Tasha Flower Fascinator Headband, $48 from Nordstrom Fashion History: The wedding veil was invented in the 19th century as a way to convey the bride’s modesty and virginity. Let’s take a moment to absorb that… A lot has changed in the past 200 years. We’re all friends here, so we can be honest with each […]
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 […]
For most brides, wedding planning focuses on the one item little-girl wedding dreams are made of: the wedding gown. But most weddings involve a whole bunch of other wedding-weekend events for which you’ll need to look and feel your bridal best, with as little fuss (and expense) as possible. If you’re the bride, however, you’re […]
With budgets tighter than ever, it’s a tough time for brides who want their dream wedding but don’t have a dream bank account to back it up. As every good budget fashionista knows, however, an antidote for tough times is wrapped up in three little letters: DIY. These days, according to celebrity hairstylist and makeup […]
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 […]
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, […]
Yes, you read that headline right. Whether you’re hosting a platinum wedding with everyone you’ve ever met in attendance or you’re swapping vows on a remote island, we have found a gorgeous dress for your special day at a price you won’t believe. Take a look at these five cheap wedding dresses under $100 .
We think you’ll like what you see below, but if you don’t, you can find other great dresses for the same fantastic price. Each of our chosen retailers has multiple gowns for less than $100, so you’re sure to find a dress you love that also fits your wedding budget.
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, […]
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, […]
The wedding is officially over (or, in some cases, never happen) and you have this beautiful, albeit puffy, dress that you really can’t wear again. The traditional option is to take your wedding dress to a drycleaner to have the dress preserved (which will cost you upwards of $50) for that future daughter/granddaughter. 1. Make […]