My entire identity seems to revolve around being a "bride" now.
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It's the bride's privilege to ask her wedding party to dress a certain way for her wedding. It's tradition. She can tell them what jewelry and shoes to wear, too. She can even ask everybody to wear their hair up, or down, if she's super picky. But she absolutely, positively CANNOT ask anybody in her wedding party to alter their physical characteristics in any way.
Partly, it's the Internet to blame: there's always that gnawing sense that, if you just click around enough, you will find that 100% perfect dress.
I always dreamed of designing my own bridal collection and marrying the man I fell in love with. I never thought they would both happen at the same time! Less than a year ago, while designing my debut bridal collection, my soon-to-be husband popped the question and the craziness began.
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If you're looking to do something different, something memorable, take a look at these four unique ideas for wedding favors.
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You'll want each dress more than the last.
You aren't hiring a calligrapher to carefully handwrite your invites (unless you are, then OK GIRL, GOOD FOR YOU), you're doing it yourself. So order at least 15-20 extra envelopes for when you end up spelling your grandma's name wrong or writing the wrong state code.
Pinterest can sucker you into thinking that you need to upgrade literally everything to have a wedding that's truly worthy of a feature in a magazine. That's simply not the case though, thank goodness!
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Mixing rougher, more industrial elements with softer fabrics and elegant vintage pieces will give you the idea you have in mind, without making your special day look like a bad garage sale.
I felt the pressure to fit into the gowns I saw as I flipped through bridal magazines. Every photograph I looked at seemed to promote skin-tight satin and buttoned-up bodices. How would a backless gown look with a colossal surgical scar running down my back?
You might never be a size 2 (or even a size 6 or 8). But if you make taking great care of yourself a priority, you're going to look and feel better, and that's going to fuel all kinds of positive changes in how you approach your life.
Manhattan is brimming with all types of services, from high-end repair shops and cleaners to prime restorers and more, to keep all of your luxury and beloved belongings in top shape.
I am that girl who started planning my wedding three years ago, on Pinterest, while I was dating someone else. Don't judge me, Judgey McJudgerson -- you know you did it too. Heck, you're probably doing it right now.
Walter and Leslie Kimmel, who are both 100 years old, celebrated their wedding on August 18, 1940. The two met when they were just 22 years old at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Baltimore.
It's an unfortunate, but often inevitable, part of planning a wedding that there are just some things you won't know or realize until after the big day is over. The best resource for this kind of advice is real brides, of course, so we asked!
Saying "I do" outdoors? While there's no surefire way to keep the bottom of your wedding gown squeaky clean, you can prevent totally trashing your dress by putting these expert-endorsed tips into practice.