A wedding day is filled with symbolic tradition, from varied religious customs to the never-ending circle reflected in the rings and the types of flowers accentuating the celebration. Even with all the traditional rituals to consider, nearly every bride and groom can find ways to give their …

It may be that your budget doesn’t allow a wedding planner, or maybe you’ve just dreamed of this day for so long that all of the hands-on planning makes you giggle with glee. Either way, there are steps you can take to make your big day go off without a hitch, so flawlessly it seems as thoug…

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Tips for trying on wedding gowns Many brides-to-be look forward to the day when they visit a bridal salon and are able to try on gowns for the first time. There are certain tips that can make the day go much more smoothly and potentially reduce the amount of time it may take to find the perf…

The Knot, the leading wedding brand and marketplace, released its annual Wedding Trends Report of the top trends for 2017. Inspired by the Pantone Color of the Year, Greenery, which symbolizes a reconnection with nature, one another and a larger purpose, there’s been a rise in décor going au…

Simple sandals, glamorous heels or peep-toes — no matter what shoe you choose, they all have one thing in common — showing off your feet. And for many women, well-groomed feet can translate to a greater sense of confidence.

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Beautiful braids are in and for bridesmaids with long hair, this hot hairstyle is a cool trend.

Kristin and Charlie Hutson May 6, 2017 Private Residence, Elliott Island Photographer: Cally Carson

  • By Lena Ellwanger

In the wide world of weddings, trends abound. Dresses, flowers, venues, cakes, even photos — there is always something new that catches on among those about to tie the knot.

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Many brides-to-be look forward to the day when they visit a bridal salon and are able to try on gowns for the first time. There are certain tips that can make the day go much more smoothly and potentially reduce the amount of time it may take to find the perfect gown. • Wear a supportive, we…

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When Kendall Bledsoe decided to do a Halloween wedding, many of her friends and family were skeptical. “They couldn’t wrap their head around what a Halloween themed wedding would be like,” she said. “Adding a little lace or cowgirl boots was about as far as their imagination would let their …

A wedding day is filled with symbolic tradition, from varied religious customs to the never-ending circle reflected in the rings and the types of flowers accentuating the celebration. Even with all the traditional rituals to consider, nearly every bride and groom can find ways to give their …

Lips can be especially susceptible to the elements, leaving them dry and chapped. And when it’s time to kiss the bride, you want to keep your pucker healthy and hydrated, consider the following tips from the makers of Carmex lip balms, and Dr. Neil Sadick, M.D., a New York City-based dermatologist.

Recently I stumbled upon an old copy of “The Bride’s Book of Etiquette” by the editors of The Bride’s Magazine. Originally published in 1948, I have the “New and Revised” edition, updated and republished in 1968.

While the bride’s gown is, no doubt, the show stopper of the day, the little whimsical details revealing the bride’s personal style accentuate the overall look and feel of the bridal party. Brides look for unique pieces for themselves and their maidens to accessorize their ensembles and look…

The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville took top honors for Best Small City Hotel in Maryland, and Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn came in as a close runner-up.

First comes the proposal then comes the wedding planning. There are dozens of decisions that need to be made before it’s time to walk down the aisle, which can be overwhelming for brides and grooms. To help make it less stressful, these tips from Macy’s can help couples through the entire we…