The Best Wedding Blogs of the Week

From a romantic engagement shoot inspired by Beethoven's "Immortal Beloved" letter to a hilarious animated .gif compilation of what it's like to be a bride, we round up some of our favorite blog posts from all over the web.

Not only is this photo shoot impeccably styled, we love how the concept revolves around a proposal inspired by Beethoven's "Immortal Beloved" letter. Take a look at the dreamy photos and video, here. —100 Layer Cake

The Bridal Fashion Week runways were packed with colored gowns and for good reason—they're here to stay! Find out why they're so not a fad. —Brides.com

Being a bridesmaid is no easy task and we know you'll do an amazing job! But just in case, avoid this list of "don'ts" to keep the bride and your fellow 'maids happy. —POPSUGAR

What's really the secret to a happy marriage? Science says that it could be gene called, 5-HTTLPR, which affects mood hormones in the brain. Find out if you could be hard-wired for wedded bliss, here. —Brides.com

Gorgeous hairstyle alert! This imperfect, DIY twist on the the classic French twist can only be described bohemian-meets-glamorous (and we're obsessed). —Once Wed

Fashion designer Erin Fetherston is known for her whimsical, feminine designs, and we're ecstatic about her latest collaboration with lingerie line, Cosabella. Inspired by her signature aesthetic, the line consists of the flirtiest pieces you've seen. —Brides.com

Let's be honest, we're all obsessed with animated .gif images and this compilation, "The 39 Stages of Being a Bride" couldn't be more accurate. Get ready to burst into laughter. —Buzzfeed

This playful carnival inspired wedding looks like so much fun! From oversized balloons to cotton candy machines and even a ferris wheel, this celebration is worth browsing. —Elizabeth Anne Designs

Worried about a last-minute weather change on your wedding day? Don't fret, our wedding experts have tips on how to prepare. —Brides.com

We are so honored and excited to be featured in Vogue Paris's "Wedding: Top 10 Pinners to Follow" list! Check out what they had to say about our pins and see who else made the cut. —Vogue Paris

—Donna Kim

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