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How to Save Your Bridesmaids Money (+ Be the Best Bride Ever!)

Part of the fun of planning a wedding is having your best friends at your side every step of the way from the engagement to the bridal shower to the bachelorette party to the wedding itself. But being a...

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Mother of the Bride Dresses Mom Will Love

Obviously, all eyes are on you on your wedding day, but that doesn't mean Mom shouldn't look absolutely gorgeous, too! Mother of the bride dresses don't have the best reputation, but put Mom in one of these dresses, and that's sure to change. From glamorous beading to...

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8 Game Changing Ways To Re-wear a Bridesmaid Dress

Let's be honest — bridesmaid dresses have gotten a pretty bad rap. (If I had to point fingers, I'd blame that cringe-worthy closet scene from "27 Dresses") And whether you love, hate or completely forgot about your own growing collection, we're confident that these quick tips will help you get your money's worth AND plenty of wear out of...

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Bridesmaids’ Dresses So Pretty They’ll Actually Want to Wear Them Again

No one wants to be the bride who makes her best friends wear an ugly bridesmaid's dress, so, get your girls involved from the get-go to pick out gorgeous gowns they love and fit your vision for the big day. And for some inspiration before you shop, check out...

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Pretty in Pink: Inspired By Mary Kate + John Luke’s Duck Dynasty Wedding

Pssst, we've got a secret. Get ready to squeal with excitement dear readers, because later on we're sharing a little surprise from one of our fav reality TV families (hint: there will be camo) that you won't want to miss. Stay tuned for the exclusive, but in the meantime we've pulled together bridesmaid dress inspo waiting just below!

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SMP Bridal Week 2015: Samuelle Couture

We're wrapping up our special bridal week series (see earlier parts one, two and three), but before we send you off into...

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SMP Bridal Week 2015: Jenny Yoo

Every fall we look forward to packing our bags and escaping to the Big Apple for a few days of non-stop pretty. We're talking about the biggest names in bridal, and we shared runway tidbits in real time with #SMPBridalWeek. But today, we're slowing down to really give you an inside glimpse from an editor's point of view. Our...

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8 Tips for Being the Best Maid of Honor

Being the MOH is amazing and oh so fun, but it also comes with a lot of responsibility. Want to make sure you are the best Maid of Honor possible for the Bride? These simple tips are a great place to start! With these starting points, you and your...

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All-Chic All-White Bridal Party Inspiration

We already knew that everything Kate Middleton does is perfection, so it's no surprise that her royal wedding sparked one of the most popular wedding trends that's continued on since that beautiful day 4 years ago: having an all-white bridal party. Completely chic and classic, having...

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7 Watercolor Wedding Dresses that Wow

Watercolors are usually reserved for museums and art galleries, but we're loving their foray into wedding fashion. Whether they're working the Bridal Week runways...

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How to Re-Wear Your Bridesmaid Dress

We've all been there. The wedding day has past, the bridesmaid duties are done and you're left with a dress that'll never again see the light of day. But thanks to our brand new Blogger Bride Jean of Extra Petite, re-styling that bridesmaid frock has never been easier. Along with Long Haul Films, she put together a must-watch...

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Bridesmaid Dress Shopping with Saffron Avenue

Angela from Saffron Avenue here, and today I'm sharing my experience dress shopping with my bridesmaids! You might have noticed from my last post I'm a huge fan of mix and match styles. I knew I wanted soft neutrals and long dresses, but was a little nervous it might be hard to translate my vision. But with a...

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Mix-and-Match Bridesmaid Dress Inspiration

Though winter may be fast approaching, this sunset-inspired bridal shoot has us dreaming of romantic summer nights and a cool glass of rosé. And don't forget about the incredible florals by Sweet Blossom Designs. Jessica Claire snapped the pretties, and you can get lost in the...

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Tips For Stress-Free Bridesmaid Dress Shopping

Hello beautiful brides, Caitlin here again with a few tips on how to make bridesmaid dress shopping more enjoyable for your girls! I've had so many dramatic, tedious experiences selecting maid dresses for weddings and I knew I wanted something different for my ladies. It seems the options are now endless for your bridal party attire - which is...

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How to Style Your Bridesmaids’ Dresses

Hello, Pretty Brides! It’s Devon Rachel and I’m back to talk about another important step in this wedding planning process: the bridesmaids. This crazy bunch will be your support and you’ll definitely want them looking fabulous by your side. But how do you make these girls stand out in a stylish way? You’re going to have to take a step out of your comfort zone. But it'll be fun - I promise! When I started the search for my...

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Do’s and Don’ts of Picking the Perfect Bridesmaid Dress

There's no doubt that bridesmaids dresses have come a long way (I'm looking at you 80's). But choosing a dress that your best girls will be comfortable in and happy wearing all day, while sticking to your own style and vision? It's still a tough task. So, to help make your decision a whole lot easier, the lovely ladies of Joielle are letting us in on their Do's and Don'ts for picking the perfect bridesmaid dress! For more...

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11 Bridesmaids Dresses Under $250

Let's just be honest. Dressing your bridesmaids on a budget is no small task. And finding a frock to suit everyone's taste? Nearly impossible. But that's where we come in. We shopped 'til we dropped and rounded up 11 dresses that break the typical 'maids mold without breaking the bank. Don't worry -- you can thank us later. Tell us fashionistas -- what look will your leading ladies be sporting on the Big Day? Bold and bright, or soft and subtle? All one gown, or mix and match? Let the...

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Donna Morgan Spring 2013 Bridal Collection

Donna Morgan dresses are a long standing favorite of ours so we of course jumped at the chance to share the newest Spring 2013 collection. Mixed with styling by Merci New York, pretty florals by Fleurs NYC and images by Trent Bailey Photography, this is a shoot that...

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Vendor Spotlight: Lillyput Lane Design Company

Okay ladies, get ready because I have just solved your "What do I adorn my neck/ears/wrist with on the most special day of my life" dilemma. Our LBBer Lillyput Lane Design Company creates special pieces we absolutely love. And the lady behind the jewels? Well I decided to sit down and chat with Laurie about the inspiration behind Lillyput Lane - and let me just say, her passion + emotion make me love her designs even more!

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Ruche Fall 2012 Look Book Collection

We happen to be just a tad bit obsessed (read: a LOT obsessed) with all things Ruche, so when they sent along their brand spankin' new collection of dazzling bridal gowns, accessories and bridesmaid frocks for us to swoon over, well... let's just say there was quite the virtual party happening right here in SMP land.  The kind of party that celebrates stunning sparkles, layers upon layers of flowy goodness and devastatingly gorgeous...

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