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12 Thoughtful Gifts For The Soon-To-Be-Bride (and Groom!)

12 Thoughtful Gifts For The Soon-To-Be-Bride (and Groom!)

Whether you’re searching for the perfect holiday present for the bride and groom on your list, or you need a thoughtful gift to give before the big day, we’ve rounded up 12 ideas to help you choose something unique, useful and meaningful. From fashion and beauty...

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5 Luxe and Dreamy Products to Enhance Your Home

5 Luxe and Dreamy Products to Enhance Your Home

  We're always in search of those products that enhance your home or create that forever honeymoon feel,  whether your big day is soon, yesterday, or many years ago. Here are five items that will tantalize your senses throughout your home.  From pure Egyptian...

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Lemons On Friday

Lemons On Friday

In 2018 Mattie Jackson and Ben Selecman's fairy-tale wedding at the bride's gorgeous parents' estate in Franklin, Tennessee, was featured in the Southern Bride's Summer/Fall 2018 issue. The beautiful bride and her parents, Denise and country songwriter and singer...

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Wedding Day Must-Have Beauty Products

Wedding Day Must-Have Beauty Products

From eco-friendly health & wellness products to bridal party gifts, this list will have you covered for the big day!  HERS Health & Wellness THE PATCH BRAND Vitamin-infused patches with powerful ingredients that fit perfectly into our fast-paced...

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3 Key Things You Need To Know While Planning A Barn Wedding

3 Key Things You Need To Know While Planning A Barn Wedding

Over the past few years, barn weddings have become extremely popular in the wedding industry. In 2015, Vogue released a list of eleven stunning farm wedding venues across the country stating, “It makes perfect sense: The country settings—isolation, simplicity, and...

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2 Ways to Stop Your Period Crashing Your Wedding

2 Ways to Stop Your Period Crashing Your Wedding

By Betty Acker, MD, OB-GYN at Nurx So you've been planning your ideal wedding for months, maybe years. You have the location, the dress, the partner for life. But as the big day draws near you may realize you forgot about one important detail: Your period will be the...

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9 Essentials for a Stunning Spring Wedding

9 Essentials for a Stunning Spring Wedding

In the midst of planning a spring wedding and still in need of checking some boxes off of your to-do list? Or maybe you're simply looking for some items that will help pamper the bridal party and yourself.  We’ve found some products to calm your nerves, slumber more...

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Very Peri is 2022 Pantone Color of The Year

Very Peri is 2022 Pantone Color of The Year

Photo Courtesy of PantoneSomething old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. The wedding day rhyme symbolizing luck has been a staple in the bridal world since the English folktale started centuries ago. Even today, you can find relics of the past...

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Wedding Rings Are An Investment, Keep Them Safe!

Wedding Rings Are An Investment, Keep Them Safe!

Wedding rings aren't just all the glitz and glam, they symbolize love and devotion between two people. It serves as an outward sign of lovers and their commitment to each other, often being the most expensive jewelry that someone will ever buy. With such cherished...

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A Fresh Feel On Wedding Decor That Will POP!

A Fresh Feel On Wedding Decor That Will POP!

Florals are an undeniably beautiful detail, but if you’re a bride wanting a little extra pizazz to add to your décor, chances are you’ve been searching high and low for something that will POP! This styled shoot at Vesuvius Vineyards steps outside of the box with...

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Add These Must-Haves To Your Holiday Gift Guide

Add These Must-Haves To Your Holiday Gift Guide

Weddings and gifting go hand in hand, but finding just the right present can sometimes be a challenge. If you’re attending a winter wedding soon and you’re wondering what to get, check out some of these holiday must-haves to include in your gift list. Organic Mulberry...

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Tips for Planning a Memorable Rehearsal Dinner

Tips for Planning a Memorable Rehearsal Dinner

The rehearsal dinner is traditionally hosted by the groom’s parents the night before the wedding. Both families, the wedding party, and often select out-of-town guests are invited to the lighthearted occasion. Often more casual and intimate, there are a few things to...

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Add These Gifts For Him & Her To Your Shopping List

Add These Gifts For Him & Her To Your Shopping List

Do you have a wedding or bridal shower coming up? Are you puzzled about what to get the bride and groom? If so, search no further! Listed below are some of our recent favorite gifts for him and her to suit all of your wedding-related needs that are guaranteed to help...

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Impactful Budget Wedding Items

Impactful Budget Wedding Items

With the exciting, but overwhelming journey of planning often comes overlooking small budget items that can make an impact on your wedding day. Between focusing on the bigger components like finding a venue, booking entertainment, and deciding on your color scheme,...

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The 5 Best Wedding Ideas Currently on TikTok

The 5 Best Wedding Ideas Currently on TikTok

I’ve learned many things from the internet, but nothing compares to the knowledge I’ve gained from hours of mindless scrolling on TikTok. Brides have taken over the app, sharing everything from the planning process, dress shopping, and budgeting tips, and I have...

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How to Plan a Wedding During COVID-19 Reopenings

How to Plan a Wedding During COVID-19 Reopenings

Over the last year and a half, the wedding industry has faced many obstacles because of COVID-19. As mask mandates are slowly being lifted this summer, the hope for in-person events is becoming a reality. However, these exciting times are also bringing new challenges...

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What You Need to Know About Changing Your Last Name

What You Need to Know About Changing Your Last Name

For many engaged couples, deciding whether or not to legally change your last name can be an emotionally difficult decision. While it is becoming more popular to keep your last name, many couples still choose to adopt their partner’s last name. Additionally, LGBTQ+...

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Why You Should Purchase Engagement Ring Insurance

Why You Should Purchase Engagement Ring Insurance

If you’re newly engaged, caring for your new engagement ring likely falls to the bottom of your wedding planning to-do list. Loss of or damage to your ring can happen a lot easier than you think, and that’s the last thing you want to stress about as you get ready for...

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4 Items to Put on Your Newlywed To Do List

4 Items to Put on Your Newlywed To Do List

As you close out your wedding reception and say goodbye to your guests, the next phase of your relationship starts—you are a newlywed. With a few final wedding-related tasks to finish and the phone ringing off the hook with congratulations, the days after your wedding...

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A Complete Guide to Ace Your Wedding Bar and Cocktails

A Complete Guide to Ace Your Wedding Bar and Cocktails

​As many weddings are starting to return back to normal—especially summer outdoor weddings—it’s time to start thinking about the details that will make your wedding the most memorable time of your life. From the champagne toast to the wine selection on tap, it’s easy...

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15 Black-Owned Wedding Vendors for Your 2021 Ceremony

15 Black-Owned Wedding Vendors for Your 2021 Ceremony

At Southern Bride, we are devoted to bringing in as many voices to the wedding industry as possible. This creates an environment in which every bride feels seen and heard during one of the most special days of her life. We have seen the struggles Black-owned...

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