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The 14 Best Bridesmaid Dresses of 2014

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 19, 2014

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It’s our favorite time of year, when we here at WeddingWire get to reflect on all of the amazing wedding moments of 2014. There were so many gorgeous bridesmaid frocks this year, from long and lovely to short and flirty, there wasn’t a shortage of amazing dresses. Click through our round-up of the best from this past year to see what we mean.

The 6 Commandments of Giving Great Gifts

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 09, 2014

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Finding the perfect presents for the members of your wedding party is no easy feat. How do you balance tradition, coordinating with your wedding day, and making sure that the gift feels tailored to the recipient’s specific taste? There’s no exact science to it, but we do have a few helpful hints. Read up on The 6 Commandments of Great Gift Giving before you start shopping, and your presents are guaranteed to feel more thoughtful. And if you’re still not sure where to start after that, check out our massive Gift Guide for ideas for bridesmaids, in-laws, groomsmen, and so much more.

Happy Shopping!

7 Bridesmaid Dress Trends to Make Your Gals Swoon

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 27, 2014

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Dress Designers (from left to right): Alfred Angelo and Dessy; Photos (from left to right): Dan Lecca 

Fall Bridal Fashion Week was not only about wedding dresses but also bridesmaid dresses too! Our Fashion Editor gets it: you’re not just looking for any ol’ option. You want your gorgeous gals to feel comfortable in whatever they may choose. From high halters and open backs to barely-there colors and two-toned styles, check out the latest trends here.

15 Ultra-Feminine Bridesmaid Gifts Under $50

Posted by Caitlin on Aug 14, 2014

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Photos (from left to right): What I Love About You Journal, $12 on ModCloth and Victorinox Swiss Army Tomo Knife, $15 on Amazon 

Just like the groomsmen, bridesmaids need gifts too! Whether it’s your little sister (and maid of honor) or best friend forever from elementary school, now is the time to show them how much they mean to you. Assuming that they have purchased that expensive fashion designer dress, hosted a themed bridal shower, and prepared an emergency kit for those oops, give them something other than the predictable. Check out our Advice Editor’s can’t miss gifts under $50.

11 Things Your Bridesmaids Do NOT Want To Hear

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 21, 2014

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Brides, as much as you want your wedding to be the best day of your life, a lot of it starts with your bridesmaids. No one wants to be treated like a servant or lady-in-waiting, especially when they have jobs, families, and budgets. To that end, be mindful of what you say because NO one wants to hear these annoying phrases.

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