Real Wedding of the Day: Sarah & Rupert

Photo: Jessica Johnston Photography, Ann Arbor, MIPhoto: Jessica Johnston Photography, Ann Arbor, MI
We're suckers for some fun-loving details, and today's wedding certainly doesn't disappoint. Tandem bicycles, paper pinwheels, a confetti exit, colorful candy and silly photo-booth props made this outdoor summer wedding a stand-out. > Check out all the photos from this whimsical wedding! read more

Happy Tax Day! Is This the Last Year You’ll File as a Single?

It's not the most glamorous topic, but you gotta do it. Even wedding planning has to be set aside so you can file your taxes (are you finished yet?). The process of bucking up for Uncle Sam changes after you wed, though, so make sure you know the difference between filing as a single and... read more

Color Palette We Love: Hunter + Oregano + Peony

With a little bit of the feminine and the masculine, this is the perfect combo for the couple who can't agree on a color scheme. Its natural earthiness lends itself well to loosely arranged flowers and organic stationery design. > See the full palette and others that are just as gorgeous read more

All the Details on Brad and Angelina’s Engagement

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Update: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Married, France! After seven years and six kids together, it's finally official -- and we've got the dish on everything you need to know (and probably much more) on Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's engagement. From dress predictions to the location, find out all the... read more

This Just In: Real Brides’ Drastic Weight-Loss Measures

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We all know planning a wedding is super-stressful -- heck it's our job to know everything about them so we can ease the burden on you! But when we read stories about the lengths brides are going to to lose weight, we can't help but want to shake these ladies. Shedding for the... read more

Spotlight On: Vera Wang Spring 2013 Wedding Dresses

Vera Wang Wedding Dressees Fall 2012Photo: Kurt Wilberding
There's nothing wrong with the color on your screen -- Vera Wang showed her new bridal collection in the color red! While it may not be the American idea of a wedding dress color, it's in fact very appropriate for Chinese brides: It's a Chinese wedding tradition for brides to wear a red dress (the color... read more

Real Wedding of the Day: Vy & Leonard

Photo: Jules Bianchi Photography, San Francisco, CAPhoto: Jules Bianchi Photography, San Francisco, CA
Looking for some upscale inspiration? We're positively obsessed with this formal ballroom wedding -- styled with ivory, pale pink and metallic touches. > See all the photos from this stunning wedding! read more

Honeymoon Hot Spot: The Ranch at Rock Creek

The Ranch at Rock CreekThe Ranch at Rock Creek
One of the best parts about my job is scouting out amazing honeymoon and wedding destinations around the world. So friends are always surprised when I tell them that they won't need a passport to get to one of my favorite hot spots: Sitting on over 6,600 acres of rugged wilderness, The Ranch at... read more

Evening-Ready Looks at Mon Cheri

Not a cookie-cutter bride? If you're looking for a sexier wedding look, Tony Bowls' latest designs for Mon Cheri should do the trick. We love how evening-ready details, like shimmering intricate beadwork (see third photo!) and an Angelina-worthy slit, spice up simple jersey fabric. Destination brides will appreciate the mobility and casual glamour of... read more

Glam Lace at Justin Alexander

Lace lovers, listen up! Justin Alexander's brand new signature collection is drenched in tons of this trending ladylike fabric -- but with an ultra-glam edge. Our favorite looks featured classic silhouettes but with generous sprinklings of glittery details and crystal beading, along with elaborate embroidery and a chic metallic underlay. Do you want to... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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