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Best Bridal Blogs, Articles, and Inspiration Online

By Sophia McMeekin - 28 Aug 2013

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We're big believers that when it comes to wedding day inspiration, the more visual stimulus you can get, the better (which is why we've created our chock-a-block wedding Pinterest boards for your perusing pleasure). And if that visual stimulation happens to come with a comprehensive directory of all the best names in floristry, styling, bridal fashion, photography, cakes, and anything you else you could possibly think of to make your day as jaw-dropping-ly perfect as possible, than all the better. With that in mind we've done the scouting around for you and put together a hit list of the best bridal blogs, articles, and general wedding goss' to inspire (and entertain) you.

The Lane | The Lane is a high-gloss bridal resource with loads of handy articles, gorgeous imagery, and a slick editorial space dedicated to everything bridal. Be warned, once you log on to this space you'll be glued to the screen for hours.

It's the be all and end all of Bridal tresses. Here's one bride's quest for Kate-Middleton hair.

Polka Dot Brides | A great blog for bridal inspo, Polka Dot lets you sort your wedding by colour combination, or theme (think eco-friendly weddings) and offers advice on everything from how to choose a ring, to reports from real-life honeymoons.

From Grace Kelly to Nicole Richie, Glamour dishes on the 16 best celebrity wedding dresses of all time. And here's Vogue UK's cut on the most iconic weddings ever

Style Me Pretty | SMP is a cute resource with vendors, DIY projects, and sneak peaks at real weddings, for your voyeuristic pleasure (is there anything better than getting the scoop on how someone else has done it first?).

She's an icon of bridal wear, and her designs have graced the most revered brides and elevated the most stylish weddings. Here are the most famous brides to wear Vera Wang. (Poor Vera, there was only so much she could do for pre-tasteful Victoria Beckham.)

Hitched | Hitched is a funky, relevant bible for wedding inspiration. With a print and online presence, Hitched is totally with it when it comes to weddings, offering styling advice, cool vendor profiles, and tongue-in-cheek editorial (like this 1950's guide to being a good wife).

Because you can never look at too many up-dos, Elle counts down 20 of the best bridal hairstyles.

White Magazine | White Magazine pitches itself as a platform to bring back true love, focusing on a return to old-fashioned values and strengthening relationships past the big day. What that means for brides-to-be is a great directory, a blog with real weddings and fashion advice, and planning tools to ensure your day runs as smoothly as possible. 

What to do when your friend has just announced they're engaged, to an idiot. The Hair Pin offers a how-to on reacting to your friend's terrible engagement

Hello May | HM is a bridal blog, print magazine, and directory of bridal resources, specialising in connecting creative, unique suppliers with brides and grooms. With a cute, retro feel this blog pries into real weddings, interviews vendors, and is going to be a great help in the lead up to your day.

Chasing rainbows and Kissing Frogs | Designed as an inspirational (and helpful!) tool for couples in wedding-planning mode, Chasing Rainbows is a photo blog with gorgeous imagery and links to fantastic local resources for dresses, cakes, floristry, and photography.

Drool over some designer dress inspiration with the best-of-the-best bridal designs from the runways of New York Bridal Week.

Image Credit: Grazia Daily

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