Considering that previous headlines on this particular topic have included Study: Have an Afternoon Snack Because Being Hangry Can Hurt Your Marriage and Study: Fighting With Your Spouse Makes Your Relationship Hostile and You Obese, this latest study will not, perhaps, come as a surprise—but as it turns out, the science world has just rustled up even more data that links fighting with your spouse and packing on the pounds.
3 Gorgeous Pantone Palettes
We played around with the Fall 2015 Color Report to come up with pretty schemes for your wedding.
Picture of the Week: (Naked) Photobomb!
These newlyweds found themselves right in the middle of the Philly Naked Bike Ride.
10 Initial Necklaces Your Bridesmaids Will Love
Consider your gift shopping done.
11 Romantic Honeymoon Suites
It wouldn't be a terrible idea to choose your destination based on these.
When it comes to wedding registries, there’s nothing more classic than the monogram—whether it’s embroidered on sheets and towels, printed on stationery or etched into serveware, it continues to be the most popular way for couples to personalize any number of items on their wish list.
The couple: Brittany Schneider and David Warner, from Philadelphia.
The ring: The center stone of my ring is is a round Hearts and Arrows cut diamond, which are precision cut to feature perfect symmetry and maximum sparkle. It’s set in a white gold band with a halo of smaller diamonds, withpavé diamonds on the band. Together and with the help of our jeweler, Michael Gilman, my fiancé and I custom designed my ring at Safian & Rudolph on Jewelers’ Row here in Philadelphia.
The old adage that says every bride needs “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” is one wedding tradition that we’re happy to stand by. Unlike some of the more antiquated wedding rituals that can seem a bit pointless and even a bit awkward (and which we are totally on board with you skipping if you want), this sweet notion holds a ton of meaning, and it’s a wonderful way to incorporate personal touches into your day.
Today we’re tackling the “something blue” part of the tradition, which, depending on your style, can either be subtle or a significant element of your wedding-day look and décor. We love when brides choose an understated option like a blue garter, a sapphire hair comb or a pretty blue pair of shoes, but you can also make the hue part of your color palette for the day—bridesmaid dresses, bouquets and invitations look beautiful in varying shades of blue, too.
The launch comes on the heels of the brand’s unveiling, this past spring, of its first-ever bridal lingerie collection filled with darling little rompers, robes and face masks, and we have a feeling you are going to like this stuff just as much.
Here are a few of our faves:
Today we’re featuring the wedding of Coeli and Justin, a New Orleans couple (the bride is originally from Philly!) who celebrated their marriage with a Mardi Gras-themed party at The Franklin Institute. Check it out here.
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Thank you, Julianne Hough, for causing a serious case of engagement ring envy: The professional dancer/actress just revealed the first close-up photo of her gorgeous (and massive!) oval-shaped sparkler—which her hockey player boyfriend proposed with last week—and we’re totally in love with it.
The six-carat stunner, which was designed by Lorraine Schwartz, is very similar in style to one of our favorite celebrity engagement rings of all time: the one Ryan Reynolds gave to Blake Lively. Hough teased the ring’s reveal on Instagram today, posting the below shot which directs eager fans to her blog post about the proposal. Check it out here.
My digital hiatus is over, and although I’m sad to get back to the real world, I’m very excited to get back to blogging! Today on the site I’m so excited to share my engagement story with you. Your kind words have meant the world to me! Read all about the best night of my life (so far!) over on juliannehough.com today. (link in profile)
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Today’s Friendly Wedding PSA: Please Do Not Propose On a Dock With Slats Big Enough For the Ring to Fall Through
The whole group had gone out to dinner when Kayla spotted Matthew’s mother; when she turned around to ask him why she was there, he was already on his knee.
Matthew opened the ring box, and before he could even say anything—before Kayla even really got a look at it—it seemingly leapt from the cozy confines of its box onto the dock where they were standing, through the crack, and then into the dark waters below.
I know what you’re thinking: We’ve declared many viral wedding videos “the most epic one yet.” And it’s true, they keep getting more and more amazing, but this one, dear readers, is really something just for its scope alone: Newlyweds Robert and Theresa got all 250 of their wedding guests in on the action when they filmed a (pretty hardcore) music video at their reception in Orlando.
Behold the 8-minute long performance, which was impressively filmed in just one take. (And yes, we’re wondering, too, if that was the dress she wore all day, or just for this particular portion of their reception.):
So the next wedding you go to, maybe be on the lookout for a spur-of-the-moment music-video role assignment. This sort of thing just might give people ideas.