Unwedded Bliss

The single girl’s survival guide to wedding madness.   Once upon a time, back in the ’90s, there used to be a designated time of the year that you knew would bring embossed envelopes, [...]

Recently Ringed

Three St. Louis couples share their engagement stories.   Alison Sieloff, 34 & Sam Foxman, 37 HOW WE METAlison and I first met at the office in 2000. We worked together at an entertainment [...]

Good For What Ails You

Hot toddies take the chill off this season.   The toddy has been around for centuries—well before what we recognize as the modern cocktail. It was served in both hot and cold versions, and was [...]

Breaking the Registry Mold

Today’s couples are customizing the registry process and asking for exactly what they want.   Bring up the topic of bridal registry around soon-to-be brides and grooms, and images of [...]

Country Strong

The perfect mix of fun and romance, informality and elegance, country weddings are taking St. Louis by the horns.   Brides all across the metro area are hiking up their gowns and getting down [...]


The coulda, woulda, shoulda from a recent bride who still lived happily ever after.   It’s hard to believe that eight months have passed since we said “I Do.” As I look back— [...]

Put a Ring On It

The halo setting is oh-so-heavenlyand among the hottest trends in engagement rings this year.   The fact that you have your heart set on an engagement ring with a halo setting (several stones [...]

Fit To Be Tied

This isnt your senior prom; forego the rented ascot in favor of the ever-classy bow tie.   Gone are the days of the cookie-cutter penguin suit. Today, there are more tuxedos and wedding-perfect [...]

Style Files

Love is in the air, as a number of shops stock up on the best in wedding wear.   BADGLEY MISCHKA AT BERRYBRIDGE BRIDAL. Adding to a considerable selection of bridal gowns by the industry’s [...]

Head Over Heels

Keep the change in an elevated take on the classic penny loafer.   It’s true that a penny saved is a penny earned, so you can rightly call your intention to scoop up of-the-moment penny [...]