Ditch the White Dress: Unconventional, Non-White Wedding Dresses Inspired by Cynthia Nixon

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True story, but on a balmy summer night, post-bachelorette debauchery led my entourage of ladies to a grimy bar in the East Village in New York City. We were taking our “we-lost-count-five-margaritas-ago” celebratory shot, when an equally-intoxicated lad pulled up a chair and probably recited one of the lamest pickup lines ever. “So, are you […]

12 Things Your Weddings Can Do Without

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Budget weddings don’t have to mean cheesy tackiness. Sometimes, all you really need is to look closely at your expenses and look for the 3 Cs: things you can change, compromise or, wait for it, completely do without (easy there, we’ll explain this more in a bit). Weddings expert, author, and blogger Cara Davis shares […]

Say Yes to DIY Wedding Makeup

Style.com It’s no secret that weddings can be extremely expensive. Between the cake, reception hall, and invitations, the cost of the average wedding can grow to be over $20,000. Yet, there’s a new surge in the popularity of D.I.Y. weddings. You can print your own invitations, create your own centerpieces with fresh or faux flowers, […]

How To Find Plus Size Bridesmaid Dresses

Finding a bridesmaid dress for your plus size friend, sister, relative use to be quite a challenge. Many plus size bridesmaids found themselves wearing ridiculous extra long, ruffled dresses and granny looking boleros. Today, the task has become a lot easier and the offerings are abundantly stylish. If you’re currently looking for some chic, stylish, […]

Tips for Finding Mother of the Bride Outfits

Dear Budget Fashionista: I am a stylish soon to be mother-of-the-bride. I have been searching for something stylish, but all the dresses I’ve seen are for unfashionable ! What are some tips to help me find a hip mother of the bride dress without spending a fortune? Answer: Just because your kid is getting married, […]

Long Sleeved Wedding Dresses (on a Budget)

Many of the most timeless, elegant brides of yesterday and today have chosen long sleeved dresses for their big day, including many royals. If you want to look like a princess on your wedding day, you can make up for the lack of parades, celebrity guests and carriage rides past thousands of cheering fans… with […]