Whether you said yes or you're the one who did the asking, you're about to begin the crazy, romantic, busy-bee journey that is your engagement. Cheers! We couldn't be happier for you and can't wait to help with the dozens of details. Lucky for you, the Brides December 2018 / January 2019 issue is hitting newsstands now just in time for engagement season! In between popping the celebratory champagne, be sure to grab a copy for all the inspiration you need along this pre-nuptial adventure.
The Brides December 2018 / January 2019 cover alone, starring the beautiful Rocky Barnes, is bound is inspire. Inside, you'll find the rest of her earthy, romantic wedding photos, full of gorgeous details that we bet she won't mind you stealing. Considering her style influencer status, it's no surprise that all of her wedding ensembles—from her rehearsal dinner Reformation slipdress to her Atelier Pronovias wedding gown to her short feathered after-party frock—were totally Insta-worthy.
You can start stocking your similarly stunning wedding wardrobe with the perfect outfit for your engagement photos. Finding clothes that feel right is half the battle of getting comfortable in front of the camera, after all. Check out our stylish outfit ideas for any engagement shoot location inside our latest issue.
And before you know it, it'll be time to start your search for your dream dress. Whether your personal style is boho, classic, or girly, our December 2018 / January 2019 mag is full of wedding dresses that tick all those boxes.
Of course, finding your lewk isn't the only thing on your new to-do list. With your engagement party and other pre-wedding celebrations quickly approaching, you'll also want to start building your registry ASAP. Not sure where to begin? The Brides 2018 Registry Awards is just the place to start! We've complied our favorite must-have products to add to your wedding registry. From kitchen mainstays to home electronics, these next-level necessities take the gold.
But in the midst of all the excitement, don't forget to carve out a bit of time to drink it all in with your new fiancé. Try to sneak away for a few days on an "engagementmoon"—yes, these are officially a thing, and we are here for it. Whether you have just a weekend or a little more time to relax, we've rounded up eight nearby escapes where you two can recharge.
That ring selfie can wait: Go and grab the Brides Engagement Issue, STAT!
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