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12 Generous Groomsmen Gifts Under $50

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 16, 2014

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Photos (from left to right): Wenger 16386 Swiss Army EvoWood 11 Pocket Knife, $50 on Amazon and Apolis Transit Issue Key Chain, $38 on Amazon

Just like bridesmaids, groomsmen need gifts too! Whether it’s your big brother or buddy from your college fraternity, now is the time to show them how much they mean to you. Assuming that they have rented a tuxedo or suit, planned a bachelor party (nothing like The Hangover) , said nothing too inappropriate during the reception toast, give them something other than a flask. Check out our Advice Editor’s can’t-miss gifts under $50.

15 Wedding-Worthy Wedges Under $150

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 08, 2014

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Photos (from left to right): Bait Footwear City and Estate Wedge, $65 on ModCloth and Mei Shoes Maritime for a Change Wedges, $65 on ModCloth

If comfort is your number one priority when it comes to walking down the aisle (and kickin’ it on the dance floor), you’re probably not even considering those four-inch stilettos. Flats are a comfy alternative, but wedges are where it’s at if you still want a little extra height. Luckily, our Fashion Editor has hand-picked 15 of her favorites that are ALL under $150. You just can’t beat that price!

DIY Photo Booth Backdrops in 5 Steps or Less!

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 11, 2014

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Photos (from left to right): Crystal Downs 

The number one way to please wedding guests these days? A space entirely devoted to #selfies. Hiring a professional photo booth service guarantees the best shots, but there’s no need to panic if that’s outside your budget. WeddingWire’s SummerBook 2014 has six backdrops (i.e. painted noodles, party streamers, lace doilies, yarn, cupcake foils, and cardboard tube flowers) for six weddings, all of which cost less than $35 to make! Hang on a blank wall at your reception and don’t forget to download WedSocial to watch all those iPhone camera rolls come in.

10 Creative Bachelorette Party Ideas

Posted by Caitlin on May 29, 2014

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Photo: Evan Chung Photography

‘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.

20 Bachelorette Party Dresses Under $100

Posted by Caitlin on May 14, 2014

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Photos (from left to right): Oh My Love Cross Back Textured Skater Dress, $68 at Nordstrom and ASTR Asymmetrical Faux Leather Panel Body-Con Dress, $62 at Nordstrom

No matter what the activity of choice may be, your bachelorette party is a prime opportunity to have fun with the people who supported you on the long road to love. Want to look great without breaking the bank? Our Fashion Editor has got you covered! Check out these 20 fabulous frocks at less than $100 a pop.

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