Dressing for the Ultimate Destination Wedding: What Will Meghan Wear?

Meghan Markle is planning the ultimate destination wedding—with a little help from Britain's royal family. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)

Most brides marrying in another country spend their time dealing with logistics like finding an officiant and getting guests to and from the airport. But if you’re engaged to marry a member of the British royal family—specifically, a prince soon to be sixth in line for the throne—you’ve got a whole other range of challenges […] Read more »

Eurobrides vs. US Brides: Wedding Dress Trends on observer.com

French wedding gowns from Delphine Manivet

European and American women have some pretty profound style differences. It’s often said that Europeans make investments when they shop for their wardrobes, while Americans look for what’s most current. But does that extend to what a woman wears when she chooses a wedding dress? The recent European bridal fashion shows revealed some intriguing trends. […] Read more »

How to have a storybook destination wedding: 5 fairytale resorts

Thornbury Castle

I recently did a story for CNTraveler.com on hotel rooms set in fairytale-like towers, which was picked up by FoxNews.com for Valentine’s Day. (Here’s the link.) All five places are unbelievably romantic; let’s see how they rate as wedding territory. We’ll assign each one to five hearts. 1. Thornbury Castle, Thornbury, England. While Henry VIII […] Read more »

The Goring Hotel, a royal family fave, makes a stunning London wedding site

London’s Goring Hotel–the place where Kate Middleton spent the night before her wedding to Prince William—just received a very prestigious honor: a Royal Warrant from the Queen, the first ever issued to a hotel. I wrote about it yesterday for CNTraveler.com, but what I didn’t mention was what a gorgeous spot this is for a […] Read more »

How to have a wedding at the real Downton Abbey

American fans of Downton Abbey have been salivating over the start of Season Three ever since Matthew got down on his knee and proposed, making Mary an honest woman. Starting tonight, we’ll finally see how that plays out. But even if the upcoming nuptials have their share of bumps (note the storm clouds in the photo, above), […] Read more »