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Bridal Veils Are Making a Long-Awaited Comeback

Yes, the veil is popular again—but choosing the wrong hairstyle to go with it can throw off your whole look. Thankfully, Alexis Dunnigan, the hair and makeup maven behind XO Beauty Co., has the formula for a winning combination. For starters, short veils …

16 Luxurious Looks for a Modern Romance

We’ve taken this season’s styles for the aisle to a venue that’ll make you want to kick up your feet and stay awhile. Much like The Guild Hotel itself—downtown San Diego’s former Army-Navy YMCA building—traditional gowns and suits are being made over …
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Your Wedding Dress Code Cheat Sheet

By Becca Jones   Ever received a wedding invite and been at a loss for words? No, not because of who’s getting married but by word combos like: black tie, California casual, semi-formal, cocktail attire? What does it all mean? Fret no …

A Flirty Wedding Gown for the Adventurous Bride

Paulette Khoury, co-owner of Archive Bridal, names the gown and a few accessories that totally encompass her boutique’s individuality. The Archive bride adores a Crystal Noelle gown, especially one with Olvis lace, an amazing stretch lace for the bride who doesn’t sacrifice comfort …

A Modern Wedding Gown for the Bohemian Bride

Inspired by a gown plucked right from her boutique’s racks—and a few other delicate details—manager Rhiannon Marquis fills us in on The Dress Theory’s aesthetic. The Dress Theory bride adores a Rue de Seine gown, especially one that’s effortless, a little bit edgy, but …

Take a Walk on the Bright Side with 19 Looks for the Big Day

Rime Arodaky “Jonah” gown, The Dress Theory Crystal Noelle keyhole back and sheer lace appliqué gown, Archive Bridal Costarellos “BR19-15 Plunging Neckline” gown, The Dress Theory Rime Arodaky “Arwen/Salem” gown, The Dress Theory Limor Rosen “Felicity” gown, The Dress Theory Left: Badgley …

2019 Pantone Color of the Year: Living Coral

To the tune of this year’s hottest hue, living coral, we’ve corralled together a few elements and ways to help brides and grooms vividly approach their big day. Bare the Bling Desert Nights Sunstone Ring, $2,150, Marrow Fine Jewelry Lacquer Up Living …

8 Necessities for the Groom’s Wedding Day

It’s not as simple as strutting down the aisle. There’s the musk, the ’do, and yes, the tears to consider. As regional manager and event planner at Friar Tux, Eric Acuña has coached grooms through them all. Pore over his must-haves that …

8 Bridal Must-Haves for the Big Day

Getting ready with your girl squad can be one of the best parts of your big day. And Haydee Olea knows it best—as the lead hair and makeup artist at Bridal by Haydee, it’s kind of her bread and butter. Here, the …
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Her Moment: 15 Stunning Gowns for Fall and Winter

Just as a generation of women are finding their voices, so too can a dress speak for herself, embracing seasonal details with her embellishments and setting the scene with her accents. Hear that? She’s inspiring you. Lela Rose “The Windsor” gown, The …