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Top 4 Sites to Rent From for All Your Wedding Fashion Needs

Leila Lewis | Posted 08.20.2014 | 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 08.25.2014 | 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 08.07.2014 | 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 08.04.2014 | 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 07.16.2014 | 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 07.07.2014 | 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 07.01.2014 | 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 ...

10 Old, New, Borrowed And Blue Accessories For The Modern Bride

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 08.12.2014 | Weddings
Zoey Gulmi

While you've probably already chosen the perfect venue, a photographer to capture your most precious moments, and a wedding dress that's sure to make your groom's heart skip a beat, you may have overlooked one important tradition.

6 Things Young Brides Need To Know About Marriage

Lindsey Ellison | Posted 08.06.2014 | Weddings
Lindsey Ellison

At 24 years old, I thought I knew I was doing -- because when you're in your twenties, you think you are wise beyond your years. But after two children and 10 years of marriage, clearly I wasn't wise enough, as my "happily ever after" ended with divorce.

5 Easy Ways To Go Green At Your Wedding

GalTime | Posted 08.03.2014 | Weddings
GalTime

The idea here is to cut down on wasting fuel. Choose a venue that does both the wedding and reception so guests don't have to drive to more than one location.

The Best Dressed Wedding Guest List: How to Shine Without Outshining the Bride

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 07.27.2014 | Style
Zoey Gulmi

Wedding season is here, and with the massive variety of ceremonies today, the age-old conundrum of what to wear has only escalated.

10 Things No One Tells You About The Big Day

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 07.20.2014 | Weddings
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

Bridal magazines and Pinterest boards don't often speak of this, but I will: Your wedding day is one day of your life. Your marriage, God willing, will last longer than one day.

These Are The Costs A Bride Should Cover For Her Bridesmaids

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 07.19.2014 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

There are a few items on this list that may need further discussion.

Remember Your Wedding Day Is Just That -- A Day!

Raquel Kelley | Posted 07.16.2014 | Weddings
Raquel Kelley

We've all heard the cliché: It's not the wedding, but the marriage that lasts a lifetime. As we drove home from the hospital, this statement could not have been more true.

Here's What Really Happens On The Wedding Night

Posted 05.16.2014 | Weddings

By Elizabeth Mitchell for Brides Is the wedding night really all it's cracked up to be? With statistics showing that anywhere from 25 percent to 52...

These Bachelorette Party Ideas Are Nothing Like You See In The Movies

Joanne Barken | Posted 06.24.2014 | Weddings
Joanne Barken

If you're bride-to-be doesn't love the idea of a boozy bachelorette party, there are plenty of fun alternatives. A weekend with just the girls is an ideal time to bond with the bride and all of her friends.

7 Unique Honeymoon Destinations You Haven't Thought of Yet

Stephanie Herbst | Posted 08.27.2014 | Weddings
Stephanie Herbst

Which is your favorite?

7 Must-Read Tech Tips For Newly Engaged Couples

Amanda Goetz | Posted 06.15.2014 | Weddings
Amanda Goetz

Almost as popular as the maid of honor or best man, the Tweetmaster or Tweeter of Honor is becoming a normal addition to bridal party lineups. This is a tech savvy person that can document your wedding from your perspective or just on your behalf.