Planning & Budget

Will the bridal market continue to embrace the virtual world post pandemic?

Every single business in the world has been somewhat impacted by the coronavirus crisis, but you could argue that the wedding industry has faced one of the most dramatic setbacks. With as many as 70 per cent of UK weddings postponed in 2020 (and large-scale events still banned for the foreseeable future), many bridal boutiques, wedding venues, […]

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18 Fall Wedding Ideas To Take Your Big Day To The Next Level

Getting engaged is a big effing deal. But as exciting as looking forward to an upcoming wedding may be, it’s also totally normal to experience planning-related anxiety. Enter: fall weddings. Because autumn lends itself to so much natural beauty–the colors, the foliage, the comfy, cozy weather–planning an event in the fall that gives a nod […]

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10 Backyard Wedding Decor Ideas for the Most Insta-Worthy Nuptials Ever

Backyard weddings are becoming a thing as we all stay closer to home. And they offer the best in creative challenges: intimate setting and nature-inspired combined with the comfort of home. With a few DIYs and hacks below, your wedding guest pod will be impressed with what you’ve been able to pull off during a […]

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Spread love not germs: Sanitizer favors, disjointed seating and more planned for 2020 weddings

To have and to hold – and socially distance from your guests. As states reopen, wedding ceremonies will be a marriage of celebration and safety, experts predict. The newest iteration of COVID-19 weddings follows online weddings and video-streamed weddings. As venues reopen and couples opt for in-person celebrations, there are still precautions that should be kept in mind. For example, the […]

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Coronavirus infects couple who held 100-person wedding in California

Two newlyweds who recently tied the knot in California have tested positive for the coronavirus, along with eight friends among their 100-person guest list. The anonymous couple had looked forward to saying “I do” at SS. Peter and Paul Church on July 4 in San Francisco, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Rows of pews had been taped off and nearly […]

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How To Throw The Bride-To-Be A Virtual Bachelorette Party She’ll Never Forget

The classic stripper-filled, shots-all-night, matching-outfits bachelorette party is definitely not something that you’d typically attend virtually—but drastic times call for drastic measures, and in the case of a good Bach party, the show must (and can) go on. Believe it or not, there are quite a few virtual bachelorette party ideas that can be implemented […]

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11 Ideas for Throwing a Virtual Bridal Shower

From graduations to weddings, we’re all getting used to celebrating milestones online. Bachelorette parties and bridal showers are two such events that won’t be taking place in real life for a while, but that shouldn’t stop you from spending quality time with your closest friends. And here’s a silver lining: a Zoom or Google Hangouts […]

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A few hotels are starting to offer honeymoon-at-home care packages for couples with postponed weddings

As people around the world shelter in place at home and avoid group gatherings and non-essential travel in response to the novel coronavirus, so much of day-to-day life has changed. In most places, offices are closed and social events are canceled until further notice. That sadly includes weddings. Couples who planned their big days months […]

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6 things that might never happen at weddings again in a post-coronavirus world

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the wedding industry hard. Travel restrictions, stay-at-home orders, and social distancing measures have forced many couples to downsize or cancel their nuptials. It’s unclear when, or if, the coronavirus will become a thing of the past. But people are still getting married, even though the events may look different. Insider […]

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