Inside the New Issue

It’s our special 3-in-1 issue! You’ll find gorgeous fashions, expert planning advice and the most creative reception ideas.

bridal guide september october 2018 issue

On the flip side of the magazine, our “Your Home” section gives you a chance to win all of the amazing JCPenney products featured on the cover, along with a honeymoon in Panama.

bridal guide your home september october 2018 cover

And a separate “Honeymoon & Destination Wedding Guide” is filled with bucket-list getaways around the world. It’s a triple dose of wedding-fabulous info!

Honeymoon Guide

You’ll love seeing the hottest new wedding fashions featuring a variety of styles — ballgowns, lace, feathers, trousers, we’ve got it all.

wedding ball gowns

wedding gowns

wedding gowns

Pull together your big-day look with beautifully coordinated bridesmaid dresses and accessories.

blue wedding color palette

silver wedding color palette

And discover more top trends in our Runway Report.

wedding gown trends 2018

Go backstage at the most recent bridal shows for tips on how to get gorgeous hair and makeup.

wedding makeup ideas

And keep your bridal glow from morning through night with tips from the pros on the best stay-all-day products.

wedding skincare makeup advice

Will you be a summer bride or do you prefer the vivid colors and crisp air of autumn? No matter what time of year you marry, you’ll be inspired by incredible ideas for seasonal décor, table settings, menus, cakes, flowers and more.

wedding ideas by season

spring wedding ideas

Get a jump-start on planning and stay on track with our A-Z guide. From Attendants to Zero Regrets, you’ll have all you need on hand to plan the perfect day with ease.

bridal guide a to z wedding planning guide

We know that nearly every wedding detail costs money and budget concerns are uppermost in most couples’ minds. To help you keep spending under control, be sure to read "The Sweetest Things." You’ll find lots of smart ideas for saving big on cakes and desserts.

wedding cakes

Next up: The honeymoon! For the ultimate tropical escape, consider a stay in Fiji where you’ll find beautiful beaches, lush foliage and exquisite resorts.

honeymoon in fiji

Or venture a bit closer to home and book a trip to one of Mexico's top eco-friendly resorts.

bridal guide honeymoon in mexico

Another great option? Paris — the City of Light — where romance thrives in its art, architecture and stunning hotels.

bridal guide honeymoon in paris

And check out these Insta-worthy destinations around the globe — all perfect for honeymooners and all boasting amazing rooms, views, restaurants and spas.

bridal guide honeymoon

There’s even more to discover in our September/October issue — real weddings, reception ideas, engagement rings — plus, tips on how to find the right photographer. Enjoy the issue, and have fun planning your unforgettable day.

—Diane Forden