The Modern Bride Survival Guide

The Modern Bride Survival Guide



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470170557
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 10/22/2007
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Antonia van der Meer is the Editor-in-Chief of Conde Nast's Modern Bride magazine. The author of twelve books and hundreds of magazine articles, van der Meer has appeared on many national TV shows to discuss weddings, including the Today show and Good Morning America in addition to appearances on CNN, MSNBC, E!, Oxygen, WE tv, and more.

Table of Contents


From Modern Bride Editor-in-Chief Antonia van der Meer.

Chapter 1: Get Started.

Begin Your Wedding Planning On The Right Foot.

Chapter 2: Create Your Ceremony.

Tips For Planning A Meaningful Service.

Chapter 3: Plan A Great Reception.

How To Design A Better Celebration.

Chapter 4: Dress Your Best.

Fashion Advice To Help You Find The Perfect Style.

Chapter 5: Get Gorgeous.

How To Get Fit And Fabulous For The Big Day.

Chapter 6: Select Your Registry.

Everything You Need To Know About The Gifts You'll Want To Receive.

Chapter 7: Choose The Caterer.

The Dish On Deciding Your Wedding Menu.

Chapter 8: Create The Cake.

Crafting Your Dream Dessert.

Chapter 9: Pick Your Flowers.

Bouquets, Centerpieces and All That Blooms.

Chapter 10: Select Your Stationery.

Invitations, Save-The-Dates And Other Wedding Paperie.

Chapter 11: Manage The Music.

How To Find Top-Notch Performers To Play At Your Party.

Chapter 12: Take Your Best Shots.

Preserve Your Memories With Great Photography.

Chapter 13: Be Good To Your Bridesmaids.

All About Your Girls—And How To Keep Them Happy And Helpful.

Chapter 14: Guide Your Groomsmen.

How To Organize and Outfit The Men In The Bridal Party.

Chapter 15: Gift Your Guests.

A Guide To Welcome Baskets, Favors and More.

Chapter 16: Plan The Other Parties.

Extend Your Celebration With These Weekend Events.

Chapter 17: Make Everyone Happy.

Tips To Help You Be A Top-Notch Hostess.

Chapter 18. Get Married Away.

Planning A Wedding In A Distant Location.

Chapter 19. Plan Your Honeymoon.

Find Your Ideal Getaway with Our Guidance.


Budget Worksheets, Wedding Countdown, Registry Checklist and Big-Day Schedule.

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