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There are many different bridesmaid wedding fashion styles.The comfort and pleasure your bridesmaid gets from her gown is based on its fit and its ability to flatter her figure. Cleaner styles and less-restrictive rules make it possible for you to find an ensemble everyone can live with. Fit is so important that many brides let their attendants ...
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The wedding jewelry you wear on your special day is more than decoration. It symbolizes the importance and romance of this special occasion.A good example is the wedding band. The rings you exchange with your fiance are a statement and recognition of your abiding love and commitment to a life together. As such, yours should enhance your engagem...
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When it comes to wedding formal wear for your groom and his groomsmen, it all depends on you. Your bridalgown sets the standard of formality for their wedding fashion. If your dress is formal, theirs should be, too. Another wedding planning consideration for selecting formal wearis timing. If you plan a daytime wedding, the men in your wedding p...
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Funny thingwhen you are wedding planning, it is all about the dress, the perfect gown for you that becomes the centerpiece of your wedding day. But unless you are the exceptional bride, you probably have not thought about what happens to your gown afterwards. Here are ten top reasons for preserving your gown after the wedding.Browse our gallery ...
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Let's face itthroughout the history of wedding planning, bridesmaid wedding fashion has usually served as the main source of contention between a bride and her friends. Just the thought of being seen publicly in ruffles, lace, gaudy designs and tacky colors can cause any potential maid to seriously rethink her position in the wedding party. Luck...
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Preserving your wedding dress should be the last step on your wedding planning list. Just because you've exchanged I dos doesn't mean you should disregard the dress you love so much. Wedding dress preservation is a customized cleaning and storage method that helps keep your gown in its original form. There are many reasons for preserving your we...
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On your wedding day, assemble a cosmetics bag of emergency wedding makeup items to help keep you picture perfect throughout the ceremony and reception. These items should include:Lip gloss in your favorite shadeLip balm for chapping Travel-size toothbrush and toothpasteHair spray to tame stray hairsWaterproof mascaraBlotting papers for excess sh...
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Summer is a popular time of year for wedding planning. The days are longer, and sunny weather is the perfect backdrop for any outdoor ceremony. But summer heat can also wreak havoc on hair and wedding makeup, causing brides to have to take a few more steps in preparing beauty looks for the big day. To get you ready to withstand the elements, cel...
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Wedding planning can often feel like a race against time, brides should never rush into buying a wedding dress on their first visit to a bridal salon. Here, we offer four smart tips to help you find the wedding dress of your dreams.1. Just because a wedding dress doesn't sport a designer label inside doesn't mean it's any less beautiful or speci...
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Put your best fashion foot forward when shopping for your spring 2009 wedding gown. To help spot the hottest looks of the season we sat down with stylist Melissa Lamkinfashion blogger and former fashion and beauty editor of Destination Weddings and Honeymoonas she identified the five wedding gown styles and trends to take spring 2009 bridal wear...
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Want to know your bridal beauty IQ? Take our quiz to help you get the right wedding makeup look for your big day. 1. Your daily skin care regimen consists of:A.) Cleansing, exfoliating, toning, moisturizing, and plenty of sunscreen! B.) Cleansing and adding a dab of moisturizer to your T-zone. C.) Throwing soap and water on your face before head...
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Don't overlook your beauty regimen amidst the flurry of wedding planning. The following timetable is filled with suggestions for wedding makeup and your beauty routine for the big day. There's no ironclad schedule you must follow. But if you focus some time and attention on yourself, the results will be worthwhile. After all, every eye will be o...
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When shopping for your wedding dress, know that it may take some timeespecially when it comes to finding the right fit for your body type. Some brides begin searching for their wedding dress more than a year before the wedding. Others mistakenly wait until there's only two or three months left, only to discover how limited their options have bec...
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Wedding dress shopping should be a fun experience. Trying on all of those beautiful gowns can make you feel just like a princess. However, for many brides, shopping for a wedding dress is a stressful chore. Here are some tips to help make finding a gown easy, fun and relaxing:Begin wedding dress shopping early. Some gown designers can take six t...
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With all the large and small wedding planning purchases you'll make between now and the big day, your engagement ring is the one piece of wedding jewelry you'll want to wear every day for the rest of your life. Therefore you should never comprise on what you want. Follow these four tips to find rings you will be happy with for decades to come.1....
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The bride isn't the only one who needs to look stylish on the wedding day. The groom needs to take the time in his wedding planning duties to find the perfect tuxedo to compliment the style of the wedding fashion attire. Find a reputable formalwear shop in your area to get the ball rolling. You don't necessarily need to go to a national chain, e...
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You've picked out your dream wedding dress and selected the hairdo to stop your groom dead in his tracks. However, there are a few more items needed to round out your wedding planning wardrobe. Your special day calls for special bridal lingerie, and we've identified four major accouterments for you to wear under there. Check out our wedding acce...
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Congratulations! You've got two reasons to celebratea new baby and an upcoming wedding. While this is an exciting time in your life, wedding planning with a baby on board can bring its own set of unique challenges. For instance, finding the right wedding dress is a major source of stress for any bride. Throw in a growing belly bump and it's just...
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One thing a bride should never do is skimp on her wedding day beauty. She's found THE perfect dress (to go with THE perfect guy) and wants to be captured in her wedding photos looking nothing less than gorgeous, so what's a bride on a budget to do? She needs to do her homework. Finding the right wedding makeup artist shouldn't be based on price ...
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If you're one of the many brides who is traveling during their wedding planning, then you're charged with the added duty of packing and traveling with your wedding dress. Here, suggestions for getting your wedding dress to-and-fro without any hiccups. Pack your wedding fashion in a garment bag with, preferably one provided by your bridal shop. A...
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Every bride wants to look her best on her wedding day. Here are 10 wedding makeup trends brides should avoid for the big walk down the aisle. 1. Glitter: It can catch the light or camera flash and create stars' in photos. 2. Dark or smokey eye makeup: it can make your eyes look small and/or look messy in pictures. 3. Matching your eye shadow or ...
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Q. My future mother-in-law has decided to wear a white dress at our beachside wedding. How can I tell her that white is the bride's color, and suggest she find another option? A: Dealing with in-laws can be tricky business. You don't want to start your marriage off on the wrong foot. My first question would be, is it really that important to you...
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Q. I hate wearing high heels, but want a special shoe to go with my wedding attire. What are some cute and comfortable alternatives to stilettos? A. There are many cute, flat styles of wedding fashion shoes that you may choose to go with your wedding gown. You can even find some companies that will custom-design a wedding flip flop to match the...
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When you make your grand entrance walking down the aisle, a clean and fresh-looking complexion is a must, so proper skin preparation is important to ensure your wedding makeup stays put. The summer months especially can be brutal on your beauty efforts, so if you don't already have one, a good skin care regimen is ideal to establish so you can g...
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Every woman wants to be beautiful on her big day, and these four wedding makeup tips for summer brides are sure to capture her true bridal beauty. 1. Emphasize the eyes Sheer foundation that doesn't mask your skin is important, this summer season the trend is all about the eyes. False lashes are the perfect way to add a little glamour to your ey...
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Once you have picked your wedding colors and the groomsmen for your wedding party, it is time to select tuxedos. Finding formal wedding fashion is an easy item to check off your to-do list, and gives your groom a pivotal role in the wedding planning process. For starters, have all of your men measured as soon as you pick out the tuxedos (the rin...
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Below is a list of wedding dress terms that will help simplify your wedding planning shopping experience. By reviewing some of these wedding dress terms, you can convey your exact wishes to your designer or dress shop associate and find the perfect wedding dress.As you browse through wedding dresses pictures keep these terms in mind. WEDDING DRE...
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Out of all the wedding dress styles you'll discover along your search, there are six classic wedding styles, shapes and silhouettes that are the basis for most of today's popular gowns. Finding a shape to fit your body type is important, as some wedding dress shapes can effectively hide and accentuate different parts of your figure. Here are the...
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Shopping for a dress is one of the most important items on your wedding planning list of things to do. Brush up on your wedding fashion know-how with this glossary of popular fabrics and materials. Chantilly LaceDelicate bobbin lace used for veilsCharmeuselightweight fabric with a smooth, satin-like front. ChiffonSheer, transparent fabric made f...
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Look to these straight-off-the-runway 2010 spring wedding fashion trends to find inspiration for your walk down the aisle. Vintage VeilsTaking it's cue from old Hollywood glamor, birdcage veils are a great recreation for the modern wedding ensemble. **Wedding Planning Tip: Your veil can serve double duty. Find veil styles attached to jewel encru...
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Weddings are sacred occasions celebrated the world over, and customary wedding fashion is one of its most identifiable rituals in wedding planning. Each race, religion and culture etc, has its own unique dressings in which the bride must wear. Here, we offer a list of traditional wedding fashion for ethnic brides. Gele (Africa): A traditional Ni...
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Finding the perfect mother of the bride dress to wear to your child's wedding can be one of your most stressful shopping experiences in wedding planning. Often our figures aren't as trim as they were when we were brides. This added to many other factors contribute to our elevated stress factor! Here, a few frequently asked questions and answers ...
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In today's economy, it's natural to look for a bargain. But, before you head out to shop for discount wedding dresses pictures, there are some things to consider. Do your homework first, and you won't be disappointed, stressed out and most importantlyout of money and stuck with a dress you can't or won't wear. If the discount wedding gown deal i...
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You've found the dress, now it's time to shop for wedding accessories. And nothing completes your bridal look like a beautiful wedding veil. Here, a few helpful wedding planning suggestions to take with you as you shop for the finishing touch to your bridal attirethe wedding veil. Determine the length: Wedding veils come in a variety of lengths....
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While wedding accessories might not always be the feature of your big day, they are a wonderful addition to stylize and complete your wedding ensemble. From a stunning hairpiece to shiny-studded shoes, there are countless ways to create an unforgettable look. We've selected ten small accessories with big wow factor. 1. Shoe ClipsOnce popular in ...
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This year, New York Bridal Market took place October 13-20, showcasing next season's wedding fashion lines from the foremost bridal designers in the industry.Perfect Wedding Guide was on hand in NYC to attend shows for designers such as Badgley Mischka, Angel Sanchez, Monique Lhuillier, and many others. Here,we report on some of the standout tre...
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