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A Fresh Feel On Wedding Decor That Will POP!

A Fresh Feel On Wedding Decor That Will POP!

Florals are a beautiful, 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 incorporated balloons...

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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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Create a Dreamy At-Home Date Night

Create a Dreamy At-Home Date Night

As nights are getting colder and the probability of outdoor dining is drawing to a close, the possibilities for safe activities are shifting with the seasons and many couples are left wondering how to plan a romantic date night during COVID-19. After months of...

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How Much You Should Spend on an Engagement Ring

How Much You Should Spend on an Engagement Ring

Getting married is one of the most exciting experiences in life. Countless online articles discussing cuts, carats, and clarity demonstrate the importance of the engagement ring, a purchase that signifies the a first step towards marriage. However, it is just as...

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Tips for Couples on #GlobalForgivenessDay

Tips for Couples on #GlobalForgivenessDay

Stephen WB Mitchell, Ph.D., and Erin AB Mitchell, MACP from Mitchell Counseling Services share their own experiences with forgiving each other and ways couples can practice it in their relationships. They admit that even though they have their own counseling practice...

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Coronavirus + Weddings: Your Most Recent Questions Answered

Coronavirus + Weddings: Your Most Recent Questions Answered

Though we’re sharing answers to your most pressing questions regarding the Coronavirus + Weddings on our social media accounts (Facebook + Instagram), we also decided to round up the Q&A’s on the blog as an extra resource. If you haven’t already heard, we’ve been...

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Talking About Money Before Tying the Knot

Talking About Money Before Tying the Knot

By Michelle Schroeder-Gardner   With all the excitement and bustle that comes along with planning your big day, it’s easy for couples to overlook the importance of having financial conversations. Having money talks with your significant other is extremely...

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