If you are newly engaged and trying to plan a wedding you may find yourself being bombarded by advice from well meaning friends and family, wedding websites and bridal magazines. Now all of these are awesome resources in helping to plan your big day, the wealth of information and where to start may be a little much though. Bridal magazines can be one of a brides best resources, the articles along with brilliant photos can help everything come to life for a bride. Bridal magazines are resources that are easy for a bride to carry around in her purse, briefcase or bag and pull out when she has only a few minutes. In this article I would like to share an overview of some of the bridal magazines that are out on the market. Hopefully this overview will give you an idea of what to expect and on which magazines may meet more of your style and wedding vision.
Martha Stewart Weddings
In our overview of bridal magazines we will start with the “Grand Pupa” of publications and that is Martha Stewart Weddings. This magazine continues to be one of the highest rated wedding magazines available. This magazine is jammed packed with advice, articles, do-it-yourself guides, and project guides. This magazine is geared to help today’s smart bride create a beautiful wedding, while remaining cost conscious. It also shows the bride that taking cost effective measures does not have to mean looking cheap and ill put together. This magazine is reasonably priced and produces 4 issues a calendar year.
Bridal Guide is a very popular wedding magazines that focuses on inspiring wedding photographs. Not only are the pictures inspiring, but the magazine itself is full of articles, advice, and other information for the bride to be. This is a high-quality, and somewhat pricey bridal resource. It comes to information to its website that is full of information for today’s bride along with relationship and “real” wedding stories included.
Brides is published in 6 issues for the 12 month subscription. Brides magazine speaks more to the everyday bride in you. It is not super lavish, but practical with advice and planning sections, along with calendars and checklist. The magazine also has an accompanying website with access to more bride-friendly information.
Modern Bride is popular bridal magazine, and its focus is mainly on planning. It you are looking for ways to stay and remain organized through your wedding experience this is the magazine for you. Now if you are looking for glamorous pages of inspiration, this is not likely your best choice. This magazine is very practical and helpful in nature, and is available at a reasonable price.
Elegant Bride will be at the top of your wedding magazine selections. Elegant Bride is formal and very popular bridal magazine. Many of the suggestions and examples used in the magazine are overpriced at retail, they do provide a glimpse into beauty and inspiration for the bride looking for options. This magazine is published 4 times a year, and they also have an informative accompanying website.
Martha Stewart Weddings