So long winter coats, hellooo strapless wedding dresses! And illusion sleeves, sweetheart necklines, spaghetti straps, and cap sleeves, too—they're all here in our newest issue, Brides April/May 2019, on sale now. It's our annual dress issue, brides-to-be, which means tons of glossy pages full of gorgeous gown inspiration. Time to find the frock of your dreams!
Looking for something like the Lee Petra Grebenau x Spina Bride gown influencer and our cover girl Farryn Weiner of @jetsetfarryn wore to her Cabo San Lucas wedding? (See more photos of her gorgeous destination "I dos" inside!) Or maybe something to complement your opulent ballroom venue or alfresco summer ceremony? Your hunt for the perfect wedding dress just got a whole lot easier, no matter your personal style or wedding budget. We collected countless gowns for you to peruse, all organized by price point so you can start the search for the dress that's perfect for both you and your bank account. And don't worry—if you happen to fall for a dress that's over budget (hey, it happens!), we'll show you how to recover from the budget-busting hit, too.
Plus, when the time comes to start shopping, consider the Brides April/May 2019 issue your go-to guide to everything from how to ace your first bridal appointment to whom you should take shopping, according to industry experts like Shay Yarbrough, Kleinfeld bridal consultant and fan favorite on TLC's Say Yes to the Dress. Bridal salon, here you come!
But the gown is only half of it! Once you found the dress of your dreams, we'll show you how to put it all together with a glow-getting beauty look, courtesy of our hard-to-impress editors' favorite tried-and-true products. The results of the Brides Beauty Awards 2019 are in, and we're giving the gold to the best of the best in makeup, skin care, fragrance, and hair. These 83 game changers will see you through it all, from the craziness of the engagement party and bachelorette weekend to your super lovely nuptials and beyond.
And in case the hunt for the perfect dress wasn't adventure enough, consider booking yourself and your partner on an adventuremoon—that's a honeymoon for adventurous couples only, please. Instead of heading for a beach resort, keep the adrenaline rush going post-reception by opting for a getaway that includes searching for gorillas and snorkeling with whale sharks. From African safaris to the wild west, learn how to pull it all off with Brides April/May 2019 issue. Pick it up now!
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