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Hello everyone! This is Diane Forden, Editor in Chief of Bridal Guide magazine. Let me congratulate all of you brides-to-be out there on your engagement. You must be so excited to be planning your wedding and well, maybe you’re a bit overwhelmed and anxious, too. That’s why I’m here to help. I’d like to know what’s on your mind, what questions you may have, what’s bothering you and what you like and don’t like about the whole wedding planning process. So please write, let me know your thoughts and ask any questions.

Customize Your Flower Girl's Dress Using This Virtual Dressing Room

Finding a dress for your flower girl has now become a lot more fun and creative thanks to the Pegeen Dress Dreamer... READ MORE

August 15, 2014

Registry Roundup: Unique Gifts for the Home

Whether you’ve been living on your own, with your parents or with your fiancé, now is the perfect time to think about updating what you have and taking stock of what you don’t have — but can definitely use. Here are some ideas to help get you started.... READ MORE

August 6, 2014

Etiquette Q&A: "Whose Role Takes Precedence — Maid or Matron of Honor?"

I’m going to have both a matron of honor and a maid of honor. Which one should be paired with the best man for the recessional and first dance?... READ MORE

August 1, 2014

Registry News: Creating Your Own Blueprint

If you’re looking for a totally unique and fun way to set up your wedding registry then you’ll love this new site I recently came across, Blueprint Registry. ... READ MORE

July 22, 2014

Inside the New Issue

Get ready to enjoy our special “Color Issue” filled with amazing ideas on how to choose and use pretty palettes throughout your wedding.... READ MORE

July 15, 2014

Etiquette Q&A: "How Can We Keep the Guest List Under Control?"

Editor-in-chief Diane Forden answers a reader's biggest etiquette question... READ MORE

July 15, 2014

Hot Trend: Mini Bagel Wedding Favors

Move over cake pops, mini-pies and tiny ice cream cones and make way for the hottest new mini-sized treat…the Bantam Bagel! ... READ MORE

June 23, 2014

Gorgeous Couture Wedding Dresses Designed By High School Students

Recently, we were honored to be a part of the judging panel for the third annual bridal gown design competition from the High School of Fashion Industries (HSFI), in partnership with Kleinfeld Bridal. The incredibly talented students created beautifully detailed gowns that were nothing short of amazing.... READ MORE

June 16, 2014

Etiquette Q&A: "How Do Wedding Dress Codes Differ?"

Editor-in-chief Diane Forden answers a reader's biggest etiquette question... READ MORE

May 30, 2014

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