Thursday, December 1, 2022
twitter facebook mailto flipboard Obviously, you don’t want to plan for things to go wrong on your wedding day—but you do want to prepare for it in case something does go amiss. This is especially true when it comes to what you’re wearing: your wedding dress. The last thing you want is for your wedding gown to [...]
Dreams about weddings are pretty common, believe it or not. It doesn’t matter if you’re single, in a relationship, engaged, or even divorced. What do they mean? Well, it depends on the context of the dream. Are they worth paying attention to? Yeah, it’s a good idea! Your dreams can give you a clearer insight into [...]
Being a summer bride means you get to enjoy warm weather and beautiful sunshine…and also sweat. Lots of sweat. Hot temperatures and outdoor weddings mean sweaty armpits, drenched up-dos, and a soaked gown—which isn’t cute or comfortable. You definitely deserve to feel and look your best despite it being hot outdoors. So, how do you cope and [...]
You finally found the perfect wedding gown! Amazing! Even when you find the wedding dress of your dreams, you’ll most likely need to have some alterations done to it. That gorgeous gown needs to hug your curves in all the right places and make you feel confident and comfortable on your big day. Every bride will [...]
Raise your hand if you planned a beautiful wedding, got the photos back (and swooned a bunch), but they’re still sitting in a Dropbox folder waiting to see the light of day. *Raises hand sheepishly.* If this is you too, may we suggest printing those beauties and designing a wedding photo gallery wall? It’s a [...]
Berta gown available on Nearly Newlywed Are you on the hunt for a fabulous custom-designed wedding dress but on a tight budget? Or perhaps, you’re an environmentally-conscience bride searching for an eco-friendly option for your wedding day wardrobe? What if we make your search easier and get you the perfect dress while saving you money and [...]
Charleston, South Carolina might as well be the wedding capital of America. Why? First, let’s consider how many chic bridal designers and bridal salons call the Lowcountry gem home. Brides shopping for their dream dress walk the charming cobblestone streets to trendsetting favorites, Maddison Row South and Lovely Bride. Or, why not go custom visiting couture designers like Emily [...]
Rings by Marrow Fine Engaged has a nice ring to it, but if you’re in the midst of wedding planning then marriage is probably sounding even better. As you approach the big day, it’s time to find a gorgeous little – or not so little – piece to exchange with your dear fiance. As wedding bands [...]
Hey, 2023 couples, whether you knew it or not, you picked a fabulous year to get engaged. Statement engagement rings are having a moment, and we’re 100% here for it. Salt-and-pepper diamonds, marquise cuts and moissanite stones share the spotlight with geometric and hexagon shapes, opals, and modern vintage. Pardon our swoon. Our go-to source [...]
This savvy couple was used to walking down the aisle as models for styled shoots, so when it came to their own real wedding day they knew exactly what they wanted. Their intimate ceremony for just close family and friends was absolutely beautiful. We especially love their chic attire choices! Alexis + Tevin Appomattox , [...]
This savvy couple planned a charming wedding in the woods with 32 guests and it is so inspiring. They really made sure to make savvy choices, including choosing a venue that included photography, officiant, decorations, and a coordinator all in one price. We especially love their choice to use succulents for their floral arrangements! Lauren [...]
Ashley and Nick followed the savvy tip of cutting their guest list so they could treat those guests really well. We LOVE this idea and know you will be so inspired by their cliffside micro wedding with an extended stay, steak dinner, and sightseeing! Ashley + Nick Moab, Utah - 03/18/2022 Total wedding budget$18,000 Budget [...]
Jeletha and Ashlei created so many amazing DIY projects for their wedding. We love the vintage details and royal color scheme they used throughout their wedding. These two brides are such an inspiration, and want to encourage other women like them to have their wedding their own way! Jeletha + Ashlei Brandywine, Maryland - 04/30/2022 [...]
SARTORO Save up to 15% Off Custom Suits for the entire wedding party from Sartoro! Get CodeRED Exclusive Coupon Limited time only! Details:   Get up to 15% off custom suits for the entire wedding party from Sartoro! Outfit the wedding party in premium custom suits without asking the groomsmen to spend $700+. The entire party saves 15% on all [...]
Courtesy of Ryan and Kelly Shanley by Esther Lee Updated Apr 22, 2020 We have included third party products to help you navigate and enjoy life’s biggest moments. Purchases made through links on this page may earn us a commission. If you're looking for stay-at-home honeymoon ideas, you're not alone. One out of three couples depart for [...]
What is honeymoon insurance exactly and is it a necessity when traveling? Agents and experts weigh in. Getty Images by Esther Lee Updated Aug 29, 2022 Do I need honeymoon insurance? It's a common question asked by couples when planning and booking their bucket-list getaways. Exceptions apply in any scenario when traveling, and a small [...]
Living sustainably has never been more top of mind than it is today. We are all doing what we can to help the planet. So, how does that relate to wedding planning? Well, there are a host of ways you can be more sustainable in the way you get ready to walk down the aisle. One of [...]
There's a sensory overload of new things to see, do and taste together. Shutterstock by James Wong Updated Aug 09, 2022 We have included third party products to help you navigate and enjoy life’s biggest moments. Purchases made through links on this page may earn us a commission. Tokyo is one of the few big [...]
With another year comes new trends across the board, but particularly in relation to all things wedding-related. Trends regarding wedding accessories are fun to follow as you plan your big day. When you do, it allows you to figure out which ideas you may want to tap into as you plan your wedding day look and [...]
Looking for wedding songs to add to your playlist? Check out "A Very Mindy Weiss Wedding" playlist on Spotify! Whether you're looking for processional music, a first dance song, or wedding reception music, take a look at over 30 of the best wedding songs of all time. Curated by Mindy Weiss, who has planned some [...]
Discover expert ceremony-focused tips for wedding videos from Casey Lomax of Lomax Wedding Films! The best wedding videos are beautifully edited, but they also have excellent raw footage to work with. Love stories and the magic of the big day are shown in wedding videos, so be sure to prepare for stunning wedding videography by [...]
When an outdoor wedding meets the Finca Villa Palma and beautiful couple Mary & George, you know it’s going to be a good one. Strap yourselves in for a serious feast for the eyes. This whole day is giving us movie magic; from the stunning setting overlooking rolling hills, to white and cream florals complete [...]
Looking to create disco vibes for your wedding? Pink and red streamer decorations are the way to go. Alice & Marcus DIY’d all of the streamer decorations for their non-traditional wedding. They wanted all the party vibes possible so they took a bold choice for the overall aesthetic and, boy, does it look amazing! Responsible [...]
The bridal party for this townhouse wedding are so stunning! The bridesmaids wore dark red bridesmaid dresses to complement the burgundy and peach colour scheme. The bride wore a stunning wedding dress from Recommended Supplier, Made With Love, and completed her look with tulle bridal gloves. While getting ready, the leading ladies had pink feather robes [...]
The coach house at Thurning Hall has been lovingly restored to its former glory lending itself perfectly to this rustic-luxe wedding inspiration planned and captured by Recommended suppliers Emily Andrew Events and Salsabil Morrison. Delicate flower installations and arrangements in warm peach and white decorate the venue as well as taper candles and sustainable stationery. There's also a [...]
Alex & Suzie’s beautifully botanical West Green House Garden wedding is just what you need to see today! Surrounded by beautiful florals, grapevines hanging overhead and plenty of colour, this beautiful couple said their I-do’s. Their styling inspiration was a Spring/Summer vibe, and we love the whimsical feel throughout their wedding. Sharing a passion for [...]
PHOTO BY VALORIE DARLING It’s hard to believe 2021 is already part of our past and it’s time for 2022 couples to tie the knot. Wedding planning in today’s climate is anything but easy, especially with the pandemic posing an entirely new set of challenges for couples. It’s never been more important to find a [...]
PHOTO BY THE TIMES WE HAVE Did your BFF just get engaged? It’s time to start celebrating! First up on the pre-wedding party list: the engagement party. Engagement parties vary widely from couple to couple—and some might even have a few before they walk down the aisle. Whether it's super formal or totally laid-back, the etiquette around [...]
PHOTO BY ZSANETT KOVACS / DESIGN BY TIANA CRISPINO  IN THIS ARTICLE How to Decide What to WearEtiquette RulesAttire for Men Attire for WomenFAQs Wedding receptions aren't the only marriage-related events that require you to find just the right outfit. Months or even years before the big day, many couples will throw an engagement party, and [...]
We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. PHOTO BY ABBY JIU PHOTOGRAPHY Your engagement party is the first of many wedding-related events, and serves as the perfect opportunity to set the tone for not only your bridal style but [...]
PHOTO BY VALORIE DARLING / DESIGN BY TIANA CRISPINO You've got the ring and the partner of your dreams, so now it's time to pop the bubbly and celebrate. While you can't go wrong with a classic engagement party, we know you likely want a way to make your celebration unique. Whether you’re movie buffs, art aficionados, [...]
Pinterest makes a DIY wedding look simple and easy. From the perfect invitations made by hand to the gourmet food that looks like Martha Stewart made it herself, a DIY wedding can seem a lot easier than it actually is in real life. There are many pros and cons to taking on the task of [...]
Fake weddings are not a new phenomenon. For decades, many entertainment-focused cities, such as Las Vegas, have hosted fake wedding shows where you could buy a ticket to attend some actors’ nuptials and pretend to be a guest. Drinks and dinner, included—all you need to do is dress your best. Now, if you think most [...]
Autumn is one of the most popular times of year to have a wedding, and understandably so! The mild temperatures, fresh feeling to the season, and colorful foliage in many places simply can’t be beat! If you’re looking for a beautiful location for a fall wedding, here are a few gorgeous options for you to add to your [...]
Fall is one of the most perfect times of the year to get married. The air is crisp, the leaves are beginning to fall, and vibrant colors come to life. One of the best things about having your wedding during this time is playing with those vibrant colors in your palette. This season provides the [...]
So your wedding is over (crying emojis all over the place!) and you’re just coming off of that honeymoon high. What now? What are the first few things you should do as newlyweds post-epic celebration? Here’s a checklist with some key “to dos” that will get your new marriage off to a wonderful start! Preserve Wedding [...]
Boho Peach Wedding With An Iconic Dessert Bar We’re absolutely lovestruck by Nathan and Laura’s Moroccan star beach wedding captured by the inimitable Hunter Ryan Photo. Sprinkled with dried sun palms and silky bridesmaid dresses, mango wood chargers and rose tinted glasses, the designs from Carrie Darling Events could not have suited the oceanside setting any more perfectly. [...]
READ NEXT Moroccan Star Beach Wedding with Cinnamon Bridesmaid Dresses The modern disco wedding vibes were strong with Janelle & Erik’s Texas celebration – a party replete with tone on tone paper goods, mismatched blue bridesmaid dresses, color blocked design moments and a good time energy that only Austin provides. Bird Dog Wedding balanced mid-century details like [...]
READ NEXT Modern Disco Wedding With Peonies + Piñatas It’s the final countdown for days of summer. And while the apple crisp macchiatos and pumpkin spice lattes have gotten a little too impatient with life “on deck,” we’re continuing to soak up all the vibrant colors + sunshine light that summer promises for every second [...]
READ NEXT Colorful Ceremony Backdrops for Summer Weddings The thought of an adult woman throwing a tantrum over the season changing may seem childish to some… but when you fall into the arms of the sorbet wedding colors at the helm of this summer wedding gallery from Alyssa Jarae Photography, you couldn’t possibly blame me. The [...]
READ NEXT Sorbet Wedding Colors With A Pink Monique Lhuillier Gown Ain’t to proud to beg for more of this early fall wedding inspiration from Love and Covenant, that’s for sure! A historic Tampa mansion set the stage for this classy and elegant fête. It was only a matter of time before rustic chic tables surrounded [...]
Set on Saint Lucia’s prime beachfront, The Landings Resort and Spa guarantees an intimate and exclusive ceremony for your special day. Couples can choose to tie the knot beside the beach, amidst tropical gardens, or at a picturesque chapel nearby. Grand Prize: A 5-night stay in a One Bedroom Villa Oceanview Suite, all-inclusive meals, non-motorized water sports, beach [...]
Jean-Pierre Uys knows a thing or two about glamour. The award-winning photographer has shot countless A-listers around the world,as well as over 700 weddings. Here, he shares some key dos and don’ts to help you look your big-day best. What’s wrong with this picture? Let’s break it down: Just standing there, with legs together, weight distributed [...]
Smooth Moves Sculpt and define your curves with a premium stretch lace that provides both function and beauty. Target-mesh panels ensure a flattering hourglass figure is all that's showing. Shown: Pinsy Shaping Lace Shapewear Bodysuit Leg Work Donning a a high-slit gown? Cue this asymmetrical sculpting micro short. It comes in a variety of skin tones and [...]
The latest collections by House of Wu are fashion-forward with chic updates for the chillier weather. Constructed with thicker fabrics, more ornate embroidery, and (our personal favorite) gorgeous sleeve treatments, this season's dresses are meant to be worn today and tomorrow. From tasteful corsets to practical transitional pieces, we dare you not to fall in love. Cozy [...]
Jennifer Skulski Published: Sep 23, 2022 Get The Best Wedding Hashtags From Professional Writers Order Now Whether it’s the crisp air, the vibrant warm colors, or the fall foliage, autumn can be a highly sought-after time of year to host an enchanting fall wedding theme. Overall, the charm of the season can elevate your wedding [...]
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DESTINATION WEDDINGS 101

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Some top tips for planning a destination wedding courtesy of Valentina at planning and design studio The Stars Inside. One of the joys of destination weddings is getting excited about the location. Whether you choose somewhere you know well, from a favourite past holiday or childhood haunt, or you embrace the new and choose a spot [...]
Left: Satin Mermaid Gown, $299 Middle: Maxi Ruffle Top, $399 // Wide Leg Pant, $99 Right: Bustier Top, $99 // One Button Blazer. $139 // Wide Leg Pant: $99 ELOQUII, a US brand known for their trend driven, fit obsessed fashion designed for size US14+ have today launched their first ever bridal collection and we are so [...]
Wanting the celebration to be a reflection of them as a couple, it was really important to Sam and Chris that their wedding day was packed with personal details and things that were meaningful to them. Alongside Sam’s dad, the pair run The Volkswagen Wedding Co, so it was only right that their day was filled [...]
Matt and Kirsty used Metallica’s The Black Album, and their wider shared love of alternative music, as a rough inspiration for their May wedding day. They named their reception tables after their favourite bands, sent out gig-ticket style invitations and even both changed their surname to Black! The alt influences continued with the pair commissioning a [...]
Fall is a crisp and beautiful time for a wedding, but since many popular flower choices may not be in season, you’ll have to turn to other ideas for table centerpieces at your reception. Using more fall-friendly options can also add a special seasonal touch to your wedding. Try these centerpiece ideas to make your wedding reception [...]
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Wedding Cake Traditions

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There are a lot of traditions around weddings; just consider the popular saying, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” I’m sure a dozen others come to mind, too! In fact, there are so many wedding traditions that there are even some centered around the wedding cake alone. Which of these do you want to be [...]
Your wedding seating chart can quickly become a nightmare. From last-minute RSVPs to making sure each table is filled with people who will enjoy one another’s company, you can quickly start overanalyzing and stressing out on what should be a simple task. But mastering the seating chart can actually be done if you follow some guidelines. Don’t Start too [...]
Sunshine, breezes, trees, flowers; these are all things often experienced at an outdoor wedding. Other things an outdoor wedding provides: bugs, sunburns, a cold bum. An outdoor wedding can be a beautiful choice, but it does come with its own set of challenges. I firmly believe that if you consider all the downsides and prepare accordingly, [...]
While most couples don’t even want to think about the chance of rain on their special day, it’s better to prepare for the worst than try to deal with it as it happens. If you’re busy scheduling a spring, fall, or even winter wedding, accept that there might be rain and consider the ways you can handle [...]
Looking for the perfect wedding or engagement ring for the special man in your life? We’re answering all your questions about picking the perfect ring for your guy. Blue Nile By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: August 22, 2022 When it comes to men’s wedding rings, there are a few things you need to know. From how much [...]
Looking for a dapper wedding tie? Check out these shopping resources for affordable wedding ties for the groom, groomsmen, or guests! Canva By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: August 19, 2022 “As long as I’ve got my suit and tie.” In the words of the modern-day poet, Justin Timberlake, most grooms aren’t too concerned with their wedding day [...]
Get inspired for your fall wedding color palette with this beautiful inspiration featuring floral arrangements from Something Borrowed Blooms! Something Borrowed Blooms By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: August 15, 2022 Since 2015, fall has been the most popular time of year to tie the knot. And it’s no surprise that the same is still true this year. There [...]
Considering shopping online for your wedding dress? Check out these retailers where you can buy your wedding dress online! source By: The Budget Savvy Bride Updated: August 15, 2022 If you love shopping for everyday pieces online because you can avoid the hassle of visiting stores in person, there’s a high chance you will want to search [...]
Planning to include silk flowers in your wedding? Use these tips to help you choose the best fake blooms on a budget! Ling's Moment By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: August 8, 2022 Every budget-savvy bride-to-be knows that it pays to get creative when planning for the big day. The dress, venue, and caterers all add up fast, and you [...]
Opting to not wear a veil but not sure what to wear instead? Consider these beautiful wedding veil alternatives. Canva By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 23, 2022 For some brides shopping and finding the right wedding dress makes the wedding day feel like a reality instead of a dream. However, for other brides, the full wedding day look [...]
From classic to whimsical and everything in between, here are some of our favorite proposal ring boxes to use to pop the question! source By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: August 26, 2022 We know that when the time comes for you or your partner to propose, the ring is incredibly important. But have you or your significant other given [...]
Looking for advice for the big day to save you time, money, and/or stress? We rounded up some of our favorite savvy wedding hacks from TikTok! source By: The Budget Savvy Bride Updated: September 2, 2022 Regardless of whether you’re hoping to save time, stress, or money as you plan your wedding, TikTok has no shortage of helpful life [...]
When Brandon and Maddy found out they could tie the knot in Las Vegas amongst a pink chapel, Elvis, a show girl, a photobooth, and a vintage car all in one place, they were like yeah, we’re getting married at Sure Thing Chapel. What more could you want from a Vegas wedding, right? See their festive and playful [...]
Whether you’ve booked the Ace Hotel Palm Springs for your wedding or just want to see how to REALLY impress your guests, Summer and Mick’s big day captured by September Pictures is the perfect guide. Planned by Antonia Christianson Events, the couple’s modern colorful nuptials included portraits among the windmills, a marching band, an epic dance party, and a late [...]
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Request information from our preferred vendors, and you'll be automatically entered to win a 5-night stay at The Landings Resort and Spa in Saint Lucia. Set on Saint Lucia’s prime beachfront, The Landings Resort and Spa guarantees an intimate and exclusive ceremony for your special day. Couples can choose to tie the knot beside the beach, amidst tropical [...]
Plan your happily-ever-after at one of these beautiful resorts.   The Excellence Collection, Mexico Discover the ultimate romantic destination along the tropical shores of the Caribbean at The Excellence Collection resorts and enjoy the perfect place to spend time together. Select from four luxurious resorts located on some the world’s most beautiful beaches. Discover intimate spots [...]
The latest collections by House of Wu are fashion-forward with chic updates for the chillier weather. Constructed with thicker fabrics, more ornate embroidery, and (our personal favorite) gorgeous sleeve treatments, this season's dresses are meant to be worn today and tomorrow. From tasteful corsets to practical transitional pieces, we dare you not to fall in love. Cozy [...]
Start with the invitations. "Nowadays, there is a wide variety of recycled and tree-free paper, including handmade, colorful, and artistic materials. Ask your stationer if they can print your invite using soy-based inks, which put less pollution into the waterways. By using reply postcards and nixing the inner envelope and tissue, you'll use less paper altogether [...]
MILK Books By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 1, 2022 After planning your wedding for months, if not years, the actual day will fly in a blink of an eye. (It may sound like a cliche, but it’s totally true.) You’ll never want to forget all the fun memories you had with your families, friends, and new [...]
source By: Nicole Lapin | Published: August 30, 2022 Every season is wedding season these days– which means bridal showers and bachelorette parties are also being planned! A weekend away with the gals can be fun but also pricey. To help save you some money on your bach festivities, check out these tips for budget-friendly bachelorette parties from NYC-based [...]
source By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: August 29, 2022 There’s no denying elopements have become popular as a wedding trend over the last few years. Between navigating pandemic restrictions and the hassle of hosting an event, more couples opt to elope and save themselves stress and money. But choosing the perfect place to elope can be a [...]
The Budget Savvy Bride By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: August 29, 2022 No matter what kind of wedding you plan to have, you’ll likely need to budget and minimize your expenses. One easy area to cut costs is on your wedding invitations. Professional invitations can be costly and might not be as big of a priority as other [...]
source By: Karee Blunt Updated: August 29, 2022 Choosing the perfect color for bridesmaid dresses is an exciting decision every bride gets to make. Turns out, where you live will likely determine it for you. The fashion experts at Boohoo unveiled the latest Google Trends to reveal the most-searched-for bridesmaid dress color by state, and some of them may [...]
source By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 13, 2022 Inflation is hitting everyone hard these days, and money is a problem for every couple. Now, you and your spouse want to take your financial journey to the next level. Budgeting apps might be just what you need to get you back on track and even set some financial [...]
PHOTO BY YOUR STORY FILMS When Sarah Flint matched with Sean Beresini on Bumble in 2017, she didn't make the first move the app requires. "Distracted by work and life, I never ended up reaching out to Sean," shares the founder and creative director of her eponymous shoe brand. "He took a chance and messaged me on LinkedIn. He [...]
By Shelby Wax Updated on 09/16/22 PHOTO BY ALEX W PHOTOGRAPHY Jessica Batten went on the television show Love Is Blind to find love without ever seeing the other person. However, when she later met podiatrist Ben McGrath—the man she was going to marry—it was love at first sight. "It all started initially via a Netflix reality television appearance [...]
PHOTO BY HEATHER JOWETT When Julie Nguyen toured the medical school she had just been accepted to in April 2016, she wasn’t expecting to find her person in one fell swoop. Julie decided to visit her childhood best friend who attended the institution and came across another student, Miguel Joaquin. “We met that night, and the rest is, [...]
ometimes fate aligns with a perfect date. On 10/10/2020, Selling Sunset star Vanessa Villela and creative director and photographer Nicholas (Nick) Hardy connected virtually. "We met online as friends," shares Vanessa with Brides. "He was in England and I was here in L.A.  It was an instant amazing connection we felt and after three months of beautiful friendship, we met in person [...]
PHOTO BY VALORIE DARLING It’s hard to believe 2021 is already part of our past and it’s time for 2022 couples to tie the knot. Wedding planning in today’s climate is anything but easy, especially with the pandemic posing an entirely new set of challenges for couples. It’s never been more important to find a [...]
Finding the person you want to spend the rest of your life with is a journey unique to everyone. The same can be said for finding the perfect engagement ring. This highly personal decision is based on a variety of factors—knowledge, taste, and budget among them. Choosing “the one” looks different depending on whether you’re [...]
Find your forever ring from Blue Nile, Jared, Etsy, and more By Laura Lajiness Kaupke Updated on 08/01/22 We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. BRIDES / CHLOE JEONG First comes the ring, then comes marriage! Engagement ring [...]
PHOTO BY LIZ BANFIELD  IN THIS ARTICLE How to Create a Custom RingWhen to Start DesigningAverage Cost What to Look For in a JewelerCustom Engagement Ring Tips Shopping for an engagement ring is a lot like shopping for a wedding dress: you have to try on a lot of different options to figure out what you like. As [...]
We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. PHOTO BY MOLLY PEACH The two factors that most impact the aesthetic of your engagement ring are the cut of the diamond and the setting of the ring. The former is a [...]
onsider this your ultimate guide to finding the perfect sparkler. By Katie James Watkinson   Updated on 08/29/22 Reviewed By Olivia Landau GIA Accredited Gemologist PHOTO BY RED APPLE TREE PHOTOGRAPHY  IN THIS ARTICLE Know the 4CsPick Your ShapeDecide Where to Buy Have a BudgetFind Ways to Save With so many ring designs and jewelry stores to [...]
Blue Nile By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 19, 2022 When you get engaged, the first question out of everyone’s mouth is usually, “Can I see the ring?” Showcasing your new bling is exciting, especially when you are rocking a one-of-a-kind, unique jewelry design. Some couples opt to go bold with their wedding ring set and include [...]
Costco By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 16, 2022 When making your monthly Costco grocery list, remember to include a few items for your wedding. It is surprising how many wedding supplies you can buy at Costco. This big bulk retailer actually devotes an entire section on its website to weddings! On the Weddings by Costco tab, you’ll find [...]
source By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 15, 2022 The weeks and months following your wedding are full of new challenges. After you return home after your honeymoon, there are thank you notes to write, wedding photos to review, and vendor reviews to post. There’s one more important task to add to your to-do list: estate planning. The [...]
The Budget Savvy Bride By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 12, 2022 Whether it’s because you don’t feel you need any more items for your home, you’re eager to take an incredible honeymoon, or you simply have big savings goals you would love assistance reaching, a cash wedding registry is something to put on your radar. Though it’s [...]
source By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 9, 2022 When your guests arrive at your wedding they will likely carry a gift and/or a card. Providing a creative wedding card box is a unique way to add to the decor of your wedding’s entryway.  The wedding card box serves as a decorative container for the cards. It also is [...]
source By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 8, 2022 If you’ve set your wedding date, it’s time to see how you can boost your skincare regimen. Having a solid skincare routine is essential, particularly when preparing for your big day. There are three skincare basics to keep in mind: cleansers, moisturizers, and sunscreen. Ideally, these have been [...]
source By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 6, 2022 Marriage is as much a practical partnership as it is a romantic one. In the flurry of wedding planning, it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture. If you and your future spouse are hoping to enter the next chapter of your lives on the most stable footing [...]
Got some old jewelry lying around that you’ll never wear? Learn how selling your old jewelry can help you generate funds to pay for your dream wedding! source By: The Budget Savvy Bride | Published: September 5, 2022 Weddings are expensive in general, and when you’re trying to plan your dream wedding, that cost can be unimaginable. Sure, there are [...]
Looking for a wedding day alternative to the boutonniere? Consider these stylish lapel pins. source By: Emily Perry | Published: September 2, 2022 When thinking about men’s wedding day attire try thinking beyond the basics and opt for a lapel pin. Lapel pins don’t serve a purpose like cufflinks but they do serve quite the look.  They offer a [...]
Wow them with presents from Etsy, Knack, Amazon, and more By Elizabeth Maclennan Updated on 09/16/22 We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. COURTESY OF ETSY Although you’ve found that special someone to do the rest of [...]
Stylish finds from J.Crew, Brooks Brothers, and more By Laura Lajiness Kaupke Updated on 09/16/22 We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. PHOTO BY EMILY WREN Whether you’re a groom or groomsman, you want to look your [...]
PHOTO BY KIYAH C PHOTOGRAPHY Although planning a wedding is an exciting time in your life, there’s no doubt that it’s a time-consuming and sometimes overwhelming process. From sending out your invitations to selecting your menu, there are so many details you need to attend to. Amid all the wedding madness, it can be really easy to forget about [...]
VOLODYMYR NADTOCHII / GETTY IMAGES One family has passed down the same wedding dress for more than seven decades. Overall, eight different brides have worn the satin gown with a mandarin collar, a lace panel in the front and back, and small buttons. The tradition first started with Adele Larson, who sported the ensemble when she said “I do” [...]
COURTESY OF MONIQUE LHUILLIER BLISS X KAY JEWELERS Last September, iconic fashion designer Monique Lhuillier first launched her BLISS line of engagement rings and wedding bands with KAY Jewelers. Today, the guys can get in on the bling with her debut men’s jewelry collection. I wanted this collection not only to be a special symbol of love, but also [...]
PHOTO BY FRAZER HARRISON/GETTY IMAGES All the stars of television came out for the 2022 Emmy Awards this year in Los Angeles, including plenty of our favorite celebrity couples. The red carpet is a perfect excuse for date night, with a chance to dress up, enjoy dinner, and watch the show. For nominees of the evening, having [...]
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PHOTO BY HA NGUYEN Brides is committed to guiding ALL couples through not only their wedding planning journey, but through relationship milestones and ups and downs. Every love story is beautiful, has its own distinct history, and its own trials—there's no relationship that looks the same. To celebrate that uniqueness, we're asking couples to open [...]
We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. BETTMANN / GETTY IMAGES There are many engagement rings that will go down in history as one of "the greats"—those that are forever memorialized online and in our memories. And [...]