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Coronavirus Canceled Our Wedding. We Got Married Anyway

In a matter of hours, the coronavirus crisis has upended every aspect of life in Philly (and the world), including the wedding industry. No one […]

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Why A New Year’s Eve Wedding Is Actually a Brilliant Idea

Holiday weddings are a controversial move. There’s valid arguments for and against, but, as is true whenever you’re planning around a large group of people, […]

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I Had a Taylor Swift-Themed Wedding, And It Was Awesome

Here at PW, we *live* for a good wedding theme. Whether it’s books, preppy monograms, summer camp, or airplanes, we loving seeing couples take something […]

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I Spent $15 On My Wedding Dress and Have Zero Regrets

Per The Knot, the average cost of a wedding dress currently hovers around $1,600. But that doesn’t mean everyone shopping for one drops what can […]

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This Blogger’s “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” Brunch Is Very Pretty—And Very Extra

We love it when a bride throws a party for her bridesmaids. It shows that she cares, and appreciates how much work being a bridesmaid […]

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I’m the Bride, But I Threw a Bridal Shower for My Friends

Sarah Alderman, owner and photographer at AGP Collective, knew she didn’t want to have a typical bridal shower — so she invented her own. Her […]

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I Had Major Brain Surgery Before My Wedding. Here’s How I Handled Everything.

Katrina Schmidt and Colin Preston met as students at Villanova. Theirs is a powerful love story of resilience while facing a critical illness. The bride needed several brain […]

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My Husband is Legally Blind. Here’s How That Changed How We Planned Our Wedding

Here at Philadelphia Wedding, we’re sharing “Real Talk” wedding planning stories — tales from real Philadelphians on the unique ways they planned their weddings. Up today: Brandon Moore, 34, […]