Respected and trusted wedding expert Diane Forden, former Editor-in-Chief Bridal Guide magazine, helps alleviate some of the stress of wedding planning. Diane shares what she believes every wedding should have, favorite ways a couple can personalize their wedding ceremony and reception, what guests care about most, etiquette tips, and her best advice to help navigate wedding planning.
Diane Forden joined Bridal Guide magazine as Fashion & Beauty Editor in 1989. She was subsequently promoted and served as Editor in Chief from 1995 to 2021. Prior to joining Bridal Guide, Diane was the Fashion Director for the Avon Fashions Catalog, Fashion & Beauty Director for YM Magazine, which she helped launch as a national publication, and Fashion Editor for Seventeen Magazine. In addition to her responsibilities as Editor in Chief, Diane has co-authored several publications for engaged couples including “How to Plan the Perfect Wedding Without Going Broke”; “How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Gown” and “New Etiquette for Today’s Bride.” A noted wedding authority, Diane has been a guest speaker at numerous industry events and interviewed for national newspapers, radio programs, and websites. She has also made frequent appearances on TV programs such as The Today Show, Good Morning, America, Good Day New York, CNN, MSNBC, Bloomberg TV, WE-TV, TLC, Fox News, E! Style and Inside Edition.