I’ve been married for 10 years as of July. I got married in a courthouse, and I wouldn’t change a thing about it.
Except… maybe I would have hired a real photographer so I would have more than 10 awkwardly angled snapshots of the day. And I definitely would have checked out the menu of the restaurant for our wedding dinner so I didn’t end up eating boring Caesar salad on my wedding day because I was too picky for anything else.
In honor of all the summer weddings we’re sure to attend, we asked our community of women: If you could go back and change anything about your wedding, what would it be?
From music choices and who was photographed throughout the night to sucking it up and spending a little extra money on a day-of coordinator and hiring a proper hair and makeup artist, here’s what these former brides had to say.
A version of this article was originally published in June 2016.