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Be Smart When Planning Your Wedding - Ways to Save Money
Weddings are a special event that often come with a hefty price tag. From the venue to the dress, it can be easy to go over budget and end up spending much more than you intended. Planning a wedding doesn’t...
Stylish and Sustainable: 2023 Wedding Trends
Wedding season is almost here and there are some 2023 wedding trends we're in love with. With each passing year, wedding trends seem to evolve and become more unique. As an engaged couple, it’s important to make sure your big...
A Look Back at 2022's Most Popular Celebrity Weddings
Before we dive into the 2023 wedding season, we thought we'd share our favorite celebrity weddings of 2022.  From the star-studded guest lists to the stunning venues, there's no denying that 2022 was an exciting year for famous weddings. Here,...
6 Tips to Kickstart Your Destination Wedding Planning
There's a slew of benefits to planning a destination wedding, like hosting fewer guests, checking off a bucket list destination or going back to a place that holds special meaning to you and your fiance.  Plus, you get a "twofer"...
Finalizing the Wedding Day Itinerary and Timeline Before "I Do!"
When planning a wedding it can be easy to get so obsessed with the big stuff like venue, attire, photography and the menu, that you forget about the mounting last minute wedding checklist to-do's that need to be taken care...
The Easy Guide to Green Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Wedding
Anyone who's planned a wedding or is currently planning one knows that they're expensive.  According to The Knot Real Wedding Study couples spent an average of $34,000 on their wedding in 2021.  The hefty price tag of these fête's also...
Designer Showcase: Say "Yes" to a Hayley Paige Wedding Dress
The Hayley Paige wedding dress collection is designed and distributed under JLM Couture, a multi-brand award winning design house.  The gowns we have featured for sale come to us from some of the most reputable and sought after bridal boutiques...
5 Essential Tips for Perfect Wedding Gown Alterations
Navigating the wedding gown alterations process can be daunting, stressful ,and emotional for many brides.  My belief is these feelings stem from a lack of understanding of the process, being ill-prepared, and for most brides the alterations process is so...
Seasonal Signature Cocktails Your Guests Will Love
Thinking of incorporating a custom cocktail into the bar menu for your wedding?  We’re going to drip some inspo on what seasonal drinks to serve at a wedding reception that will add a unique and personal twist to your party,...
4 Tips for How to Choose a Veil for Your Wedding Dress
In my nearly two decades of styling brides I found that when it comes to the veil the first question for many of them was to veil or not to veil?  For some it came down to breaking away from...
To Rent vs. Buy Wedding Essentials
Planning your wedding will be one of the most exciting and memorable moments in your life, but ask any couple who’s tied the knot before you about their wedding planning experience and you’re sure to hear how overwhelming it can...
9 Tips for Keeping your Inner Bridezilla at Bay
This post is for every bride, no matter what stage of the wedding planning you’re in.  Maybe you just got engaged, or you could be at the pinnacle of stress and feel that inner Bridezilla rearing her head, or maybe...