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Let Monique Lhuillier Help Plan Your Dream Wedding

Let Monique Lhuillier Help Plan Your Dream Wedding

The bridal style goddess shares her favourite wedding must-haves from dresses and flowers to tableware and accessories.

How To Plan A Wedding In One Month

It’s no secret that planning a wedding is stressful and time-consuming. Some brides thrive during the time between engagement and marriage, while others dread the stress and planning. We sat down with recent bride Christina Herancourt who planned her summer

Wedding Do: Pick Your Favours

As a guest, one of my favourite wedding details are the favours. I love it when they’re personalized and speak volumes of the couple.

Wedding Do: Get Engagement Photos

Booking an engagement session not only leaves you with a memorable keepsake, but they are truly one of the best ways to get to know your photographer and see the quality of their work.

Wedding Do: Be Budget-Friendly

Establishing an estimated budget is easy, it’s maintaining that budget throughout your whole wedding process that’s often the difficult part.

Wedding Do: Make a Guest List

After your budget is set and before you pick your venue, there’s just one teeny important factor you need to do: establish a guest list.

Wedding Do: Find A Reception Location

After establishing your budget (and setting a tentative date), the next big thing you need to cross off on your to-do list is to find the perfect venue. Many popular spots book up as much as a year (or even

Wedding Do: Set up a Gift Registry

Why register? It’s simple, really. As soon as you announce your engagement your loved ones will want to celebrate with you. These celebrations (engagement parties, bridal showers, etc.) will inevitably involve gifts. Your guests will feel better knowing they are

Wedding Do: Start Dress Shopping

Once your venue is booked you’ll have a better idea what type of party you’re throwing. Consider whether your dream dress will work in your dream setting. If you’re getting married on a beach, your criteria is going to be

Fresh Perspective

Happy New Year! I hope you had a restful and rejuvenating holiday. I took the time I needed to regroup and I feel ready to tackle all of the many projects under way at Coriander Girl and of course, the

Wedding Do: Send your Save the Date

A Save the Date, or as the girls in our forums like to call it STD, is one of the most important things to think about when it comes your celebration–whether it’s via digital and/or print.

Wedding Do: Find Your Perfect Cake

As a big wedding cake fan, I urge you to choose the perfect cake. When I say perfect, I mean in the sense of picking a confection that “perfectly” matches your style, personality and, of course, your budget. A three-tier

Girl Talk With Virgin Radio’s Maura

{999 Virgin Radio host & bride-to-be Maura Grierson} Yesterday I had the chance to chat with lovely bride-to-be Maura Grierson, morning host and personality on Toronto’s 999 Virgin Radio. She wanted some expert answers to some nagging questions re. her