Ilian Kilae

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Boho Wedding Dresses, Wedding Gowns From BHLDN; Bridal Market

Airy fabrics and dreamy, free-floating silhouettes are having a moment right now, and brides who want an easy-breezy wedding dress will certainly find something to love in BHLDN's "ballerina-inspired" collection. Here are seven of my favorites:<p><b>Wedding Dress 1</b><p>Wing Gown, $1,400.<p><b>Wedding Dress 2</b><p>Avalon …

46 Brand-New Wedding Dresses That Will Make Your Heart Sing

The wedding dresses on the spring 2015 runways were beautiful, breezy, and fresh—just like a breath of warm spring air. No matter where or when you'll say your vows (or how big or...

5 Things Not to Do on Your First Cruise

<i>By: Shayne Rodriguez Thompson, Cruise Critic Contributor</i><p>So my first cruise -- a weeklong Bermuda cruise sailing on Norwegian Dawn -- wasn't perfect (credit the rain, a couple lackluster shows and several canceled activities), but it was pretty great. It took me a couple days to figure out how to …

4 Tips for Choosing a Wedding Reception Venue

Gearing up to choose your wedding reception venue? Here are four tips to make the process a little easier.<p>1. Try to have a sense of the mood you want to create at your wedding when you start scouting locations, as your venue’s existing decor will play a big part in the way your big day looks. Do …

How to Plan a Wedding in 6 Months

The biggest difference between planning a wedding in 12-18 months and planning one in six months is choice: couples who start early are more likely to land their first-choice venues, photographers, and vendors. However, depending on the style of wedding you want to have, you may very well end up …

Weddings

7 Bad Habits You Need To Break Now

<i>Update: This story was originally published on July 14.</i><p>There are bad habits you quit and then there are bad habits you keep, despite resolutions, …

11 Questions You Need to Ask Before Booking a Venue

Congratulations! You said "yes" to your partner and you're in the early stages of wedding planning. But hold on: If you've whittled down your list of dream wedding venues to a few frontrunners and are almost ready to sign on the dotted line, there are a few things you should consider first. Here …

35 Gorgeous Wedding Dresses From the Couture Shows

Minimalistic brides-to-be need not apply.<p>For decades, designers have closed their couture shows with a bridal look. Now, the tradition is dwindling—about a third of couturiers still uphold it, according to one estimate—yet that doesn't exactly mean there's a shortage of potential wedding dresses on …

Wedding Dresses

20 Things No One Tells You About Wedding Planning

You won't get Champagne when you try on dresses, despite what rom coms would have you believe.<p><b>1. The part where you gaze longingly at cocktails in mason jars on Pinterest and decide what your wedding "look" will be really only lasts five minutes.</b> Most of your time is spent researching and …

DIY Wedding Updos

The New Calorie Cutters

Manhattan dietician Sharon Richter shares five quick, smart tips for cutting calories that you haven't heard a thousand times before<p>So you want to look svelte for summer—which will, eventually, arrive—but aren't quite ready to commit to a month of green juice and kale chips. Sharon Richter has a …

Healthy Eating

Jamaican Beauty Secrets I Learned From My Grandma

The island of Jamaica is known for its beauty: tropical beaches, gorgeous people, and its lush, relaxing resorts. But, did you know it’s home to some …

Skin Care

3 Things I Know Now That I Wish I Knew While Wedding Planning

The gifts have been unwrapped, the cards opened, the veil put away, and the dress dropped off at the cleaners. The honeymoon has come and gone, a blissful week spent amongst coconut trees and rainforests in Costa Rica. Reality has set back in after more than a year of wedding planning, and I'm not …

The Best Apps For Wedding Planning

Before smartphones were ubiquitous, planning for your big day meant using paper calendars and handwritten to-do lists. But now, getting ready for …

The 10 Rules of Packing

When you’ve spent more than a decade on the road, you get asked some pretty interesting questions. The one query I get most, though, is about packing: what to take, what to leave, where to put it. I’ve taken scads of trips, but every time I get back, I know I could have gone even lighter. Let’s …

6 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Reduce your impact on the planet, support local economies, and protect wildlife.<p>The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development—an opportunity to raise global awareness about how responsible tourism can act as a vehicle for positive change.<p>The three …

The Ultimate Pre-Wedding Bridal Beauty Guide

So we talk at length about your getting-ready routine on the morning of your wedding; Your hairstyle, your make-up, (your killer pre-wedding …

Ask the Expert: The Wedding Whisperer Jung Lee

When it comes to weddings, Jung Lee, the owner of New York City event-production firm Fête, has organized rock-climbing rehearsal dinners and …