The Last Minute Bride Blog

May 31, 2018

Feeling Body-Conscious? Tips for Looking Fabulous No Matter Your Dress Size

Attention all you brides-to-be. First and foremost, let's us start out by saying that each and every one of you are beautiful, no matter what size you are and no matter what "number" is on the tag of your wedding dress. Your beauty is not defined by your outside image but is based on the beauty of your heart and the kindness in your words. However, we also do know the importance of feeling AND looking amazing on your wedding day...It's a fine line and a hard balance, but trust us when we say that it is possible to look and feel fabulous no matter if you are feeling a bit body-conscious based on your wedding dress size. Remember, it's just a number, not a label. And if that's not enough, here are some tips on how you can look amazingly gorgeous on your wedding day, despite the size of your dress.

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May 29, 2018

12 Wedding Dresses Inspired by Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex you can purchase today!

Wedding-dress talk is all the buzz right now thanks in part to the Royal Wedding that took place last weekend. Everywhere you turn, there seem to be strong opinions on the royal wedding dress worn by Meghan Markle. Fans either loved the simplicity of it, while others felt it was too plain and needed to be spiced up a bit. Either way, it was evident that Prince Harry thought she looked stunning. And truly, isn't that what it's all about? The look that he gave when he caught that glimpse of her in her dress walking down the aisle was truly epic. He was in love, and her confidence was shining brightly. It's so important to find a dress that fits your personality and allows the true you to shine through.

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May 24, 2018

Simple Ways to Recycle Your Wedding Décor

Weddings can be a huge expense. Think of all the items that you have to buy, not only for yourself but also for all the friends and family that are showing up to support you and your wedding. And while it's amazing to have that show of support from all those who want to be a part of your big day, it's also downright crazy to think about the amount of money that you are just throwing away by getting rid of all that wedding decor once your wedding is done. The good news? You don't just have to trash all that beautiful decor! There are plenty of ways that you can recycle your wedding decor to help those memories live on. Here are some simple and easy suggestions for different ways to recycle and find other fun uses for your wedding decor items!

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May 22, 2018

3 Reasons to Buy Your Wedding Dress NOW and not Wait

When it comes to wedding dresses, each and every bride-to-be is looking for that special one-of-a-kind dress. I totally get it! It's important to have a dress that stands out and showcases you during your big day. But sometimes, making a decision on that perfect wedding dress can be hard! Trust me when I say that if you find a dress that you LOVE, you need to get it and not wait! I've witnessed first hand too many times where a bride-to-be sees a dress that she wants but decides to wait and keeps looking only to come back and find that her dress was purchased by someone else. It really does happen. And actually, quite frequently.  If you see a dress you want, get it! Here are 3 reasons to that you should buy that wedding dress now, rather than wait.

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May 17, 2018

Reporting Live from the Royal Wedding... Plus Q & A from The Hat Block Blog!

The countdown is on. The Royal Wedding is just around the corner, and I am ecstatic and elated to be traveling there and reporting LIVE on the entire experience! Being able to travel and be right in the middle of the excitement for this once in a lifetime event is TRULY  beyond my wildest dreams. And the excitement is definitely in the air! Can you imagine the electricity surrounding all things Royal Wedding right now in and around the St. George Chapel at the Windsor Castle? Excited doesn't even begin to cover how I feel right now! And I get to be part of, and witness every single beautiful thing with my own two eyes!

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May 16, 2018

Wedding Jewelry You Can Wear Again

Let's all just agree from the start that wedding jewelry is one of the most fun aspects to pick and choose for your wedding day. And there are options galore out there to choose from! Do you prefer diamonds? Pearls? Something blue perhaps to carry on with that tradition? Whatever you like, you're certain to find an amazing piece of jewelry that will not only complement you but also your style. And if your wedding style is like your "everyday" style, then more than likely you can wear your wedding jewelry over and over again! Talk about a bonus way to celebrate your happy day. If you are looking for a few suggestions on potential wedding jewelry that you can wear again, here are a few to help get you started!

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May 10, 2018

Newly Engaged? Fun Ways to Share the Engagement News

One of the most exciting days in your life (besides your wedding day, of course!) is the day that you become engaged to your better half. And the beautiful part about getting engaged? Each and every person's story on how it happened is 100% unique. There is no right or wrong way to announce your engagement to your friends and family and let them know that you are going to get married! While there may have been a bit of tradition involved in how your proposal happened, making the announcement of your engagement truly is a blank slate to be creative, fun and romantic all at once! Being in the wedding industry, we've heard our fair share of amazing engagement announcement stories! And believe us when we say that some people truly do go all out! Once the engagement occurs, then the fun really starts. You and your newly engaged better half get to think of ways to spread your news and joy to those around you. Here are some of our favorite ways to spread your engagement news to others both subtly, and not so subtly!

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