Dive headfirst into summer—and wedding planning—with our latest issue. Inside, you'll get inspiration from over 100 wedding dresses, chic new bridal hairstyles, and savvy tips on spending. Plus, we share an exclusive look at the wedding of Orange Is the New Black's Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli.
Find creative ideas to make or buy in our "Good Things" section, where we share an old-school dessert rental, cool metallic details, miniature crudités, and unique cake toppers. Read on for florally inspired dresses fit for the bride (and flower girls), colorful rings, and a roundup of watches for the groom. You'll also get bright ideas for decking out your cocktail hour—we have delicious cocktails in coupes, flutes, highballs, and rocks glasses. Look to our "Planner" section for intel and advice from experts around the country. You'll find secrets to picking the perfect color palette, ways to avoid unexpected costs, welcome bag ideas, and a guide to decoding wedding dress codes. Then, keep paging through for colorful twists on the traditional white wedding gown, from the barest hints of tint to fully saturated styles.
Whether you're early on or in the final stages of your planning process, look to our real weddings for inspiration. We share Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli's confetti-themed Palm Springs party, a late-summer wedding with details reflecting the setting's flora, fauna, and insects, and other stunning affairs in New Orleans, Chicago, Tennessee, and beyond. We also have fresh ideas for your honeymoon: Get detail-oriented tips on finding the best carry-on luggage and big picture destination inspo—like a vibrant getaway to Mexico City.
The latest issue of Martha Stewart Weddings is on stands June 5!