What the Style of Your Wedding Dress Says About You: a Glossary

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It’s true that ideally, your wedding dress will be the ultimate reflection of your personal style. Chances are that if you’re a really traditional, classic girl, you won’t have, say, an underlay of fire-engine red tulle sticking out from underneath your knee-length dress—and that if your eccentric outfits are your calling card, you won’t select a strapless, A-line wedding gown with nary an embellishment.

So while it’s not like you will fit perfectly into any one of these particular boxes, of course, this is kinda fun: a little breakdown of what the style of your wedding dress says about your personality.

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Two Local Wedding Planners Join Forces To Create New Full-Service Company Lauren James Events

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Jamie Fishman and Lauren Lerner. Photo by Walnut Street Photo.

As longtime colleagues in the events department at The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia, Lauren Lerner and Jamie Fishman coordinated quite a few impressive Philadelphia weddings. Their combined resume boasts 15 years of planning experience—including over 150 weddings—and now they’ve taken their expertise to the next level by joining forces to create their own full-service event planning company, Lauren James Events.

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Rizzieri Salon & Spa Will Be Opening A 14,000-Square-Foot Location At The Moorestown Mall In September

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A rendering of the new Rizzieri Salon & Spa coming in September.

A new salon is coming to town and it’s going to be massive. Come September, Frank and Sal Rizzieri—whose cosmetology empire includes multiple salons, a beauty school, and a school for the healing arts—will be relocating the Marlton outpost of Rizzieri Salon & Spa to a 14,000-square-foot space at the Moorestown Mall.

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Local Bridal Guide: Host A Lovely Bridal Shower At One of These 5 Philly-Area Tea Rooms

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One of our favorite bridal shower ideas is to gather all of the ladies in your life for a classic tea party—complete with big pots of hot tea, too-cute-to-eat sandwiches, and decadent mini pastries. Sure, there are plenty of places in the city where you can stop in for a proper afternoon tea, but we’re partial to the quaint tea rooms that offer the full tea party experience (floppy hats and parasols optional).

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Video: It’s Worth Getting Frozen’s “Let It Go” Stuck In Your Head to Enjoy This Best Man’s Sung Wedding Toast 

Listen, I was hesitant to watch this, too, since I feel like I just cleared this damn song (which, I mean, I happen to actually enjoy—it’s a pretty stinking cute movie) out of my head … But I was curious.

A best man named Joey Boyes at a recent English wedding decided, for reasons unknown, to set his best man speech to the tune of Frozen‘s “Let It Go,” which he managed to do while still hitting all of the required best man-speech points: how much he loves the groom, how fab the couple is together, he references the groom’s late father, and tells a few funny stories.

We’re impressed. And okay with humming this for the rest of today. If you want to get something else stuck in your head, watch this.

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9 Awesome Hotels for Your Destination Wedding In the US Virgin Islands 

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Lot of wanderlusting up in here this week!

In case this week’s roundup from US News & World Report of the 15 most luxurious honeymoon destinations has got you thinking you might just want to do the whole shebang, ceremony and all, on a beautiful island, we thought we’d give you a good solid handful of options to your research list—all in the glorious US Virgin Islands.

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Spend Your Saturday Afternoon Soaking In Inspiration At Terrain’s Bridal Open House

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Host an intimate affair inside Terrain’s antique greenhouse.

Clear your calendar for this coming Saturday because you’ll most definitely want to spend a few hours in Glen Mills at Terrain at Styers‘s bridal open house. On any ordinary day of the week, we could easily spend quite a bit of time checking out the gorgeous grounds and doing a bit of shopping here, but when weddings are involved, we can hardly contain ourselves.

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PHOTOS: 25 Beautiful Aisle Ideas From Pinterest

Imagine yourself floating down this lush floral aisle.

Imagine yourself floating down this lush floral aisle.

The bride’s walk down the aisle is undoubtedly one of the most special, breathtaking, and memorable moments of any wedding. The stage is set, everyone is in their place, and all eyes are on you as you make your way down the path that leads to your groom.

Such a magical moment, we think, should be accompanied by an equally magical backdrop, which is why we’re suckers for a really gorgeously decorated aisle. No matter if your wedding is a modern, minimalist affair or a brightly colored, over-the-top occasion, you’d be surprised just how many different ways an aisle can be embellished for your Big Day.

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