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Real Stories

The wedding industry is always evolving and we've got the scoop on every new trend. We talk to designers, planners, and experts to stay up-to-date on everything you want to know.
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My Mother Passed Away a Year Before I Got Married—This Is How I Honored Her
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Love Looks Like This: Chèrie Chan and Jessey Lee's Secret Marriage
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Exclusive: See TikTok's Favorite Dance Couple's Epically Choreographed Wedding Entrance
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Here's What 5 Brides Wore When They Said "Yes"
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Love Looks Like This: We Had A Destination Wedding After Months of Uncertainty
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My Husband and I Went on a Year-Long Honeymoon Around the World
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Guest Perspective: Glee Castmates Share Their Style and Party Picks
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Our 5 Favorite Details From the Couple's Big Day
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Navigating the Now: How Real Couples and Wedding Pros Are Planning Today
Real Brides Share Their Biggest Piece of Wedding Day Advice
8 Real Brides Share Why They Kept Their Wedding a Complete Secret
Real Brides Share Their Biggest Wedding Day Regrets
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Change of Plans: Thanks to COVID-19, I’m Now a Marriage Enthusiast
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Hannah Hart Reveals Why She's "Willing to Wait for as Long as It Takes" to Have Her Dream Wedding
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This Is the Second Time I’m Calling Off My Wedding—Is the Third Time the Charm?
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What a Brides Editor and COVID Bride Learned During Wedding Planning Therapy
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How Eloping Has Completely Changed My Feelings About Postponing My Wedding
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In Our Culture, It's Considered Bad Luck to Move a Wedding (Even During a Pandemic!)
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"I Planned My Dream Wedding in Italy...Then, Coronavirus Happened"
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How Discovering the Magic of Micro-Weddings Made Me Feel Hopeful Again
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Postponing Our Wedding Means We'll Have a Plus One Come September
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How Postponing Our Wedding Made Me Feel More Loved Than Ever
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Our Impromptu Wedding Has Become a Memory of a Lifetime
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Change of Plans: Eloping in Tahiti Honored My Ancestors and Our Future
Eloping Was the Best Wedding Decision We Never Thought We'd Make
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I Married My Best Friend in What Became Our "Plan D" Wedding
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I Hate Having a Fiancé—I'm Ready for the Next Chapter
Coronavirus Taught Me That I Never Had Control Over My Wedding Plans
An Online Tarot Card Reading Helped Me Reimagine My Wedding Plans
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Change of Plans: Reimagining Our Pandemic Wedding Taught Me What Mattered Most
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Our Relationship Motto Has Always Been "Expect the Unexpected" But We Never Expected a Pandemic
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By Eloping, We Realized Our Wedding Was Never About the Big Celebration
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Coronavirus Forced Us to Fast-Forward Through Our First Year of Marriage
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Change of Plans: COVID-19 Gave Me the Rom-Com Ending I Always Wanted
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We've Waited 20 Years to Get Married—What's One More?
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Change of Plans: Forget Our Dream Wedding—We Bought a Home Instead
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Thanks To COVID-19, These Momentous Life Events May Never Happen For Us
My Venue Shut Down Two Weeks Before My Destination Wedding—Here’s How I Handled It
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How I Came to Terms With the Indecision Surrounding My Wedding
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The Pandemic Might Cancel My Wedding, This Is How I'm Taking Control