| Mar 22, 2011
| 11:52 AM
Florists, bakers, caterers, a wedding planner, a photographer, a videographer, a DJ, transportation - the list goes on and on.
With so many people to hire, checking references is a necessity. After all, brides want only the best for their big day. But...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 11:57 AM
When people think of a traditional weddings, they often think of a bride walking down the aisle in a beautiful white gown while guests in dapper suits and formal dresses stand for her procession commenting on how beautiful she looks.
But when it comes to...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Weddings are a lot of work. So much work, in fact, I asked my editor to push the deadline for this column back to the end of the weekend...so I can spend my days off working. Business hours are reserved for angry phone calls and bathroom cry breaks....
| Mar 30, 2011
| 1:39 PM
A quick guide to how many 'maids and 'men are appropriate, who you should choose, the lead attendants' responsibilities, and how to say thank you.
The number in your wedding party is usually based on the number of guests, says Nancy Mattia,...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:26 AM
You only have one chance to get gorgeous wedding photographs that you'll cherish for a lifetime. Here are the seven most important questions you can ask a potential photographer if you'd prefer to avoid ending up with so-so photos that will simply collect...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 11:02 AM
The wedding will always be about the bride, the dress and the event. The bride oversees the details and makes every last arrangement to suit her style and taste.
But how much jurisdiction does she have over the groom?
Usually it’s understood...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 9:12 AM
Who wouldn’t feel like a kid in a candy store? Scanner gun in-hand, free to roam a store’s aisles, capturing data on any and all items that you’d like to receive from your wedding guests.
Establishing gift registries definitely is one...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 9:21 AM
The retailer’s in-store Wedding Suites, staffed by Wedding Stylists, are designed to help every member of the wedding party look their absolute best on the big day.
Wedding and reception dresses for the bride; dresses...
| May 3, 2011
| 10:05 AM
Wedding bling is big business.
Last year, couples spent $9.64 billion on engagement rings and wedding bands, according to the Engagement and Wedding Ring Report 2011 released this week by The Wedding Report, a Tucson, Ariz.-based wedding market-...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 12:04 PM
Whether you have one bridesmaid or twelve, the dress is a direct reflection of the bride’s taste, not the bridesmaid’s. Because they love you, most women will take your direction as to what you would like them to wear, often sacrificing...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Overwhelmed by the many (expensive!) details that go into mapping out a wedding and trying to figure out what to prioritize? Here, a bridal editor, wedding planner and real bride each share the top three things they think matter most – other than...