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Over the holidays, I watched a lot of wedding shows. A lot of them. There was Say Yes to the Dress and My Fair Wedding with David Tutera and Bridezillas, and I loved every minute of it. But when you watch enough of those shows, certain themes start to emerge, and one in particular sat oddly with me: the repeated “I want to be treated like a princess/He’s the best husband in the world because he treats me like a princess” and so on. I know that most women have been fed tropes about being “princesses” since childhood (thanks a lot, Disney!), but the idea of a man treating me like a princess actually makes me want to marry him less. More
Yesterday, my colleague Jessica Ogilvie posted about bad engagement photos. That got me off on another tangent. I think engagement photos are stupid. I’m not sure if they’re more popular or prevalent in the South, where I’m from, but they … More
Do you have issues with your no-longer-best girlfriend? Is your coworker driving you crazy? Megan Carpentier is here to give you the life advice that you don’t want to hear, told in the way you absolutely need to hear it. … More
I spent a good chunk of today watching a Bridezillas marathon. So what have I learned from the seemingly endless parade of angry, cell-phone throwing, bridesmaid-firing drama queens? A lot. One wedding dress is simply not enough. Only wearing one … More
As a loyal viewer of trashy wedding-themed reality shows, it seems to me like almost everyone wears strapless dresses when they get married. I don’t have anything specifically against strapless dresses, but the look doesn’t flatter everyone, and I always … More
It’s summer, which means two things: wedding season and bad TV season. Those two things combine beautifully, like champagne and strawberries or a bridesmaid and a neon yellow velvet princess dress. But which one should you watch? Let’s break it … More
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It’s not only the bridemaids that end up in bizarre frocks during wedding season. That said, if it’s your special day, you can wear whatever you want to. And if what you want to wear is cut up tissue paper, … More