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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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Cake & Desserts

23 Fall Wedding Cakes That Are Perfect for an Autumnal Celebration

Make sure your dessert looks as good as it tastes by recreating one of these unique fall wedding cake ideas.

By Samantha Iacia, February 28, 2020

Wedding Party

These 17 Bridesmaid Button-Down Shirts are Super-Cute—and Won’t Mess Up Your Makeup

Looking for the perfect gift for your 'maids? These bridesmaid button-down shirts are both fashionable and functional.

By Christin Perry, February 28, 2020

Bridal Hair

Thinning Hair? Here's How to Make Your Hair Fuller Before the Wedding

Hair loss is quite common—especially if you're stressed (hello, wedding planning!). Here, experts share their best advice to help make your hair thicker and fuller in time for your wedding.

By Jenn Sinrich, February 27, 2020

Wedding Party

The Bridesmaid Duties Checklist Every 'Maid Needs

Consider this your go-to, handy dandy bridesmaid duties checklist, in detail — for before, during and after the wedding.

By Danielle Lamb, February 27, 2020

Etiquette

How to Enjoy Your Wedding if You Hate Being in the Spotlight

There are a few things that you and your partner can do to make the day a bit more comfortable and easier for everyone. Check out our tips for shy brides and grooms.

By Kim Forrest, February 26, 2020

Planning Basics

7 Things to Know Before Planning Your Own Wedding

Experts share their top words of wisdom for couples who are planning their own wedding, from creating a budget to deciphering contracts.

By Jenn Sinrich, February 26, 2020

Planning Basics

How to Reserve Hotel Room Blocks for Your Wedding

We answer all of your burning questions about blocking hotel rooms for your wedding, from finding the right hotels to deciphering those contracts.

By Kim Forrest, February 26, 2020

Places to Celebrate

11 New Orleans Wedding Venues in the Garden District

Get married in the heart of an iconic Victorian-era neighborhood at one of these New Orleans wedding venues in the Garden District.

By Whitney Teal, February 25, 2020

Places to Celebrate

The Best U.S. Destinations for Mountain Weddings

Looking for some truly spectacular scenery to serve as the backdrop for your big day? Look no further than these incredible locations, ideal for mountain weddings.

By Kim Forrest, February 25, 2020

Rehearsal Dinner

Rehearsal Dinner Invitation Etiquette: Everything You Need to Know

All the answers to your most pressing questions about rehearsal dinner invitation etiquette, from who to invite to what to include.

By Lindsay Tigar, February 25, 2020

Wedding Party

20 Best Man Gifts for the Groom You Can Buy Right Now

From a joke gift to a gift given at the bachelor party, or a sentimental gift, these are some of our favorite gift ideas for the best man to give the groom.

By Christin Perry, February 24, 2020

Places to Celebrate

The Most Scenic Mountain Wedding Venues in Utah

On the hunt for amazing outdoor views for your nuptials? These mountain wedding venues in Utah are tough to beat.

By Samantha Iacia, February 21, 2020

Relatives

How to Help Mom Find the Perfect Mother-of-the-Bride Dress

Wondering what the mother of the bride should wear on your big day? You want your mom or future mother-in-law to look and feel her best, so help her find the perfect dress with these shopping tips.

By Kim Forrest, February 21, 2020

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Who Pays for What at the Bachelorette Party?

If you're wondering who pays for the bachelorette party, the short answer is: Everyone! Read on for more info on exactly who pays for what.

By Lauren Rodrigue, February 21, 2020

Planning Basics

When Is It OK to Postpone Your Wedding?

Postponing your wedding isn't ideal, but it's sometimes necessary. Here are six situations when you may need to postpone your big day.

By Stephanie Weers, February 20, 2020

Wedding Songs & Music

The Most Overplayed Wedding Songs—and What to Play Instead

A top DJ shares his picks for the most overplayed wedding songs, and the fresher favorites you should swap in.

By Kim Forrest, February 20, 2020