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Proposals are a beautiful thing. Where would you want your dream one to occur?
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on November 29, 2013 at 5:00am
The time from Thanksgiving through the end of February is known as “Engagement Season,” where the majority of engagements happen during the year. If you could choose how your significant other would propose, where would you want it to be?
article by Metro Creative | posted on November 13, 2013 at 5:00am
Long before couples stand before an officiant and say, “I do,” many make another pledge to each other by getting engaged and agreeing to begin a new life together. In a 2011 survey by from XO Group, Inc., formerly The Knot Inc., the average engagement ring costs Americans $5,200. Canadians spend around $5,000 as well. Considering an engagement ring is typically a once-in-a-lifetime purchase, many…
article by Timothy R. Schulte - CTW Features | posted on September 23, 2013 at 5:00am
Today, your love story lives online. Take the engagement, for instance. Nearly 60 percent of brides-to-be share their “we’re getting married” news by posting a picture of their engagement ring on Facebook (though about one in five of their fiancées think doing so is tacky!), according to a proposal survey from The Knot and Men’s Health magazine. But on your big day – and every day the…
article by Nola Sarkisian-Miller - CTW Features | posted on September 15, 2013 at 5:00am
The wedding day is most stressful right at the start. There’s makeup to apply, hair to get done, and, most importantly, a dress to put on. But it’s easy to keep the panic to a minimum by following a few guidelines. Dress To-Do’s When it comes to looking beyond good – and staying calm, cool and collected – on your wedding day, two words should sum up your smart and savvy approach to ass…
article by Lauren Parran - CTW Features | posted on August 28, 2013 at 11:19am
Maybe you weren’t involved in picking out your engagement bling (or maybe you were, as 36 percent of brides admitted to in a 2012 survey by TheKnot.com), but when you exchange rings during the ceremony, you and your new husband should both know the wedding rings you’ve chosen will look fabulous. But with so many options out there, choosing a wedding ring is a like battle of the bands. Spouses…
article by Jana Eisenberg | posted on July 19, 2013 at 8:54am
Brides generally spend a few hundred dollars on day-of-wedding jewelry — for themselves and often as gifts for their attendants, with the intention of the pieces being worn as part of the wedding ensemble. Two local jewelry designers, Karol Kirberger and Barbara Maira, agreed that brides of all ages are influenced by the media; magazines, television shows like “Downton Abbey,” and movies li…
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on July 18, 2013 at 2:57pm
There are many wedding traditions out there today, some which are still followed by brides and grooms, and some which aren’t. One of the most popular for brides is the ‘something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue’ tradition. Did you or will you follow this tradition on your wedding day, or go your own way? Weigh in!
article by Megan Patsavas - CTW Features | posted on May 30, 2013 at 1:00am
Diamonds and pearls aren’t a bride’s only jewelry options on her wedding day. “The engagement of William and Kate brought color flying back to the surface,” says Amanda Gizzi, director of communications for Jewelers of America, an industry trade group, in reference to Kate Middleton’s sapphire engagement ring (which originally belonged to Princess Diana) – and the gemstone jewelry tre…
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on May 16, 2013 at 2:05pm
Everyone is different…and that special moment can happen in any number of ways. If you had it ‘your way’ how would you want your proposal to be? Or if you are already engaged, how did your proposal happen? Weigh in in this week’s wedding poll.
article by By Nola Sarkisian-Miller - CTW Features | posted on May 03, 2013 at 2:53pm
Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but on her wedding day, brides are looking for even more company. In the year the Pantone Color Institute declared “emerald” the 2013 Color of the Year, brides are choosing colorful jewels to brighten their puritanical white affair, such as precious and semi-precious stones along with hydro quartz stones and vintage crystals in hues that complement thei…
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