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 »

European destination weddings just got more affordable

The euro is down, and weddings at Ashford Castle just got more affordable

  Couples who’ve dreamed of marrying in Tuscan villa, a Provencal vineyard, or a Greek village have reason to rejoice. The euro recently fell to below $1.20 against the U.S. dollar—its lowest in over nine years. And experts predict that the euro’s value will continue to dip for many months to come. That means U.S. couples […] Read more »

An old castle in Spain becomes a new destination wedding hotel

Entrance to Castell Son Claret, former castle now luxury hotel

When imagining a setting for a destination wedding, what’s more romantic than a castle in Spain? It took us a moment to think of something, too. But if the idea appeals, you’ll be interested in the recent opening, on Spain’s Mediterranean island of Mallorca, of the Castell Son Claret, a 38-room luxury hotel that retains […] Read more »