Local Bridal Guide: 6 Locally-Brewed Beers To Serve At Your Wedding

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Not too long ago, we put together a trusty guide to all the different Philly-roasted coffees you can serve to your wedding guests, just in case you felt like treating them to something a bit more special than your generic cup of joe.

That idea got us thinking, and we decided that the same concept can apply to the beer that’s being poured at your party, too. Yuengling, of course, is an obvious choice, but there are so many other locally crafted beers that are worthy of a spot at your bar.

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VIDEO: Step-by-Step How to Tie The Perfect Bow Tie

Although I have yet to be asked to assist in tying a bow tie, I can say with the utmost confidence that if put in that situation, it would take quite a bit of trial and error for me to produce a decent-looking bow (they’re not the easiest of things to just figure out, am I right?).

Chances are, both you and your groom—whether or not he’s worn one in the past—are in the same boat, which is why we can all benefit from any handy little instructional that breaks the steps down. Here’s the latest we’ve come across that shows us (albeit quickly) all the steps to tying the perfect bow tie.

All you have to do is watch this a few (hundred) times and you’ll be good to go in time for your Big Day. (And if you need to slow it down, there’s always this.)

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Study: The Higher the Age Difference Between You and Your Spouse, the Higher Your Likelihood of Getting Divorced 

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If you haven’t already noticed from the many studies we’ve commented on here on the blog, it seems researchers are extremely interested in decoding what it takes to have a perfect marriage. Everything from smoking pot together and having similar drinking habits to the size of your wedding can (supposedly) increase the success of your partnership. Fascinating stuff, wouldn’t you agree?

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Our 4 Favorite Dresses From the Soon-to-Launch Eva Mendes Bridal Party Collection

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Courtesy New York & Company

Late last year (and before the birth of her new baby girl with Ryan Gosling), actress Eva Mendes debuted her first fashion line with the help of retailer New York & Company. The feminine, vintage-inspired collection features dress, blouses, skirts and accessories for both work and play, all of which come with extremely affordable price tags.

And now, brides, she’s turned her eyes to you and your ladies, with her first ever collection of bridesmaid dresses.

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Local Bridal Guide: Shop For Your Wedding Shoes at One of These 6 Philly-Area Boutiques

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The shoes we see walk down the aisle are as varied as the brides wearing them—from sparkly heels to pretty flats and bright jewel tones, Converse and even a few bare feet (which we only condone for beach weddings), wedding footwear comes in many forms depending on the style and personality of the bride-to-be.

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Wine and Cake Tastings, Wedding Makeup and Sample Sales: Here’s What’s New at Philadelphia Bridal Company Boutique

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Philadelphia Bridal Company

Earlier this year, we gave you all the details about how Main Line native Ashley Erin Corbett took over ownership of Philadelphia Bridal Company Bridal Loft in Midtown Village and made plans to completely revamp the place (including shortening the name a bit).

For the past few months, the new Philadelphia Bridal Company has been up and running with both updates to the space itself and a handful of new designer collections added to the lineup of stunning gowns, and November is gearing up to be the most exciting month yet.

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Old City’s Lovely Bride is Launching Its Own In-House Line of Super Pretty Wedding Gowns

Bella, one of the new dresses you can find in the Old City store from Lovely Bride's new in-house collection.

Bella, one of the new dresses you can find in the Old City store from Lovely Bride’s new in-house collection.

Lovely Bride, the, er, lovely bridal salon in Old City, has just announced that they will be launching an in-house collection of so-pretty wedding dresses! (The boutique has other outposts in LA, NYC, D.C., and San Francisco.)

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