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Wedding Trend to Try: Sneakers

Athletic shoes have been enjoying a major moment—more like a few years—in the spotlight (just ask Chiara, Olivia, and Karlie), and we couldn't be happier...

Wedding Trend to Try: Place Settings with Gold Flatware

While poring over Florida weddings lately, we've noticed one simple but oh-so-luxe touch that instantly elevates a reception—place settings with gold flatware. And while gold...

11 of our Favorite Bloom-Embellished Aisles

Our friends at Thumbtack—a website devoted to connecting consumers with service providers across countless of genres, including weddings—have just released a report detailing top...

15 of the Prettiest Naked Wedding Cakes

Some wedding trends come and go, never to be heard from again once their 15 minutes are up (hello, shoulder pads, dangling beads, and...

12 Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Friends Before the Wedding

If you're like so many other future brides (and regular folk) out there, chances are, you often find yourself feeling pinched for precious free...

Expert Insight: Maggie Lord’s 2016 Wedding Trends

Another new year will soon be here, and with it, a slew of new (or, in some cases, reappearing) wedding trends. As we prepare...

How to Have a Dreamy Winter Wedding Without Faking It (Too Much)

When you get married in Florida, it can be tricky to pull off a wedding that feels wintry without seeming too contrived—or overly theatrical—at the...

12 Stunning Alternatives to the Traditional Veil

Whether a petite birdcage or full-on cathedral length piece, veils can add more drama to a wedding look than perhaps any other accessory. But with...

Trend to Try: Hand-Painted Wedding Cakes

We love a classic, white wedding cake, whether it's topped with plump peonies or covered with piped-on dots. But there's a new trend taking...

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...

10 Florida Wedding Instagrams to Follow Now

If you’re a bride to be, chances are you’ve already spent countless hours cruising Pinterest for pictures of everything from gorgeous gowns to hair...

Now Trending: Sapphire Wedding Details

Here are 10 ways to incorporate sapphire into your special day. Best part: It's something blue.

Now Trending: Guest Book Alternatives

Skip the lined notebook and offer wedding guests a creative outlet for sharing salutations, thoughtful advice, and words of encouragement. From memory quilts to...

15 Something Blue Ideas

They say there are four keys to good bridal karma: something old, something new, something borrowed, and that little something blue. Here, we culled 15 something-blue ways...

Reception After-Party Ideas

From bounce houses to robot dance parties, here are 10 post-reception ideas to keep your celebration going.

Top Trends from Bridal Fashion Week 2016

From cropped tops to feathery finishes, we round up eight style trends brides will be wearing down the aisle next year.

2015: The Next Big Wedding Trend

A panel of A-list bridal experts weigh in on what they predict 2015's top wedding trend will be.

10 Florida-Made Parting Gifts

Send your guests home with something special from the Sunshine State.

15 Wedding Cake Toppers

Crown your wedding day confection with one of these unconventional cake toppers.

15 Bridesmaid Gifts For 3 Modern Wedding Themes

Taking a cue from three popular wedding styles, we culled 15 bridesmaid gifts your gal pals are sure to j'adore.

15 Groom’s Cakes

From model cars to naked confections, these celebratory cakes were made for one man in mind: the groom.

20 Wedding Registry Gifts

From robot vacuums to wine cellars, these wedding registry gifts will be as fun to give as they are to get.

15 Marsala Wedding Details

Marsala, Pantone's Color of the Year for 2015, conjures opulent, gem-toned celebrations, indoors and out.

12 All-White Wedding Cakes

Brides are falling in love with today's modern take on the traditional white-on-white wedding cake.

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Five Easy Jobs for the Mother of the Bride

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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.