Your centerpieces are often your guests' first impressions at your reception. Find some inspiration to make a striking statement with these four ideas.
For a Garden Party:
Go bright and colorful to create a fresh, just-picked vibe on your reception tables.
Photo: Entwined Studio
Your veil can do wonders to complete your wedding day look -- but finding the right one for you is tough (with so many options!). Check out a few of our faves -- and how to do your hair to match.
The Cage Veil
What it is: A cage veil is a short style that delicately covers and frames the face. Though it's most often seen in a wide net, there are many tulle and embellished varieties available as well.
Best with: A hairstyle that's the same length or shorter than the veil is ideal. Try the sophisticated look of a low updo or the softness of a curly down-do that just barely grazes the shoulders.
We've seen every wedding photo imaginable. But every so often we spot a snapshot that really stands out from the rest. Here are a few of them.
The Guys Getting Ready
A shot of the guys getting pretty before the ceremony is a must-have. And this photo just goes to show that it doesn't have to be anything too formal.
Photo: Ira Lippke Studios
Find the right wedding color palette for you by avoiding these color mishaps. Here's how to make your day memorable.
Wedding Color Mistake: Ignoring Texture
Instead of simply relying on colors, bring multiple textures into your wedding day to give the room some depth and dimension. Mixing textures in the same hue can add more drama and depth to your wedding than simply combining multiple colors.
The red carpet is a fabulous place to find wedding-worthy fashion inspiration. Here are our top picks from this year.
Milla Jovovich in Elie Saab
Channeling old-Hollywood glamour, Milla Jovovich was decked out in head-to-toe sparkle and shine. Besides all that pretty beading, our favorite detail was the pumped-up one-shoulder (some padding kept it from looking too delicate) that draped perfectly off her sculpted frame. This sleek and clean style would make any bride look statuesque in a ballroom wedding.
When it comes to your guest list -- sometimes plus ones just don't fit in
Q. We're on a tight budget; Is it okay to invite single family and friends but not include "and guest" on their invitations? My fiance says we have to allow all guests to bring a date but I don't want to eliminate people just because we're obligated to let them bring a guest. What should we do?