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As the nation's leading wedding resource, The Knot is the go-to guide for all things wedding – from amazing wedding decor ideas and the latest wedding fashions to tons of helpful planning how-tos, etiquette advice and more! Our editors eat, breathe and sleep weddings so they can bring you the hottest trends and best tips.

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8 People You Don't Want to Invite to Your Wedding (But Have to)

(10) Comments | Posted August 23, 2014 | 11:21 AM

By Caitlin Moscatello for

Some guests get the automatic check just for being family, while other guests -- like your boss -- are simply harder to reject than include. And, as if making your guest list isn't complicated enough, your parents also get a say...

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What Your Wedding Dress Says About You

(14) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 12:06 PM

By Heather Hall for

Whether you've found the dress or you're still looking for the one, your wedding gown can indicate more than just your sense of fashion. Find out which dress matches your personality.


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13 Stages of Getting Engaged

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 12:14 PM

By Jessica Zaleski for

A lot of times it feels like people just get engaged overnight. But when you decide you want to marry your partner, it might seem like the whole getting engaged process takes forever. It's not as simple as him catching you browsing The...

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11 Creative Ways To Photograph Your Wedding Rings

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 12:08 PM

By Jamie Miles for

It's a given that there will be plenty of ring photos in your wedding album -- particularly when you're exchanging rings at the ceremony. But if you want a clean backdrop to showcase your newlywed bands and your dreamy engagement ring, consider playful...

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10 Big Wedding Toast Don'ts

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2014 | 4:40 AM

Photo: Ned Jackson

By Jamie Miles for

The perfect wedding toast is a work of oratory art. It can't be too short (cheers!) and it can't drone on and on. It has to be funny but...

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8 Crazy-Cool Places You Can Actually Get Married

(2) Comments | Posted July 20, 2014 | 2:04 PM

By Simone Hill for

Sure, you could get married in a ballroom -- but you certainly don't have to. From a clock tower to an old flour mill, we rounded up some of the most awe-inspiring places across the country to get married.

In Front of a...

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6 Cringe-Worthy Wedding Guest Fails

(4) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 11:49 AM

By Simone Hill for

Worried you'll have a rogue wedding guest? We've all been to at least one wedding with a guest who made us cringe, but these stories help put everything into perspective. That way, if your uncle's dance moves get a little...

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8 Adorable Animal Wedding Photos

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 11:47 AM

By Simone Hill for

You may not think weddings and animals go well together, but these pictures prove just how romantic it can be to include some super-cute four-legged friends in your wedding day, whether it's your pet, a nearby farm animal or hosting...

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7 Ideas That Prove You Don't Have to Take Your Wedding Too Seriously

(0) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 11:56 AM

By Simone Hill for

Just because you're planning a wedding doesn't mean you can't have a little fun with it. (Not all weddings have to look classic and perfect!) One way to create a playful vibe: Look to your younger years for inspiration. Take...

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How Much Do Couples Spend On Weddings?

(2) Comments | Posted March 31, 2014 | 11:44 AM

By Jamie Miles for

Each year surveys nearly 13,000 brides that have gotten married in the last year to find out their wedding budget, style preferences and other key details. It's called The Knot Real Weddings Study, and we have to...

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8 Ways To Honor Deceased Loved Ones At Your Wedding

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 11:43 AM

By Bridget Clegg for

Your wedding day is a celebration with loved ones, so it's only natural to want to include those relatives who have passed away. Your inclusion of a deceased relative can be as subtle as a symbolic white rose in the bouquet or as...

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10 Hot New Wedding Catering Trends For 2014

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2014 | 11:48 AM

By Amy Levin-Epstein for

There's so much more to wedding food than chicken and potatoes. From decadent cheese platters to push pops for dessert, spice up your reception with one of these unique ideas.

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Some Couples Are Getting Sued For Negative Vendor Reviews

(1) Comments | Posted March 16, 2014 | 1:49 PM

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By Lisa Freedman for

Some wedding professionals are adding fine print to their contracts forbidding couples from leaving negative reviews online. And they're serious: Brides who break these contracts are being threatened with lawsuits.


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5 Subscription Service Gifts Your Bridesmaids and Groomsmen Will Love

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 12:13 PM

By Simone Hill for

They'll stand by your side at your wedding, so your bridesmaid and groomsmen deserve a gift that's thoughtful and personalized. One genius idea? Get them a subscription service. It's literally the gift that keeps on giving (usually for three months,...

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7 Creative Ways To Propose To Your Bridesmaids

(1) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 1:57 AM

By Simone Hill for

They've been with you through thick and thin and now you're ready to make it official -- with your bridesmaids that is! Your bridesmaids, especially your maid-of-honor, will be crucial throughout the wedding planning process and the day of, so we've rounded...

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10 Hot Wedding Registry Trends for 2014

(2) Comments | Posted February 25, 2014 | 10:38 AM

By Lauren Kay for

Registering for china, gadgets and 500-thread-count sheets is one of the best perks of your engagement, but it can also be a bit overwhelming. Start here with these top trends that will inspire your registry picks.

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8 First Looks You Don't Want To Miss

(0) Comments | Posted February 16, 2014 | 1:54 PM

By Bridget Clegg for

First look photos memorialize the excitement, awe and love between a couple just before the wedding ceremony starts. They also give brides and grooms a private moment to work through their happy tears before standing at the altar! Make sure you tell your...

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This Couple Really Loves Football -- and Their Wedding Proves It

(1) Comments | Posted February 2, 2014 | 12:10 PM

By Jamie Miles for

This couple really knows how to stick to a theme! I guess it's easy when you're both die-hard football fans (she's a Giants fan; he's a Red Skins supporter). Everything from the boutonnieres to the cake toppers and even the wedding...

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8 Engagement Party Theme Ideas

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2014 | 10:57 AM

By the editors of

The key to throwing the perfect engagement party? Find a theme that fits the couple of honor. Here are some ideas you're sure to love.

Wine Tasting Engagement Party
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10 Pretty Bridal Shower Cake Ideas

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2014 | 2:35 PM

By Simone Hill for

You can have just about any kind of dessert at your bridal shower, but a cake is a fun and pretty way to top off the party. And it's a chance for you to get as creative as you like. Here are a...

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