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Bride Wears 115-Year-Old Wedding Dress…Would You?

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Talk about a fashionable investment! Louisiana bride Shannon Catherine Shea was the 20th family member to wear a 115-year-old Battenburg Rose Point lace wedding dress when she married Christopher Troy Bamburg in Benton, LA, this past weekend. The floor-length, cream-colored sheath gown was originally worn by Shannon's great-great-great-great Aunt Mary Heard of Rome, GA, according to... read more

Anthropologie-Inspired Wedding Ideas!

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If Anthropologie is your go to store for your clothes or home decor needs and you've been coveting a BHLDN gown since day one of your engagement, then you'll love these wedding style ideas. Inspired by the brand's funky vintage flare and penchant  for florals we've got ideas for how you can include their... read more

Inspiration of the Day: Prismatic Glass Lamps

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For a romantically draped wedding tent Mindy Weiss hung dozens of stunning prismatic glass lamps. Each lamp was slightly different than the next, which added serious character and visual interest to the ceiling. For another unexpected twist, thick rope was a deliberate solution to otherwise unsightly lamp cords. The juxtaposition of these modern lights mixed... read more

A Vintage Garden Wedding in Rochester, MN by Laura Ivanova Photography

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Finding inspiration in their wedding venue, Stella and Tim worked with pale gold as their main color and used a tree motif to round out their day-of style. All photos by Laura Ivanova Photography > See more... read more

5 Pretty Brooch Bouquets! (Plus How To Make Your Own)

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Brooch bouquets are great for three reasons, they add vintage charm to your wedding day ensemble, they'll stay in mint condition forever unlike traditional flowers, and they're the perfect way to incorporate family heirlooms into your wedding (something old or borrowed anyone?). Get inspired by these five gorgeous broach bouquets from real weddings!... read more

9 Mod Wedding Ideas (Trend Alert!)

Mod Wedding Ideas!
If you're thinking of going vintage on your wedding day consider a mod theme. Geometric patterns and bright primary colors really pop, so channel Twiggy and go retro on your wedding day with these fashionable ideas! 1. Mixing Shapes. Red geometric necklace, $58 AnnTaylor.com > See more wedding day... read more

Wedding Photography Past and Present (Throwback Thursday)

Photos are some of the only things you'll take away from your wedding day and wedding day photography has drastically evolved with technology, to the point where it's easier than ever to immortalize and share the day than ever before. This Throwback Thursday, (yeah, it's a thing, on Twitter, check it out! read more

6 Retro Wedding Cakes That Cut It!

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This Throwback Thursday, we're celebrating the most delicious part of weddings, the cake! For better or for worse, cake (no matter what shape, form, or flavor it comes in) will always be our first love. See how wedding cake design has changed over the decades: The 90s: Stairway to Cake Heaven In the 90s... read more

Inspiration of the Day: Vintage Slide Projector Photo Votives

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To create a custom retro touch, Barb Salzman transformed simple votive candle holders into stunning vintage photo displays using old slide projector photos. The groom from this wedding was actually an art historian with a focus on lighting, which made it all the more meaningful. Don't have any cool retro items laying around? Every weekend... read more

Get the Look: A Downton Abbey English Garden Wedding

Last night's premiere of Downton Abbey season 3 has everyone talking! We can't stop drooling over Lady Mary's wedding details: the chapel train, vintage veil and diamond tiara (valued at $200,000!)... and don't even get us started on the gorgeous sleeved gown with rice pearls and Swarovski crystals. Get the look of this 1920s-inspired English... read more
Accept that you might not actually be able to press pause on the compulsive wedding chatter. Hey, you're excited, and that's cool! But expecting one or two people to listen to all of it? Too much. Share the love. Spread the obsessing out over a wider circle of friends (that's what cubemates are for, right?) and space it out, so you can spare them all, including your fiance, from bride (that would be you) burnout.
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