5 Wedding Style Tips from Our Cover Girl Olivia Palermo

Olivia Palermo Brides Magazine Interview

Photo: Matt Jones/Trish South for BRIDES

When it comes to enviable style, Olivia Palermo is one of the first people who comes to mind. So who better to look to for wedding-day style advice than our June/July cover girl? The reality star-turned-fashion icon (who happens to be engaged!) is dishing her top tips for planning a cool, covetable that would earn any trendsetter's seal of approval.

Bridal doesn't exclusively equal white.
When asked if she would wear classic bridal white or ivory, Olivia shared, "Not head to toe. I always like to incorporate little pops of color."

It's surprisingly easy for any bride to emulate the star's style.
"Look at ready-to-wear. Check out Marchesa, Oscar, or Carolina shows online," Olivia said. "And even if your dream dress comes right off the rack, add your own touch. Play with color. It's all about styling."

Don't skimp on the reception décor.
"I want them to have cool, styled details," Olivia says. As for food? That's no place to skimp on either. "The food has to be really, really good!"

See More: Olivia Palermo Wedding Dress Predictions: 5 Looks for the Star from Bridal Fashion Week

Every bride should have a wedding mantra.
"My wedding mantra is beautiful flowers. All I care about are beautiful flowers," Olivia says. "I love peonies and tulips in light pinks."

The wedding shouldn't be just about the bride.
Olivia reveals that her wedding planning is a collaboration between and her crazy-handsom fiancé Johannes Huebl. "At the end of the day, it's about the two of us, and that's the most important thing," Olivia says. "People shouldn't lose sight of that."

Check out the full interview with Olivia Palermo in the June/July issue of Brides, on newsstands now!

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