The holidays are a magical time for everyone, but especially for engaged couples. The twinkling lights, the snow, the pops of red — it's the most romantic time to snap some couples photos, if you ask us. Ahead, discover 20 ways to give your engagement shoot that same holiday spirit. If you're vying for space atop a loved one's fire mantle, everyone else's holiday photos don't stand a chance.
It's one thing to have pretty, professional engagement photos, but it's even more romantic to have that emotional moment of saying "yes" captured by camera — especially when it's all such a blur! My own fiancé had one of my closest friends hiding with a camera in hand when he popped the question, and I'm so happy I can see it all again.
Why not take a page from the stealthy photography skills honed by the paparazzi and document a proposal without the bride-to-be becoming more suspicious? See some other heartfelt proposals snapped by paparazzi-like photographers now!
As if it wasn't cool enough that Keira Knightley recycled her wedding dress once, she took the prize for most laid-back bride ever by wearing her vintage Chanel design again last night. Opting to add sleeves this time (either with layering or expert tailoring) for the SeriousFun London Gala, the actress looked the picture of easy elegance in her embellished sleeves and pared-down styling. Read on to see the full look, and tell us: would you follow in Keira's (ultrachic) footsteps?
It's been a long, long road to the altar for Revenge's Emily and Daniel, but they're finally making it official. The two troubled lovebirds are set to walk down the aisle in the Dec. 8 episode, titled "Surrender." Sounds like some happy nuptials, right? We know this ends in Emily's watery doom (unless her inevitable bullet wounds are all a part of her grand plan), but let's not think about that yet; this wedding looks gorgeous. Click through to see all the pictures from start to finish!
Anyone who's had an eye on Kim Kardashian's style evolution over the past year knows that it's had more than a thing or two to do with her growing baby bump. Now, it turns out that Kim's updated wardrobe is not only the result of North West, it's tied to another person too: Kanye.
Now that the two are engaged, it looks like we have many years of high-fashion ensembles to look forward to — not to mention one dress in particular! As we wait to see how matrimony impacts Kim's closet, we're reflecting on her buzziest moments under Kanye's style direction.
With news that former Destiny's Child bandmate Kelly Rowland was engaged, we figure this is it — Beyoncé has got to be a bridesmaid! We're hoping Kelly will happily make her childhood pal the most glamorous bridesmaid (or even maid of honor?!) around. In case she's looking for some fashion advice, we rounded up a few gowns we'd love to see Beyoncé in for a multitude of weddings.
For the Black-Tie WeddingThis magenta Catherine Deane dress ($1,298) would be a showstopper on Beyoncé.
The official wedding season may have come and gone, but there are plenty of brides taking advantage of the crisp and nostalgic Fall months for their big days. And if you're having a wedding around Thanksgiving, there are some creative ways to give it some of the holiday's magic without getting cheesy. Here are some festive ways to incorporate Thanksgiving into your wedding!
With proposal season kicking off ahead of the holidays, it's easy to feel pressured to race to the altar. But why the rush? Lauren Conrad — who recently got engaged to William Tell — dishes her advice on this pressure to marry in the upcoming January issue of Cosmopolitan. "You have the rest of your life to be married," Lauren said. "Enjoy falling in love. When girls get caught up in the timeline, it becomes more about the wedding than the marriage. You should be with someone with whom you could elope this weekend and be happy." Keep reading for more details on Lauren's engagement!
The next installment of The Hunger Games trilogy, Catching Fire, is out this weekend, and for those of you who can't get enough of the Suzanne Collins book series, we've got a treat for you as we wait for the film's release. Whether you're a bride-to-be, a maid of honor, or just a party planner, we've come up with some creative and fun ways to incorporate The Hunger Games into your wedding celebrations. The book series may be dark, but it is filled with romance. And for hardcore fans of the series, there's always a way to add just a touch of the series and its themes in your big day and especially the parties leading up to it. Be inspired by Katniss, Peeta, mockingjays, and more with these wedding and bridal party ideas. Check out the big day inspiration now, and may the odds be ever in your favor!
- This Yosemite wedding is breathtaking — Green Wedding Shoes
- Watch this adorable proposal video from a couple that met on JDate — Glamour
- Save-the-date invites for every bride's budget — Brides
- Zach Braff photobombed a bridal portrait — The Knot
- Judge won't officiate our wedding — should we call it off? — Equally Wed
- America's longest married couple celebrates 81 years — HuffPost Weddings
- Love how fun this county fair engagement shoot is! — Style Me Pretty
- Hipster bride and groom portrait inspiration — Wedding Chicks
- Swooning over this indie Santa Cruz big day — 100 Layer Cake