We all know the scene in the movies – the groom standing at the altar, nervously checking his watch, murmurs from the congregation as the guests become restless, a reassuring smile from the vicar and then….the doors open. The bride walks in, everyone turns to stare. But there’s one thing above all else the bride …

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Choosing a men’s engagement ring may be tougher than expected. Men tend to be a bit more subtle with their style selections but when it comes to their wedding bands, the task gets trickier. Finding something that checks off all of the musts can be hard. It needs to be unique, timeless and masculine too! …

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Buying wedding jewelry can seem overwhelming, especially if you’re looking for something unique. It’s important to get it just right, after all, this is the lasting symbol of the most important relationship of your life. Antique and vintage jewelry have a character all of their own. Such finely-crafted heirlooms have been handed down through generations …

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Help yourself navigate the often-challenging waters of wedding planning with one or a few helpful apps. Dozens upon dozens of wedding apps are available, however some belong in the wedding planning pantheon. Let’s look at some of these apps to get you started, shall we? iWeddingDeluxe–The Wedding Planner Described as an “all-encompassing” wedding app, iWeddingDeluxe …

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In our third annual International Wedding Trends Report, we asked over 50 industry experts to share with us their predictions for all things weddings in 2017. They certainly gave us some exciting things to watch for! Flowers, Color and Design According to celebrity designer and planner David Tutera, “Floral for 2017 is going the modern …

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When it comes to the rehearsal dinner, the main thing to remember is attire should not be more formal than the wedding. The rest is up to you! Feel free to throw a semi-formal rehearsal dinner if your wedding is a strictly black-tie affair, or go for something casual but no less fabulous. Use the …

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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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We’ve already talked about how braids are all the rage, but we’re currently swooning on a specific type. Meet fishtails. Whimsical, ethereal and over-the-top gorgeous, fishtails are über popular with the daring brides who aren’t afraid to opt for a different hairdo on the big day. With bangs, to the side, teased, neat, messy — …

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Are you torn between the big ball gown and something more flirty and fun? Why not say ‘yes’ to two dresses? It’s becoming more and more commonplace for brides to ditch the big gown and change into a party dress after they walk down the aisle. They want to be free to dance, make the rounds and …

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Thanks to fashionista Whitney Port sporting the style for her wedding to Tim Rosenman, high-low dresses are flying high in bridal couture. If you’re waffling between a short and long style, a high-low dress is the best of both worlds, varying from just a dip to a full-out mini front. This type of dress is …

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Naturally, spring weddings call for lighter, brighter wedding color palettes than, say, fall or winter weddings. From blush flowers to soft-hued table linens, it’s all about achieving that sunny garden feel. And the light color palette doesn’t just apply to decor, either. It’s equally applicable to fashion. Natural makeup, neutral and pastel bridesmaid dresses and …

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Math has new meaning. Modern, cool and on-trend, geometric styles, shapes and patterns are popping up in everything from interior design to fashion, art and now, weddings. From hanging hexagonal flower arrangements to triangle-topped tiers and terrarium centerpieces, geometric-inspired weddings are the coolest — unique, hipster and chic all rolled into one. You can opt …

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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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Strapless, spaghetti straps, plunging v-neck, cropped, ball gown, a-line — no matter the neckline, shape or style, there’s always room for pockets. For a while now, pockets have been finding their way into bridal couture designs; however, when they made their debut, they were seemingly always found on an a-line dress fashioned from heavier fabric. …

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Up-do? Down and flowy? If you can’t decide between the two dos, why not go with something in between? Enter half-up, half-down hairstyles. Whether you part and sweep your hair back, poof and pin, straighten or curl, the achieved look is classy, put-together and simply gorgeous. While we adore a bridal up-do, there’s something utterly ethereal …

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Without a doubt, the photos of the first look, first dance, first cake slice and first kiss as husband and wife are the ones we await with baited breath. However, when you’re compiling your shot list for the photographer, don’t forget to include several shots of pre-wedding prep. We know photographers are pricey, and you’re …

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Strapless gowns have reigned the wedding world for so long now, but when it comes to winter nuptials, we say step aside, strapless, and hello, sleeves. Lace, tulle, beaded, embroidered  — however you sport ’em, they are equally to die for. There is something completely elegant and captivating about baring less. Remember Kate Middleton’s sleeved gown? After all, …

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They first made their way on the scene in the 1920s and 1930s, and have since made a huge comeback in the name of bohemian chic. We seriously swoon for Juliet Cap Veils — they are majestic, feminine and reminiscent of a fairy tale. Whether you pair it with a ball gown, a-line or form-fitting …

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Little girls dream of meeting their Prince Charming from the time they can wrap their heads around the concept. And some lucky ladies and gents have made those fairytales their reality, living the dream and marrying into royalty. The whole world waited with baited breath as Kate Middleton stepped out of the car to unveil her …

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James Bond is a British icon like no other. With the 24th Bond film being released in October 2015, Bond is an icon which has been played by no less than six incredible actors since 007’s 1962 debut, Dr. No. With this in mind, it makes sense that people around the world are thinking about …

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No doubt we love soft, dainty makeup for the blushing bride — but we’re big fans of drama, too. And fall-time nuptials provide a darker, more colorful backdrop for a bride to break out the deep plum lips and smoky ash eyes. There’s something beautifully dramatic about the juxtaposition of a white gown against autumnal …

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(Photo credit: The Black Tux) Remember when we explored Union Station for easy, breezy bridesmaid rentals? Don’t worry, guys, we haven’t forgotten about you. With friends spread all over the world and different body types making achieving “the perfect fit” a challenge, it’s daunting to outfit the groomsmen. Enter The Black Tux, a cool rental service that has …

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Unless you happen to be gettin’ hitched on a super warm day or in a tropical location, chances are you’ll catch a chill at night, especially if your dress is sleeveless or strapless. Whether knitted, beaded, tulle, fur or silk, we’re seeing wraps, capelets and shawls of all kinds make their way onto the wedding …

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Brides, we know that outfitting your bridesmaids is one of the hardest tasks of the entire wedding-planning process. You wonder, which color will look the best? Which style will be the most flattering for all body types? How will my bridesmaids who live far away get their dresses? So many questions. Relax! Bridesmaid dress rental …

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While we have an ongoing love affair with tulle, we are also completely, head-over-heels in love with lace. Dainty, feminine and demure, lace has an old-world, timeless feel that we can’t get enough of. With endless cuts and styles available, there’s a look for everyone when it comes to lace. Here are ten ways to …

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Long gone are the days of brides sporting solely a string of pearls with matching studs. Rather, modern-day brides are opting for louder jewelry on the big day; and they’re wearing it in more than just the predictable places. Think chunky pieces and colored gems. Think jewelry draping on the forehead, hands and even feet. Remember Kim …

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The wedding dress is the dress of all dresses. But if you’re an engaged bride-to-be, you’ll soon come to realize that in the time leading up to the big day, you’ll wear many dresses — to bridal showers, brunches, engagement parties, lunches and the rehearsal dinner. Rehearsal dinners were once simple affairs after the wedding …

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Before the bride makes her grand entrance it’s the flower girl who captivates everyone’s eyes and hearts. I mean, how darling is she as she coyly makes her way to the altar with coaxing from guests along the way? She may dump all the petals in one spot, or she may manage to perfectly place them …

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The dress is the detail of all details. And believe it or not, there are several points that you should consider BEFORE getting your gown. As you’ll come to find out shortly, trying on wedding dresses is at once the most exciting, stressful and overwhelming process, and you don’t want to wait to make important …

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Whether you’re going short for the big day start to finish, planning a simple city hall ceremony, or wanting to change from your gown into something sexy for the reception, short white ensembles are a sure win. From cropped tulle skirts to lace sheaths above the knee, the modern bride is brave and bold enough to …

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Lucky for you, more lingerie inspiration from Adore Me has arrived! In case you missed them, we showcased two different Adore Me looks already on the blog — coral and pale blue. Be sure to check ’em out. Adore Me recently launched a new collection of sexy lingerie — bridal beauty at its best — featuring happy colors and flirty designs that make every woman …

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We’re bringing sexy back with more lingerie inspiration from Adore Me. In case you missed it, we kicked things off in this previous post. Adore Me recently launched a new collection of sexy lingerie — perfect for brides — featuring flirty, bright colors and feminine designs that make every woman look and feel her best. Check out our “something blue” …

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We know that it’s all about the dress. Now let’s talk about what’s underneath the dress. We are swooning for Adore Me’s new collection of sexy lingerie, which features fresh, bright colors and dainty designs that make every woman look and feel her hottest. We were mused by the colors in Adore Me’s Stasia style to create an inspiration board of …

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    This is the happiest time in your life. Congratulations! We’re sure you are feeling the emotions and pressure of impending decisions. Have you set a date? Big/small? Where will it take place? When are you going dress shopping? And so on. One of the first things you’ll do as a newly-engaged couple is …

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