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How to Be a Gracious Guest: Advice from a Wedding Planner Turned Bride

Last week, we shared the elegant wedding of Courtney and James Gabelbauer, a story we were particularly excited to snag because of Courtney's insider perspective...
Super Foods: Five DIY Masks to Relive Dry, Winter Skin

Super Foods: Five DIY Face Masks to Relieve Dry Winter Skin

Winter can wreak havoc on a bride-to-be's complexion, even on the most sunshine-filled Florida days. After all, you don't have to sustain sub-zero temps...
Expert Advice: Six Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Day Menu | Weddings Illustrated

Expert Advice: Six Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Day Menu

When it comes to the most memorable components of a wedding, food tops the list for many guests. And, happily, the days of cookie-cutter...
Expert Advice: 5 Tips for a Fun & Flawless Beach Wedding | Weddings Illustrated

5 Expert Tips for the Best Beach Wedding

One of the best parts of calling Florida home is being treated to perfect weather nearly year-round, which comes in handy when you want...
Digital Wedding Don'ts | Weddings Illustrated

Wedding Etiquette: The Top 5 Digital Don’ts

Much about the wedding landscape has changed since the inception of smartphones, from the way brides try on gowns to how fast ceremony photos get shared (they're often...

5 Fall Bridal Beauty Trends to Try

When it comes to style, most components of modern-day weddings are subject to what's trending, from gowns (read: tea length) to venues (hello, vineyards and revamped barns!)—and...

Expert Solutions to Common Bridal Mistakes

That heavenly venue where you dreamt of swapping vows, has suddenly been snagged, your bridesmaids prefer their style suggestions to yours, and your mother...

Expert Advice: Couples Home Organization

Home organizer Marissa Hagmeyer shares her tips for newlyweds and the principles of the NEAT Method.

Wedding Emergencies: 8 Simple Solutions

Wedding day emergencies and how to handle them with Kelly McWilliams from Weddings by Socialites.

Expert Pearl Advice: Tara Horn

Tara Horn, the senior partner and co-founder of Pearl & Clasp, shares with us her expertise on pearl jewelry for brides.

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Astrid Alves and Andy Gilon

Astrid Alves and Andy Gilon celebrated their international romance with a sophisticated, Spanish-inspired Miami wedding.

How to Design a Nautical-Themed Wedding

For a sophisticated wedding inspired by the ocean, the key is using subtle nods to the sea and building on the time-honored East Coast nautical aesthetic.

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Five Easy Jobs for the Mother of the Bride, Photo by Paper Antler | Weddings Illustrated

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...

Valentine’s Day Wedding Inspiration

Whether you're throwing a huge celebration of love, keeping it intimate, or even eloping, let the sweet aura of Valentine's Day set the scene for your fairy tale day with these holiday-inspired details.