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5 Colors to Avoid Wearing as a Wedding Guest

When you find yourself rummaging through your closet, trying to pick out the perfect dress to wear to an upcoming wedding on your calendar, take note that there are a handful of colors you should avoid so that you don’t find yourself committing any attendee faux pas like getting mistaken for the bride, a bridesmaid, or even just a guest who stumbled into the wrong party. So go ahead. Lay out all of your options, and immediately eliminate any dresses that are one of these colors or fabrics, lest you transgress and become that guest. 1. Let’s Start With the Obvious: White Itching

What Not to Wear to a Wedding

No matter what type of wedding you attend, there is always a set of etiquette and dress code rules that accompany it. Whether it’s a black-tie, semi-formal, or casual wedding, these rules are in place to guide you in your outfit selections, and most importantly, to keep the couple happy and satisfied on their big day. According to etiquette expert Lisa Grotts, there’s not much a couple can do about what guests wear to their wedding other than state the dress code on the invitation. “If the guests and couple are close friends, they will respect the dress code. However, I

Jenna Ushkowitz and David Stanley Are Married!

It’s official for Jenna Ushkowitz and David Stanley! The couple said “I do” on Saturday, July 24, 2021, in a beautiful outdoor ceremony at a historic home in Los Ant’s official for Jenna Ushkowitz and David Stanley! The couple said “I do” on Saturday, July 24, 2021, in a beautiful outdoor ceremony at a historic home in Los Angeles. geles. “We were elated and so grateful that we didn’t have to push our wedding and that we got to have the day of our dreams,” Jenna exclusively tells Brides. “It was such a gift that we were able to share it with our friends and

Where to Take Your First Post-Pandemic Couples Trip, Based on Your Horoscope

Where to Take Your First Post-Pandemic Couples Trip, Based on Your Horoscope Let the cosmos guide you to your romantic vaxication. The pandemic has been tough on everyone, but particularly a strange time for couples, no matter how solid your relationship felt going into it. Dynamics quickly shifted, with a lot of lovebirds finding themselves cooped up in tight spaces together, coping with WFH schedules and stress, or even dealing with the loss of income or a loved one. As the vaccine rollout eases travel restrictions both near and far, it’s starting to feel like everyone wants out right now. Being one of those folks, I emailed

A Complete Guide to Shadow Boxing Your Wedding Dress

Even the most cautious of brides can end up with a hodgepodge of unsightly stains on their wedding dress by the end of the night (truly, we’ve seen it all!). And despite the likely fact that you won’t be wearing your gown again, we understand why you’d want your dress to remain in pristine condition for years to come—and also serve as a commemorative keepsake that you can display in your home. Enter a shadow box: The solution to preserving and displaying your wedding dress, in order to ensure it looks just as perfect as the day you wore it down the

The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Fabulous Virtual Bachelorette Party

Virtual events have become the new norm as of late, and if your crew can’t meet in person, help is at hand for throwing a fabulous virtual bachelorette party. A bachelorette going digital doesn’t have to spell the end of fun. Think about how you’d like to enjoy yourself in real life and replicate it online. While a virtual bachelorette probably isn’t any bride’s dream scenario, there are so many ways to sprinkle in little touches to show how well a bride is loved. Ahead, we’ve put together etiquette and planning tips for those planning to go fully digital for

An Intimate, Nautical-Themed Wedding on a Boat in Miami Bay

Yes, they’re on a boat. Heather Milner and Joseph “Joe” Federico IV never imagined they’d get married on a yacht. While wedding planning during the pandemic, they couldn’t quite find a venue that felt right. Many of the spaces they liked had temporarily closed or gone out of business, and others didn’t have the correct vibe for their intimate gathering with 11 guests. That’s when the couple’s planner, Tatiana Angel of CCC Event Planning, suggested a boat. Angel had never done a wedding on one, but she’d thrown plenty of parties. “Joe and I both love being on the water, and

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Married in Vegas

Las Vegas is a popular wedding spot, and for very good reason: iconic chapels, speedy marriage licenses, and out-of-this-world venues. Whether your heart is set on a minimony (with 10 people or less), a micro wedding (up to 50 guests) or you’re planning an elopement, there’s a Vegas ceremony with your name on it.  The Biggest Dos and Don’ts of Eloping Thinking of getting married in Sin City? Here’s what you need to know right now, according to the experts. Legal Requirements “One of the many reasons Las Vegas is an appealing destination to tie the knot is how easy it

A Dreamy Wedding at Atlanta’s Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

Pichon Duplan, a management consultant, couldn’t keep his eyes off of Marcelle Nashief, a process engineer, when he first met her at a mutual friend’s party in 2015. He got her number, asked her on a date, then two years later, popped the question where they lived in Boston. In the summer of 2019, the now St. Louis-based pair threw a destination celebration in Atlanta that included sweet nods to their life and family. The day was full of roses and orchids, the favorite flowers of their mothers and the couple featured a wine box ceremony to honor their love of red wine

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