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The 12 Types of Bridesmaids You’ll Find in Almost Every Bridal Party

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Bridal parties are their own mix of fun and quirky personalities. From the friend who's played bridesmaid in countless weddings to the one who will inevitably have a few too many drinks at the rehearsal dinner and tell everyone about that one time in college, each person plays their own role in the wedding party. It's that combo of friends -- all together on your wedding day... read more

Would You Hire a Professional Bridesmaid for Your Wedding?

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Jen Glantz, known as the "Professional Bridesmaid" from her Craigslist ad that advertised her many bridesmaid services for brides in need, wasn't joking around. The 26-year-old copywriter and author of All My Friends Are Engaged recently launched BridesmaidforHire.com, so brides can appoint her to be the bridesmaid who takes on all of the stressful planning duties while the other bridesmaids can have... read more

See Jessica Simpson’s Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses (Plus Details From Her Wedding!)

Jessica Simpson went with the mismatched trend for her 12 bridesmaid and two maid of honor dresses for her July 5 wedding, and we're pretty obsessed with the outcome! “I didn’t really have a theme per se, but I did know I wanted it to look ethereal... I personally can’t have all of my... read more

This Comedian’s Take On Maid Of Honor Speeches Is Hilarious (Plus 10 Toasting Dos and Don’ts)

If you've ever had to sit through a bad wedding toast, you'll get Comedian Owen Weber's point of view. Watch the video and see what we're talking about. And if you have a bridesmaid or groomsman worried about their wedding toast, send them our tips for the taking below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQ5kyAVpeP8 DON’T mess with your dress or... read more

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

We Spoke to the Craigslist Bridesmaid (and She’s Just as Awesome as You Hoped She’d Be!)

You may have seen this "Professional Bridesmaid" Craigslist ad that a 26-year-old woman in New York City (and veteran bridesmaid) posted a few days ago, advertising her many skills and services to brides in need. "Let me be there for you, this time if: -You don't have any other girlfriends except your third cousin, twice removed,... read more

Lena Dunham’s Bridesmaid Dress: Get the Look!

This isn't a scene from Girls -- Lena Dunham was a bridesmaid in her friend Isabel Bramlette Halley's wedding over the weekend, and she shared lots of Instagram pics with us! We're in love with Lena and the other gray mix-and-match open-back Reformation bridesmaid dresses (one of our favorite sustainable labels) that were perfect... read more

21 Reasons Why Getting “Cheeky” in a Bridesmaid Photo Is a Bad Idea

Many moons ago, someone decided that it would be funny to start a trend of brides and their bridesmaids showing off their derrieres in wedding photos. Pulling up dresses in front of your wedding photographer (who will later be snapping pics of your grandparents) just isn't a trend we can get behind, even if your bootylicious backside rivals Beyonce's.... read more

Lauren Conrad Took a Stand for Same-Sex Couples During Her Mexican Bachelorette Party

If there's one thing Lauren Conrad should know about partying in Cabo, it's that drama always ensues. Lauren's bachelorette party in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, this weekend hit a snag when she and her friends went to The Office on the Beach restaurant last night but left because it doesn't allow read more

See Kimye’s New Wedding Pics (Including White Bridesmaid Dresses!)

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding photos are the gifts that keep on giving. Just when we think we've seen all that we're going to see, more trickle out -- so maybe the whole wedding album will be released by next Christmas! E! shared more photos of Kimye's Italian wedding day, including a family shot... read more
No matter where you wed, first impressions are essential. A personalized entryway will make your site more welcoming and help guests feel at home almost immediately. If you're having an outdoor wedding, hang leis of orchids or sun-catching glass ornaments on the surrounding trees. For a ballroom, have your florist create an escort card table arrangement with plenty of height so it's the first thing guests see. A rustic affair calls for tons of lanterns lining the pathways.  
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