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[5 May 2014 ]

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Meagan Dill
It’s no secret that the process of getting married is typically bound by many traditions, some of which don’t necessarily make sense in today’s world. One of the most hotly debated and discussed of these is whether women should still take her husband’s last name, as this is thought to symbolise both the subsuming of your husband’s family and identity, and depending on whom you ask, either deferring yours, or losing it entirely. For reference, a 2009 study found that 82% of women did so throughout the last …

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[2 May 2014 ]

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Meagan Dill
When it comes to wedding planning, many couples take their cue from this line of Billy Crystal’s in When Harry Met Sally: “When you want to spend the rest of your life with someone, you want the rest of your life to start as quickly as possible.” While I’m sure most would agree that this is a beautiful sentiment, the reality of being engaged can turn out to be more complicated than simply wanting to be with your significant other forever.
When a couple decides to take the route …

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[28 Apr 2014 ]

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Meagan Dill
 
If there is one thing in the world that we can universally agree upon, it’s this: flower crowns are ridiculously hip at the moment. Is there anyone alive who does not want to look like Lana Del Rey, queen of the flower crown? The girl is gorgeous, and her vintage style is emblematic of just about everything many brides-to-be are ooh-ing and ahh-ing over lately.
But as all-consuming as our love may feel for a trend during its peak, the reality of trends is that they eventually disappear – …

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[25 Apr 2014 ]

Meagan Dill
 
When it comes to planning your wedding, it’s often the subtle details that end up as the most unique aspects of the day. One of the best examples of this is making use of the old tradition of wearing something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue down the aisle.
The possibilities here are endless. For example, if you ever wanted an excuse to purchase a pretty blue trinket, now’s the time. After all, who could fault you for ticking off two of the four of these traditional requirements …

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[21 Apr 2014 ]

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Meagan Dill
I know this may be frightening for some, so it’s only fair that I include a warning. In this article I will be using two words that I am sure will strike fear into the heart of many a bride-to-be. Ready? Here it is.
Bare. Faced.
Still with me? Hear me out. As much as I adore playing around with beauty products, and despite the fact that I flinch at the idea of leaving the house without applying at least a smidge of mascara and some BB cream, I …

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