bachelorette party ideas

Your Bachelorette Weekend: Let the Good Times Roll

Your RSVPs are starting to appear in the mail and final wedding planning preparations are taking place – so that can only mean one thing: Bachelorette Party Season is finally heating up! So here at Exclusively Weddings, we’ve curated a few bachelorette-centric accessories that every #bridetribe needs in order to pull off a fantastic weekend of fun and celebration – don’t forget, this is your last fling before the ring, so make it count! Lookin’ Hot on the Beach If you’re like [...]

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bridesmaid tips

How to Be a Bridesmaid without Breaking the Bank

These days, being a bridesmaid involves way more than just standing by the bride’s side at the alter as she says her vows. From throwing engagement parties and showers to planning extravagant bachelorette trips (with the perfect mani/pedi required for all events, of course!), being a bridesmaid can and will take a toll on your wallet. Try these tips to save a few pennies where you can, while still making the time leading up to your bestie’s Big Day [...]

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Ten Things You Must Know About Long Bridesmaid Dresses

Bridesmaid dresses play a big part in the overall look of your wedding ceremony and in setting the tone for your wedding, perhaps even more so than the bride’s dress; and the length of the dress probably is the most important factor in this regard.  This post plus two prior blog posts, Bridesmaid Dresses – Eight Awesome Options and 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Short Bridesmaid Dresses, will give you lots of ideas to help make the very important decision [...]

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10 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Short Bridesmaid Dresses

There are so many decisions to make when planning your wedding and quite a few of them involve the bridesmaid dresses. You have decisions on the style, the color, the fabric, the price point and …. the length! In a previous post I covered the options for the look of your bridesmaids as a group, so they will create a cohesive appearance as they walk down the aisle, stand with you at the ceremony and appear in your wedding [...]

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wedding planning tips

Bridesmaids … Same Color – Different Dress

What do you do when you have bridesmaids that are not similar in body type and/or ages and yet you want them to have a cohesive look when they walk down the aisle and in photos? Have you thought of having your bridesmaids wear the same color but letting them choose the style of the dress? It may be something to consider, especially if you want to make your bridesmaids happy! In real life we choose dresses that flatter us and [...]

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Advice at a Glance – Wedding Invitation Wording – Part 1

Q. I know that etiquette frowns on adding the phrase “Black tie” to wedding invitations, but I’m afraid some of my guests won’t know the proper attire for my evening wedding. What can I do? A. While it’s true that guests should use the time of day to determine your wedding’s formality, most people today aren’t aware of that guideline. If you feel it’s necessary to address the attire issue simply add “Black tie” in a footnote to the lower [...]

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