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Savoir-faire iPhone apps for planning a wedding

by Kate Currin

Whether you want a country affair or a big city soiree, iPhone apps are the way to go when starting to plan your wedding. From day one, you can get an iPhone app to help with the planning and wedding checklist, all the way up until the day after when you peruse photos taken by guests in your customized wedding photo app. Here are some fabulous iPhone apps to help you plan the perfect wedding!

Vera Wang on Weddings (Free)

He gave you the ring and you immediately had visions of lace and pearls swirling in your head. Look no further than the Vera Wang on Weddings iPhone app to find just the right wedding dress style for you. Vera Wang is as synonymous with weddings and wedding dresses as Diane Von Furstenberg is with wrap dresses. Even if you can’t afford an original Vera Wang confection, her app is a great place to start in order to figure out just what type of dress you want to rock on your big day.

The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner (Free)

The Knot is the go-to website for brides-to-be. Now, you can get the ultimate in free wedding-planning experience on your iPhone. The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner app for iPhone is an ideal place to start planning a wedding as soon as he slips the ring on your finger. The comprehensive wedding checklist will keep even the meanest “bridezilla” organized. This free app is filled with planning resources like a budget tool, wedding dress galleries, registry inspiration and much, much more.

myPANTONE Wedding & Events ($4.99)

Are you more obsessed with the dress and color scheme than anything else in the wedding? The myPANTONE Wedding & Events app is the smartest way to plan your color scheme with its wedding day styleboards. With thousands of inspirational photos, you can create boards featuring many different style weddings and email your friends and family to help you narrow-down the type of wedding you want to have—whether country or city. This app is perfect for wedding planners helping clients who have no idea what they want for their big day. Unfortunately, this app is for iPad only right now.

Appy Couple (Free)

I wish I would have known about this wedding-themed app when I planned my destination wedding. The free Appy Couple app is the perfect way to coordinate a wedding from the palm of your hand. The best part: your guests can download the app to get all the pertinent details as well. It’s like having an interactive invitation for guests via iPhone. It’s so much better than just creating a wedding website. Appy Couple is also an easy way for guests to share day-of photos with the happy couple and other guests. This savvy app is definitely a must-have for those planning a wedding in any season.

Wedding Party (Free)

The free Wedding Party app lets you create a digital wedding photo album with the help of your guests. Everyone downloads the app and uploads their pictures to your wedding’s timeline so that all guests (including the bride and groom) can see what is happening at any given time around the ceremony and reception. This clever app is a fun way to get everyone at the wedding involved in picture taking. It’s so easy to use that you may even be able to can the expensive photographer.