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5 Wedding Trends Every 2019 Bride Should Know

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Here’s a good article on 2019 Wedding Trends by The Everygirl.

If the front of your fridge has been as crowded with invitations as ours this year, your summer was full of weddings. Now that summer — and with it, wedding season — has come to a close, that means one thing: we’re headed into engagement season. Next thing you know, your Instagram feed will be full of beautiful proposal pics, and if you happen to be one of those lucky ladies getting engaged this year, that means you’ll be in full planning mode for a 2019 wedding. There are countless decisions to make, and no shortage of inspiration out there between bridal magazines, Pinterest, and your own social media feeds — but sometimes you need a more focused list of ideas. So we rounded up 5 of the newest (and some just newly popular) wedding trends all you 2019 brides ought to know about — from dresses and flowers to reception food and invitations.

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Wedding Bands To Fit Every Personality

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Here’s a good article from News Usa on wedding bands for every personality.

It’s one of the toughest decisions for any bride and groom — and, no, we don’t mean where to seat feuding relatives at the wedding reception.

We’re talking wedding bands, symbols of eternal love, and the most important pieces of jewelry a man and woman will ever own.

In the search for the perfect wedding bands, many couples turn to platinum to ensure they are getting the best value for their money. With a bevy of styles and a range of prices — a platinum band can be purchased starting at $1,000 — it’s easy to find a ring that best suits the bride’s personality.

“No matter what ‘type’ you are,” says style expert Michael O’Connor, “you’re guaranteed of getting the best possible ring for the price because platinum, being naturally white, will not fade or change color, lasting over a lifetime of wear.”

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19 Wedding Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2019

Here’s a good article by Lucy Dang of Insider Magazine on Wedding Trends for 2019.

  • WeddingWire has put together some of the biggest trends you’ll likely see when your loved ones get married in 2019.
  • Next year, weddings will feel and look more personalized and natural.
  • Brides will embrace polka dots and crop tops while grooms will mix and match different fabrics and prints.
  • Guests will enjoy custom creations from interactive food stations and wedding favors that double as decor.
  • More and more couples will gravitate toward minimalist yet bold aesthetics.

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Helpful Tips For Picking The Perfect Engagement Ring

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A helpful article from NewsUSA on choosing the ‘right’ engagement ring.

Your fiancée will wear her engagement ring every day for the rest of her life, so choosing the perfect ring is crucial.

How do you know if you are buying the right ring? Follow these simple tips from the experts at Jewelry Information Center, a non-profit trade association that has offered consumers information about fine jewelry for over 60 years:

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5 Wedding Trends Every 2019 Bride Should Know About

Here’s an interesting article from The Every Girl on 2019 wedding trends.

If the front of your fridge has been as crowded with invitations as ours this year, your summer was full of weddings. Now that summer — and with it, wedding season — has come to a close, that means one thing: we’re headed into engagement season. Next thing you know, your Instagram feed will be full of beautiful proposal pics, and if you happen to be one of those lucky ladies getting engaged this year, that means you’ll be in full planning mode for a 2019 wedding. There are countless decisions to make, and no shortage of inspiration out there between bridal magazines, Pinterest, and your own social media feeds — but sometimes you need a more focused list of ideas. So we rounded up 5 of the newest (and some just newly popular) wedding trends all you 2019 brides ought to know about — from dresses and flowers to reception food and invitations.

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The Man’s Guide To Selecting Wedding Bands

Photo By Brea McDonald

Photo: Brea McDonald

Here’s an informative article from NewsUSA on wedding band selection.

Congratulations to all you soon-to-be grooms. Now that your wedding is only months away, your jewelry collection — just a watch, huh? — is about to increase by as much as 50 percent.

Meaning, it’s time to start thinking about what kind of wedding band you want for yourself.

Wedding bands have become the norm for men in recent years

— 97 percent of grooms in The Knot Market Intelligence’s “2011 Engagement & Jewelry Study” opted for one — so even if you have any doubts, your bride will probably set you straight. That means your only real decision is what kind of band best suits you.

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How To Throw A Winter Wedding Without Ruining Your Guests’ Holidays

This article by Nancy Mattia, contributing writer for Martha Stewart Weddings gives advice on having a wedding during the holidays.

When holiday cheer turns into holiday jeer.

A wedding during a winter holiday weekend has always been your dream. You picture yourself surrounded by family and friends as snowflakes fall in the background of a reception spot decorated in Christmas finery. Nice image but all your guests may not share that vision of blustery bliss. Because of the timing of your wedding, some may have to give up their much-anticipated plans to go on vacation during Christmas week, or they have to cut short their annual visit to relatives who live in another state. Be considerate of the special circumstances that surround a Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa wedding so that you’re not inconveniencing anybody. Here’s how to do it right.

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4 Wedding Planners Explain Why You Should Plan A December Wedding

Here’s an insiteful article on December weddings by Jinn Sinrich of Martha Stewart Weddings.

And it’s not just because of the holidays.

There are plenty of reasons to jump on the December wedding bandwagon. For starters, it’s “the most wonderful time of year.” The holiday season is in full swing, and it’s an especially great time to plan your celebration because the season isn’t over-run with weddings. Plus, hotels and event spaces are often more affordable during the winter months, so you may be able to score a great deal on a venue that otherwise may have been outside of your budget.

Need a little more incentive? Four wedding planners explain what they love most about December nuptials, and why you should consider choosing a winter date for your big day.

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36 Winter Wedding Ideas For A Cozy, Festive Fête

Here’s an article on winter wedding tips from Martha Stewart Weddings.

Winter is arguably the most underrated season for weddings. Most brides flock to times of the year with warmer temps, to plan garden- or beach-inspired affairs. A smaller handful, however, know the true warmth of a cold-weather wedding. There’s nothing quite like a snowy backdrop or the rich, gem-inspired colors so often associated with the season.

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