Wedding Style

  • A Tale of Two Dresses

    I made a costly mistake.

    April 23, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Choosing bridesmaids dresses

    I’d like to allow my attendants to choose any dress they want, as long as the dresses are all the same length and color. Are there any drawbacks or things to consider? I want to make sure they all enjoy and look good in the dresses they’ll wear (and have to pay for!). Having bridesmaids… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Choosing wedding gloves

    Possibly the sole wedding issue that has more brides flabbergasted than what to do with their divorced parents is, surprisingly, gloves. We get countless inquiries about these troublesome fripperies. First, let’s deal with the etiquette of these confusing little accessories. ◾Gloves are considered formal wedding attire, much like a train or a veil. As such,… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Bridal lingerie tips

    Dan-dan-da-nan… Every woman should be in their most beautiful on their wedding day. The most beautiful wedding dress, the most beautiful pair of shoes, the most beautiful hair and make-up, the most beautiful head piece, and-yes-the most beautiful bridal lingerie. Indeed, you’ll always want to look your best in your wedding day; but wouldn’t it… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Bridal hair accessories

    One of the most prominent and noticed details to the overall look of a bride is her hair and the accessories she selects to adorn her hairstyle. Here are some flattering, fun and elegant ideas for that special day. ◾Fake or fresh water pearls twist into a bun, braid or across the crown of the… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Choosing appropriate wedding attire

    I am to be in my brother’s wedding and they have decided to have the wedding at 10 a.m. My brother is to wear his dress blues, therefore, making the wedding a more formal affair. My sister-in-law-to-be wants the bridesmaids to wear full-length gloves, died to match our navy blue dresses. Our dresses are sleeveless… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Dealing with a tattoo on your wedding day

    You would be surprised how many brides have questions about concealing tattoos! Apparently the body-art craze of the early 1990s has left many women with “permanent” adornments that don’t quite coordinate with their dream wedding gown. Any make-up that is heavy enough to truly cover a tattoo will look like make-up to people who are… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Hair ideas for your wedding day

    With so many things to worry about on the wedding day, you are looking for help with your hair. Whether long, short or somewhere in between, some simple and effective ideas to do your do! Long Hair Do you wear your long hair pulled back most of the time? An updo would be just the… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • The first time in a tuxedo

    I skipped my high school prom, and thus far in my life have managed to completely escape having to wear a tuxedo. With my wedding fast approaching, I don’t think I’ll get out of it this time. Do I rent one or buy one? What about my groomsmen? How do I pick a style? It… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Wedding veil at a second wedding

    A few decades ago, before about 1970, second weddings were never properly even remotely formal, unless the bride was a very young widow. Since a veil is only worn with a formal dress, the veil issue just didn’t arise. In the late 1960s or early 1970s, the notion that second-time brides could wear formal dresses… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Wedding kiss without lipstick

    First off, abandon any cutesy ideas you might have about a passionate lip-lock involving tongues. I’ve seen this done, and while it looked like loads of fun, it left the couple’s grandparents mortified and the groom looking distinctly clownish (slap a red rubber nose on that man!) A lingering, close-lipped kiss is about as daring… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • The art of wedding hair

    Hair! What subject has produced more fears, tears and rituals, than that of the almighty coiffeur? Any bad hair day is cause enough for us to shutter and utter, “What will I do with my hair”??? Add the wedding day “do” to this dilemma and there is coiffeur confusion, mad rushes to the magazine rack… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Green wedding attire

    Lucky you! There are plenty of options for finding earth friendly attire for your wedding day. There are two basic approaches to choosing wedding apparel in harmony with the earth. One is to select new garments made of eco-friendly fabrics, home-sewn or constructed in sweatshop-free factories. The other is to choose beautifully unique items that… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Buying or renting a wedding tuxedo

    Specialists will have a large variety of current styles to choose from. Not ones that date back to the 1980’s. They will know to advise you that button covers and mandarin collared shirts have gone the way of ruffles and powder blue and orange tuxedos. They will have designer tuxedos and accessories, as well as… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Colors for bridesmaids dresses

    I am getting married next August, and I have already found my bridesmaids’ dresses. My fiancé and I have chosen black and white as our colors. I have also found a very beautiful dress for my mother, but it’s black and white too! It is a very different style from the bridesmaids’ dresses. Can my… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Wedding lingerie tips for men

    Buying underwear for the lady in their life is a scary proposition for most men. Getting married and saying ‘I do’ comes with about the same amount of fear as wandering round the lingerie section at your local department store trying to work out what a cup is, and what the difference between a demi… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Looking sharp in a wedding tuxedo

    The date has been set, and you’re in the midst of planning the perfect wedding. Traditionally, the wedding spotlight is on the bride but we do not want to incur the wrath of the mother in law by forgetting about the groom. To assist in the planning of groom’s wardrobe and of the other male… Read more »

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Clashing maid of honor dresses

    So you find yourself in a situation where you either want or need to put your maid of honor in a different color dress. Is this okay?

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style
  • Ideas for the garter toss

    While the delighted new husband will probably want to remove the bride’s undergarments at some point during the wedding day, no, he is not required to do so in front of 200 of their closest friends. Not even symbolically!

    April 5, 2015 Wedding ReceptionWedding Style
  • How to choose a wedding dress

    Buying a wedding dress can be one of the best and one of the worst parts of planning a wedding. On average, a bride will try on nearly 20 gowns before finding the perfect wedding dress, and of course she’ll look at many, many more.

    April 5, 2015 Wedding Style