Meghan Keane is getting married in October. This column is helping her cope.
According to a few moms I know, the act of giving birth changes a woman’s approach to modesty. After your bottom half has been exposed to a room attentive technicians for a few hours while you attempt push a baby through a very small hole, women appear to care less who sees them naked.
If that’s true, shopping for a wedding dress must be practice for that rite of passage. Except you usually get to keep your panties on. More
We know what you want: MORE WEDDING PICTURES. And we have it for you right here, you fiends. We believe this covers every conceivable angle of Ms. Wittstock’s Armani Privé gown, worn today at her religious wedding ceremony (yesterday was … More
[SPOILER ALERT] In the weeks leading up to the release of “Bridesmaids,” all kinds of noise was made about how much was riding on this ensemble cast to prove, once and for all, that women can be funny. More
So, here it is — the highly anticipated first knockoff of Kate Middleton’s wedding dress. More
There’s an article in Marie Claire [print] called “Marrying Mr. Wrong” which is subtitled “I Cried All The Way Down The Aisle”. One former bride says that she wasn’t ‘in love’ when she got married and felt her wedding “was like knowing you have a work meeting but you don’t want to go.” To which I’m left wondering: why? Why would you ever get married to someone you didn’t love? More
I don’t have many regrets. I believe we learn from all of our experiences, good or bad. There are lessons in our experiences intended to help us grow. But if I am being entirely honest, I do have one. It is a huge one. I have never really been in a relationship. I am in my thirties and I have never dated a man for more than a few months.
There’s something a little…unromantic about buying a wedding dress at the same place you might buy bulk quantities of Cheez-Its. Also, it seems a little too likely that you’d dirty up the dress as you ventured forth into the store to eat all the samples.
When it comes to celebrating a woman’s last night of freedom, there are a number of options. Some involve the scandalous, others the more relaxing.
But the key to planning or attending a bachelorette party is knowing the bride, loving the bride, and humiliating the bride. I don’t care if all she wants is a spa day — penis necklaces match hot stones very nicely. More
During your 20′s and 30′s, it’s safe to assume that you’ll attend anywhere from ten to thirty weddings. Maybe more, maybe less, and sometimes, two for one person over the course of a decade.
But the etiquette for gift buying — how much to spend, to use the registry or not to use the registry, what about destination weddings? — never gets completely clear.
Well, I aim to change all that. More
I was out with one of my male friends the other night and he mentioned that he thought his girlfriend was thinking about them getting married. “Nuh-uh,” I said, “you’re just projecting stuff. What makes you think she even wants … More
My mother has very strong opinions about a lot of things. One of those things, last time I checked, was strapless wedding dresses. “They’re just not appropriate,” was the gist of her sentiment. Well, they’ve since become the prevailing wedding-dress … More
One of the most important parts of the wedding — more so than the actually ceremony, really — is the photography. Kidding. But photography is important, and you do want to find someone who not only takes beautiful pictures, but … More