What to wear: a rainbow of options for the mother of the bride

While tradition has its place, there’s a fine line between paying homage to those who’ve come before and simply appearing old-fashioned. As the mother of the bride, your daughter’s wedding day is your opportunity to appear before the masses in a classy and elegant style – understated, yet attractive. So throw those outdated guides to […]

Wedding day superstitions explained

We’ve all heard of those wedding superstitions that couples the world over observe. The bride squirrels herself away, not to be seen by the groom until the ceremony, and she tosses the bouquet after the knots have been tied. We also help our bride and groom rustle up something borrowed, something blue and something new […]

Picture perfect mother-of-the-bride dresses

There are few days as meaningful as when your daughter walks down the aisle on her wedding day. Through your support as the mother-of-the-bride, it is up to you to help make every aspect of her day picture perfect. The mother-of-the-bride is tasked with many roles, yet must know where boundaries begin and end. There […]

How to choose the perfect grandmother of the bride dress

Getting to be a grandmother of the bride is a big privilege and it is important to look your best. If you find yourself stuck between a few choices for finding an appropriate grandmother of the bride dress, all you need to do is pick a dress that complements your unique beauty, and harmonizes with […]

Tips for being the perfect mother of the bride

We’ve all seen TV shows and movies where the mother of the bride is an absolute nightmare. You have probably told yourself that you are not going to be that mom. To ensure you are able to keep your promise to yourself, here are some tips for being the perfect mother of the bride. Let […]

Tea Length of Bridesmaid Dresses

Finding the perfect bridesmaid dress can be just as daunting of a task as finding the perfect bride’s dress. With the endless cuts, colors, lengths and styles available, it can be nearly impossible to find a single style that is flattering that also possesses a degree of repeat wearability. Tea length hemlines are an ideal […]

Top 5 Ways to Modernize Your Wedding

Obviously weddings have been around for a long time, which probably explains why they all seem pretty darn similar.  I have literally been to dozens of weddings, and as I look back on them, not one jumps out as being particularly unique.  This makes sense, as weddings are grounded in traditions going back hundreds of […]

3 Reasons to Ditch the Wedding Head Table

Let me say this right off the bat – I really do not like the concept of a wedding head table.  Having the happy couple and the bridal party sit at their own special table front and center for everyone to observe is not my idea of special treatment.  I don’t know, maybe it’s me, […]

The Wedding Photo Booth Trend

More and more couples are opting to rent a wedding photo booth for their reception in an effort to add an extra flair of fun and excitement to their big day.  I really like this trend a lot.  For most wedding guests, photo booths are irresistible – they are nostalgic and provide extra opportunities for […]

The Ins and Outs of Wedding Music

Whether it’s a party, road trip, romantic evening out, or anything in between, the music that is played is truly something that can either make or break the mood and/or the atmosphere – and this is especially true when it comes to wedding music.  In previous posts I’ve written about how to find a great […]