Sweating for the Wedding

Looking to lose weight or tone up before the big day? Check out these tips for doing it right. Set a goal. The goal doesn’t have to be strict, such as, ‘I want to lose x amount of weight in x number of months.’ In […]

Anatomy of a Speech

If you’ve been asked to toast the bride and groom on their big day, make sure your speech is a slam-dunk by including each of the following: Introduce yourself Even if you’re one of the most important people in the star couples’ life, not everyone […]

Honeymoon in Kauai

Kauai—they say it’s for the newlywed and nearly dead, but trust us—that’s a compliment! If you’re looking for a little R&R near the ocean without a lot of distractions, this is the place to plant your umbrella for a week of post-marital bliss. Break up […]

A Royal Affair

Plan a wedding fit for a royal by stealing inspiration from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s extravagant affair. Most brides and grooms may not be able to match the whopping $45 million budget (although you won’t need to drop $40 million on security for […]

SJ City Guide

Master the Look: A Dress that isn’t White

Tradition calls for brides to wear white gowns. Luckily, rules are meant to be broken. If a white (or ivory) dress isn’t making you happy, switch it for a less traditional shade. With the rise of wedding blogs and an online gallery of celeb photos […]

Put a Bow on It

Shopping for a wedding gift can be a balancing act when you want to find something unique and thoughtful, but also something the happy couple will actually put to good use. So, if you find yourself shell-shocked among the endless array of shimmering items at […]

Gowns 101

You found the man. You found the ring. Now comes the hardest part: finding the dress. There is no shortage of gorgeous gowns you could choose for that walk down the aisle—but that could actually be part of the problem. Here is everything you need […]

On the Town

Dramatic Drapes

It’s time for the veil to step aside, because there’s a new must-have wedding garb in town. Being christened the “princess cape” by some, these bridal capes can be a fun departure from tradition, while still incorporating several stylistic features brides have come to know and […]

A Wedding for the History Books

If you draw inspiration from the past, you’ll have no shortage of wedding worthy historical themes. However, executing this vision can be a bit like threading a needle. If you’re too heavy-handed, your guests may feel like they’ve spent the night at Comic-Con; yet, not […]

Mini Moon: Big Sur

For Brides Who Love Adventure. Toes in the sand, cocktail in hand, all-inclusive resorts with staff that craft tiny towel swans on your bed; that’s the honeymoon cliché. And, there’s nothing wrong with indulging in the expected. Honeymoons, however, do not have to fit a […]

Destination Dream Day

Dreaming of a destination wedding? Whisking away to a coastal beach town or lakeside resort to exchange vows in front of a new landscape? Whether far from home or close by, any wedding not held in the hometown of the bride or groom is considered […]

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