n. A bride-to-be who, while planning her wedding, remains calm, relaxed, and easy-going.
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But the level-headed model has kept her cool in the run-up to her big day and is not a stressed-out Bridezilla.

"I'm not a Bridezilla anyway," she said.

"My sister keeps calling me a Bridechilla because I'm so chilled about everything. It's all really very relaxed."
—Melanie Finn, “Sarah leaves model friends behind for 'amazing' hen party,” The Evening Herald (Dublin, Ireland), April 30, 2014
Anita is a bridechilla, the type of bride who wants her and her fiancé’s day to be special but not at the expense of going crazy, broke or sending friends and family running for cover.
—Alana Schetzer, “Bridechilla: The anti-bridezilla of weddings,” Mamamia, August 10, 2013
Somebody just told me I was such a BrideCHILLa. Here's to staying calm and present in the 7 day countdown to bridal bliss.
—Jillian Bisinger, “Somebody just told me…,” Twitter, June 05, 2008
2008 (earliest)
So, I know it's hard to separate a bride from her shower, but if people could remember that she didn't ask for the pre-addressed envelopes (or the gifts wrapped in clear paper, or the cash for a money tree, or only silver gifts — yes I've seen it all : ), I know it would take a little worry off of this (and many other) bride-chilla's shoulders!
—“Bride-chillas,” Boston Globe, April 03, 2008
She doesn't care what color you wear, "just do you." She can't decide which flowers she wants. "I don’t know, just pick one." Basically nothing bothers her, which is good and bad. While a bridechilla may seem awesome, she can actually be very stressful for everyone involved.
—L'Oreal Thompson, “Which is worse: Bridezilla or bridechilla?,” Jet, July 04, 2014