Scan It Saturdays: Fourth of July Must-Haves

Picnics just look better when dressed up in red, white and blue. Register for these summery pieces to give your gift list a dose of patriotic pride.

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Ralph Lauren Table Linens

Upgrade plastic tablecloths to these reusable linens for outdoor entertaining. Bonus: Blue and red are colors that work for most holidays. $24,

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Ralph Lauren’s Olympic Uniform Unveiled! A Look Back at His Wedding Dress Designs

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This summer, the US Olympic team will stroll into the opening ceremonies wearing Ralph Lauren for the third games in a row -- check out the sketch of the preppy uniforms on the left. This is a big honor, and we couldn't help but think back to the other important designs he's done: the two... read more

Bill Clinton: Wedding Crasher

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We're used to seeing celebs like Justin Beiber and Robin Williams crash weddings, but this one threw us for a loop -- Bill Clinton crashed a wedding on Friday in Ireland! Apparently the couple was exchanging vows at the resort the Clinton's were staying at. He took time to stop and pose with the very... read more

Style Stalker: Christiana and Heath

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We're all about Christiana's chic wedding day look. Find out the secrets to nailing her modern yet timeless style. Christiana's style secret: Less is more. Christiana knew she didn't want to seem overdone on her day. To achieve a minimalist look, she highlighted her eyes and lips with Make Up For Ever and M.A.C. products, wore... read more

Prettiest Thing in Our Office This Week: A Layer-y, Floral Cake

Gorgeous fashion accessories, flower arrangements, wedding cakes and stationery cross our desks every day here in our New York City office. In “Prettiest Thing in Our Office This Week,” we’ll take you behind the scenes and show you our favorite item each Friday. Check out the thin, crisscrossing fondant layers that coat this cake... read more

The Tour de France Begins Tomorrow! 5 Bicycle Wedding Ideas

The Tour de France starts tomorrow, and we couldn’t help but think of our favorite charming wedding detail: bicycles! What’s simply a pastime for many couples has become a whimsical trend in everything from photo props to decor.

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A Bicycle Built for Two Photo Prop

Sarah and Rupert posed with a tandem bike to cut the formality of their wedding portraits.

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Honeymoon-Friendly Makeup Storage Solutions

Just booked your honeymoon? Take note: The Blush rounded up makeup storage solutions for every kind of beauty hoarder -- and here's the best part: they've included a few travel-friendly options! Head over to our sister site to see all the boxes, pouches and cases that'll keep you in top-top beauty shape while you're basking... read more

Got an Overzealous Groom on Your Hands? Join The Knot on The Ricki Lake Show

Over-eager grooms are a rare species, which makes them all the more fascinating. That's why The Knot is visiting The Ricki Lake Show (a brand new daytime talk show), and we're looking for some Knotties to join us. Are you interested? Ask yourself these questions: Is your groom taking over the wedding planning? Is he... read more

What We Danced To: Ingrid Michaelson’s “The Way I Am”

Their Dance Party: At Patricia and Michael's reception, a 10-piece band played a mix of contemporary hits, 80s tunes, Michael Buble wedding favorites, a few Irish jigs and a Sinatra song for Michael’s dance with his mom and grandmother. "Everyone was on the dance floor," Patricia says. Their First Dance Song: The couple danced to... read more

Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Winner!

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While not all of us can afford to part with thousands of dollars for a high-end wedding gown, others resort to more...thrifty ways of dressing for their wedding day. Enter: The Eight Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest. Grand Prize winner, Susan Brennan, 26, took home $2,012 for her dress this year. The aspiring artist and... 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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