If you’re still in the market for a few local vendors to participate in your Big Day, we suggest you make room on your calendar for The Big Fake Wedding (formerly The NotWedding), a nontraditional bridal show that’s returning to Philadelphia next Thursday.
Local Bridal Guide: Stock Up on Party Supplies For All of Your Wedding Events at These 6 Philly Shops
In the months leading up to your Big Day, pretty party supplies are a must: Between your engagement party and bridal shower(s), you can basically never have enough confetti, frilly garlands, giant balloons and festive paper straws.
Any woman who has ever worn a gown with even the slightest of trains will tell you how frustrating it is to have people constantly stepping on your hem; it’s enough of a struggle not to accidentally trip over yourself, let alone pay attention to where other people are placing their feet.
There’s nothing like a proposal on live television, and this one, we have to say, is pretty perfect: During last night’s taping of Dancing With the Stars, model and Army veteran Noah Galloway popped the question to his girlfriend Jamie Boyd while being interviewed backstage after his performance.
Relive the tear-jerking moment with us:
If a casual outdoor affair—complete with comfort food and lawn games—sounds like the perfect way to celebrate your newlywed status, this post is sure to inspire a few elements of your Big Day.
There’s a reason why bridal makeup trials exist: The last thing you need on your Big Day is to be fussing over foundation colors, eyeliner styles and how it will all look in your wedding photos. If there’s ever a time when you want to feel completely confident in your makeup choices it’s on your wedding day, so it’s important to have it all planned out well before your walk down the aisle.
Hosting a post-wedding brunch is a wonderful way to gather your nearest and dearest for one last celebration before the weekend comes to a close—this is your opportunity to visit with friends and relatives in a quieter, more intimate environment and it’s a sweet send-off to out-of-town guests who traveled for your Big Day.
The couple: Nicole Chiaravalloti and Benjamin Gray of Lindenwold, NJ.