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The Dreamiest Lake Como Destination Wedding Venues

Peruse the hashtag #lakecomowedding for even a minute and chances are any bride seeking her dream destination will be sold on the Italian lake easily accessible from Milan. The photos are seriously swoon-worthy. “The Milanese aristocracy and famous artists have always considered Lake Como as an …

Italy

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s Upstate New York Wedding

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, and as the representative for New York’s 21st Congressional District, she has a more-than-loaded schedule. That means that when Matthew Manda wanted to propose to her in August of 2016, he had a pretty small window of time …

Weddings

Jessica Biel Reveals the Secret to Her Marriage to Justin Timberlake

After watching their happiness play out in headlines and on social media for the better part of a decade, we know to listen when Jessica Biel talks about the secrets of her marriage to Justin Timberlake. In a new interview on the <i>Today</i> show on Thursday, Biel sat down with anchor Savannah Guthrie to …

Justin Timberlake

These Are the Secret Nicknames Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, and the Royal Family Call Each Other

We think being addressed as "your royal highness" is pretty much one of the coolest perks of being Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, but as it turns out, she, Prince Harry, and the rest of the royal gang have their own nicknames they share with one another. <i>Hello</i> magazine recently revealed that a …

Royal Family

7 Ways to Incorporate Local Foods, Items, and Vendors in Your Big Day

Soon-to-be wed couples are often looking for unique ways to make their wedding stand out among others and want feature extra added details that are sure to please.<p>In the age of farm to table and a love of shopping small, it’s easier than ever before for brides and grooms to incorporate local fare …

Weddings

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Celebrate Their 10th Anniversary With Touching Instagram Posts

It's been 10 years since Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi walked down the aisle in coordinating white outfits, and DeGeneres celebrated the milestone anniversary on Thursday with a touching tribute on Instagram. "Ten years ago today. This was such a special day for us," the talk show host …

Same-sex Marriage

Henry Golding Left His Honeymoon Early to Audition for Crazy Rich Asians

It's safe to assume <i>Crazy Rich Asians</i> has been on your radar recently, and for good reason. Whether you're a fan of the original book series or are dying to see the ultimate rom-com, extravagant wedding and all, the film made major Hollywood waves as one of the first to feature a majority Asian cast …

Accounting

39 Unique Raw, Rustic & Rough Diamond Engagement Rings

Looking for a unique raw engagement ring? Raw engagement rings are an easy way to make your sparkler stand out.

Jewelry

Pete Davidson Knew He Would Marry Ariana Grande From Day One

Pete Davidson is <i>so</i> into Ariana Grande. In fact, the <i>Saturday Night Live</i> star knew he wanted to marry her on the very day that they met. When you know you know!<p>"The universe works in strange ways," Davidson told <i>GQ</i> of his engagement in a recent interview. "All I know is that I'm the luckiest guy in …

Ariana Grande

10 Aretha Franklin Songs for Your Wedding Playlist

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed away earlier today—but her memory will live on in our hearts and through our speakers. The singer, 76, lost a long-fought battle with pancreatic cancer and her family and countless fans around the world have since been mourning her loss.<p>"In one of the …

Aretha Franklin

Signs You Need To Take A Step Back In Your Relationship

A relationship, especially a long-term relationship, can be a tricky balance. You spend time together, you build a <i>life</i> together, but you still need to maintain your individual existences. It’s not unusual to have a moment when you realize that you need to take a step back — and in some cases, you …

Relationships

Princess Eugenie Has Chosen a British Designer to Create Her Wedding Dress

While the world is <i>still</i> buzzing about Meghan Markle's timeless wedding dress, there's soon to be a new royal bride in town. In another ceremony of likely fairytale proportions, Princess Eugenie is set to walk down the aisle October 12, giving the public yet another royal frock to fawn over.<p>Eugenie …

Weddings

The Beauty Shots You Can't Forget to Take on Your Wedding Day

It goes without saying that wedding photography is one of the most important aspects of any wedding day. These photos will last a lifetime after all, and you'll want your photographer to capture every oh-so-special moment—from seeing your partner for the first time to making your grand entrance as …

Weddings

What Causes a High Sex Drive? It Might Be Your Brain's Accelerator

When we talk about sex drive, desire, and <i>sexual arousal</i>, most of us have no idea what causes any of it or why our bodies do what they do.<p>We’re over here thinking: <i>I don’t know. I don’t want sex with my partner. I don’t know why?</i> Or perhaps it’s: <i>I want sex all the time. Like, excessively. I don’t</i> …

Everything You Need for a Killer Girls Night In

Invite your besties over for a properly planned girls night with these 6 essentials to make it the ultimate gathering.

Wedding Planning

Paris Hilton Is Pushing Back Her Wedding Date with Chris Zylka

If you've been anxiously waiting for Paris Hilton's wedding, we've got some bad news for you. The heiress-turned-DJ and her fiancé, Chris Zylka, are reportedly pushing back their wedding date.<p>The former reality star has been slowly revealing details of her wedding since Zylka popped the question on …

Weddings

A Florist's Romantic Wedding at Ryland Inn

Amanda Stupak and John Theodoropoulos went to high school together but never actually spoke! That is, until they reconnected at the gym in December 2013 and hit it off nearly nine years later. After dating for another four years, John suggested they take a trip to California to celebrate …

Weddings

How to Manage Being Pregnant During the Summer

Pregnancy isn’t easy, especially during steamy summer weather. The heat seems to make everything just that much more difficult — walking, talking, breathing—you get the idea.<p>So what’s a pregnant woman to do? We spoke with Dr. Mary Rosser, OB/GYN at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving …

Pregnancy

Understanding the Engagement Ring 4Cs: Your Go-To Diamond Buying Guide

After stalking her Pinterest boards and harassing friends and family, you've pegged the perfect ring design for your future bride. Or, maybe you two tag teammed the ideal engagement jewel together. Either way, next up comes conquering the famed engagement ring 4Cs, and determining how you can …

Engagement Rings

Inside the Crazy Rich Asians Wedding

If you're a fan of the <i>Crazy Rich Asians</i> books, you know the series reveals an insider's look at the opulent world of Singapore's elite. And just like the novels, the movie adaptation of Kevin Kwan's series—in theaters today—deliciously delivers on the drama, the wealth, and the fashion the series …

Weddings

The Best and Worst States to Have a Baby in 2018

Do you know how much a baby stroller rolls out for these days? The answer: anywhere between 50 bucks and <i>thousands</i> of dollars. (Check out these "luxury strollers.")<p>While child-rearing ain't cheap or easy anywhere, it turns out some states are slightly better suited for the challenge, according to a …

Health Care

See the Moment Meghan Markle Was Handed Her Wedding Bouquet Before Walking Down the Aisle

If you thought you had already overanalyzed every single tiny detail from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding in May, think again. This week, several outlets have pointed out one thing you may not have noticed about Meghan's walk down the aisle three months ago — likely due to being …

Weddings

Here's How to Have a Totally Painless Wedding Hair and Makeup Trial

Your wedding hair and makeup trials can be just as important as shopping for the perfect wedding dress—but they don't have to be anywhere near as stressful! Whether you're a classic bride looking for an elegant updo or a boho bride wanting a no-makeup makeup look, we turned to the bridal beauty …

Weddings

Nick Jonas Reportedly Spent $200,000 on Priyanka Chopra's Engagement Ring

It's been almost a month since Nick Jonas reportedly proposed to Priyanka Chopra, and the lovebirds still have yet to explicitly confirm that they're engaged. At this point, the only semblance of a confirmation is an anonymously sourced report claiming that, while at a party, Jonas said "thanks, …

Engagement Rings

Why Is Role Play So Hot?

The jury is in and has made a final decision: Role play is hot. Well, when done correctly it’s hot.<p>What is role play? It’s a game. You choose a character you want to be and your partner plays the adjoining role. The idea is to get totally into character. It’s almost like making your own porno. In …

Pulp Fiction

7 Registry Items for the Perfect Picnic

Here are some of our favorite items to add to your registry so you are prepped for a perfect afternoon picnic.

Portable

One Couple's Two Over-the-Top Weddings in Phuket, Thailand

On February 10, 2018, Nadear Chanson and Andres Pira invited 60 guests for an epic, two-part event in Phuket, Thailand. First, they had a morning ceremony to celebrate the bride's Thai heritage and their location, Iniala Beach Resort. Secondly, they planned an afternoon (and evening!) of events …

Weddings

Are Your Old Relationships Affecting Your Current One?

Some relationships stay with you longer than others. It may be a fond memory, a quirk that you picked up, or it may be something a little more difficult to deal with—baggage.<p>You should never feel guilty about baggage—we all have it. And, in a lot of relationships, your baggage won’t hold you back. …

Relationships

Amy Schumer Celebrates 6-Month Wedding Anniversary With Adorable Selfie

It seems married life suits Amy Schumer just fine. To celebrate her six-month wedding anniversary with her husband, chef Chris Fischer, Schumer shared a makeup-free selfie on Instagram with a caption befitting of the raunchy comedian. “Married 6 months today. I love you more every day. sorry my …

Amy Schumer

The Best Dermstore Anniversary Sale 2018 Deals for Brides-to-Be

Dermstore is offering 25 percent off products at their annual anniversary sale! Here's everything brides need to buy.

Skin Care