Amid the tumult of wedding preparations, there is someone who always keeps a cool head: Mom. Whether she's your mom or your future mother-in-law, she's been there since the beginning for you guys, offering her love and support. So, now's the time to gift her with a treasure she'll always cherish. Traditionally given at the rehearsal dinner or the morning of the wedding, gifts for the mother of the bride or mother of the groom should be substantial, but they don't have to be exorbitant. We've rounded up a list of gifts that cost $50 or less that are unique and memorable: Some are sentimental, others are practical and a couple are glamorous; choose which one best reflects your special lady's personality. We shopped at Uncommon Goods, Williams-Sonoma, Nordstrom and more for these thoughtful keepsakes. No doubt, you'll find something she'll love from this creative assortment!
Dating back to the 1600s, cufflinks have long been the choice of nattily-attired men for securing the French cuffs on their dress shirts. These small ornamental clasps, once called "sleeve buttons," were made of silver and gold that was often encrusted with precious gems.
Today, one needn't be a true gentleman with an estate and butler to wear cufflinks to a special event. In fact, for a wedding we'd expect no less: After all, cufflinks are a must-wear, especially if yours is a black tie wedding. Plus, they're a great way to add a commemorative piece of jewelry to the occasion. They can announce his style, celebrate your bond or underscore his passion for a movie, book or vehicle.
Your wedding day is the perfect opportunity to reveal your beautiful best all the way to your fingertips. That's why we've curated the prettiest nail polish colors for summer brides, all available now at Walmart. From sweet pink to sensual gray to seaworthy blue, here are a handful of our favorites tones that will work with wedding gowns and bridal party dresses of any color, along with suntanned skin of course!
Ah, the honeymoon: It's the glittering light at the end of the wedding tunnel. It lures newlyweds to the getaway car with a siren's song of romance, self-indulgence and drinks topped with little paper umbrellas. There's only one stressor: What to pack? No worries. Like James Bond on a jet, we'll have you readily prepared for foreign travels and relaxing vistas with our list of must-pack honeymoon items. The goal is to keep the luggage light by packing wrinkle-resistant clothes and comfy-yet-stylish shoes that go the distance. Taken together, these items provide ease, comfort and style, along with day-to-night dressing. If the sun is on your horizon, you should also pack the requisite beauty products to keep your hair glistening and your skin sunburn-free. Read our list of travel must-haves from Anthropologie, Tory Burch, Nordstrom and more. Then hit the open road safe in the knowledge that you've got this honeymoon in the bag!
The white ball gown remains the iconic wedding dress for a princess bride. Think: Cinderella, Grace Kelly and Jacqueline Kennedy. Such wedding gown imagery is bound tightly within our collective memories, yet modernity has brought many a twist to the time-honored silhouette. One is the wedding jumpsuit. Another recently popularized style is the two-piece wedding ensemble, a new choice for the iconoclasts among us. The two-piece bridal outfit allows a bride various options. With a crop top and skirt combo, fit brides can subtly (or not so subtly...) flaunt their washboard abs. A voluminous skirt paired with a simple, structured top creates a stunning display. A slinky skirt and form-fitting top can allow for movement within structure. Here, we've made it a cinch to find your two-piece wedding gown by listing amazing options from Nordstrom, Etsy, David's Bridal and more.
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Fostoria - Fostoria Jamestown Pink 8 Oz Flat Tumbler - Stem #2719, Heavy Pressed
Colony - Colony Whitehall Amber Iced Tea - Amber, Stacked Cube Design
Colony - Colony Whitehall Amber Champagne/Tall Sherbet - Amber, Stacked Cube Design
Imperial Glass-Ohio - Imperial Glass-Ohio Broken Arches Punch Cup - Pressed, Starburst/ Fan Design, Clear
Mikasa - Mikasa Gothic Platinum Wine Glass - Wafers In Stem, Platinum Band & Trim
Mikasa - Mikasa Gothic Platinum Fluted Champagne - Wafers In Stem, Platinum Band & Trim
Corcoran - Corcoran Lisa (Platinum Trim) Water Goblet - Wide Platinum Trim, Wafer In Stem
Mikasa - Mikasa Trousseau (Older) Water Goblet - Gold Trim & Ring;Wafer In Stem,Optic
Mikasa - Mikasa Jamestown Clear (Gold Trim) Water Goblet - Clear,Bright Gold Band&Verge,Wafer Stem
Mikasa - Mikasa Endless Love Water Goblet - Clear, Frosted Wafer In Stem
Kosta-Boda - Kosta-Boda KOS19 Water Goblet - Wide Platinum Trim, Wafer Stem
Mikasa - Mikasa Gothic Gold Fluted Champagne - Wafers In Stem, Gold Trim & Ring
Mikasa - Mikasa Alessandra Water Goblet - Clear,Twist Stem W/Wafer
Mikasa - Mikasa Briarcliffe Water Goblet - Stem #Ts102 Platinum Trim
Mikasa - Mikasa Duet Water Goblet - Clear,Non-Optic,Double Wafer In Stem
Mikasa - Mikasa Barcelona Water Goblet - Vr65001, Wafer In Stem, Plain Bowl
Mikasa - Mikasa Jolie Water Goblet - Plain,Flared Bowl, Wafer Stem
Mikasa - Mikasa Ilissa Water Goblet - Ls024, Undecorated, Spiral Wafer Stem
Mikasa - Mikasa Country French Platinum Water Goblet - Xy827,Platinum Trim,Stem&Foot, Optic
Mikasa - Mikasa First Love Water Goblet - Sx302, Cut Floral, Wafer In Stem
Rogaska - Rogaska Weston Water Goblet - Clear,Wafer Stem,No Trim
Mikasa - Mikasa Jamestown Ruby Water Goblet - Ruby Stem, Blue Wafer, Clear Bowl
Import Assoc - Import Assoc Platinum Band Water Goblet - Platinum Trim, Cut Ball Stem
Glastonbury - Lotus - Glastonbury - Lotus Moonlite Water Goblet - Stem 553,Platinum Band&Trim
Mikasa - Mikasa Luna Water Goblet - Optic, Platinum Trim
Mikasa - Mikasa Panache Platinum Water Goblet - Platinum Square Bowl,Clear Stem&Foot