Philly Bride Has a New Location in Old City!

Philly Bride's new location houses a massive selection of gorgeous gowns.

Philly Bride’s new location houses a massive selection of gorgeous gowns.

Attention all brides-to-be still in search of the Dress for their Big Day:

We told you earlier this year that local bridal boutique, Philly Bride (previously Bridals by Danielle, which new owner Lynn Handel purchased in May from retiring longtime owner Danielle Adrian), had plans to move from Midtown Village to a new home at 3rd and Walnut in Old City. And now we’re thrilled to report that the gorgeous location is up and running!

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PHOTOS: 10 Gorgeous Bridal Headpieces From Etsy

This beautiful gold comb gets a touch of sparkle from Swarovski crystals and freshwater pearls.

This beautiful gold comb gets a touch of sparkle from Swarovski crystals and freshwater pearls.

When you’re talking about traditional bridal wear, obviously the white dress comes first and foremost. But a close second place when it comes to the ensemble that will officially make you a bride would definitely be the veil.

As much as we love a really gorgeous mantilla or blusher, though, we’ve seen more and more brides throw tradition to the wind and forgo a classic veil in favor of a statement-making headpiece (if you’re still a veil kinda girl, we have plenty of inspiration right here) such as a headband, comb, clips or pins.

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Study: That Whole ‘Happy Wife, Happy Life’ Thing? It’s True

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Even though most of you probably have enough real-life examples you can point to that already prove the old saying “happy wife, happy life” is true—it’s still pretty funny that science is now confirming it, too.

A new study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family declares that among 394 couples who were interviewed and whose answers were analyzed for this research, well, the men were very affected by their female partner’s happiness—the ladies, not so much:

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Here’s How to Announce Your Engagement With Philadelphia Wedding (and Show Us Your Ring!)

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Gina & Michael

We’ve been inviting you for quite a while now, dear readers, to share a shot of your engagement ring and your proposal story with us so we can feature it on the blog for our Monday-morning installments of PW Reader Ring (which, please still do! We love seeing your bling and hearing your stories!)—but we also wanted to be sure and direct your attention to another celebratory piece of our website: Engagement announcements!

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Come Shop for Your Wedding Parties, Bridesmaids and Honeymoon at the Upcoming Philly Mag Shops Event!

See you there!

See you there!

Last year, before the first-ever Philly Mag Shops event, my lovely colleague, Emily Goulet (who you might recognize from her past PW column Diary of a Marriage and who is currently Philly mag’s lifestyle editor) popped by our blog to tell you why the event is such a fantastic place to shop for your various wedding events, your bridesmaids, and your honeymoon.

Well, it’s happening again this year, ladies, and I am referring you back to her announcement last year, because it all holds true this time around, too!

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Shop Gorgeous Sample Gowns at Unveiled Philadelphia’s Weekend Sale Event

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Brides-to-be, mark your calendars! Unveiled Philadelphia is hosting a two-day sample sale this weekend that you won’t want to miss if you’re still on the hunt for the one when it comes to your wedding dress. It’s all going down on September 20 and 21, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., at Panorama Restaurant in Old City.

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