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Fun Ways to Ask Friends to be in Your Wedding

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings Signup for Bridal Buzz newsletter  Your wedding is one of the most memorable days of your life, and having your closest friends by your side can make it even more memorable. Asking your friends to be a part of your wedding party is an exciting and important task, and you may want to do it creatively and memorably. Here are some cute ways to ask friends to be in your wedding: Personalized Gifts Create personalized gifts for your friends, such as a customized wine glass or a photo album filled with memories you have shared together. Attach a note to the gift asking them to be a part of your special day. Brunch Date Invite your friends for a fun brunch date and surprise them with a special request to be a …

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What’s A Mother Of The Bride Or Groom To Wear?

by Lisa Beth Miller Nowadays, the role of the mother of the bride is changing. She is a fashionable woman who not only wants to express her personal style at her daughter’s wedding, she wants to make a fashion statement, feel comfortable, and shine like the star that she is on this special day. Mothers (of the bride OR groom) are cherished guests of honor and often hosts of a wedding. They are NOT required to wear dresses to match or coordinate exactly with the bridesmaids! They should also never be pressured to wear beige or to “blend into the background.” Mothers deserve to look their absolute best on this very important day. Here are a few guidelines for dress shopping for mothers: The mother of the bride no longer has to wear a gown that sweeps the ground. Now, more than ever before, the mother of the bride is …

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Forever Your Girl: Dressing Your Fabulous Flower Girl

by Lisa Beth Miller The adorable little flower girl! Who could possibly be cuter? This special little girl plays an important role in the wedding day and deserves to be dressed like the princess that she really is! How does the bride go about deciding how to dress the flower girl? Well, there are two schools of thought on this issue. One trend suggests that the flower girl should be dressed in a child-sized (and child appropriate) version of the bridesmaids’ dress. The bride can either ask if the bridesmaid dress designer also makes a child’s version, or simply obtain color swatches of the bridesmaids’ dress and shop with a designer who makes children’s dresses exclusively. The second possibility is to take the approach of dressing the flower girl as a mini-bride, in a white or ivory dress that coordinates more …

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