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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 …
Woman with dark hair in romantic, classic curls

3 Wedding Hairstyles for Your Big Day

There’s never a better time than your wedding to let your hair down—because loose and low is in. Here are three ’dos for your big day. Romantic With finger waves that harken back to the Gatsby era, this down ’do is a …

5 Wedding Trends to Watch and Drop in 2018

Flower crowns have wilted away. Pastels are no more. Two piece gowns are goners. But fear not, as “out with the old” is always followed by “in with the new.” Metallic and darker hues are having a moment. Flowers are being given …
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Style: Natural Beauty for the Big Day

Loose, casual waves and an unfussy hairpiece are the perfect look for this carefree dress, captured by Equinox Photo. This season we’re loving a relaxed big-day aesthetic: gowns you can dance in, down do’s you can run your fingers through, and natural …
4 San Diego jewelry makers

4 San Diego Jewelry Makers Work Their Magic

San Diego’s a hotbed for notable makers, so it’s no surprise that some of our favorite jewelry designers work their magic right here in town. Whether you’re looking for the engagement ring of your dreams, or just the right wedding band for …
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10 Swoon-Worthy Wedding Gowns for Fall

This season’s most swoon-worthy gowns, modeled at one of San Diego’s dreamiest venues, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar, which is celebrating its own 10-year anniversary! Keep scrolling for stunning big-day inspiration—exquisite details, awesome accessories, and florals worth fawning over. Sara Seven “Venice” …