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Jacqueline Tynes

Jacqueline Tynes

Fashion and Style Expert

Jacqueline Tynes is a Washington, DC-based writer and digital editor with a focus on wedding fashion, style, beauty, and real weddings. Born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, Jacqueline was a Senior Associate Editor at WeddingWire from 2015 to 2019, and is currently an Assistant Editor at Washingtonian and Washingtonian Weddings magazines. A graduate of the University of Mississippi, Jacqueline currently lives in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC, where she enjoys socializing with friends at the nearest rooftop bar, or binge watching a few of her favorite TV shows.


Jacqueline was a Marketing and Research Intern at WeddingWire in 2013, and also held an internship at Vow Bride magazine from 2014 to 2015. She then was hired as an Editorial Assistant at WeddingWire in early 2015, and was later promoted to a Senior Editorial Associate. While at WeddingWire, Jacqueline developed a special interest in wedding fashion, attending and covering numerous bridal markets and industry events. She then became an Assistant Editor at Washingtonian and Washingtonian Weddings magazines. 


Jacqueline attended the University of Mississippi, where she majored in history and was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority.

Articles published by Jacqueline Tynes

Marriage Proposals What is Engagement Season? Here's How to Prepare

What's the deal with engagement season? Here's everything you need to know about this important time of year—and how to prepare.

Wedding Party The House Party vs. The Bridesmaids

Let’s break down the role of a house party at a wedding—what they do, what they wear, and how their role differs from that of a bridesmaid.

Bride & Bridesmaids 12 Tips for Wedding Dress Alterations You Should Know About

Wedding dress alterations are part of completing your bridal look. Here are essential tips to help your bridal alterations process go smoothly.

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.

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.

Bride & Bridesmaids How to Shop for a Wedding Dress Like a Total Pro

Here’s a crash course in how to shop for a wedding dress you truly love, from finding inspiration to saying "yes" to your dream dress.

Planning Basics The Richmond Wedding Guide to Getting Married in Virginia

Here's a primer on getting married in Richmond, Virginia—from venues to attractions, marriage laws, inspiration and more.

Places to Celebrate 10 Wedding Banquet Halls in Downtown Chicago

Here are just a few of our favorite banquet halls in downtown Chicago perfect for any kind of wedding.

Places to Celebrate 9 Industrial and Unique Charleston Wedding Venues

We've found the best unique Charleston wedding venues in town, whether you're looking for an industrial loft space, a trendy downtown distillery, or even the aquarium!

Places to Celebrate 8 Scenic Waterfront Wedding Venues in Charleston, SC

From magnificent yachts to oceanfront resorts, these waterfront wedding venues in Charleston provide unforgettable views for your special day.

Planning Basics The Charleston Wedding Guide to Getting Married in SC

If you feel like everyone's suddenly getting married in Charleston, you're not wrong. Charleston weddings have skyrocketed in popularity, and we've got the lowdown on how to get hitched in this Lowcountry hotspot.

Places to Celebrate 10 Charleston Hotel Wedding Venues Your Guests Will Love

If you are looking for a Charleston venue that offers on-site staff and other wedding perks, then we definitely suggest you check out these Charleston hotel wedding venues!

Rings & Jewelry How to Buy an Engagement Ring Like a Millennial

Millennials are changing many aspects of society, including the way we buy engagement rings. Here's a rundown of how the engagement ring buying process has evolved.

Photography & Video 9 Ways to Share Your Wedding Photos Without Going Overboard

Look back on your big day by finding the best ways to share your wedding photos without driving your loved ones crazy.

Bridal & Wedding Showers 28 Bridal Shower Favors We're Obsessing Over

We've rounded up our favorite bridal shower favors to thank your guests for attending your "party before the party."

Bride & Bridesmaids The 5 Wedding Dress Styles All Newly Engaged Brides Should Know

If you’re a novice when it comes to wedding dresses, we’ve got you covered. Here are the top wedding dress styles to learn before you start shopping.