Photo: Matt Jones
Calling all summer brides! The June/July 2015 issue of BRIDES hits newsstands on May 5, but we're giving you an exclusive first look at our brand-new cover starring model (and fellow bride-to-be) Arlenis Sosa.
Arlenis stuns in a Carolina Herrera ball gown, which is complemented with soft, flowing hair created by Takuya Sugawara at Walter Schupfer, and a "you but better" beauty look created by makeup artist Angie Parker. (And though she's wearing a strapless embroidered dress on our cover, you'll have to pick up a copy of the issue to find out what the model bride will wear to her own wedding to basketball player Donnie McGrath!)
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But there's more to the June/July issue than just the incredibly gorgeous cover! Our annual shape issue is packed with advice to help you look your very best on the big day, from how to find the right wedding dress for your shape to tips on shedding those hard-to-lose last five pounds. Plus, we've gathered 25 genius ideas to personalize your bash, great reads like wedding-night sex confessions from real brides, and the best hairstyles for summer nuptials.
The inspiration doesn't stop there. Planning your honeymoon? You're in luck! Our "2015 BRIDES Best Honeymoons" feature showcases 45 incredible resort for your post-wedding retreat.
For the best wedding dresses, advice, and big-day inspiration, pick up the BRIDES June/July 2015 issue on May 5!