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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.

Inside the New Issue

You are going to love our November/December 2014 issue! It’s filled with great advice, fabulous ideas, and the most gorgeous new fashions... READ MORE

September 16, 2014

Etiquette Q&A: "When Do We Give Our Attendants Their Gifts?"

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

September 12, 2014

"How Many 'Special Requests' Can We Make With Our Menu"?

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

September 4, 2014

Coffee Talk: New One-Touch Coffeemakers

I can’t imagine starting the day without two cups of java from my one-touch-coffee server... READ MORE

August 26, 2014

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

Eat, Drink and Be Healthy with Bon Affair Wine

One of the best things about being engaged is all the wonderful parties and festivities in the months leading up to your wedding day... READ MORE

August 11, 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


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