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

The Definitive Guide to Who Pays for a Bachelor Party and How Planning One Works

From setting a budget to creating a guest list and coming up with activities, here’s how to plan the bachelor party every step of the way.

By Lauren Rodrigue, March 1, 2021

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

9 Low-Key Bachelorette Party Ideas for the Ultimate Chill Celebration

If you're planning a bachelorette party for a bride who despises the idea of the standard wild bar crawl, these low-key bachelorette party ideas are creative and cool.

By Lauren Levy, March 1, 2021

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

20 Magical Harry Potter Bachelorette Party Ideas & Decorations

Gather 'round, muggles. We're sharing the best Harry Potter bachelorette party ideas to help you throw a memorable (and magical) bash for the bride-to-be.

By Samantha Iacia, February 25, 2021

Bridal & Wedding Showers

26 Bridal Shower Hostess Gifts That'll Help You Say Thanks

Not everyone is able to pull off an awesome party in your honor. One of these thoughtful bridal shower hostess gifts is a lovely way to say thank you.

By Naoimh O'Hare, February 24, 2021

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

30 Bachelorette Party Decorations That Were Made for Instagram

Hoping to plan an unforgettable bash before the big day? These bachelorette party decorations will make it one to remember.

By Naoimh O'Hare, February 11, 2021

Bridal & Wedding Showers

40 Bridal Shower Decoration Ideas for Every Budget and Style

Planning an upcoming party for a special soonlywed? To make shopping for supplies simple, we've organized our favorite bridal shower decoration ideas by theme.

By Naoimh O'Hare, February 5, 2021

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

24 Cute Bachelorette Party Swimsuits for Everyone in Your Crew

Time to suit up! Whether you're heading to the beach or lounging poolside with your best friends, here are the cutest bachelorette party swimsuits you can buy online.

By Samantha Iacia, January 20, 2021

Bridal & Wedding Showers

Who Do You Invite to a Bridal Shower?

Ready to make your bridal shower guest list. Here's your ultimate guide to who to invite to your bridal shower.

By Anne Chertoff, January 19, 2021

Engagement Party

The Dos and Don’ts of Engagement Party Etiquette

Spoiler alert: You can only invite people who are invited to the wedding. Learn more about this and other engagement party etiquette rules.

By Kim Forrest, January 12, 2021

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Who Should You Invite to the Bachelorette Party?

As you compile the bachelorette party guest list, it’s normal to have questions about who should actually get an invitation.

By Sarah Title, January 6, 2021

Events & Parties

All the Pre-Wedding Parties You Need to Know, and Exactly Who to Invite

From engagement parties to rehearsal dinners, here are all the pre-wedding parties you need to clear your schedule for.

By Kim Forrest, January 5, 2021

Events & Parties

21 Proposal Decorations That Set the Perfect Mood for Popping the Question

Wherever you decide to pop the question, proposal decorations will make it all the more special. Shop our favorite ideas below that'll work for everything from at-home to outdoor proposals.

By Naoimh O'Hare, December 10, 2020

Rehearsal Dinner

Rehearsal Dinner Invitation Etiquette: Everything You Need to Know

Planning on having a rehearsal dinner? Check out these insightful answers to the most frequently asked questions about rehearsal dinner invitations.

By Lindsay Tigar, December 9, 2020

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Here's Why Men Spend More on Bachelor Parties Than Women Do on Bachelorettes

Ready for the surprising data we've collected for you? Bachelor parties' average cost per person is higher than the bachelorette party - here's why.

By Kim Forrest, December 4, 2020

Engagement Party

32 Engagement Party Decoration Ideas That'll Put You in the Mood to Say "I Do"

Celebrating your upcoming nuptials with a fabulous fête? These engagement party decoration ideas will instantly stir up some excitement.

By Naoimh O'Hare, December 3, 2020

Engagement Party

30 Engagement Gifts to Buy for Your Best Friend (or Yourself)

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 2, 2020