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Southern Bride’s 9 Carry-On Essentials

Southern Bride’s 9 Carry-On Essentials

Oops, the airline lost your bag? Have no fear. Pack these nine essentials in your carry-on to avoid the stress of a lost checked bag!  A change of underwear/appropriate clothing for the destination. Make sure you have some necessities just in case. Nothing feels...

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Southern Bride’s 5 Tips for Packing Light

Southern Bride’s 5 Tips for Packing Light

1.Roll your clothes. This one is the easiest trick in the book. Rolling your clothes tightly increases the space in your luggage. That's just a proven fact. Just make sure that you have an iron wherever you're going. 2. Fill your purses with small items such as...

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The Ultimate Girls Weekend in Nashville

The Ultimate Girls Weekend in Nashville

It seems like all we’ve been hearing about lately is Nashville. Bachelorette parties have been flocking to Nashville more and more lately, but it’s for good reason. With free live music happening at all times, the casual atmosphere, southern hospitality, and...

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him & Her

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him & Her

Gifts for Her: 1. Pj's from Bedhead: A luxurious set of pajamas is always a good idea! Get her a set she'll love to lounge in and if you really want to be cute and romantic, find a style that has matching pairs for him and her! Click HERE for more information. 2. The...

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Holiday Drink Recipe

Holiday Drink Recipe

Amazingly refreshing, bubbly, and sweet, your guest will love this holiday treat.  Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco 3 cups prosecco 1 cup limoncello liqueur In large pitcher, whisk together prosecco and limoncello Serve over raspberries, if desired Top your Raspberry...

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6 Beauty Products From 2017 We Had To Share

6 Beauty Products From 2017 We Had To Share

A curated list of 6 beauty products from 2017 that we had to share with you before the years was out. The products have be chosen, tested, and loved by our Southern Bride team. We know you'll love them, too!  

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9 Christmas Gifts For Her

9 Christmas Gifts For Her

  Last week we showed you 9 nifty gifts for your southern gentlemen's Christmas and today we've got 9 Christmas gifts you're going to want to subtly save and send to your future hubs. 1. We saw this tray a couple weeks ago in the Kendra Scott store and had to...

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9 Nifty Christmas Gifts For Him

9 Nifty Christmas Gifts For Him

Welcome to Southern Bride's Holiday Gift Guide for Him! We had so much fun testing out all these fantastic gifts perfect for our southern gents. Each product has been tested & loved by our Southern Bride team. We hope he enjoys them as much as we do. Happy...

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REESE WITHERSPOON’S DRAPER JAMES

REESE WITHERSPOON’S DRAPER JAMES

THE DRAPER JAMES TEAM DISHES ON THE STORY AND SIGNATURE STYLE BEHIND THIS SOUTHERN INSPIRED BRAND Reese’s longtime dream came to life when she opened Draper James in Nashville in 2015. Tell us about her vision for the brand, store and where the name, Draper James came...

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We Love Swanky Badger Groomsmen Gifts

We Love Swanky Badger Groomsmen Gifts

We love Swanky Badger groomsmen gifts because they create stylish, personalized gifts for men that carry true meaning and heart, making for a special moment between the gifter and recipient. Swanky Badger has tons of products including whiskey decanters, whiskey...

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Wedding Edition Keepsake Box Makes Memories Last Forever

Wedding Edition Keepsake Box Makes Memories Last Forever

Make the memories of your wedding day last forever with the Wedding Edition Keepsake Box.  This beautifully simple system helps you organize, enjoy, and store your most important keepsakes from the first date through the first anniversary.  It's so beautiful that you...

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Odorless Self Tanner Perfect For Brides

Odorless Self Tanner Perfect For Brides

You may have sworn off spray tanning in the past after seeing your friend sport an embarrassing orange (and streaky!) tan, but we’ve got just the thing and it won’t make you like this… Keep calm and use NKD SKN--You’ll have an effortless, odorless and natural-looking...

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5 Products For Your Pre-Wedding Skincare Routine

5 Products For Your Pre-Wedding Skincare Routine

Everyone wants to look their best, especially on their wedding day. Rodan and Fields products are clinically tested to improve your skin from the inside out and give you the lasting results you've been waiting for. There are four regimens to tackle any of your...

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3 Ways Your Wedding Can Support Breast Cancer Awareness

3 Ways Your Wedding Can Support Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to bring attention to this important cause, we've constructed a list of how you can easily help out.  From donating your flowers to setting up a donation on your gift registry, there are plenty of ways for brides to...

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In2Green Throw Giveaway

In2Green Throw Giveaway

We have another amazing giveaway for y'all, and it's the perfect thing to keep you and your hubby warm in the cold fall and winter months.  In2Green is a company that prides itself on making amazing products that are cute and eco-friendly.  They collaborate with local...

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Give Lovely Bridesmaids Boxes

Give Lovely Bridesmaids Boxes

Give Lovely Bridesmaid Boxes are the perfect way to ask your girls to be a part of your big day. Asking your best gals to be in your bridal party is probably one of the most important decisions in the wedding planning process, but how you ask them can also be equally...

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Money-Saving Destination Wedding Trick You Need to Know

Money-Saving Destination Wedding Trick You Need to Know

Derrick and Trenée West wanted a romantic destination wedding on Lake Como, Italy. But they didn’t want to go into debt to do it. The couple, who hail from Virginia, figured that as long as they found the right Italian suppliers, they could stay on-budget. “I did...

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5 Ways to Make Your Groom Feel Special

5 Ways to Make Your Groom Feel Special

  Ashley Garrison, event and wedding planner, has compiled 5 ways to make your groom feel special that are simple and won't break the bank. Sometimes it feels like all the focus of a wedding is on the bride. It's his day too, after all. Make him smile. Make him...

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Milani Cosmetics New Fall Line

Milani Cosmetics New Fall Line

Milani Cosmetics has all of the colors you need to create the perfect look for your big day.  From blushes and brows to lip liners and lipsticks, you're sure to find a beautiful blend of colors to choose from.  Check out some of their new shade extensions for your...

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Virtual Reality Goggles For Wedding Planning

Virtual Reality Goggles For Wedding Planning

Brides, grooms, and event planners can now use virtual reality goggles for wedding planning. Are you a bride who wants to show her bridal party how beautiful the reception is going to look? Or maybe you're a wedding planner who wishes that your bride and groom could...

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5 Reasons to Hire an Event Planner

5 Reasons to Hire an Event Planner

YOU’LL SAVE TIME. Most professional event planners will take meetings for their clients. Why? Because there are details they don’t want or need to be bothered with. The planners should know the ins and outs of the events and if a planner is doing their job, they...

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3 Beauty Products To Beat The Heat

3 Beauty Products To Beat The Heat

Summer is officially here and ready to wreak havoc on your makeup. Don't worry. We've got three makeup solutions to help brides and their maids to beat the heat.   1)       Naked Princess Fragrance Oils, $34 This long lasting, luxurious fragrance oil delivers...

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We Found Your Fiancé’s Suit

We Found Your Fiancé’s Suit

Menguin gives you a new take on tux rental: we’ve removed all the hassle from the traditional rental process, and streamlined it to give you complete control. How does it work? It’s easy. At Menguin, we have 20 different suit/tux styles for you to choose from. Build...

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North Carolina: Classic Southern Charm

North Carolina: Classic Southern Charm

Rain or no rain, it was going to be beautiful. The classic southern charm of this inspiration shoot is what originally drew us in, but the story behind the scenes was what had us hooked. The vendor team who put together this classic inspiration shoot had dreams of...

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Nashville: Elopement Inspiration

Nashville: Elopement Inspiration

Stressed about wedding planning? Sometimes an elopement is just what the doctor ordered. There are so many excellent reasons to elope. Just can't wait and don't have time to plan? The dollars are starting to add up? Maybe a big to-do just isn't your style? Regardless...

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3 Moves to Get You Ready For That Strapless Gown

3 Moves to Get You Ready For That Strapless Gown

We are so happy to host Jill Penfold, The L.A. Bride Trainer, on our blog today. Her 3 moves for getting strapless gown ready has got all the Southern Bride girls inspired to get fit! A Strapless Wedding gown is the epitome of elegance and body contouring. With a...

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Poshare – This Is Really Cool

Poshare – This Is Really Cool

Being a bridesmaid is incredibly expensive. It's such an honor and truly one of the most special experiences of a girls life, but still the costs start to rack up. That's why financially savvy brides are sending their bridesmaids to Poshare, a fashion rental...

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Reconnect with Datebox

Reconnect with Datebox

Preparing to get married can be stressful, and wedding planning means that most of your time is taken up by all the details of your big day. Here at Southern Bride, we love anything that gives us an opportunity to do something new and be creative. So when we heard...

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Top 10 Wedding Trends from Turner & Co Events

Top 10 Wedding Trends from Turner & Co Events

Chic, Sophisticated, and Dramatic Trends for the 2017 Bride by Abby Turner Trends are growing bigger and pushing the envelope more than ever and we are loving it!   In 2017, we begin to see brides take the reins to their wedding and showcase their personality in...

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Mother-In-Law’s Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Mother-In-Law’s Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Give Lovely is a curated gift shop that takes the guesswork out of gifting. Offering posh presents and gorgeous gifts that are sure to bring a smile to your soon to be Mother-In-Law's face. No more running from store to store or endlessly googling what to buy - Give...

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Destination Weddings Are Trending

Destination Weddings Are Trending

Destination weddings are a fantastic trend that we think is here to stay. Bride and Grooms are exchanging vows all over the world in exotic lands. Destination weddings aren't just about the amazing views and incredible memories you'll take home from you nuptials, they...

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Kate Spade Green Wedding Registry

Kate Spade Green Wedding Registry

When it comes to searching for items to put on your wedding registry list, things can get complicated. It's easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of items you think you might need in your new home, but we've got some inspiration from Kate Spade to help you get...

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Callie + Charlie, A Lifetime of Adventure

Callie + Charlie, A Lifetime of Adventure

THE FIRST ENCOUNTER Charlie and I met in the barn. My mother had suggested that I call Charlie to check on my little sister’s horse, Freckles, after I noticed he was lame. I called, not knowing who he was and he said that he would check on him later that night....

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