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Planning a wedding is a truly magical experience. We’re offering our expertise to help make the planning process fun and stress-free for you from beginning to end. From decor inspiration to vow help, we’ve covered it all in our articles.

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Wedding Fashion

The Complete History of Wedding Dresses, Suits & Other Fashion

Wedding dress and fashion history has sure changed a lot over the years, from corsets to beaded lace, and everything in between.

By Lauren Rodrigue, May 29, 2020


How to Create a Wedding Budget: Real Couples Tell All

Trying to figure out how to budget for your wedding? Here, real recently-married couples share their best-kept secrets.

By Lindsay Tigar, May 29, 2020

Vows & Readings

15 Ceremony Readings from Movies for a Cinematic Wedding

Personalize your ceremony with one of these wedding readings from movies, from comedies to dramas and more.

By Stephanie Weers, May 29, 2020

Vows & Readings

14 Ceremony Readings from Literature for a Totally Romantic Wedding

There's nothing like an excerpt from a literary work to add a touch of elegance to your ceremony. Check out 15 wedding readings from literature that we totally love.

By Stephanie Weers, May 29, 2020

Trends & Tips

The 8 Best Zoom Backgrounds for Your Virtual Wedding Events

Looking for ways to jazz up your virtual wedding? These (totally free) backdrops for Zoom will do the trick in just a few seconds.

By Samantha Iacia, May 28, 2020


24 Cool Gift Ideas for Your Father-in-Law

Now that you're engaged, you've gained a whole new family. Looking for gifts for your father-in-law? Here are some of our favorite ideas.

By Christin Perry, May 28, 2020

Bride & Bridesmaids

A Guide to Wedding Dress Shopping From Start to Finish

Finding a wedding dress should be exciting, not stressful. Bookmark these wedding dress shopping tips to stay on track and prep for all your bridal appointments.

By Samantha Iacia, May 27, 2020

Planning Basics

7 Fun and Romantic Wedding-Planning Activities You Can Do at Home

Combine a date night in with gearing up for your big day with these romantic wedding-planning activities you can do at home.

By Kim Forrest, May 26, 2020

Planning Basics

6 Couples on How Postponing Their Weddings Brought Them Closer Together

Six real couples share their stories of how postponing their weddings amid the coronavirus pandemic was actually a blessing in disguise.

By Lindsay Tigar, May 26, 2020

Bride & Bridesmaids

The 8 Most Popular Wedding Dress Fabrics and Materials

Tulle and lace are popular wedding dress fabrics, but they're not your only options. Learn about the most common dress materials and what they're used for in this go-to guide.

By Samantha Iacia, May 22, 2020

Vows & Readings

15 Non-Religious Ceremony Readings to Personalize Your Wedding

Song lyrics, poems, and book excerpts all make great non-religious wedding ceremony readings to add a personal touch to your big day.

By Kim Forrest, May 22, 2020

Bride & Bridesmaids

The Wedding Dress Shopping Timeline Every Bride Should Know

From setting a budget to your final alterations fitting, this wedding dress timeline covers everything you need to do and exactly when to do it.

By Jacqueline Tynes, May 21, 2020

Bride & Bridesmaids

Here's Your Ideal Wedding Dress, Based on Your Body Type

Highlight your figure and own the fashion game on the big day by rocking the best wedding dress for your body type.

By Jacqueline Tynes, May 19, 2020

Wedding Fashion

What to Do With Your Wedding Dress (and Other Accessories!) After the Big Day

Yes, gowns, tuxes, and accessories are pricey, but there's actually a lot you can do with your wedding dress and other accessories long after your wedding.

By Jenn Sinrich, May 19, 2020


How to Survive Meeting the In-Laws for the First Time

Ready to meet the in-laws? Get ready to convince them you’re the best candidate for the biggest job they’ve likely ever interviewed someone for: marrying their child.

By The Editors, May 19, 2020


6 Ways TikTok (Yes, TikTok) Can Actually Improve Your Relationship

Yes, your relationship can benefit from being a TikTok couple. Here, experts share why this social media platform is actually a great way to spend some time with your partner.

By Lindsay Tigar, May 19, 2020