Finn

In my opinion if you find yourself facing any of these problems, run -- don't walk -- to the nearest border of your city, state and/or country!

10 Things To Know Before Saying 'Yes' To The Dress

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 08.31.2014 | Weddings
Zoey Gulmi

Since your gown will be the true centerpiece of the day, it's only fitting that choosing a dress will require some planning and close attention to detail. With that in mind, here are 10 dress shopping tips for brides looking to find "the one."

Big Wedding, Big Problems?

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 08.27.2014 | Weddings
Alessandra Macaluso

My mother thinks I'm crazy. So much, that she can't stand when I talk to my newly-engaged sister, for fear that I am "negatively influencing her." And all I did was get married.

Who Needs Another Blender? We Want to Go Sky Diving!

Nancy Lee | Posted 08.24.2014 | Weddings
Nancy Lee

The spirit and traditions of weddings will be around forever. Nobody knows what Emily Post might say about modern day gift giving, but it's clear that newlyweds are happily doing what fits their lifestyle today.

Here's What You Should Know About Your Wedding Photos

G.E. Masana | Posted 08.20.2014 | Weddings
G.E. Masana

Generally speaking, a 30 something person's world is entirely different than it was for them at 20. They've evolved, grown as a person with life experiences, have emotionally matured and now have a stronger handle on who they are, what they like, what they don't like, and what they want. And that's reflected in every aspect of their wedding.

Why Won't My Bridesmaids Help Me?

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 08.18.2014 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

I've mentioned things I would like to do and no one offers to help me at all. I need some help but they are always too busy or seem annoyed that I mention wedding things.

5 Wedding Décor Hacks You Probably Haven't Thought Of

Brides.com | Posted 06.17.2014 | Weddings

By Carolyn Hsu for Brides Designing your reception space can be one of the most intimidating parts of wedding planning. There's a lot to consider ...