15 Wedding Dresses for a Traditional Ceremony

by Azure

For brides-to-be planning traditional ceremonies in their places of worship, finding the perfect wedding dress has its difficulties. A sky high slit or deep plunging neckline with bare shoulders probably won't fly. So we did some work and rounded up the most stunning gowns for chapel, church, synagogue, and other religious ceremonies. Take a peek and see what we came up with... Aren't these dresses divine? It's amazing what sheer lace can do to transform a dress from daring to...

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Vintage Meets Rock And Roll Chicago Wedding: Teri and Dan

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Featured Vintage Wedding by Bethany of Maypole Studios The second I met Teri, I knew I wanted to shoot her wedding! She was a unique bride from the start, with a great sense of style. She embraced the vintage bridal look, and fused this with a rock and roll edge. Teri wore her mother's wedding dress, which featured a beautiful brocade fabric and fur cuffs. The dress was made to fit like a glove by Silver Moon Vintage in Chicago. Silver Moon also helped Teri to create a unique...

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Ask the Experts: Invitation Wording for a Marriage Blessing

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Ask the Experts is your chance to get wedding advice from a panel of wedding professionals. This week a mother of the bride asked: My daughter was recently married by a Justice of the Peace and is planning on having her marriage blessed. We would like to invite guests to this event and also to a reception. We cannot seem to find the proper invitation wording, can you help? Our experts had several great invitation wordings for this mother of the bride. Helpful Links Ask the...

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The Man Registry: What is Marriage Prep and Will I Survive it?

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About The Man Registry Love, children, family, and marital duties — if you're planning on being married in a church, these are some issues you’ll most likely discuss in a marriage preparation class. Some grooms may cringe at the thought of spending a Saturday or Sunday afternoon discussing and learning about marriage (especially if it's football season). But if you take the classes seriously, there’s actually a lot of good information you can get out of them. Consider this...

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