In Step

Photo by Stephanie Yonce

Natural Nuptials

Sarah Strong and Alan Wayne live in New York City, but the Richmond natives knew they wanted to come home for their wedding. “We love Richmond,” Sarah says. “It still feels like home.”

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Infographic by V. Lee Hawkins

Game of Etiquette

The wedding planning rules have changed more »

Sep 9, 2014 12:00 AM Tips & Trends

Organza trumpet gown from the Bliss collection by Monique Lhuillier, $4,125; blush veil, $255, both at Bella Rosa Bridal and Special Occasions. 18-karat white gold necklace with 3.56-carat yellow and white diamonds, $29,500; metal cuff from the Enchant collection, $2,600; diamond earrings set in platinum from the Legacy collection, $4,500, all at Tiffany & Co. Flower bouquet, courtesy Kelsey Sykes.

Photo by Todd Wright

Garden Glow

Take a stroll through a secret garden in the region's best gowns more »

Aug 12, 2014 6:00 PM Tips & Trends

Say Cheese: Flower girl Abby Bowles and ring bearer William Tiller, both 3. “They were like best friends,” Christian says. “They held hands down the aisle.”

Photo by Paul Harrison

Autumn Soirée

When it came time to plan their fall wedding, the couple became attached to the intimate setting of The Manor House at King’s Charter in Hanover. They used various parts of the venue to make it feel like a much larger space than it is. more »

Aug 8, 2014 2:00 PM Scrapbook

Photos by Sarah Walor

Hair Appeal

Gorgeous headpieces and adornments for every bride's style more »

Jun 23, 2014 12:00 AM Tips & Trends

Advertorial: Wedding Gallery Summer/Fall 2014

Bridal shows, invitation specialists, venues, and much more more »


Monte Durham Q&A

Bridal image consultant Monte Durham has been helping brides-to-be find their perfect wedding dress since 2010 on TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta." more »

May 8, 2014 12:00 AM Tips & Trends

(The Real) Ever After

Once upon a time in a city by the James, a knightly groom wed a handsome dame. The fairytale wedding was hardly plain, but life ever after felt slightly the same. more »

Apr 2, 2014 12:00 AM Tips & Trends

The Food Truck Bandwagon

Food trucks are right at the juncture of casual and sophisticated, especially in terms of gourmet ingredients. If that matches your wedding vision, consider hiring a truck for your reception. The Richmond area has numerous options... more »

Jan 8, 2014 12:00 AM Tips & Trends

The A-List

Thanks to our readers' input, we doubled our categories for this year's A-List. You need to look no further for the best of bridal. more »

, Vendors

Love is Love is LVOE

Jewelry designer Rony Tennenbaum doesn't spell love conventionally. The New York City-based jeweler who designs engagement and bridal adornments for same-sex couples created the LVOE line of jewelry to fill the need for non-gender-specific rings. more »

Jan 8, 2014 12:00 AM Tips & Trends

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