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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.

11 Never-Fail Bridesmaid Dress Trends

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 09, 2014

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Selecting bridesmaid dresses can be just as tricky as picking our your own wedding gown! With lots of girls, come lots of opinions — and it’s totally normal to feel overwhelmed. From lovely laces and preppy patterns to ombre pastels and dressy darks, our Fashion Editor has rounded up some reliable styles that work best for any body type. See more trends here.

10 Creative Bachelorette Party Ideas

Posted by Caitlin on May 29, 2014

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‘Tis the season for bachelorette parties! While there’s nothing wrong with going the “hit the town decked head-to-toe in bedazzled paraphernalia” route, it might not be for everyone. Stray away from this cliche with 10 unconventional ideas such as adrenaline junkie competitions, glamping in the woods, pampering at the salon and spa, sailing on the open water, or exploring the city’s local shops and boutiques just to name a few.

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In case you didn’t already know, Caitlin, one of our very own on WeddingWire’s editorial team, is engaged! Throughout her entire planning process, she’ll be giving you insight on her experiences until September 20, 2014. First, it was wedding dress shopping — and 9 things no one ever told her – second, it was surprising registry finds and next up: bridesmaid dress shopping – and how to deal with unexpected drama.

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