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Camilla Joins Other European Royals to Watch Duke of Wellington's Daughter Get Married in Stunning Society Wedding

Lady Charlotte Wellesley’s wedding was quite the star-studded affair.<p>The daughter of the Duke of Wellington married Alejandro Santo Domingo at the …

Weddings

7 Tips to Make Your Wedding Dress Look More Expensive

Between choosing the perfect wedding flowers, hunting down the ideal venue, picking bridesmaids dresses, creating all those DIY centerpieces and everything in between, weddings can get REALLY expensive, but that doesn’t mean your dress has to be! Weddings have become such a beastly financial burden …

40 great quotes about marriage

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30 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Like

<i>By Stefania Sainato for Bridal Guide</i><p>Thank your guests for coming out to celebrate your big day with edible delights or keepsake favors that serve a useful purpose. Here, we've compiled some of the most popular gifting options from real wedding submissions that you can buy or DIY.<p>More from <i>Bridal</i> …

7 dreamy wedding dresses straight from a fairytale

Every bride dreams of a dress that will unveil the most beautiful version of herself — a fitting sentiment these days, as wedding gowns have never …

22 Seriously Stunning Wedding Instagrams That Will Have You Swooning

Feast your eyes on these beautiful photos.<p>While scrolling through our #HuffPostIDo hashtag on Instagram recently, we couldn't believe we had a whopping 7,000 drop-dead gorgeous wedding photos right at our fingertips. Lucky us!<p>Below, we spotlight a small selection of our favorites for you to</i> …

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These Fashion Trends Are Perfect For The Office

There used to be a time when our "office wardrobe" and "normal clothes" occupied two separate poles in our closet. But, the work/life (style) balance …

25 Award-Winning Wedding Photos You Just Have To See

These are not your average wedding pictures.<p>Four times a year, the Fearless Awards honor the very best photos by the world's top wedding photographers. And the most recent collection, released Tuesday, is no exception.<p>After poring over more than 15,000 submissions from 1,300 photographers, a group …

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30 Pieces of Swoon-Worthy Inspiration for the Bohemian Bride

Whether it’s home decor or jewelry, we’re always up for a bit of boho inspiration. So it’ll come as no surprise that we’re <i>big</i> fans of bohemian-themed wedding celebrations and all that they entail. From the dress to the ceremony, the colors, flowers and nature that often come along with the theme …

24 Weddings That Really Brought The Wow Factor With Lighting

Unlike covering your wedding venue with towering floral arrangements, creative lighting can be surprisingly affordable. From uplighting to lanterns, image projections to illuminated backdrops, here are some of our favorite ideas that really bring the wow factor.<p>More from <i>Bridal Guide</i>:<p>Beyond Flowers: …

This Couple Turned Their Wedding Into One Epic Costume Party

Why wear a boring white gown when you can dress as Cleopatra?<p>When Donna Almendrala and Chris Joel tied the knot in August, they opted for a unique twist on the traditional black-tie affair.<p>The couple upped the whimsy at their ceremony and drew inspiration from the computer game series …

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40+ Wedding Cake Ideas That Are Totally Steal-Worthy

In the incredible world of cake art, anything can serve as inspiration: your wedding venue, profession, favorite flower, cultural background, or even tattoos. Don't know where to start? Browse wow-worthy options from real weddings and bridal shoots!<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Steal-Worthy Wedding Cake Designs<p><b>Also</b> …

Eleven Days: When Agatha Christie went missing

In an exclusive short story for BBC Culture and BBC Britain, Kate Mosse writes a fictional account of the 11 mysterious days when the popular crime writer vanished.<p><b>Eleven Days</b><p>A sharp slip of cold air as she winds down the window. A laundered handkerchief to clean the inside of the windscreen. Black …

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The 12 Stages of Married Sex

It's not as bad as everyone says! In fact, it's not bad at all.<p><b>DAY 1: Wedding night sex. It's either completely amazing or you don't bother and just go to sleep.</b> It's your wedding night, which means either you've been looking forward to this for a long time, or you've already had so much sex you're …

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Magician Groom Shocks Wedding Guests by Levitating During First Dance

A newlywed couple wowed the Internet this week with a photo of the groom levitating during their first dance.<p>Justin Willman and Jillian Sipkins tied …

How Guests Really Feel About Your Destination Wedding

Couples who plan destination weddings often worry about stressing out their guests. And while, yes, some guests do have gripes about traveling for your big day, others are more than happy to start packing, stat. Here's what wedding guests really have to say about your destination wedding plans.<p>"I'm …

4 Things You Almost Forgot to Order for the Wedding Day

[[opening:<p>In partnership with Wedding Paper Divas<p>]]<p>You know you need to get those save the dates and invitations in the mail, but have you thought about the other printed pieces that make a wedding day oh-so-memorable? From cocktail hour-worthy coasters to song request cards that help keep your …

33 Of The Funniest Quotes About Marriage That Are Actually True

1.<p>“In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice which is still very much practiced.”<p><i>—Helen Rowland</i><p>2.<p>“The most important four words …

The Top Wedding Fights You'll Have (And How to Avoid Them)

Wedding planning is full of bliss, excitement, and a smidge of stress. And when stress rears its ugly and panicked head, we can often lose ours in a fight with our significant other. So here are the top wedding fights you might have and expert advice on how to avoid them.<p><b>The cost of your big …

This Couple’s Real-Life Frozen Wedding Will Make You JEALZ

Venturing out on your big day without a wedding party in tow may seem unconventional to some, but weddings are a perfect time to get personal. For some couples, that means shutting out the world to create a magical space just for them. Lifestyle Blogger, Christina and her beau Patrick jetted off to …

Here's How To Serve Ice Cream At Your Wedding (You Know You Want To)

<i>By Andrea Fowler for TheKnot.com</i><p>Haven't you heard? Ice cream and cake make a perfect pair -- especially when there's wedding cake involved. We looked to some beautiful real weddings to uncover the best ice cream-serving inspiration. From waiters passing cones, to throw-back ice cream carts, there …

Marriage Misconceptions to Throw Out the Window

<i>by Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES</i><p>Wendell Webber/Courtesy of CNP Montrose<p>Misconceptions, myths, whatever you want to call them, when it comes to marriage, we all have our own preconceived notions about what life will look like as a twosome that, well, quite frankly aren't true. From boring sex to …

Wedding Hairstyles: See 50 Years Of Bridal Hair In Less Than 2 Minutes

Picking a hairstyle for your wedding is an all-important task, but how <i>do</i> you decide which style to go for?<p>Looking to the past for inspiration is …

A Late Spring Wedding in Brooklyn, New York

Sean Joyce and Aynsley Connell first met at a friend's wedding in 2006, but it took four years before the pair officially became a couple. "We chatted and danced all evening long, but I was living in Boston and he was living in New York," Aynsley says. "In Spring of 2010, I finally moved back to …

Signs You Need a Break From Wedding Planning

As much as we wish it were a walk in the park, anything you're planning for a year plus is bound to stress you out at one point or another. Wedding planning certainly isn't easy; we won't lie. However, it shouldn't feel like a full-time second job you hate going to either. If any or all of the …

29 Nontraditional Wedding Cakes

These nontraditional wedding cakes are sure to complement any kind of contemporary wedding. Whether the reception is on the seaside or held in a …

Top 10 Wedding Backdrops for Photo Booths, Dessert Tables and Ceremonies

We’ve come across many inspiring wedding backdrops perfect for gracing the walls of photo booths, dessert tables, ceremonies and dance floors. The …

40 Wedding Toast Quotes & Ideas for Every Speech

Whether you want to impart some wisdom or inject a little laughter into your bridal shower toast or wedding toast, quotes will help you get there—sprinkling in sentiments from great minds will help take your toast to the next level. If you're writing a speech for an upcoming engagement party, …

6 Tips For Communicating During a Multicultural Wedding

Photo: Lindsay Hite of Readyluck<p>Any bride will tell you that mom and dad — and future in-laws — can be tricky when it comes to wedding-related topics. But that dynamic multiplies when it involves various religions, cultures and ethnicities... or a combination of all three.<p>With nearly half of all …

The Best Wedding Instagrams This Week: July 9, 2015

We're in the middle of one of the most popular months for weddings, which means we're more inspired than ever by all of the usual Instagram photos of amazing wedding moments. This week, our favorite photo-sharing app opened our eyes to shots of an adorable dog with his bride and groom parents to a …