Six Must-Haves in Your Purse on Your Wedding Day

Your wedding day will bring together all of your favorite, most-loved people. Being surrounded by everyone you love is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, which means you must be prepared with everything you love as well. There are six must-haves that you cannot leave home without if you want your wedding day to be perfect. No matter what gorgeous clutch you select to match your dream gown, make sure you pack these six essential items inside:

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The Maid of Honor Dilemma: What to Do if You Don't Know Whom to Choose

Maid of Honor Dilemma

If you think the 2020 Presidential election is political, ask a bride what it’s like to have to choose a maid of honor out of her three sisters, two besties, and five cousins. If you are lucky enough to have many special women (and men, because hey, it’s a new decade) in your life that you’d love to have by your side while you say your I dos, choosing just one maid of honor can seem inconceivable. Fortunately, we’re here to tell you that in the era of anything goes weddings, modern brides have a variety of options for how they can structure their bridal party so that no one’s feelings are hurt, and you’re surrounded by all the most special people in your life on your wedding day.

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How to Take the Perfect Engagement Ring Selfie

Thanks to social media, spreading the news that your SO finally popped the question is as easy as hitting the share button—however, it requires the perfect photo of the rock. How can one best show off the glimmer and glam of their engagement ring, and express in imagery the elation of knowing they are going to marry their one true love? Read our engagement ring selfie tips for our expert advice.

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Wedding Etiquette: How to Extend Invitations to Your B-List

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The guest list. It’s one of the most daunting and stressful wedding planning requirements. If your budget was unlimited (but let’s be honest, that possibility affects a tiny percentage of couples), you’d invite everyone you’ve ever known to attend your big event. In reality, you’ll need to find the sweet spot between what your budget can accommodate, and what your reception venue requires as its minimum number of guests.

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How to Pull Off a Classic Holiday Wedding

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Couldn’t you hear the dulcet tones of Michael Buble’ as you read those last words? The holiday season means snow-dusted pinecones, hot toddies by the fire, family gathered around the menorah and the kind of grateful togetherness that only happens once a year. The only thing better than the holiday season is getting married during the holiday season. If you’ve decided to get married in December, then you’ve just … Raised. The. Bar. To go all-in on a classic holiday wedding, and do it in a way that would make Rosemary Clooney proud, then follow this advice:

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Five Modern Wedding Invitation Designs that We love for 2020


The latest trends in wedding invitations mirror the latest trends in weddings themselves (obvi). It’s all about creating a look that is seemingly effortless and entirely unique. We’re bringing you five of the hottest trends in wedding invitations for 2020 and showing you how to execute each one in a way that will leave your guests awed and amazed. Pin these to your wedding fantasy Pinterest board, because you’re about to be wowed.

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The Modern Bride’s Get Beautiful Checklist

Your wedding is six months away (squeal!), which means it’s time to start beautifying every aspect of your appearance from your hair to your complexion to your nails. Any woman who has ever made a beauty transformation knows that these things take time (your hair, for example, only grows about a half-inch per month), so we’ve got your preparation checklist. We’re bringing you everything you need to be the perfect glowing bride on game day—we mean your wedding day.

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