A Guide to This Summer’s Hottest Wedding Fashion Trends

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With summer now into its second half, it might be tempting to stare off into the setting sun of fall when it comes to wedding planning. But if you’re getting married this month or next or if you have a wedding or three to attend and haven’t figured out your wedding fashion formula or wedding day ensemble, don’t freak out. We’ve got you covered with both wedding fashion trends and updates on what’s hot and not this second half of the summer season. Trends For The Men Firstly, let’s cover the guys up front for once. As guys (usually) do not have the good ...

Using July’s Hottest Color to Get Design Inspiration

July
As we have said before, color is one of the first things that should be figured out when planning a wedding. Sometimes the theme itself dictates what the colors will be, or the day itself can as well in the case of red, white and blue July 4th weddings. But what about using colors to get inspiration for your wedding theme or to add interesting design elements? Below, we look at three in-trend colors that can serve as a springboard for a world of ideas. July is synonymous with summer vacation, traveling, beaches, and so much more, but one day in particular sets the vibe ...

Picking the Best Flowers for Your July Wedding

July Wedding
Summer brings with it some of the most colorful and exciting flowers of the years and July, in particular, is a high point for floral fanatics. Hopeless romantics can find within nature the most perfect accessories alongside a truly bountiful variety of options that include all sizes, colors, and smells. So join us as we share just a few of the many flowers that are in season for your July wedding and could be perfect for you in 2017 or later. Sunflowers are the obvious place to start as it doesn’t get more summery than them. After all, sunflowers take the first half ...

Fun Ideas to Spice Up Your July 4th Weekend Wedding

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We’ve talked at length about how to handle holiday weddings and how to get the most out of them without overshadowing the meaning of the day itself has, sort of like how July 4th is all about independence, freedom, and the American way.  A lot of brides decide to get married on the weekend of the 4th as it’s a national holiday that usually means BBQ’s with friends and fireworks. Considering how gourmet BBQ and fancy fireworks are two hot trends in summer weddings right now, July 4th might be the perfect holiday weekend for weddings. So how should you take ...

Wedding Color Combos That Will Make Your Summer Wedding Pop

Wedding Color Combos
As we get into the thick of summer with July just around the corner, it’s a time of the year that is simply bursting with color. While a classic white summer wedding will never go out of style, we’ve also found some exciting wedding color combos that will make your photos stand out for years to come. Whether you like hot colors or muted tones, brights or pastels, we have you covered! A Vibrant Palette Summer is all about enjoying what nature and life has to offer and spending time with your loved ones. If a summer wedding for you means vibrant colors, consider ...

The Best Bachelorette Party Songs

Bachelorette Party Songs
While you might likely have hired a band or a DJ (or both) to serenade your guests with all of your favorite and personally important songs throughout the reception, when it comes to your bachelorette party, we’re seeing more and more brides and bridesmaids using streaming software like Spotify to create their ideal playlist for their big night out. Whether you’re someone who is very particular about their music or just want to make the evening as memorable as possible, then you might want to consider putting together a playlist featuring both current and past hits ...

The Hottest June Wedding Themes for 2017

June Wedding Themes
As you’ve likely noticed when booking a venue for a June wedding, this is the most popular month of the year for weddings, with August coming in second. And if you’ve chosen to get married outdoors or somewhere like a gorgeous beach or vista, coming up with  June wedding themes can be tough. Even having an indoor wedding can be tricky as there is so much beauty in plants and foliage this time of year, it’s tough not to go with a floral or another basic summer theme like a beach party (whether held at an actual beach or at a venue.) That said, for the more ...

How To Keep Cool During Your June Wedding

Keep Cool
While it might not officially become summer until the solstice near the end of June, as soon as Memorial Day over most of us have slipped into a summer frame of mind. While May sees its share of outdoor weddings held on our sprawling grounds or elsewhere, June is when we really get into prime summer wedding season. As you likely know from experience, summer is the most popular time to get married. But it also comes with its share of issues, mainly those caused by Mother Nature such as overheating, sweating, and general discomfort. Of course, all of these potential issues ...

Wedding Etiquette and Social Media Essentials for 2017

Wedding Etiquette
Wedding etiquette is all about following the proper decorum on one's wedding day, either as a guest or the bride herself. Etiquette in the age of social media has created many new situations that today's brides and grooms have to navigate tactfully. Below we outline the most essential things to know about wedding etiquette in 2017. First off, you just popped the question or said: "I do." Now what? More and more brides-to-be will immediately hop on social media to start sharing the news, but not everyone appreciates learning about an engagement via impersonal social ...

Sophisticated Wedding Party Gift Ideas for Brides and Grooms

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When it comes to your wedding day and all the events you have planned leading up to it, your wedding party is almost like your entourage. They’re there to make sure you’re having a great time, deal with any issues that might arise, and just generally have your back. So a simple “thank you” doesn’t quite cover just how much your bridesmaids or groomsmen do for you and yours on your special day. Your wedding party gift should be elegant but also thoughtful, classy and unique. Below are some of our favorite sophisticated wedding gift ideas for the men and women who ...