Whether you’re hosting a wedding shower, attending a wedding shower, or the person the wedding shower happens around, it’s a good idea to keep a few etiquette tips in mind. Use the following as an etiquette guide to prevent mishaps and annoyed people. Q: My Bridesmaids Are Hosting My Shower And Asked Me For A …

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  So you have been entrusted with the top wedding role a woman could have: maid of honor. This role is certainly a privilege, as you will enjoy behind-the-scenes memories that no one else will have a chance to experience. From helping the bride choose her wedding dress to taste-testing different cakes and sweets, the …

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Who Pays for What

In days of yore the parents of the bride paid for the wedding. Those days are long gone, much to the relief of parents with daughters everywhere. So who pays for what these days? It really depends on the couple, their family, and all related bank accounts. Yet etiquette still applies, and with that in …

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Let’s face it: being a bridesmaid isn’t exactly cheap. How much bridesmaids spend depends on the bride and the cost of her wedding, with some going the crazy-extravagant route and others taking pains to make their nuptials as budget-friendly as possible. With that in mind let’s look at a few frequently-asked questions to give you …

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Pinterest is the social media platform known for providing great idea after great idea, many of which belong to the wedding sphere. We’ve rounded up some of the best options to inspire you as you prepare for your big day. Check them out! Groom Cake Want to make a special cake just for your groom? …

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If you have never attended a bridal shower before, you might have some questions on etiquette do’s and don’ts. Fear not, as we have outlined everything you need to know about planning and attending this special pre-wedding event. Read on, and be enlightened. Who Hosts? Bridal showers were traditionally not hosted by a family member, …

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You need only visit a bridal website to see the hottest trends in weddings. These days, you’ll see bridesmaids are wearing a variety of styles. The tradition of having all of the bridesmaids wearing the same dress has faded away to a large degree. The new trend allows the bride to choose her colors to …

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Planning a bridal shower is hardly a small feat, especially if dozens upon dozens of women are attending. Food, drinks, presents, decorations, music, games…there’s a lot to consider. However, plenty of fantastic bridal shower tips exist to help you through the craziness that so often accompanies wedding planning. Review a few of the best tips …

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One of my dearest friends recently got married and in her infinite wisdom she chose the one person who has never been married, will most likely never be married and who knows practically nothing about weddings to be her maid of honor – me! As flattering as that was I hit panic mode because like …

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Don’t be afraid to shower your bridesmaids with a bit of extra love on your big day. Don’t go with cheap, favor-like gifts but instead, try to invest in a piece of jewelry or a designer piece they’ll keep around for years to come. But besides the usual “thank you” token, there are some other …

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Dressing all your beautiful best friends for your big day can be tricky. We love our friends for their different personalities, styles and characteristics but they’re also usually all different shapes and sizes, and this can prove to be quite the task when trying to dress them all the same as bridesmaids for your wedding. …

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From vintage botanical prints for invitations to bloomified table linens and even flower-filled bridal gowns, florals are on-trend for spring and summer wedding decor and fashion. There’s something incredibly chic about featuring florals front and center in your wedding design elements. And don’t think florals can’t be subtle, either. Softer patterns and colors make for …

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Purple is absolutely perfect. But lavender? Even better. We’re head over heels for the light shade of purple that steals the show in wedding-day palettes. Lavender is feminine but not over-the-top girly, so you can accomplish that soft look without turning off your groom. Pair lavender with sage green and mint for decadent hue harmony. …

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Gloves got a bad rep in the 80s and 90s (think elbow-high, Cinderella-like fashions made from shiny fabric) — but they’re back — and we’re happy to report that they aren’t the same styles from the days of yore. Rather, we’re seeing short fashions that are dainty, demure and oh-so-feminine accessorizing couture bridal collections on the runway. They are a particularly popular accessory …

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Elegant, timeless and feminine, pearls are the perfect addition to your big day. If you’re looking to bring a little sheen to your decor and wedding-day embellishments, pearls are the way to go. Perhaps what we love most about them is their understated quality — you won’t find pearls trying to steal the show like other …

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The first signs of green are starting to bud as we transition out of winter — and with good ol’ St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner — thus, we are majorly crushing on the earthy hue, and expect it to be a big trend for spring and summer weddings. Modern brides aren’t afraid to brush other colored blooms …

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Silver Wedding Dresses

By Araceli Vizcaino-S, Azazie Each year, over two million brides say their “I Do’s,” which means roughly two million wedding parties have gone through the tried-and-true process of planning the affair, figuring out which bridesmaid trends look good and which don’t. Well we’re here to save you some time by sharing what we’d like you …

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Silver, gold, bronze, rose gold and copper — whether you fancy just one, all or a handful in your winter wedding color scheme, metallics transform any look from ordinary to over-the-top gorgeous and glam. And long gone are the days when you had to identify yourself as “team silver” or “team gold” — mixing metallics is the …

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From mocha to chocolate, amber, caramel and walnut, hues of brown are back and more beautiful than ever. Whether the tone is the primary color of your wedding-day palette, or merely an accent color, brown sets a stunning stage for the rest of your I do decor. Think tweed suits, cowboy boots, chocolate confections, salvaged wood …

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Ribbon tails. They seem to be flying from every bride and bridesmaid bouquet these days. Feminine, dainty and whimsical, we love the look of long strands of ribbons falling from a beautiful bunch of flowers. Dare we say this is currently the hottest trend when it comes to bouquet style? We think so. Whether you …

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When one of your closest friends or beloved family members asks you to participate in the celebration of her marriage, your most immediate reaction will probably be gratitude and excitement, followed by a flurry of questions such as: Where will the wedding be? How much will your bridesmaid’s dress cost? Will you get along with …

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  How to Plan The Perfect Hen Do Planning a hen do can be a lot of work, as there are just so many things to get right and a badly planned hen party can make for a rather unhappy hen. If you’ve been asked to plan a hen do, fear not as it can …

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Every girl has that one person they can turn to in times of need. Having a best friend is a vital part of life and most of us just wouldn’t know where we’d be without our best pals. So if you’ve been asked the all-important question and someone has entrusted you with everything in the …

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Bangs have always been trendy, but 2012 is a year entirely dedicated to the haircuts with bangs. They are stylish, feminine, easy to arrange and they have the power to change your entire wedding appearance. If you are soon a bridesmaid you have all the reasons in the world to consider a haircut of the …

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There are so many brides-to-be who need assistance when it comes to choosing the elements that will compose the attire, but when it comes to that of the bridesmaids’ thing get really complicated, so we thought a few tips on how to choose your bridesmaids wedding dresses would come in handy. Of course, the matching …

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These days may be harder for a bridesmaid to get some wedding inspiration than for a bride. As her look ought to be flawless, at the same time it must not shadow the look of the bride and this sort of balance is not very easy to acquire. It is for this precise reason that …

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It is not a secret any more the fact that the bridesmaid dresses are very important for the final décor of the wedding ceremony. In fact, sometimes this is the reason why some brides become obsessed and “force” their bridesmaids to wear certain types of evening dresses. However, in these lines our wish is to …

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When a bride chooses her bridesmaids she definitely picks her best friends with whom she could enjoy some fun moments before and during the wedding ceremony. At the same time, she chooses some persons she can rely on, in order to make sure that nothing will ruin her big day. Therefore, in the following lines …

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We all know that the bridesmaid dresses are very important at a wedding, simply because they contribute to the cheerful tone of the wedding ceremony. So, if you are aware of the importance of this fact and if you want everything to be perfect, you have two options. If you are curious to learn what …

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Mismatched bridesmaid dresses have become quite a hit at the nowadays wedding ceremonies and therefore, we believe that it would be useful for you to know more about these things. Thus, you should listen to our pieces of advice because one can never know when they might com in handy. First of all, mismatched bridesmaid …

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When it comes to the bridesmaid dresses it is very hard for brides to pick the right colors. In order to save this problem for you we thought about some hot and sexy colors that will help you end up with some magnificent and completely beautiful bridesmaid dresses. The result was that: red and pink …

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We have often said that your bridesmaids should wear bright clothes, but besides that they should also have bright accessories. In the line that are to come we wish to talk about bridesmaid handbags and about their bright shade. And since this is a topic that concerns you all, we invite you to pay attention …

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Do you believe that clothing your girls in the same color of bridesmaid dresses is too conventional? Well then, you should go for different colored bridesmaid dresses. It will really be something innovating and different and thus you could try it only if you are ready to stand out. However, you should know that if …

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I don’t know about you, but we definitely adore the knee length bridesmaid dresses. Why? Well, simply because such gowns add that special touch that your bridesmaids need: they are flirty, sexy, playful and cheerful. Besides of the length, if you will find the right colour, then your girls will totally expose the right look. …

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What would the right bridesmaid winter dress look like? Would it be long, short; would it have a turtleneck? Well it could have all these and even more. It could have every detail you would like, in order to create that winter wedding look. It goes without saying that a red dress accessorized with some …

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