“It’s only one day.” If you somehow have anything to remotely do with weddings, twenty bucks says that comes up a lot. If you’re helping someone plan, it’s your job to bring in that perspective. If you’re a vendor, couples use it as an excuse to save. If you’re gabbing with a bride-to-be, it’s an easy response to hearing why some expense was … Keep reading…

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If you’ve ever thought you wanted your engagement ring to be a little different than the norm, consider recycling. I always knew I wanted a petite engagement ring with simple details. It’s a combination of small fingers and constant typing; most rings leave me uncomfortable after an hour or so, which is the worst when you plan to wear one for literally … Keep reading…

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Meet Robert Barnowske, David’s Bridal Creative Director. This Parson’s School of Design graduate has worked with David’s Bridal for the last five years to oversee the White by Vera Wang Collection — a line that all us budget-enthusiasts are well-aware of, as it brought the top name in white gowns into a price-point attainable by a larger audience. He is now the Creative … Keep reading…

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In case you’re new to this site, let me give you the summarized version of my engagement party: I threw Lance a surprise birthday party, and it was actually all his idea; in reality, I threw my own surprise engagement party at a very bewildering and spectacular celebration that — in reference to an inside joke, of sorts — was full of … Keep reading…

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