How to plan a luxury wedding on a budget

Your wedding day might be the best day of your life, but it is also likely to be the most expensive.  The average wedding in the UK costs £18,000, according to Hamish Shephard, founder of wedding planning app, Bridebook. He estimates that couples spend one third of this on the […]

How To Make Money During Wedding Season

CasarsaGuru / Getty Images At the end of April, the Los Angeles Times ran a headline that an entire industry had been anticipating for more than a year: “Wedding-related jobs and side hustles are coming back.” It was welcome news that was long overdue. As crowds and gatherings fell victim […]

The Loop sustainable wedding dresses

We all know the basics when it comes to making your wardrobe more sustainable: supporting the right brands, embracing rental fashion and shopping second-hand are all great first steps to being greener. But fashion goes so much further than what’s simply hanging in your wardrobe – it’s what happens before […]

How to Use Instagram to Plan Your Wedding

Pantora Bridal Andrea Pitter Campbell, a wedding designer and the founder of Pantora Bridal, a Brooklyn-based bridal brand that specializes in selling wedding dresses that complement an inclusive range of body types and skin tones, said her company’s Instagram account “has allowed us to celebrate our brides before, after and […]

Honey, the pandemic shrunk our wedding cake

Instead of the intricate, multi-tier cakes she typically creates, the order, from a bride’s mother, was for a five-inch version that would feed around 10 people, says Bunce-Timmons, owner of The Hudson Cakery, an upscale custom cake shop in Weehawken, New Jersey. The catch: It should still feel fancy. That’s […]

My best friend canceled her wedding and eloped. Here’s how I planned her virtual bachelorette party with 18 friends across the world for less than $100.

The bride said her virtual bachelorette party was the most fun she’d had during the pandemic. Insider/Danielle Brody My best friend Kisha, who lives in Australia, decided to elope after canceling her April wedding due to the pandemic. Along with a couple of friends, I planned a bachelorette party for […]