Family & Friends

There’s nothing like that feeling of having everyone you love in one place to celebrate such a happy occasion. Here’s everything you need to know about the people who make your wedding day special, from your bridesmaids and groomsmen to the family and friends who will be surrounding the altar and filling the dance floor.

Wedding Party

11 Wedding Party Gift Ideas for Everyone in Your Crew

What are the most popular wedding party gift ideas? Read on to find out the best gifts to help you thank your crew.

Wedding Guests

5 Wedding Details You Obsess Over vs. What Your Guests Really Notice

There are certain wedding details you're probably freaking out over—but they may not match up to what your guests actually care about.

Wedding Guests

The Colors You Can’t Wear to a Wedding

If you're a guest at a wedding, it can be a bit complicated to decide what to wear. Here are some colors to absolutely avoid, and a few you should think twice before wearing.

Wedding Party

How to Choose a Best Man

Ready to choose the captain of your crew? Here are the most important criteria for a superstar best man.

Wedding Party

The Wedding Party Etiquette Guide to Splitting the Bill

Wedding party members often foot the bill for a lot, from the bachelor/ette party hotel to bridal shower gifts. Here's how to fairly split the bill so no one goes broke.

Wedding Party

How to Choose Your Maid of Honor

Who will stand beside you on your big day? Figuring out how to choose a maid of honor can be a tough decision, and we're here to help!

Relatives

9 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Future In-Laws

You're not just marrying the love of your life—you're joining his or her family as well! Here are some ways to bond with your future in-laws.

Wedding Party

6 Trending Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas to Help You Pop the Question

Read to pop the question to your future bridesmaids? Bridesmaid proposals are a great way to show your crew some love. Here are some of our favorite ideas.

Wedding Party

Bridesmaid Luncheon 101: What It Is, Who to Invite & Everything Else to Know

No, it's not a shower. Here's everything you need to know about how to plan this pre-wedding event.

Wedding Party

5 Ways to Keep Things Fair for Your Bridesmaids

Each of your bridesmaids likely has a different personality, job, family situation, schedule, and budget. Here's how to ensure that you're keeping things fair to make EVERYONE happy.

Wedding Party

Do Bridesmaids and Groomsmen Give Wedding Gifts?

The answers to the most commonly-asked questions about wedding party gift giving—from how much to spend to what to buy.

Relatives

6 Things NOT to Do as the Mother of the Bride

The mother of the bride plays an important role in a couple's wedding. Be sure to follow good etiquette with this helpful list of wedding don'ts.

Wedding Guests

5 Ways to Help Your Guests Cut Accommodation Costs

Ease the biggest headache your out-of-town guests have with these ways to cut wedding costs for guests.

Wedding Guests

How to Handle a Lopsided Wedding Guest List

Here’s how a lopsided wedding guest list will impact your wedding – and what you should do about it.

Wedding Party

3 Things Bridesmaids Should Help With…and 3 Things They Shouldn’t

Bridesmaids are responsible for many important tasks on and before the wedding day. Here are some important duties they should be prepared to take on, and a few they shouldn't.

Wedding Party

6 Unexpected Bridesmaid Expenses You Should Prepare For

Being a bridesmaid is a major honor—but it also can be quite pricey! Check out these important bridesmaid expenses you might not have bargained for.