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Color Me Gorgeous: Trendy Bridesmaid Colors

  There’s a bright side to bridesmaid dresses this season. Soft blush, petunia red, periwinkle, electric blue…These striking hues make a bold bridal party statement. But the trick to making these saturdated tones shine is pairing them with perfect accent colors. Purple reign Violet, periwinkle, acquamarine and electric clues are …

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Bridesmaids Gifts: Something Old, Something New

You’re a bride who wants the best of the best. If you need a latte, you go to Starbucks. For car insurance, no one else but that cuddly green gecko will do. And for wedding advice, there’s only one name: Emily Post. Though this venerable etiquette expert has passed away, …

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Finding the Perfect Flower Girl Gift

When squabbles over bridesmaids’ dresses, bachelorette parties, and bridesmaids’ gifts become too much to bear, ditch your older attendants and take refuge with your angelic littlest attendant: your flower girl. Unlike your more cynical peers, flower girls are generally adorable fairy creatures who look up to you, idolize you, and …

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Bad Bridesmaid: Bachelorette Brawls and Taffeta Tantrums [Book]

Getting kicked off bridesmaids’ duty: thrilling reprieve or humiliating demotion? For heroine Siri Agrell, it’s a bit of both. Happy to be away from bridezilla but bitter from all the money she wasted on bridesmaids’ dresses and shiny shoes, suddenly Agrell finds herself ejected from the wedding, without so much …

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The Bridesmaid’s Survival Guide [Book]

There are dozens of books being billed as “perfect bridesmaids’ gifts,” but only a few are actually worth purchasing. This book by nine-time bridesmaid Mary McDermott is an exceptional selection, largely for the “insider” view it provides. Rather than dispensing lofty clichés, McDermott gets deep into the more nuanced side …

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The Bridesmaid’s Guerilla Handbook [Book]

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, but we have to say this boisterous montage of stiletto boots and wine bottles had us at merlot. The war-like wedding strategies are a hoot, and we guarantee you will be a much savvier bridesmaid troop post-reading. What ultimately won …

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101 Uses For a Bridesmaids Dress

A beekeeper outfit. A taffeta hammock. A matador cape. Over the years, we at bridesmaid.com have done our best to provide you with creative recycling uses for your bridesmaids’ dresses, but we have to say these side-splitting suggestions from the book 101 Uses For A Bridesmaids’ Dress take the wedding …

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Marilynn Griffith’s Debut Novel “Made of Honor”

This holiday, bridesmaids, be of good cheer! If holiday bridesmaid duty has you down, good tidings are coming in January in the form of a bridesmaid book, Florida soapmaker Marilynn Griffith’s debut novel “Made of Honor.” This bridesmaid book begins with a hilarious premise for one hapless heroine, a ten- …

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