Lindsay Day

Five Easy Jobs for the Mother of the Bride

Your bridesmaids will be on hand throughout the wedding planning process for bachelorette parties, bridal showers, and dress fittings, but there’s still one more special lady who’s bound to want to help make sure that everything runs smoothly right up to the minute you say “I do”—your mom. Photo by Paper Antler While your venue coordinators and wedding planners will likely have…

Four Honeymoon Ideas for Adventurous Couples

These days, travelers are increasingly seeking vacations that will leave them feeling enriched, and that goes for honeymooners, too. After all, what better way to strengthen your bond as newlyweds than to take on something new and exciting together? Here are four hands-on honeymoon experiences around the world that neither of you will soon forget. 1. Cooking School in Italy Image via…

August Birthstone Inspiration: Peridot

August is just a couple days away, and with it comes new birthstone inspiration. This time: peridot. This is one of our favorite birthstones of all, thanks to its citrusy and summer-friendly lime hue. In linens, the shade can translate into a neon yellow-green, and in flowers and fruits it can take on a slightly softer, more natural appearance. However you use it,…

Olympic Inspiration: Five Boldly Colored Bridesmaids’ Dresses

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are just 10 days away, and we’re already counting down to the technicolor Opening Ceremonies and 17 days’ worth of bright and stylish sporting uniforms. (And the events themselves, of course.) Photos: Agnes Lopez Photography and Captured Photography by Jenny No symbol of the games is more iconic than the Olympic flag, with its bright white background and five colorful…

Accessories Designer to Know: Elena Zavozina

Last fall, we introduced you to bridal designer Olia Zavozina. As it turns out, creative genes run in the family: Olia’s sister, Elena, now has her own accessories line, which includes bridal head pieces, belts, and one-of-a-kind jewelry. And one piece of Elena’s work might look particularly familiar: She designed the head piece that world-renowned gymnast and Dancing With the Stars champ Shawn Johnson wore for her wedding to…

Stress Test: What Wedding Guests Worry About

Image via Huffington Post We all know how stressful wedding planning can be, but brides and grooms aren’t the only ones who feel a little anxiety around the occasion. Turns out, guests get stressed, too. Ebates, the cash-back shopping site, recently conducted a wedding survey to learn what male and female wedding guests get stressed about, and a couple of the answers…

Five Florida Lingerie Shops We Love

When it comes to getting married, every layer of your ensemble is important—starting with the foundation. Your coziest cotton briefs might pass muster on most ordinary days, but when you’re walking down the aisle, you’ll want to feel feminine, sexy, and stylish, and your undergarments should help enhance the style and shape of your gown. And then there’s the after-wedding…

Real Wedding: Perri Pincus and Robert Gianquitti at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach

Bride: Perri Pincus Groom: Robert Ryan Gianquitti Wedding date: May 28, 2016 Venue: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa Theme: Romantic chic Colors: Blush, gold, Champagne, gray Wedding planner: We didn’t have one, but Laura Damaschin at the resort did everything for us. Cake: Buttercream icing filled with chocolate ganache and caramel by Dona Doce Cakes Flowers: Bride’s bouquet: Mostly pink peonies…

A Wedding Weekend in Sarasota

With its soft, sandy beaches and warm, calm waters, Sarasota is a dream wedding location. And whether you’re a local or you’re hosting friends and family for a destination affair, there’s plenty to see and do in town in between wedding festivities. Images via The Resort at Longboat Key Club Where to Stay Tucked away on a barrier island in…

Pippa Middleton is Engaged, and the Ring is Gorgeous!

  Image via Hello! It looks like Britain will soon be bracing for another wedding of royal proportions. Duchess Kate’s younger sister, Pippa Middleton, is now engaged to her dapper beau, 40-year-old hedge fund manager James Matthews. And if her engagement ring is any indication of things to come, the wedding will be spectacular. While there’s no word yet on who…