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The Biggest 2021 Style Trends for Grooms

The Biggest 2021 Style Trends for Grooms

While talk of wedding fashion typically caters to beautiful brides, 2021’s style trends for grooms are letting men share a little bit of the spotlight. From touches of florals to flashing some skin, this year’s wedding fashion is calling for grooms to look bold, sexy,...

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How to Find Your “Something Blue” Wedding Jewelry

How to Find Your “Something Blue” Wedding Jewelry

Who hasn’t heard the centuries old wedding rhyme something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue referring to the must-have items for good luck on your wedding day? There are no rules for what each item should be, which has helped keep this Victorian...

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5 LGBTQ Olympian Weddings That You Should Know About

5 LGBTQ Olympian Weddings That You Should Know About

It's been a long (almost five year!) wait for the Summer Olympic Games, but on July 23, fans will become reacquainted with their favorite athletes from all around the world. A lot has happened since the Olympic torch was last lit: crushes have blossomed into...

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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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Why You Should Consider Purchasing a Vegan Engagement Ring

Why You Should Consider Purchasing a Vegan Engagement Ring

Eco-conscious brides may be familiar with traditional ways to implement sustainability in their big day, from ethically-sourced fabrics for gowns to vegetarian (or even vegan) food at their reception, but many brides may be surprised to find out that the ring they...

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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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A Travel Guide for Your Getaway in Santorini, Greece

A Travel Guide for Your Getaway in Santorini, Greece

Thousands of years ago, a massive volcano erupted on a small Greek island, leaving a caldera of steep cliffs bordering an island. Known for its stunning views and white painted villages, this small speck on the map came to be known as one of the most sought after and...

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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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2021 Wedding Color Inspiration

2021 Wedding Color Inspiration

Once you’ve begun your planning process by establishing your budget and selecting your venue, you can begin deciding on the fun, Pinterest-worthy details for your ceremony. One of your first and biggest design decisions will be selecting your wedding color scheme....

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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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Seven Honeymoon Trends for Summer 2021

Seven Honeymoon Trends for Summer 2021

Though the pandemic is not over, the world of travel in 2021 looks very different than it did just a year ago. As vaccines continue to roll out, travel restrictions are being amended (vaccinated Americans are now eligible to travel to the E.U.!) and newlyweds are more...

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