5 Ways Grooms Can Update Their Style on Their Wedding Day

Originally published on Brides.com

Calling all grooms: Just because all eyes will be on your bride doesn't mean you can't stand out style-wise on your wedding day, too. Now, guys have more flexibility to express their personal style than ever before. Need proof? Look to the red carpet. From Matthew McConaughey and Ryan Reynolds to Jay Z, style-savvy male stars are proving there's more to men's fashion than just the standard black tux. But you don't need to be a celebrity to look like one on your wedding day. Here, we're breaking down how a groom can upgrade their aisle style.

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The Ultimate Guide to Mother-of-the-Bride Dress Shopping

Originally published on Brides.com

Once upon a time, mothers of the bride were expected to wear matronly dresses in Easter-egg pastels or washed out shades of beige. Thankfully, that's in the past. Whether you're a bride who's hoping to help your mom find the perfect look or the materfamilias to the lucky lady herself, we've got the who, what, when, where and how of mother-of-the-bride dress shopping.

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The Five Biggest Mistakes Brides Make While Wedding Dress Shopping

From too many people sharing their opinions to not being realistic about your budget, we asked the pros to tell us the most common mishaps that make a bride go into dress distress. Steer clear of these mistakes and we guarantee your bridal-gown shopping will be just as exciting as you imagined it to be.

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