Spring/Summer 2008 Issue

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Metallic sashes, abbreviated hemlines, and mermaid silhouettes define spring's best gowns. Click below to view the slide show.

Metallic sashes, abbreviated hemlines, and mermaid silhouettes define spring’s best gowns. Click here to view the slide show!

Boston's classic backdrops set off the season's contemporary gowns. View the slide show! Photographs by Sadie Dayton | Styling by Marci Duarte

Boston’s classic backdrops set off the season’s contemporary gowns. View the slide show!Photographs by Sadie Dayton |Styling by Marci Duarte

Congratulations—you’re engaged! Now put down that second glass of bubbly and pick up the phone. Boston’s top wedding venues book up one year to 18 months out, says Tasha Bracken of SD Events. What’s the best way to pick a site? We can help. With advice from planners, newlyweds, and other matrimonial pros, we’ve compiled a list of 10 truly distinctive locations in Greater Boston (and a backup for each, in case someone else gets there first). Whether you’re a gourmand, an art enthusiast, or an environmentalist, your perfect spot awaits.

Congratulations—you’re engaged! Now put down that second glass of bubbly and pick up the phone. Boston’s top wedding venues book up one year to 18 […]

Antiquated registry rules leave most couples with little-used china and quickly forgotten crystal vases. Think outside the pre-gift-wrapped box with these nontraditional wish list items.

Antiquated registry rules leave most couples with little-used china and quickly forgotten crystal vases. Think outside the pre-gift-wrapped box with these nontraditional wish list items. […]

A month out and you still haven't taken up healthy eating habits? It's not too late. Hingham nutritionist Debra Wein weighs in on what to eat before the walk down the aisle.

ONE MONTH TO GO: [sidebar] Water Works: Start drinking at least 72 ounces of water a day. “Looking good starts with lots of water,” says […]

Six seasonally appropriate honeymoon hot spots, all just a direct flight away from Logan.

Six seasonally appropriate honeymoon hot spots, all just a direct flight away from Logan. January/FebruaryRiviera MayaAverage temperatures:January: 67–81 degreesFebruary: 68–82 degrees We’ve all heard the […]

Make your bridesmaids your best accessories with these fashion-forward gowns. View the slide show!

Make your bridesmaids your best accessories with these fashion-forward gowns. View the slide show!

When it comes to photo-friendly skin and hair, preparations begin six months ahead.

When it comes to photo-friendly skin and hair, preparations begin six months ahead. Eyebrows It takes half a year, with appointments every four to six […]

A trio of Boston caterers leads teams in interpreting three concepts: romantic, eco-friendly, and city chic. View the slide show!

Laid-back or micromanaged, every wedding should follow a certain motif. We asked a trio of Boston caterers to lead a team in interpreting three concepts: […]

Tips, Tricks, and Advice From Those in the Know

Tips, Tricks, and Advice From Those in the Know The Party StartersA DJ and a band do battle over which music option rocks the party […]

Our own recently married Joe Keohane explains how to work with your man—not for or against him—to get through the oft-treacherous wedding planning process without calling it quits.

Our own recently married Joe Keohane explains how to work with your man—not for or against him—to get through the oft-treacherous wedding planning process without […]