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7 Things No One Should Ever Tell Their Fiance

We're assuming you want to be on speaking terms when you meet at the end of the aisle. If that's true, never, ever utter the following phrases to your about-to-be-spouse. 1. "I don't care about the flowers (or cake, music or food...)" The fact is, some people are just more interested in certain parts of... read more

Worried You'll Cry? Stash These In Your Purse

Wedding Day Tears Emergency Kit
Are you a crier? Plenty of women (and men!) cry, even during the happy moments. It's totally okay if you can't stop crying from the second you wake up the morning of your wedding till the end of the reception (and maybe even after that!). What's not okay? The side effects of all those tears... read more

10 Things Every Bride Should Have According to Reem Acra

Things Every Bride Should Have According to Reem Acra / The Knot Blog
In the latest issue of The Knot magazine, we sat down with designer Reem Acra for her ultimate list of wedding must-haves. Take note... and pick up a copy of the Fall issue for more fashion tips and inspiration! 1. Love all around you "You have your groom, family and closest friends surrounding... read more

7 Things No One Tells You About Changing Your Name

There are some truths you just don’t find out until you’ve done it—a legal-name-change veteran’s take on making it official. 1. You may be flipping through your wedding album before you have a new passport. Changing your name is a marathon, not a sprint. Some things will be as easy as walking into... read more

This $500 Wedding Fine Is a Good Reminder to Read Your Contract’s Fine Print

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How many times have you heard this statement regarding contracts with your wedding pros: "Read the fine print?" You'll eventually get sick of hearing it, but seriously, read the fine print, or else you could be subjected to a large fine like The Union Street Guest House is allegedly enforcing. The New York Post reported that the Hudson,... read more

Help! How Can I Cut My Guest List?

Maybe your ceremony site can only fit 150 guests, but your current list is much higher than that. Or maybe you're already over budget and know that the easiest way to save money on your wedding is to start making cuts to your guest list. Don't worry. A bulging-at-the-seams guest list is... read more

Thinking About Having a Weekday Wedding? Read This First!

When you're planning your wedding, one of the first decisions you'll make is when your wedding is actually going to be. While Saturday is the most popular day for weddings, off day weddings are becoming more and more common. Why? Well for one, venues can book up their Saturdays a year or more in advance.... read more

9 Apps You Need To Plan Your Wedding

Lauren Sschwarz PhotographyLauren Sschwarz Photography
Let's face it, some of the best wedding planning is done while standing in line, during your lunch break and when you're out and about running errands. That's why it's more important than ever to have a way to be productive on-the-go. Here, our favorite must-have apps for planning your wedding. 1. For Getting Organized...The Knot Wedding... read more

7 Steps To Crafting Your Wedding Hashtag

Consider yourself officially enrolled in wedding hashtags 101. Now that 55% of all weddings have a hashtag according to our #socialweddingsurvey, (we promise this is the only statistic you'll need to know for this course) there's more to it than just typing out the pound sign. Read on for the top tips from... read more

Changing Your Name? 5 Answers to Your Most Commonly Asked Questions

Changing Your Name/ Betsi Ewing/The Knot blogBetsi Ewing
If you're one of the 80% of couples who have decided to change your name after the wedding, this is for you. To help demystify the process we asked Jake Wolff and Josh Gelb, the experts behind the name change service HitchSwitch. Here, answers to the most commonly asked name change questions. 1.... read more
A stylish exit is the exclamation point to a great wedding day, not to mention your last chance to drive home your personal style. Take full advantage of this opportunity.When it comes to your getaway transportation, get creative: Drive away in a vintage car decorated with bright flowers; toss your hair into the wind on a moped; or jump into a sleek, stylish sports car. And don't forget that "Just Married" sign.
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