Events & Parties

Your wedding day is the main event, but don't forget the build-up! There are a number of pre- and post-wedding parties that need your attention, from organizing the engagement party to planning the perfect bachelorette bash. Whatever soirée you’ve got on the calendar, we’ve got your back.

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

9 Bachelorette Party Games Your Squad Will Want to Play

Break the ice with these fun bachelorette party game ideas that are guaranteed to have your crew laughing in no time.

By Samantha Iacia, April 1, 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

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

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Everything You Need to Throw a Nautical Bachelorette Party

Let's get nauti! From banners to favors and more, here's a shoppable checklist of all the details you'll need to throw a nautical bachelorette party.

By Christin Perry, February 19, 2020

Bridal & Wedding Showers

16 Bridal Shower Gift Ideas for Every Type of Bride

Whether you're shopping for a fashionista bride or a gal who loves to travel, find the right bridal shower gifts for your bestie here!

By Christin Perry, February 12, 2020

Bridal & Wedding Showers

Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Bridal Shower Venue

Once you book a bridal shower venue, the rest of planning will fall into place. Here's a step-by-step guide to finding the best shower venue for your event.

By Stephanie Weers, February 6, 2020

Bridal & Wedding Showers

How to Plan a Bridal Shower

Throwing a bridal shower is a lovely way to celebrate a bride and her impending nuptials. Not sure where to start? Here's how to plan a bridal shower in 13 simple steps.

By Jacqueline Tynes, January 21, 2020

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

How to Plan a Bachelorette Party Weekend, Start to Finish

Whether you’re planning hometown or destination event, knowing exactly how to plan a bachelorette party is essential. Here’s a step-by-step guide to planning the party of a lifetime.

By Lauren Rodrigue, January 17, 2020

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Everything You Need to Throw a Friends-Themed Bachelorette Party

Found your lobster? Here's how to plan the ultimate Friends-themed bachelorette party, with everything from swag to decor and more.

By Christin Perry, January 10, 2020

Engagement Party

25 'Just Engaged' Gifts to Buy for Yourself or Any Bride-to-Be

After the proposal, the excitement has just begun! Treat yourself or surprise your BFF and keep the good vibes going with these just engaged gifts.

By Samantha Iacia, December 23, 2019

Engagement Party

36 Engagement Party Dresses for Every Venue Type

Recently engaged? Shop our picks for the best engagement party dresses to wear in any situation, from backyard barbecue to country club chic.

By Samantha Iacia, December 20, 2019

Engagement Party

20 Engagement Party Decorations to Flaunt Your “Just Engaged” Status

Celebrate your upcoming nuptials with a fabulous fête. These engagement party decorations are sure to add fun flair to any celebration.

By Christin Perry, December 19, 2019

Bridal & Wedding Showers

How Soon Is Too Soon for a Wedding Shower?

If you're planning pre-wedding events, you might be wondering when to throw a bridal shower. Here's everything you need to know about setting the date.

By Jenn Sinrich, December 10, 2019

Bridal & Wedding Showers

22 Shoppable Bridal Shower Game Ideas to Keep the Party Going

Wondering how to entertain an entire room of guests during the bridal shower? We've got you—shop our picks for dozens of bridal shower game ideas that are total crowd-pleasers.

By Samantha Iacia, November 19, 2019

Bridal & Wedding Showers

12 Couples Shower Games That are Easy, Affordable—and Fun

Here are some of our favorite couples wedding shower games that you should definitely play at an upcoming celebration.

By Kim Forrest, November 12, 2019

After Parties

5 Tips for Styling the Best Post-Wedding Brunch Outfit for Brides

Yes, there's one more ensemble you have to shop for—your post-wedding brunch outfit! Here's how to find the perfect look for this party-after-the-party.

By Lauren Rodrigue, November 4, 2019