Northwest Woman
Lindsey & Mike Lukas (B.Adams Photography photo)
Wedding Advice From a Newlywed

Wedding planning should be way more fun than it is stressful. Step into the experience of our managing editor as she shares her advice for the next bride-to-be.

Plan a Dream Wedding at Galena Bridal Fair

There’s so much to think about when planning a wedding. Learn about the top vendors in the Galena area at the Galena Bridal Fair this year.

Comfy & Cozy: Warm Winter Styles

Light-Layer Looks Sequin cocktail dress by Apricot. Available at K Paige Shop, in Roscoe. Silver zipper sweater by Scandal Italy, worn with frayed-hem jeans made in the USA by M.Rena….
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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Rockford (Michael Cullen Photography photo)
A Bride’s Inside Guide to Local Venues

Of all the components that comprise a wedding ceremony and reception, few are as important – or as challenging to schedule – as the venue. Whether you dream of a Midwest destination or a hometown setting, these are some top options.

Texture, Color & Prints to Wake Up Your Wardrobe

These styles are sure to impress all season long (Photo gallery)