As a bride, you're well aware that being a bridesmaid definitely isn't cheap. But you also just can't help yourself: you really, really want your girls to look out of this world in their dresses. So what's a conflicted bride to do? Get creative! Turns out, there are tons of ways to help your bridesmaids save some dough on their dresses without sacrificing quality, a cohesive look, or bleeding their bank accounts dry.
Quick! Name your number one wedding fear. If you said rain on your wedding day, you're likely in good company. Many couples - especially those who plan outdoor affairs - worry nothing more than a mere drizzle could ruin the whole day. But, says Aviva Samuels, owner of Kiss the Planner in Palm Beach, Florida, "Five years from now, the very last thing on your mind will be the weather on your wedding day.
Remember when Jennifer Lopez got engaged and your jaw dropped at her rumored-to-be 15-carat diamond ring? You're gonna want to sit down for this one. Famed jeweler Graff just revealed the largest, highest color, highest clarity diamond ever certified by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), and it's over 300 carats.
01 Of 15 Custom Star Map Poster Courtesy of Finch and Cotter This custom design features a map of the star from any date and location of your choosing, so you can tug on their heartstrings without coming off too sappy. Use this gift to commemorate their engagement, first date, or any other moment of importance in their relationship.
If you're looking for an easy way to brighten up your cold-weather celebration, try incorporating fresh citrus touches. Yes, your favorite fruits, including lemons, oranges, limes, grapefruits and kumquats, double as delicious style details! Peak citrus season occurs during the winter, but the fruity finds feel right at home when used as decor elements at a spring or summer wedding.