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WEDDING DRESS BUYER'S GUIDE: TOP 12 TIPS

A wedding gown is unlike any other kind of dress you’re probably ever going to buy. Not only because it’s the symbol of one of the most important days of your life and the very embodiment of what “bride” means to most people, but because it’s going to be more elaborately constructed and expensive than any dress you’ve ever had before. It’s ceremonial attire in the best sense of the word. Buying a wedding dress is a very big deal! So this week, we spoke with Ani Keshishian from L.A. Banquets and Anoush Catering and got her tips on what you need to know before you head out on your first wedding gown shopping trip!

Wedding Dress Buyer's Guide

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6 TIPS TO EASE THE STRESS OF SEATING YOUR WEDDING GUESTS

You thought the hard part was creating your wedding guest list, right? Wrong! In retrospect, the guest list will seem like a piece of cake compared to assigning all those people to tables for the reception. So this week we spoke with Ani Keshishian from the L.A. Banquets and Anoush Catering team and got some great advice on how to ease the stress of seating your wedding guests.

Seating Your Guests

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TIPS ON HOW TO LOOK YOUR BEST IN WEDDING PHOTOS

Every bride is beautiful. She just can’t help but be. That’s what love will do to a woman.

Nonetheless, you want your wedding photos to show you at your absolute best. A good professional photographer will make sure your poses are flattering and the lighting is just right. But nowadays when nearly all wedding guests have their own cameras and they are constantly taking photos of the bride and groom, we wanted to offer a few tips on what you can do to assure all your photos come out great. So this week, we spoke with Ani Keshishian from the L.A. Banquets team to get some great advice about lighting, camera angles and posing to help you look your best in your wedding photos.

How to Look Your Best

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FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE: WEDDING TECH TRENDS

As trends in fashion, cuisine and beauty are constantly evolving, so are standards in the wedding industry. Weddings have become a reflection of the latest styles and tastes across every imaginable market. And one major trend that’s adapted its way into ceremonies and receptions is technology.

Just like the vows, “For better or for worse,” tech is here to stay, for better or for worse. While the addition of technology into weddings has been met with mixed reviews among brides, there’s no denying that our obsession for all things digital has caused a big shift in matrimonial behaviors.

Wedding Tech Trends

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WHERE TO BEGIN: WEDDING REGISTRIES

This week, we are excited to feature a blog post from one of our very own users! Last year, Morgan was the Maid of Honor for her sister's wedding and one of her many responsibilities was putting together the wedding registry. So she reached out to us and wanted to share her tips with our Harsanik.com users!

While traditional Armenians do not typically have wedding registries and instead prefer to give cash as the gift, more and more couples are choosing to create a registry, especially keeping in mind their non-Armenian friends and family members. While cash might be the preferred gift based on your culture, not all cultures are comfortable doing this and thus it's a good idea to have a registry.

Wedding Registries

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