Top Wedding Websites EVERY Bride Should Know About

Posted by Alanna Sharp on 2018 Jul 25th

weddingNo matter if you’re only getting started wedding planning, or you need to complete the finishing touches on your checklist, here are our favorite wedding websites for brides at every stage of the planning process.

The Knot

Why We Love It

The Knot has everything brides need to plan a beautiful wedding. Whether you need ideas on how to select wedding favors or need wedding invitation templates, The Knot is an endless source of inspiration. Wedding trends are kind of their thing, and they do it very well. They also offer budget organizers and real wedding photos to see ideas in action.

Cool Features

The Knot offers brides and grooms a free wedding website upon signing up for the site. Select from their templates, upload pictures, and set up an RSVP contact form all with a few clicks of the mouse.

They also provide a wedding forum where you can chat with real brides about various ideas and hear their real-wedding stories for amazing feedback on what NOT to do.

Wedding Details

Why We Love it

Their tagline is “The Complete Wedding Planet Source,” and they live up to it. Besides their incredible blog, they also provide a vendor finder to help you lock-down the best possible location for your wedding.

Cool Features

Wedding Details is incredibly easy to navigate and has cool information about traditions and lore to keep brides and grooms up-to-snuff about their SO’s ancestry. Any questions you have about the wedding planning process can be answered on this site.

Bridal Guide

Why We Love It

Magazine turned website, Bridal Guide is the ultimate resource for all things bridal. Whether you need help finding the perfect piece of jewelry to wear with your gown, or are struggling to decide on bridesmaid’s dresses, Bridal Guide has countless pages full of information ready for you to dive into.

Cool Features

Bridal Guide gives brides a chance to register for high-dollar items right from the site. Exclusive planning guides are also available. If you like to enter drawings, Bride Guide also extends several contests every year, offering you the chance to enjoy exotic honeymoons and more.

My Wedding

Why We Love It

While it is much more boutique than the previous two wedding websites on our list, My Wedding is a wedding planning resource and store all rolled into one. They are also a magazine, so if you want to get their info sent straight to your door, you can.

Cool Features

They offer daily blogs, which is awesome when you are struggling to come up with an idea for the perfect venue, and even wedding themed vlogs. Whether you like to read or watch, they’ve the perfect format for any bride.

Wedding Wire

Why We Love It

The Wedding Wire wants to take the stress out of your wedding planning. They offer wedding vendors by category and city, and have multiple forums available for the uncertain bride.

Cool Features

If you like all things tech, then you’ll love the Wedding Wire’s app—available for iPhone and Android. They also have a WedSocial App where brides from all over can chat about ideas and more.

Brides

Why We Love It

Brides is the ultimate wedding-themed website. If you’ve got a wedding planning question, they’ve got an answer. The website is a spinoff of the magazine, so they have tons of amazing tools like vendor locators and more.

Cool Features

Brides also offers insights into wedding ring trends, invitation ideas, and budget tools. Find a vendor or learn the etiquette of same-sex wedding invitations all at Brides.com.

Perfect Wedding Guide

Why We Love It

The Perfect Wedding Guide is easy to love for so many reasons, not the least of which is their breakdown of every category for wedding planning. Whether you need inspiration for reception music, or décor ideas, they’ve it.

Cool Features

Perfect Wedding Guide has an entire section on their site dedicated to wedding tools. Budget calculators, wedding websites, checklists, seating charts and so much more are available right from the site for free!

Here Comes The Guide

Why We Love It

Not only does Here Comes The Guide have a clever name, it also provides ingenious ideas for your wedding day. For example, they list vendor discounts right on the site! Their motto is “seriously useful wedding info,” and they live up to that motto. Sign up for the site for wedding shoe giveaways and more.

Cool Features

Want to find out when the next wedding expo is near you? Then you’ll love Here Comes the Guide. They list a ton of wedding expos right from their site. If you’re a DIY bride, then you definitely need to check out this site.

BevMo

Why We Love It

Less of a site and more of a tool, BevMo is designed to help you stock your wedding bar or cocktail hour with the best drinks for the right price.

Cool Features

If you plan to stock your bar yourself, then use BevMo. It helps you calculate how much wine, beer, and liquor you’ll need to keep your guests happy. You register for free to use it and are then assigned a beverage expert. He or she will find a BevMo store nearby where you can try wines and beverages for your wedding. They also help you plan your party like a rock star, so it is a multipurpose tool.

Happily Ever Borrowed

Why We Love It

If you want to save big and look like a celebrity at your wedding, then Happily Ever Borrowed is the place to go. They offer wedding attire for about 20% the retail price and allow you to borrow it for your wedding. Return it in a pre-paid package when you’re done. If you live in the USA, then you need to check out this site before you go dress shopping.

Cool Features

Whether you want the finishing touches for your bridal attire or something a bit more, everything you see on Happily Ever Borrowed is available for rental. Big savings with minimal risk is something no bride should pass up.

Wrapping It Up

Now that you know ours, we want know what your favorite wedding websites are! Let us know in the comments below.

At The Wish Pearl, we strive to make all brides feel like the queens they are with our endless selection of jewelry, and we’re confident you will find wedding accessories that are on trend and perfect for your wedding when you shop with us.

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