Wedding Style

Some brides have traditional tastes, some prefer to go wild. Learn all about wedding style and formal wear in these articles.


After you fed each other wedding cake at the reception, it was all downhill from there. All-you-can-eat buffets and mixed drinks on the honeymoon cruise. Gourmet brunches on Saturday. Rich Sunday night dinners. How can you stop the pounds from creeping on?

You want to be the picture of health on your wedding day. That means glowing skin, plenty of energy and a slim figure. Deprivation diets aren't the way to achieve that. Start eating healthfully now, and you'll feel as fabulous as you look!

If your wedding is supposed to be the happiest day of your life, then why do the months leading up to it feel like torture? Trying to please everybody and find time for everything can bring on stress. Here's how to banish it.

You've got the perfect guy. Now you've got to get the perfect gown! With countless silhouettes, necklines, embellishments and colors (yes, there are multiple shades of white) to choose from, you need a friendly guide. That's where we come in.

A dress that's gorgeous on the hanger won't look nearly as beautiful on your body if it doesn't fit perfectly. That's where alterations come in. Kleinfeld fashion director Randy Fenoli offers this crash course in wedding gown alterations.

Shopping for a wedding dress should be fun, not confusing. But let's be honest, there's an entire lexicon of terms for specialty fabrics, gown shapes and embellishments. Never fear, we have a handy reference guide for all your gown-related queries.

Dynamic black accents and beguiling overlays are just a couple of trends that will add a touch of the unexpected to your wedding day. We'll help find the style that suits you.

Every bride knows it's tradition to have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue on her wedding day. The accessories you choose can be completely chic or sweetly sentimental.

Your bridesmaids are the special people who'll be standing by you, both literally and figuratively. So, how do you ensure they won't upstage you or look laughable on the big day? We'll help you navigate the tricky waters of choosing bridesmaid dresses.

No way will anything but Vera Wang do! For brides who demand the best, it's a designer gown or nothing at all. But to rationalize spending tens of thousands of dollars, you'll have to convince yourself the dress is worth it ... and is it?

Your fiancé won't be too happy if you spend the entire wedding budget on a designer dress! You can find a gorgeous gown for a bargain basement price -- you just need a few tips to get you started. That's where we come in.

It's beautiful, elaborate and -- let's be honest -- unwieldy. So why not ditch that wedding dress after the "I-dos" and slip into something more comfortable and fun? Here's our case for the reception dress.

From flowers to tiaras, bridal hair accessories have become a popular trend. Create a classic, modern or laid back look that enhances your bridal beauty. Check out these pictures of bridal hair accessories.

Did you know that veils were originally a symbolic reference to the bride's virginity? These days wedding veils vary in length, shape and material. In our gallery, view bridal veils and discover which one is best for you!

Your white wedding gown gives you plenty of leeway to play with the palette for your makeup. Whether you're going subtle for daytime or dramatic for evening, we'll guide you through the primping process.

What's white and sequined and full of wrath? Bridezilla, of course! You want to be a blushing bride, not one that's flushed red with rage. Here are 10 indicators you're crossing that line, lady.

Is a modern tiara appropriate for your wedding? How about a feathered comb? A traditional veil? Explore the options for your big day in this article.