Wonderful Weddings

Planning an outdoor wedding? Learn from my experience.

When my fiancé, Alex, and I got engaged in January, the COVID vaccine rollout was still shrouded in uncertainty and it was hard to...

Wedding vendors give back

By Ellen Braunstein As the coronavirus forces wedding cancellations and postponements, two Washington-area wedding vendors have pivoted their businesses to help fight COVID-19. Something Vintage...

Here are ways you can make the best of your wedding plans

Wedding postponement wine glasses. Decorative protective masks. These are signs of our COVID-19 pandemic-tainted times. What to do about the already planned wedding? Postpone?  Cancel?...

Here’s what my friends were doing when they weren’t having weddings

When 2020 began, I was looking forward to attending five weddings with my boyfriend, Noam. We had plans to travel from D.C. all over...

It takes work and intention to make hair look natural

By Anna Lippe Braid, half-up or chignon? Vintage-style curls or smooth waves? Wreaths, tiaras, hair pins or leaf crowns? And you thought choosing the groom...

Ringing in new trends

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but how they’re mounted on rings is still up for discussion. We’ve spoken to some experts about...

Joys and struggles of planning an interfaith wedding

Planning a wedding is hard; planning an interfaith wedding is harder. Here's how four couples did it

Fasting before wedding can help couples take ‘spiritual inventory’

The joy of a wedding is not usually associated with the discomfort and serious reflection of a fast. But in some pockets of the Jewish...

Add it to the wedding checklist: Genetic Screening

There’s a lot on your plate when you’re getting married. If the push to get a genetic screening feels like just one more thing,...

Personalize your wedding with these seven touches

Almost everyone has been to a wedding, but they haven’t been to your wedding. Sure, there are elements nearly all weddings have — an...