Weddings 2017: The New Classics

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How to Throw the Milwaukee-est Wedding Ever
The sounds of polka, the Bronze Fonz, craft beer, even a honeymoon right here in Cream City. These and more ideas for uber-MKE nuptials.
By Milwaukee Magazine staff

The New Classics
The dress? Oh, yes. White, lace, slits, sleeves and strapless. The season’s best.
By Claire Hanan

Local Love
Four couples share details from their big day – venues, caterers, best moments, big misses, advice and more.
By Maggie Ginsberg

The Ultimate Wedding Guide
Whew. Scratch planning off your list. Well, some of it. These six elemental pages will help take “where do I start?” out of the equation and keep you and your beloved sane, mostly.
By Sara Rae Lancaster


Key Ingredients
We asked experts about what is and what isn’t essential for a conscientious fete.
By Rich Rovito

Swipe Right
Apps so helpful you’ll want to save them a plate of chicken.
By Kristine Hansen

Cube Mates
Consider this advice when deciding whether to invite the Michael Scotts and Dwight Shrutes in your life.

Runaway Budgets
How to ease the sticker shock and still plan the wedding you want
By Rich Rovito

The Sheer Factor
Reveal, conceal with fabric.
By Claire Hanan

Price Check
How much can you expect to spend if you’re asked to be in the wedding party?
By Rich Rovito

Perfect Pairings
Four color themes for your on-trend 2017 nuptials.
Reporting by Dwyer Frame



Knot Like This
It takes a village to keep a bride-to-be sane.
By Claire Hanan


Milwaukee Wedding Venue Listings
Whatever the connubial vibe you’re looking for, our compendium has the setting for you.


Sweet Send-Offs
Rice-throwing? Passé. Shower the bride and groom with these instead.
By Jenna Kashou

Toast Tips
A little advice before taking the mic.
By Kristine Hansen

The Day After
Post-wedding brunch ideas for couples who just don’t want the party to end.
By Ann Christenson

That’s a Wrap
Gift-receiving etiquette.
By Jenna Kashou

Love Lessons
To find the recipe for a successful marriage, we turned to some Milwaukee “experts” with a proven track record.
By Jenna Kashou

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