Cover Look

Dress: Rosa Clarà
Veil: Jennifer Leigh
Jewelry: Earrings, House of Lavande K.J.L. Bracelet, Alan Anderson for House of Lavande. Ring, David Yurman.
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
(See p. 18 for more cover look details!)

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skip the gym and still look great in your gown

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the guilty girl's guide to cutting the guest list

236

10 tips for saving big on your flowers

115

how to de-stress

And enjoy being engaged

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the look

Dramatic black details give wedding white a graphic pop
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4 shapes, 1 style

Here's how any figure can look good in a short dress
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if the shoe fits...

See why some brides are putting the heels before the gown
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flair game

A collection of diamond rings with high-decibel dazzle
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real-bride makeover

A tomboy with plenty of personality discovers organza
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color school

Coral and taupe may be autumn's coolest combo
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go your own way

A freewheeling couple hit the road in wedding finery that leaves traditional threads in the dust. Dare to follow their lead.
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shopping guide

Where to find it all

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say ahhh!

Wedding-planning got you wound tight? Nix those nerves with relaxing remedies that do wonders for your looks.
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come out to play

If working out bums you out, it's time to put some fun in your fitness
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shopping guide

Where to find it all

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

In October, we're focusing on harvest-time flavors, fiery color palettes, and striking favors. Plus, accessories worthy of royalty, stunning wedding sites, and the cupcakes rock-and-rollers crave.

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the guilty girl's guide to the guest list

It's the wedding task everyone loses sleep over. How to decide who should—and shouldn't—make the cut.
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breaking the rules

Learn how 18 bold brides split with tradition, and listen up about the wedding maxims no one should mess with
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diy escort-card frame

Four steps to creating an elegant display for your table cards
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etiquette police

Down-to-earth solutions to your peskiest problems
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get rich fast!

Or at least get smart about finances fast, by taking this quiz about money with your honey
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the brides guide to bouquets

How often do you get to carry flowers? We've got a month-by-month calendar of what's in bloom, tips on saving (really) big, the top online sources, and cool ideas for embellishments.

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hawaii fab-o!

Hula, leis, and mmm—mai tais: The islands of aloha are packed with awesomeness. Check out our celebrity sightings, seductive couples' retreats, wallet-friendly condos, the perfect bikinis, and more.

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hot seats

Whether you're renting or relying on your site's offerings, turn ho-hum chairs into four-legged works of art with these DIY-ready ideas.
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olé for love

Spirited colors, classic decor, and a tequila-toting donkey helped two New Yorkers honor their Mexican roots in San Miguel de Allende.
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a (big) day at the beach

Together with a team of party pros, a Manhattan event planner created the ultimate Caribbean seaside wedding

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Editor's Letter

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Countdown

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Style

133

Planning

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Shopping guide

266

Idea List

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