Inside the July/August 2019 Issue

Searching for the perfect gown? In need of smart planning advice? Looking for inspiring reception ideas? Our July/August 2019 issue has everything you need to plan a fabulous wedding, plus a chance to win the cover gown. And, in our special “Travel Issue,” you’ll discover honeymoon-perfect destinations for your trip of a lifetime.

July August 2019 Cover  

You’ll find gowns to suit every wedding style.

From dresses and accessories blossoming with floral accents…

Fresh Picks

to boho-chic gowns detailed with a western twist.

Style File Western Bridal Style  

Glittery, sparkling dresses and accessories are sure to dazzle.


Fashion Well


And Runway Report showcases even more outstanding dress trends.

Bridal Runway  

Look your absolute best on the big day with our guide to choosing the right foundation.


And take note of wedding makeup do’s and don’ts from bridal guru, David Tutera.

Beauty Dos and Donts  

Keep your budget in-check with savvy tips on how to save on every detail — from invitations to cakes and flowers.

Budget Tips

You’ll also find more ways to cut costs with clever (and little known) tips on our Budget Guru page.

Budget Guru

Where else can you find the best planning advice than from those who have been there, done that? We asked newlyweds to reveal what they would change if planning their weddings all over again. Trust me, their advice is invaluable.

Table at reception

You’ll also be inspired by stunning receptions filled with distinctly different décor ideas — from garden-party gorgeous to modern elegance and classic romance.

Reception Décor

Plus, planning your honeymoon will be a breeze when you see all of the fantastic destinations featured in our special “Travel Issue.” 

Check out some amazing suites.


Consider verdant Vermont for a wedding away or honeymoon destination.

Wed Away

And get the inside scoop from our travel editor on Mexico’s newest hot spot.

Isla Holbox

Another travel phenom — and a bit further north — is rising-star, Fogo Island, off the coast of Newfoundland. Here, you’ll discover Insta-worthy scenery, amazing cuisine, and cool new resorts.

Fogo Island

For those who crave sun, fun, and warm-sand beaches, look no further than the Caribbean where you can enjoy lots of R&R or partake in a few heart-pumping activities. The choice is yours!

couple swimming

For the ultimate adventure, consider a road trip where the two of you can explore your honeymoon destination via convertible, camper van, motorbike, or limo. You can create your own romantic “Two for the Road” scenario in places like Italy, France, Portugal, or right here in the U.S.A.

Open Road

There’s more to enjoy in our July/August issue: engagement rings, etiquette Q&A, bridesmaids’ dresses, real weddings, and reception details featuring Pantone’s Color of the Year: Living Coral. Advice, ideas and great inspiration…you’ll find it all here!