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A New Concept In Bridesmaids Dresses

A New Concept In Bridesmaids Dresses

Guest post by Bridesmaid Trade

Bridesmaid Trade is a creative new organization where people trade in their bridesmaids dresses which can then be rented; here are 5 reasons why you should use this inventive new service:
1. Your bridesmaids will look beautiful: The dresses in our rental line are classic and chic, in a range of flattering [...]

What to do with old Bridesmaids Dresses

What to do with old Bridesmaids Dresses

I may not have been a bride yet, but I’ve definitely heard (as I’m sure you all have too) every bride udder those awful words to me as I’m slipping into a bright pink silk satin dress with a giant flower on it:
“You can totally wear this again!”
I have yet to discover the proper occasion [...]

How to Prepare for Your Wedding Portraits

How to Prepare for Your Wedding Portraits

As your wedding day approaches, you are thinking about so many things: what time should I start dressing, what will the weather be like, and who is going to remember to bring the marriage license?  With all those details dancing in your head, you don’t want added worry about your wedding portraits.  So here are [...]

Motherly Advice for Mothers of the Bride – The Wedding Album

Motherly Advice for Mothers of the Bride – The Wedding Album

A guest post by Maureen S. Chapdelaine of Not My Mother’s Wedding.
Your bride has done her research and chosen a photographer. She has selected a style; traditional with a hint of vintage. Check that off your wedding “to do” list, right? Well…maybe not. Certainly not if you ask the surprising number of [...]

AB’s Wedding Tips From the Masters: Julie Raimondi, Editor-in-Chief at Brides.com, on How to Save Money on Your Wedding

AB’s Wedding Tips From the Masters: Julie Raimondi, Editor-in-Chief at Brides.com, on How to Save Money on Your Wedding

Today’s Featured Master: Julie Raimondi, a Top Editor Who’ll Help You Edit Those Wedding Expenses
Expertise: Wedding Publications
Website: Brides.com
About the Master: Julie Raimondi has about as rich a pedigree in bridal media as you could ask for: she’s now Editor-in-Chief of CondĂ© Nast’s Brides.com and Brides Local magazines, and she was the Executive Editor at The [...]

AB’s Wedding Tips From the Masters: Bentley Meeker on Lighting the Perfect Wedding, Perfectly

AB’s Wedding Tips From the Masters: Bentley Meeker on Lighting the Perfect Wedding, Perfectly

Today’s Featured Master: Bentley Meeker,  Lighting Designer for The Knot’s “Valentine Weekend’s 14 Weddings at the Empire State Building”
Expertise: Wedding Lighting
Website: Bentley Meeker Lighting & Staging, Inc.
About the Master: Lauded by everyone from Hollywood, to the fashion world, to the White House, Bentley Meeker’s lighting is “exceptional” … and as Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones [...]

AB’s Wedding Tips from the Masters:  Sylvia Weinstock and the Modern Wedding Cake

AB’s Wedding Tips from the Masters: Sylvia Weinstock and the Modern Wedding Cake

Today’s Featured Master: Sylvia Weinstock, “the Leonardo da Vinci of Wedding Cake Designers”
Expertise: Wedding Cakes
Website: Sylvia Weinstock Cakes
About the Master: Hailed “the Leonardo da Vinci of Wedding Cake Designers” by Bon Appétit, Sylvia Weinstock has been credited with creating the  modern wedding cake – a cake that’s both beautiful and delicious! Her cakes are famed [...]

Tips for Hiring a Great Wedding Photographer

Tips for Hiring a Great Wedding Photographer

This is the first of my tips for making your wedding day the best that it can be.  Of course from my perspective, the most important element of a wedding is beautiful photographs that bring you much joy in the years to come.  However, I will also share additional insights from some of my friends [...]