156

All Shapes and Sizes

beautiful gowns for every body
218

25 suprising ways to de-stress

66

say yes to your dress!

A reality star's shopping secrets
110

15 things a great bridesmaid will do

(Don't be afraid to ask!)
102

Hidden flower costs you can avoid

180

Naked at the altar

What your dreams are trying to tell you

62

Runway

Dresses inspired by the ballet, paired with accessories that are completely en pointe
64

4 Shapes, 1 Style

Lean how a fit-and-flare gown can work for your figure
66

Say yes to your dress

Randy Fenoli, star of TLC's Say Yes to the Dress, shares his shopping savvy
68

Tick Talk

He deserves more than a kiss; consider giving your guy one of these six contempo watches
70

Real-bride makeover

See how a free-spirited song-writer goes from eccentric to elegant
74

Color School

Serene blue and basic black team up in a super-sophisticated palette for your party
156

All shapes and sizes

Whether you're busty, pear-shaped, full-figured, or tall and thin, there's a fashionable gown with your name on it
166

m.o.b. dresses

Your mom deserves a great dress, too—check out these stunners
216

Shopping Guide

Where to find it all

89

The eyes have it

Sculpt your brows, choose a shadow, enhance your lashes, and make those peepers pop
104

First-dance fitness

Shape up and slim down while learning your routine
174

tone it!

Found the perfect gown? Our wedding-dress workout will give you the body to rock that frock.
216

Shopping guide

where to find it all

43

News, ideas, and fun finds for your wedding and beyond

The colors, flowers, and state-fair flavors of July, plus party trends, celeb style, and custom-monogrammed thongs, among other exciting stuff

184

Party in the kitchen!

A wedding in a restaurant kitchen is the ultimate foodie's celebration. See how restaurateur Danny Meyer cooks up one flavorful feast.
192

The places you'll go!

From the tropics to the desert and the city to the sea, these five couples planned parties in amazing locations
216

Shopping guide

where to find it all

100

Writing your vows

Our real person's guide to penning wedding vows turns a chore into a breeze
102

How to read a florist's bill

see what the charges really mean—and how you can save some major bucks
106

Etiquette Police

Down-to-earth solutions to your peskiest problems
110

15 things a great bridesmaid will do

Don't be afraid to ask!
166

The brides guide to the m.o.b.

She's the (other) woman of the hour. We've got perfect dresses, fun ideas for the two of you, a list of modern mothers' duties, and more.
180

Analyze This

Most brides have bizarre nighttime dreams—find out what yours may be telling you
216

Shopping Guide

where to find it all

123

Your kind of Europe

Don't let the exchange rate get you down! We've got romantic and wallet-friendly hotels from Britain to Spain, and storybook castle stays, too. Also: Romeo and Juliet vows, easy ways to save euros, and one perfect bag for a continental evening.

22

Editor's Letter

26

Calendar

43

Buzz

61

Style

89

Beauty

99

Planning

216

Shopping Guide

218

Idea List

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