Behind the scenes at four of the years top bridal collections
Where to find it all
As a bride, you have plenty to smile about—but that bright white dress can make your gorgeous grin look yellow. Heres how to whiten up in a flash
News, ideas, and fun finds for your wedding and beyond
August inspirations, including flowers, favors, and summertime hues, plus enchanting escort cards, surprising thoughts from real brides, shoe jewelry (really!), gifts that celeb brides crave, and tons more
100 wedding upgrades for $100
Easy upgrades that amp up your event without bruising your budget
walking down the aisle
Before you get to the I do's, you have to get your groom. How to walk the walk.
Searching for that special wedding location? Let the zodiac be yor guide
15 painless ways to save $100
For your wedding, you honeymoon, your home
The brides guide to invitations
How to word them, when to order them, and what to include with them, plus beautiful styles for every wallet
We searched the coasts for trip-of-a-lifetime treasures: shoreline resorts with plenty to do beyond the beach; the fun factor in Las Vegas, Miami and New Orleans; whats happening in Orlando; the new Napa; outdoorsy glamour; and our pick of cool, stylish sneakers to stash in that suitcase.
Give your guests something to talk about—and use!—after the party's over
invitation to romance
A bride looked to the colors and motifs of Spanish culture for her San Juan wedding
From flip-flops to fruit trees, country elegance ruled at a wide riverside wedding in Colorado
Want a healthy marriage? Have a fight!
The happiest couples aren't just sweetness and light. Learn how to use that argument about his dirty socks to make a good relationship even better.
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