We love a bride who opts for a few nontraditional details on her big day. And if you're looking for a dress that makes a statement, a halter dress may be for you. With the help of our new and improved Look Book, we pulled together 14 of the most stunning halter dresses out there. Any one is guaranteed to make you stand out from...
Oscar de la Renta is the mastermind behind some of the most drool-worthy gowns to ever grace the pages of SMP. His designs are pure art and today we remember the man who brought such beauty and style to brides everywhere. We've gathered 20 of our favorite Oscar moments, and every single look is what dress dreams are made of.
SMP's Pinterest and Instagram pages have been sharing up a storm this week, but it's not without good reason. You see, when bombarded with inspirational images we feel compelled to pass on to our closest friends and today we're counting down your favorites. Pop the champagne, get good and cozy, and click through each pretty one. ONGOING GIVEAWAYS...
When I first moved to the East Coast, a weird thing happened. My closet once chock-full of solids shifted, and soon I had more preppy stripes than I knew what to do with. Since then, my love of all things striped has only grown, and naturally overflown into wedding world. Lucky for me, stripes are having a moment and thanks to...
Fall fashion is something I look forward to every year. But wedding fall fashion? Oh, I love it so. And I can't help but swoon over all the lovely bridesmaids dresses that come through our galleries on the daily. So in honor of my slight obsession for gorgeous fall frocks, here's a fab little round up of 15 faves.
When it comes time to dream up floral ideas for a fall wedding, you might be wondering what's available. And while many flowers can be ordered from warm climates any time of year, opting for in-season blooms will certainly make your flower budget go further. Ready to start planning? Take a peek through the slideshow and let us know which fall pretties leave you most inspired.
Pantone's color of the year, Radiant Orchid, has proven to be the loveliest energetic burst of color to brighten weddings year round. But when layered into fall weddings and paired with rich, deep tones? It's wildly beautiful and in my opinion, shines it's brightest. From florals to fashion to tablescapes, here are 15 of our fave spottings of this vibrant hue for autumn affairs.
If you've ever thought working with a tight wedding budget means sacrificing all sense of style, I invite you to think again. Because, believe it or not, we've managed to round up 10 budget-friendly affairs that are out to prove that "handmade" can be oh-so-chic. Thanks to our fabulous contributors we've got weddings from all corners of the blogosphere, and the pretty parade starts now.
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.
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...
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!
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"!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.