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#SMPWedding101 – Engagement Shoot Style Advice

You get engaged and the questions start coming; it's easy to lose yourself in the flurry of it all. But we can't say it enough: savor this special time and make any opportunity a fun one, including your engagement pics! It's the perfect time to practice those picture perfect smiles and show off your own style. But it can also be a bit daunting when deciding what to don so we...

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#SMPWedding101 – Choosing Your Wedding Jewelry

My grandmother wore a beautiful little ring on her pinky finger when she got married, and my mom wore the same one. So when it came time for me to walk down the aisle, it was a given, and as I slipped that petite piece on my finger, I felt the specialness wash over me. The jewelry you don on your wedding day instantly sparkles a bit more and Lauren Hartman of Trousseau Style couldn't agree more - and she's here sharing more tips and ideas for making those...

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5 Beauty Looks to Steal For Your Big Day

Finding just the right look for your wedding day is no small task but we're about to make things a little bit easier. Because when Special Occasions Hair Design artfully crafts five gorgeous styles that don't immediately scream "bride", we happily share each one so you can pin it, save it, and take it straight to...

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#SMPWedding101 – Style Ideas for Winter Brides

I'll be honest, I was never a huge fan of winter weddings, they seemed chilly and full of Christmas cliches, but how I was wrong! They are some of the most intimate, romantic, cozy celebrations I've ever seen in my time with SMP and they bring a sense of love and light that's extra special for the season. Snow and low temps call for creativity though and...

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2017 Bridal Beauty Looks to Inspire

We get downright giddy when it comes to hair and makeup; add in the bridal element and before we know it, we're head over heels heart-eyed. So when Mar of TEAM Hair & Makeup wanted to share some fresh bridal beauty looks to inspire all you newly engaged ladies out there, we literally jumped at the chance. And of course we needed some gorgeous gowns...

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See SMP in the Latest ‘Charleston Weddings’ Issue!

We've had a longtime love affair with the pretty happening over at Charleston Weddings, so when an opportunity to collaborate on their latest Fall-Winter 2016 magazine came about, we jumped on it. Inside the issue, you'll find an exclusive Style Me Pretty section that we've custom-designed for the Charleston bride including a real elopement, inspo for your bachelorette weekend...

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#SMPWedding101 – Unique Wedding Heirlooms

I'm a sentimental person and that affection extended into my own wedding. I strived to create unique keepsakes from my big day that I'll continue to treasure for years to come and I love whenever SMP discovers new ideas - and we got a whole bunch of them for you ladies today! The Garter Girl is here to share her favorite ways to keep those memories alive; which ones do you plan on recreating?! BOUQUET WRAP You have your mother’s (or...

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Rock Your Everyday Look with True Beauty Marks’ Tips!

We're always eager to soak up info on how to get that sultry smokey eye or the dramatic red lip but what about your day-to-day approach? When you want to look put together and oh so fresh but not have it take hours to do so? I don't know about you (but I bet you'd agree) that I'm in need of advice on how to look fab every...

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#SMPWedding101 – Why You Should Have Hair + Makeup Done For Your Engagement Shoot

I love my engagement pics. They were fun and fabulous and a great way to get comfy in front of the camera before our big day. Only regret? I wish I'd had someone spruce up my hair and makeup. It would have been the little touch that made all the difference. If only I'd heard makeup artist Carly Pribich's wise words beforehand; as a proponent of having your makeup...

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10 Gorgeous Wedding Dress Back Details

The perfect wedding dress has no shortage of gorgeous details, and lately one of the biggest trends in bridal is an eye-catching back. Whether its backless, sheer, lace, or applique we love a Bride who makes an impression from every angle. These 10 stunners will leave your guests speechless all the way down the aisle! Looking for even more? Check out our full list below!

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The Style Editrix’s Tips for Dressing for a Summer Wedding

When the temps are high and there's lots of dancing to be done, it's important to choose a great outfit. That's where Ashley from The Style Editrix comes in. She knows how to pick wedding guest look that's the perfect mix of chic and comfortable, and she's sharing her tips with us below! Film:...

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5 Budget-Friendly Secrets from a Wedding Planner

Hi SMP Brides, it's Ali from A Dash of Details back to talk all things wedding planning. When it comes to organizing the chaos, a wedding planner is a MUST to make sure your big day goes off without a hitch. So without further ado, I want to introduce all of you to my amazing planner, Jen from Imoni Events. Finding someone who truly understands your style, vision and of course, budget...

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Behind the Scenes of BCBGMaxAzria Wedding Collection

We love any and all excuses to dive head first into wedding dresses. It's one of our favorite past times at the office; constantly gushing over a new favorite gown of the week. So it was a total no-brainer when BCBG sent us this fab sneak peek of their offices to indulge in today. BCBGMAXAZRIA is a power house of fashionable bits and now they're taking over the wedding world too. That's what...

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Perfect Wedding Day Skin from TEAM Hair and Makeup + A Workshop Giveaway!

Making sure you're bringing your skin A-game to your wedding day is on most Bride's to-do list. It's probably on most Bridesmaids' to-do lists too. Because we all know the best accessory is a fresh faced glow and our resident beauty expert, Mar of TEAM Hair and Makeup, is giving you all the low down on achieving the look. Consider this your secret weapon for wedding day hotness. Tips to perfect wedding day skin from...

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Bridal Shower Inspiration Week: Fashion Roundup from Macy’s

We've reached Day Three of our Bridal Inspiration Week and my oh my are our shower inspiration wheels a turnin. From photo shoots full of steal worthy bits right on through to today's installment of must-have outfits. Yep, we're keeping the pretty train a rollin' with even more fab finds from our friends at...

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Get the Look: Malibu Wedding by Elizabeth Messina

Today's glamorous Malibu affair captured by Elizabeth Messina has been nothing short of jaw-dropping awesomeness but we didn't want to stop at the pretty pictures alone. So we are rolling up our sleeves and delving into the pieces that made up this gorgeous day. From the lace-filled fashion to the wildly romantic details, we are breaking down the bits and bobbles and proving that a glamorous affair can be totally attainable on any...

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Bridesmaids Dresses by Dessy – A SMP Color Palette

When Dessy asked SMP to curate a totally unique color palette for their Twist Dress based on the weddings that we've known and loved over the years, well. We blushed. We knew the dress was adorable, we knew the weddings that we've featured were gorg. So for someone to want to marry the two together into one gorgeous collection of Style Me Pretty hues seemed like the best...

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Wedding Dresses by Michelle Rahn

Good Morning SMP'ers. We have a ton of real weddings coming your way a bit later but first, we thought we would start your Monday off with a little taste of something pretty because who doesn't love a fabulous collection of wedding gowns? This is especially for all of you brides to be who are still on the hunt for "THE ONE." These beauties are sure to make your heart pitter patter with delight. So take a gander at some of the totally romantic, utterly gorgeous dresses we've recently added to...

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Wedding Totes by The Wedding Chicks

We are uber excited to share with you today that we have added another fabulous vendor to our little ol' SMP Shop and when we say fabulous, we mean these chicks KNOW their wedding accessories. From adorable pre-wedding attire (think ultra cute t-shirts and robes), to fun gifts for the wedding party, they have you covered. Dying to know exactly who we have cozied up to? Well we are DYING to spill the beans...

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Wedding Dresses by Jewel for Priscilla of Boston

Fashion week is coming to a close and I don't know about you all but our heads are bursting at the seams with wedding dresses and accessories and fabulous footwear and oh how sweet it has been. Last but certainly not least, we have Jewel for Priscilla of Boston. This collection has a little bit of Audrey Hepburn, a smidgen of Grace Kelley and even hints of Aphrodite thrown in the mix. Such a perfect way to end our fashion journey with a little something for every bride.

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