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Jessica Zaleski

From: Tallahassee, FL Favorite celebrity wedding: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel (although I think he chose the wrong Jessica…) Veil or no veil: No veil,I like when hair is the main attraction One thing I would never leave home without: Sunscreen Piece I look forward to: Anything about international brides. I love hearing about trends around the world Follow me on Twitter: @jesszalesk

5 Gifts You Can Customize for Each of Your Bridesmaids

In the past year or so, your bridesmaids have helped you make big wedding decisions, listened to you vent, and (maybe!) dealt with a few pre-wedding meltdowns. Now it’s your turn to show them how much you appreciate everything they've done. Yes, you could always get them a nice pair of earrings... read more

12 Things All Brides Have Googled

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When you set out to plan a wedding, you probably have a lot of questions, and we totally get that. Nobody has ever taught you the difference between letterpress and engraved invites. And you probably haven’t spent hours researching different types of flowers until you got that ring on your finger. So... read more

7 Sunscreens That Won’t Stain Your Wedding Dress

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If you’re having an outdoor wedding, don't forget sunscreen. And the trick to finding a sunscreen that won't stain your dress is to use one without avobenzone in it, according to Debra Jaliman, MD, author of Skin Rules. "The avobenzone tends to cause that horrible yellowing, especially if you're wearing white," she says. With her help, we... read more

6 Perfumes You Need for Your Summer Wedding

We know that this has been the longest winter ever, so you're definitely looking forward to summertime, especially if you're having a summer wedding! You're probably almost done with your checklist, but you might not haven't gotten your special wedding day scent just yet. Ok, we understand if you have your go-to... read more

4 Ways To Fix a Spray Tan Disaster Right Before Your Wedding

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While a spray tan can be a good way to get a sun-kissed look without all the harmful sun exposure, it doesn't always go as planned. (We've heard too many horror stories from brides who had a spray tan disaster and needed a quick fix.) Our advice: Experiment with spray tan options at least 2-3 months before your... read more

Ear Cuffs, Wire Necklaces + 8 More Daring Wedding Ideas

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Just because the majority go classic on their wedding day doesn't mean you have to. In fact, a large handful wedding dress and accessory designers created some seriously daring looks at this past season's bridal fashion week. Below a few of our favorites (plus how to actually pull them off!).     Want more? Right here! > read more

The Beauty Product Every Bride Should Know About…

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They're called serums and if you haven't had the pleasure, we highly recommend trying one. Why? They're loaded with vitamins and nutrients and can combat redness, dryness, and even sun damage. Serums are hugely popular among skincare pros and makeup artists swear by them too. Below, our picks by skin type -- plus ask any question... read more

10 Guests You’ll See at Every Wedding (in GIFs!)

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We know you've spent a lot of time editing your guest list again and again and you've perfected your seating chart to minimize drama. And even though your wedding is going to be perfect, there's still a few guests who are going to be, well, pretty annoying. But don't worry. It's not just... read more

10 Boho Wedding Dresses We’re Kind Of Obsessed With

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This season, wedding dress designers churned tons of styles that didn't exactly fit the princess ball gown idea. We're talking lots of lace, crop tops and even a flowing caftan. See what we're talking about right here. This Cape Dress By Jenny Packham From the collection: Jenny Packham Spring 2015 This Short, Lacy Dress By Marchesa ... read more

Matthew Christopher Fall 2014 Wedding Dresses

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Matthew Christopher always knows how to mix modern with classic, and this collection was no different. The designer created gowns with traditional shapes and cuts, but used details (check out the gorgeous beading and embroidery) that add major drama.     Photos... read more
The right chairs and chair treatments can transform what was a hodgepodge room into something that's elegant and refined. If it's a black-tie wedding, cover every chair in rich, silk fabric and add a coordinating sash. For a wedding that's outdoors, consider using simple chiavari chairs instead of the plastic folding kind. You can also use your chairs to highlight the season. Pay tribute to the time of year by decorating every one of the chairs with a miniature wreath for a winter wedding, or tie fresh blooms to each of the chair backs if you're having a springtime affair.
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