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Fall Bridal Guide - Wedding Inspiration

Good news folks, our Fall Bridal Guide looks are in! From vintage classics to modern-day trends, there is so much to FALL IN LOVE with this wedding season! Here's a collection of our favorite fall inspired Wedding Styles… Destination Details:...

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Let's get the party started!

With so much wedding planning going on, it can be confusing as to whether you should have a bridal shower, bachelorette party or both. Our suggestion...both!

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Getting her ring size

You’ve met the one and are ready to purchase the ring, only now you are left wondering how to choose the right ring size? If you are wanting to keep this a secret, as most often do, don’t fret friends,...

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The ultimate wedding playlist

If a 10-piece string quartet or hiring a wedding DJ isn't exactly your jam, then why not take your wedding playlist into your own hands and create your own. Or, even better, check out ours on Spotify. We've created MiaDonna's...

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Spring bridal guide - wedding inspiration

Spring is here - the flowers are blooming and the rain is falling. Did you know? In many cultures rain on your wedding day is considered good luck, which makes Spring a beautiful time of year to say "I do."...

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Best man gift ideas

He's your best mate, best friend, brother from another mother (or maybe even the same) and now you've asked him to stand by you, on your big day, as your Best Man. Since he has been there for you through it...

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The perfect wedding speech

Let’s face it, we are all not public speakers, but as tradition goes you will need to put pen to paper, or mouth to words on your big day, so we are here to help you out, with our three...

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Bridesmaid gifts & wedding day bliss

As traditions go, first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes....wait, wait, let me back up a second - getting married is huge, so let's stop there. A lot goes into your big day from financial planning, down to the tedious...

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The perfect guest list

Wedding dress shopping and cake tasting might be more enjoyable than say, drafting and editing the perfect guest list - however, this critical wedding detail is one you can’t procrastinate about. Why? Because most other decisions (aside from budget), like - cost...

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5 Best New York City Honeymoon Ideas

New York City is rich in culture and taste and makes the perfect honeymoon destination for couples looking for a a lively getaway. From the hustle and bustle of the city to the calming outdoors, we’ve got our top picks...

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The 5 Best Tulum Honeymoon Attractions

Along the Yucatan Peninsula lies the historic town of Tulum, Mexico. Known for its unique archeological past and stunning waterfront views, it is the perfect honeymoon getaway for couples looking for the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation. Check out...

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Planning the last hurrah!

The infamous bachelor party; your last night as a free man! But how will you be sent out? Here's our guide to throwing a bachelor party you won't regret in the morning.


Anna-Mieke Anderson

Introducing MiaDonna 5.0

I’m so excited to announce that the new and totally revamped MiaDonna website is officially live. It's the 5th website we’ve designed since I started the business 12 years ago, and just like me, it keeps getting better with age....

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Eco-friendly honeymoon destinations

Why not use the money you saved by purchasing a lab-grown diamond engagement ring and splurge on an eco-friendly honeymoon destination? At least, that is what we would do. Did you know? Many of the world’s most luxurious hotels and...