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15 Reasons to Choose a Fall Wedding

With summer's fade to fall, weddings amongst the golden leaves are officially on the horizon. And with that comes rows of candles, woven blankets, mugs of cider, and a million other details that speak to this cozy time of year. Still deciding if a fall wedding is for you? We're about to count down 15 reasons that'll easily sway your decision...without a pumpkin or gourd in sight.

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SMP Social Hour!

I've always known our readers have impeccable taste, but thanks to our new "Social Hour" series, I now have the proof right at my fingertips. It's a round-up of your favorite content from the week on SMP's Instagram and Pinterest, and the recap starts right here, right now. Flip through the pretties, and scroll on for giveaway announcements and discount...

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15 Best Bridal Buns

As much as I love long, beachy waves, a bride donning a beautiful bun wins me over every time. From the perfect top knot, to a sweet chignon, to a loose bohemian style bun-ch of curls, there's a beauteous bun for every girl out there. And today, we're sharing some of our absolute fave. Which one would you choose for your Big Day? We'd love to hear in the comments!

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10 Things To Do With Your Bridesmaids

One thing I've absolutely loved about planning my wedding is how much closer it's brought me to some of my best girls, my bridesmaids. Let's face it, the lovely ladies who will stand by us on our Big Day? They're kind of a big deal. So to show them how much we appreciate them, here are ten fun ideas for things to do with your 'maids before you say "I do"!

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Wedding Dress Back Styles We Love

When it comes to details, there's no doubt the wedding dress is front and center. And as much as I love watching the Bride walk down the aisle, watching her walk back after the ceremony with her Groom is even better, because I'm a sucker for gorgeous dress back details. This little round-up? It's sure to satisfy your wedding fashion cravings, at least for the time being.

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15 Ways to Serve Up Bubbly

Truth be told, bubbly is by far our drink of choice here on SMP. Not only because weddings are a thousand times better with the sparkly stuff, but because the options are endless. From a classic champagne toast to a fruity signature cocktail to ...

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Coastal Summer Wedding Destinations in the U.S.A.

When you hear destination wedding, you might think hopping a plane to a far away land. But with over 95,000 miles of coastline in the good ol' U.S. of A., there are plenty of pretty spots right here at home to plan a destination wedding of your dreams. And because we're pretty fond of those fifty stars on the flag we fly so high, we only thought it fitting to share some of our favorite places to celebrate love!

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Favorite Color Palettes for Summer Weddings

Now that summer is officially in full swing, we here at SMP are basically basking in sunshine-filled goodness on a daily b asis.  And since we're never ones to monopolize the pretty, we thought we'd share a few of our favorite summer hues to get you in on the action.  From vibrant orange to cool gray to the loveliest of pinks, this is what we call the ultimate summer color palette round-up.  Enjoy, lovelies.

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15 Mouthwatering Wedding Desserts

Truth be told, this might be most satisfying feature I've ever put together. I have a sweet tooth like you wouldn't believe. And I'm betting most of you out there are with me when I say that my favorite table at a wedding is the dessert table. From the classic cake to non-traditional sweets like churros and macarons, here are 15 treats you'll love!

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Refreshing Cocktails for Your Summer Wedding

Give me a fruity little something on a hot summer night and I'm a happy camper. Just take this round-up of refreshing (and totally delicious) cocktails perfect for any warm-weathered affair. They're just the ticket to beat the heat, and with these on-the-rocks recipes you'll be sipping pretty all summer long.

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15 Gift Ideas For Your Bridesmaids

Aside from your handsome groom, your bridesmaids are the ones who will be by your side through the entire wedding planning process… dress fittings, engagement party, bridal shower, bachelorette and so much more. So, to show your best gal pals just how much you appreciate them, it's always a kind gesture to give them a little something special. Here are 15 gift ideas your girls are sure to love!

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Salute to Military Weddings

There's little we love more than a good wedding, but today we're celebrating much more. We're saluting the fearless men and women who fight for our country and sacrifice for our freedom in the best way we know how...a simple ode to military weddings big and small. From every SMPer, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts, for all you do.

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Sweetest “First Look” Moments on SMP

Bar none, the best part of any wedding comes down to the first look. Whether it's a quiet moment before the ceremony or a groom's gasp as his bride walks down the aisle, those are the moments, my dears, that make the Big Day unforgettable. We've gathered our most tear-jerking, swoon-worthy, crazy adorable moments you might ever come across, so grab a tissue and get started!

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20 Fresh Flower Hairstyles for Spring + Summer

If there's one thing that will brighten my day in a heartbeat, it's fresh flowers. And we've got plenty of 'em to go around. But quite possibly my favorite of all is when they're added to a gorgeous wedding hairstyle. Don't you just feel like a beauty with a flower in your hair? Here are a handful of ideas to adorn your locks!

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How to Choose Vintage Pieces for Your Wedding

When Carolina Guzik sent us a lovely peek into the showroom of Unearthed Vintage, we just had to get in touch with the sweet duo behind all the vintage goodness. Having planned their own vintage wedding and then creating a quaint little biz out of it, Katie & Jovan are the experts on how to choose the very...

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Kentucky Derby Wedding Details We Love

Are you all ready for the Southern charm that is The Kentucky Derby this weekend? This classic springtime event has us ready to sip on a mint julep and don our prettiest of hats. So we've upped the stakes with some of the loveliest Derby-esque details around, which just so happen to make the perfect wedding inspiration.

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20 Ideas for Your Something Blue

Of all the pretty hues, there's one that seems to find it's way into most weddings—the 'something blue' of course! We love seeing how brides are taking this long-loved tradition to new levels, so we've rounded up 20 of our favorite ideas from classic to creative to inspire your something blue!

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SMP Jewelry Moments that Shine

Y'all know we're major suckers for a dreamy dress, and could drool over shoes for days on end, but it's the jewelry seals the deal on every great look. And from earrings to bracelets, necklaces and more, we're rounding up 20 bits and bobbles that'll keep you pinning from beginning to end. Ready for some serious blingity bling? Let's get started!

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20 Wedding Shoes that Wow

Talk to any of us girls at SMP and we'll all admit our weakness: shoes. We love a good pump, a perfectly pointy toe can stop us in our tracks, and we seriously get lost for hours in the "Shoes" category of our galleries. So we took it upon ourself to round up 20 of the most fabulous little numbers for your feet, and in no particular order... PS: ...

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Gourmet Wedding Details for the Food Obsessed

Long gone are the days of boring, blasé wedding food. Brides and Grooms are transforming their affairs into food driven celebrations jam-packed with gourmet eats and food centric details and wedding guests are reaping the yummy benefits. From bite-sized comfort food to full blown farm-to-table menus, we've gathered some of our favorite food details that will add a good dose of YUM to your wedding day.

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