timeline & tips

9 months before

• Finalize your guest list
• Update (or start) gift registry
• Add gift registry links to your wedding website
• Give registry info to bridal party, family
• Book your florist
• Order bride’s gown
• Shop for dresses for bridal party
• Search for ceremony musicians
• Choose or write your vows
• Choose ceremony readings and readers
• Choose ceremony music
• Plan order of ceremony

Research local vendors and read reviews by newlyweds
• Bookmark your vendors’ websites in the 2life Wedding Planner app for planning on the go.
• Use an online guest list manager.
• Browse our app galleries for wedding fashions and registry gift ideas
• Give your mothers the option of coordinating their outfits with the wedding party colors
• Plan your ceremony in consultation with your officiant
• Consider registering for a honeymoon fund

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Macy’s Wedding Shop: Find clothing, jewelry, and gifts for the entire wedding party – all in one place at macys.com