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

How to Handle a "Maidzilla"

My sister is my matron of honor and she is a lot of help, but she has already staked out several “non-negotiables.” How do I keep her under control in a loving way?

Wedding Guests

How to Handle Wedding Guests Who Don't Get Along

Worried about a few guests who might start a ruckus on your big day? Here's how to handle the situation.

Relatives

2019 Mother-of-the-Bride Trends for Cool Moms

Trying to figure out what to wear as a mother of the bride or groom? Check out these 2019 mother-of-the-bride trends so you can look beautiful on your kid's big day.

Wedding Party

The Junior Bridesmaid Questions Everyone Asks

If your ultimate bridesmaid squad includes a junior member, you likely have some questions about what the junior bridesmaid role entails. We’re here with answers!

Wedding Guests

How to Cut Your Wedding Guest List

You may have to cut your guest list for a variety of reasons, from sticking to your budget to your venue’s capacity. Here are a few people that you don’t have to invite.

Relatives

The Sibling-In-Law Etiquette Guide

If your future spouse has brothers and/or sisters, you may find yourself facing a few etiquette dilemmas. Check out these scenarios and how you should handle.

Wedding Guests

How to (Politely) Remind Guests to RSVP

Your RSVP deadline is fast approaching and there are some stragglers. Here's how to remind them to send in that little card—without offending anyone.

Relatives

How to Honor Your Grandparents at Your Wedding

This groom found unique ways to honor his beloved late grandparents at his wedding and even afterwards.

Relatives

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

You want your mom or future mother-in-law to look and feel her best on your big day. Help her find the perfect dress with these shopping tips.

Wedding Party

The Indispensable Guide to Bridesmaid Gift Etiquette

Gifting your gals is an important way to thank them for all of their help leading up to you your big day. Here's our guide to making sure you follow good bridesmaid gift etiquette.

Wedding Guests

The 5 Things Your Guests Are REALLY Doing After Your Wedding

Wondering what your guests will be up to after your reception ends? A new survey provides the inside scoop on your guests post-wedding activities.

Wedding Party

Women Who Are "Always the Bridesmaid" Share Tips on Saving

Being a bridesmaid on a budget can be difficult—especially if you're a newbie. Here, former bridesmaids share their tips to help you maintain your friendships and your wallet.

Wedding Guests

4 Things Every Wedding Guest Needs to Know—and 4 They Don't!

When it comes to your wedding guests, communication is key. Here are the things you must share with your guests, and four things you shouldn't.

Wedding Party

Groomsman Expenses You Might Forget

As much as it’s an honor to be a groomsman, it can also be costly. The solution is simple: start saving now! Here are the expenses you might forget.

Wedding Party

25 Bridesmaid Hairstyles For All Hair Types

From updos to down 'dos to everything in between, this roundup of stunning bridesmaid hairstyles is sure to inspire brides and 'maids alike.

Wedding Guests

Why Going to a Wedding Alone Isn’t So Bad After All

Going to a wedding alone is seriously underrated. From getting the cute cousin’s digits to hitting the dance floor whenever you want, we’re here to tell you why not having a plus-one isn’t as devastating as you think.