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We’re Off to Bridal Fashion Week!

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 10, 2014

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It’s that time of the year again . . . hello Bridal Market! Starting today, WeddingWire’s Editorial Team will be up in New York City, hopping between new wedding dress, bridesmaids, and accessories collections and snapping pics of all the newest styles.

If you’re asking yourself what exactly is Bridal Market, you can read our breakdown right here. For those of you a bit more familiar, you know this is essentially the wedding world’s equivalent of Fashion Week. Want to follow along with the excitement? Your best bet is to download our new WedStyle wedding inspiration app. Here, we’ll be posting tons of photos fresh from the runways and appointments, and you can weigh in directly on your favorite dresses! Follow our editors directly by searching for WWKim, WWLeeor, and WWSarah, or simply select “Bridal Fashion Week” from the filter menu.

Of course, there will also be plenty of coverage on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Added bonus: starting Friday morning, complete collections will begin appearing on our dedicated Bridal Market Landing Page.

So many dresses, so little time! We’re excited for another great Market, and hope you’ll be following along with us!

XO,
The WeddingWire Editorial Team

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Creating your wedding website is one of the most important first steps of wedding planning –  your wedding website sure to become your guests’ go-to source for all of your wedding information and details. And now, WeddingWire has made designing a personalized wedding website even easier with our revamped wedding website tool! Check out these exciting new features we’re sure you’ll love:

Mobile and Tablet Friendly: Each of our free wedding websites will be available in a new, stacked layout that’s easier to navigate on a mobile or tablet device for your guests on the go!

More Wedding Website Designs to Choose From: Whether your style is rustic, vintage, classic, glamorous, beachy or totally unique, we’ve got a gorgeous website design for you (yup, there are over 400 to choose from)! Don’t forget to personalize your website by customizing the colors and fonts to match your wedding theme and color palette. For an even more personalized site, you can use your engagement photo as a backdrop!

Better Website Editor: We’ve made it easier than ever to edit and update the text on your wedding website. You can even work on your website text behind the scenes and publish when you’re ready to share!

Ready to create your personalized wedding website? Get started by checking out our free wedding website templates here!

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If you got married in the past few months, you may be experiencing a very real condition known as wedding withdrawal. The symptoms include obsessively looking at your wedding photos, wearing your veil around the house when you’re home alone, and checking to make sure that the top tier of your cake is still in the freezer (and maybe sneaking a taste). However, there is a cure for this condition – it’s all about paying it forward!

Take a few minutes to review your wedding vendors on WeddingWire to help recently engaged couples plan their weddings. You’ll not only be doing a good deed, but you’ll get a free gift, too! If you write two reviews before October 20th, we’ll send you a promo code that you can redeem for a free 8 x 10 easy canvas print. Get a print of your favorite wedding photo to help you relive your amazing wedding day and snap out of that post-wedding funk. Think of it as a wedding present from us.

Is your wedding coming up soon? You can write reviews for your wedding dress, invitation, favor and jewelry vendors and get the free gift as well!

So whether you’re married or engaged, congratulations – and help other engaged couples find their perfect vendors by writing reviews!

WeddingWire Recap from New York Bridal Week

Posted by Jeffra on Oct 22, 2012

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A few members of the WeddingWire team headed up to New York last weekend for Bridal Week, an annual event where all of the top wedding gown designers have exclusive runway shows across Manhattan. Think Fashion Week for weddings!

While a few of us were bouncing around to different private viewings, we also made Pier 94 in Midtown, New York City our home for the weekend. We were thrilled to be the show’s media sponsor this year; providing select designers with a private runway show, and guests of the event some R & R at a chic lounge full of treats from some of our generous partners.

Some of our favorite highlights, and special thanks, from the weekend were: 

  • WeddingWire hosted 11 designers on a Private Runway in the Fashion Theatre on Friday.
  • We invited all of the designers and attendees for a champagne toast and cupcakes on Sunday. The champagne and cupcakes reception was thanks to Georgetown Cupcake Soho.
  • Judith Leiber’s creative director Jana Matheson was in our booth for a Q&A on Monday for 2 hours.  The Judith Leiber bags were included as part of our Lounge décor for the full weekend so guests had a chance to ooh and ahh over them.
  • Our lounge was the spot for guests to “Power Up” and refuel. Along with ‘charging stations’ for laptops and phones, we offered a delicious candy buffet from Just Sweets, and Honest Tea provided a selection of over six teas throughout the weekend to hydrate!
We had an absolute blast and can’t wait for the Spring 2013 Bridal Market event!
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Make sure you check out our exclusive coverage and private runway videos!

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Each June, Gay Pride is celebrated at Pride festivals and parades in communities all over the country (and world!). This past Saturday, June 9, WeddingWire and GayWeddings.com celebrated Pride and our partnership with the LGBT community of our Nation’s Capital, with our Wed We Can campaign.

Members of the WeddingWire and GayWeddings.com team participated in the festivities with same-sex couples from all over the US and distributed bright t-shirts and even brighter stickers! Here are some photos highlighting Capital Pride 2012 and Happy Pride!

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