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Finally, A Wedding Band Guide for Guys

Wedding bands for him are no longer just a choice between gold and platinum. As Allison Neumann knows well, there are plenty of alternative metals to choose from. Here, the owner of Allison Neumann Fine Jewelers shares a sampling of materials to …
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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 Classic Wedding Gown for the Romantic Bride

Maria Soto, owner of Bridal Showcase, threads together the to-die-for elements that distinguish her store. The Bridal Showcase bride adores a Blush by Hayley Paige gown, especially one that’s a ball gown—it’s all about the drama they give! Pair it with an oversize bouquet with chiffon …

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 …

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 …

Trunk Shows: 9 Wedding Styles Coming to San Diego This Month

By Jordan Lemke ‘Tis the season for indulging—no not in turkey and gravy, but in bridal beauty. Consider the Bridal Showcase, The Bustle, The Dress Theory, and  The White Flower Bridal Boutique covering every Southern California bride’s needs this month, with designers such as Nicole Suppose, Ti …