For many, wedding traditions are an important and valued part of their special day. However, some of these old customs can seem a little unnecessary in the eyes of the modern woman. Don't be afraid to mix things up and plan your wedding day exactly how you want it.
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So your wedding day is drawing closer. Congrats! Do you have everything in line? By which we mean, do you have gifts for everyone? (And yes, these days pretty much everyone gets a gift). Did you remember all the bridesmaids, ushers and even your parents? No? Okay, be calm, we've got you. Check out this list of awesome gifts for everyone even vaguely connected with your wedding. You can thank us later.
Flash mobs are always adorable, especially when they come from a place of love. When Gary and Tracey Richardson decided to tie the knot, they wanted to make a unique memory.
Sky reporter Joe Michalczuk of Britain really took wedding gifts to a new level when he presented his bride with this video of countless stars wishing them well. From Hugh Jackman to Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, this is a stellar group of stars, all full of love (my personal favorite is Miss Piggy). Watch and enjoy!
Kirsty Brutnell overcame incredible trials to dance with her husband on their wedding day.
Beach brides will love Robert Cavalli's crochetted maxi, and city brides will appreciate the simplicity of Maxmara Pianoforte's sleeveless column. Shop 20 of the most gorgeous wedding dresses you can buy online at a variety of price points suitable for any bride-to-be.
While there are lots of women who invest in their dresses as heirloom objects to be passed down to generations behind them, Rent the Runway is betting that there are plenty out there who want a more spendthrift option: renting your dress for your big day. The designer rental site just for the first time launched bridal rentals online, and yes: actual wedding gowns are part of the mix!
From ideas and trends to décor, invites and games, here's how to hit it out of the park when it comes to bridal shower planning.
When it comes to best man or maid of honor wedding toasts, some can go wrong. And we mean very wrong. But here is a prime example of a wedding toast that scored in all the right ways. Take notes, and get inspired for your next best man speech.
Here are 4 people who can walk a bride down the aisle if her father is deceased or absent in her life.
Planning a wedding takes time, energy, patience and prowess. Managing things down to the smallest detail can be challenging.