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29 Stylish Bridal Shower Dresses for Summer Brides
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29 Stylish Bridal Shower Dresses for Summer Brides

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Bachelor Party 101: The Dos and Don'ts Your Groom Needs to Know ASAP

Just because your idea of the perfect bachelorette party means three nights at a yoga retreat, drinking kale juice, and getting #ModelFit, doesn't mean your groom (and his bachelor party) should be denied one weekend of debauchery. Many grooms struggle with bachelor party ethics, so we asked Jeff Wilser, founding editor of The Plunge - a site where guys can go for the full rundown on all things involving grooms - to break down dos and don'ts for how to have an awesome bachelor party without the dramatic aftermath.
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30 Bridal Shower Game Ideas That Will Ensure Guests Have a Blast

Looking for bridal shower game ideas? We've got tons, including games from our favorite wedding experts who've played them all. Here are some bridal shower game ideas that are sure to provide creative, quirky diversions that attendees can get excited about. See which bridal shower games you and your guests might want to play!
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14 Best Bridal Shower Invitations for Every Type of Celebration

Whether you're the MOH or the MOB tasked with hosting a shower for the soon-to-be bride, the first of your many planning tasks is sending out the best bridal shower invitations. Nothing sets the tone for the festivity better than the invites themselves, so the pressure is on to please the bride and her nearest and dearest.
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Should We Invite Wedding Party Plus-Ones to the Rehearsal Dinner?

You've already decided who gets a plus-one to the wedding, and your bridesmaids and groomsmen all made the cut (of course). But your wedding party is attending a lot more than just the wedding, so should their dates be invited too? When you're making the guest list for your rehearsal dinner, the only people you need to invite are those who are participating in your rehearsal, which probably includes your immediate family, your wedding party, and any friends or family members who are doing readings as part of your ceremony.
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13 Ways to Have an Eco-Friendly Bridal Shower

The bridal shower is all about making the bride-to-be feel special and celebrated. But that doesn't mean Mother Nature should be ignored for the occasion. Hosting an eco-friendly bridal shower will allow you and your guests to celebrate, while staying true to both your style and ethics-and these green bridal shower ideas make it easier than ever!
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Unique Activities for San Francisco Bachelorette Parties

While many brides may dream of a bachelorette getaway involving a luxurious hotel, pampering spa treatments, and Michelin-starred dinners, the reality is that many people-both brides and bridesmaids-have schedules and finances that require staying closer to home or making it a one-day affair. But that doesn't mean you have to limit the fun.
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8 Unexpected Venues for a San Francisco Bridal Shower

California-cool brides need a wedding shower to match! San Francisco has no shortage of trendy bars, hot restaurants, and swanky lounges, making it a total dream locale for a brilliant bridal shower. Check out our best venues this city has to offer for your own sweet, pre-wedding party. Straw This little Hayes Valley establishment is based on childish glee and a whimsical take on a carnival atmosphere.
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20 Chic Ideas for a Halloween-Themed Rehearsal Dinner

There's no better way to celebrate the eve of your October wedding day than with a haunted bash. Choose from chic Old Hallows Eve décor-think pumpkins and lace spider webs-or go for a full-on Halloween-themed rehearsal dinner with spooky treats and ghoulish centerpieces. Whatever haunt you choose, be it vampire fangs or candy corn shots, your guests will be howling at the moon for more-and they'll get it…the next day after you say, "I do!
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Grab Your Girls for This Breakfast at Tiffany's Inspired Bachelorette

Before chick flicks and rom coms were a dime a dozen, there was Breakfast at Tiffany's . The classic 1961 romantic comedy (originally a screenplay written by George Axelrod, loosely based on a novella by Truman Capote) stars Audrey Hepburn as the infamous Holly Golightly and George Peppard as Paul Varjak-two neighbors who become close, navigate a few unconventional circumstances together, sip some champagne, and then inevitably fall in love.
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6 Things to Keep in Mind When Planning an Office Bridal Shower

When your office bestie gets engaged, talks of weddings can take over all the water cooler conversations as she begins to plan her big day. And spending so much time together on the job means you'll definitely want to celebrate her big news! But when you start thinking about throwing her a bridal shower in conference room three, office politics definitely get involved, like whether to invite the whole office or just a select few coworkers.
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BRIDES Florida: Miami Rehearsal Dinner Venues

After all the showers and planning, it's almost time for the big day , but before diving into all the wedding festivities, sit back and kick off the celebrations in style with a rehearsal dinner to remember. These four hotspots combine all the best that Miami has to offer: from sexy speakeasy lounges to dazzling skyline views.
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How to Throw a Wedding Welcome Party

A welcome party is a fun pre-wedding event that can take many forms. It can replace a traditional rehearsal dinner or be added on to the end of one. The welcome party may also be distinct from the rehearsal dinner, taking place on a different day entirely. For example, you might hold a rehearsal dinner for only your family and bridal party on a Thursday night, with the welcome party following on Friday and the actual wedding taking place on Saturday.
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18 Instagram-Worthy Bachelorette Party Ideas

If you're looking for out-of-the-box bachelorette party ideas, we've got a list of themes you might not have thought of! Make it a night the bride and her besties will never forget with a fun-filled fГЄte that strays from the ordinary. Sure, clubbing in Las Vegas and tipsy traipsing through New Orleans are great, but they've been done.
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What Is a Hatchelorette and Why Should You Have One?

The baby shower: probably the least exciting "shower" you'll have. Like a bridal shower or wedding shower, it's basically just another social gathering where your family and friends watch you open gifts you picked out yourself. But this time, most of the gifts aren't even for you , and most of them involve potty-training cleanup.
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The Best DC Hotels for a Bachelorette Party

After a night of bar hopping and drinking far too much champagne, the bride-to-be deserves a fluffy, 800 thread-count pillow to lay her tired head on. Sure, going home is always an option, but what's the fun in that? Not only does a hotel give you more freedom to stay out later (and not worry about finding a DD), it also makes the weekend that much more special.
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4 Things Grooms Can't Forget When Planning the Bachelor Party

While guys may take a lot less planning and way less time to get ready (have you seen a groom's wedding day schedule?), there are still details they'll need to address, whether they like it or not. And a lot of those details come up when they're planning the bachelor party. From Las Vegas to the lake house, here are four things grooms (and their groomsmen) can't forget when they're planning their last hurrah as a single man.
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6 Bachelorette-Party Alternatives for a Bride Who Doesn't Drink

Oh, the infamous bachelorette party. We've all been to our fair share of them where the shot glasses are overflowing with tequila and by the end of the evening, the bridesmaids look like sloppy kindergarteners who just woke up from nap time and forgot how to use their basic motor skills. Some brides don't want a bachelorette party because they aren't up for an evening of heavy drinking and male strippers wearing leopard print thongs.
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