Posts tagged "bridesmaid dresses"

Style 911: What Should The Daughter Of The Bride Wear?

My mom's getting married next month, and I don't even know where to start when it comes to finding a "daughter of the bride" dress. Mom is pretty laid back and hasn't given me much guidance, fashion-wise, because she's been so busy with wedding planning. Any tips would be much appreciated! --Proud DOB Congrats to…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 31, 2012

Are White Bridesmaid Dresses A Thing Now?

A few years back, one of my friends was having a hard time with the fact that her younger sister was getting married. She felt self-conscious about being dateless to the big event, and so anguished about buying a hot dress to wear. When she emailed me a photo of a dress she finally…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 23, 2011

Infographic: What Your Bridesmaids’ Dress Color Says About You

Kim Kardashian is getting hitched this weekend, and her family isn't telling us too much about how things we'll be going down. Mom Kris Jenner tells us that Kim is cool as a cucumber. Luckily, Khloe Kardashian let a little more slip. She divulged that (gasp!) Kim's bridesmaids will be wearing (ZOMG!)…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 18, 2011

Trade In Your Old Bridesmaid Dresses For A New LBD

It's such an honor to be a bridesmaid in your friend's wedding, but it's also a heap of stress and expense. A new company aims to take at least some of the annoyance off you, by providing a fun option after the wedding's over. NewlyMaid.com allows bridesmaids to recycle their old bridesmaids dresse…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 11, 2011

Why Are Plus Sizes Labeled “Wide”?

My brother is getting married! And I couldn’t have picked a cooler future sister-in-law myself. I’m so friggin’ excited for the wedding, I don’t even mind the usual BS of being a bridesmaid. She’s special, people! In fact, my new sister is so rad, she’s letting me pick any style dress I want, so long…
By: Simcha / February 8, 2010

The Case For Black Bridesmaid Dresses

Last time I was a bridesmaid, the dress was brown. Not the sort of brown that makes you look like death as you plot ways to get back at the bride after you've fulfilled your bridesmaid duties, but just brown and shiny enough that I'll never wear it again. Given that I spent a couple…
By: Lily Q / November 23, 2009

The Skinny On Being A Plus-Size Bridesmaid

I’m on the borderline of sizes between plus and misses -- a 14/16 that can easily fill an 18 after a Snickers bar. So, every time one of my friends takes the plunge, I have to try to squeeze into dresses that look great on all the other, thinner girls. I get to sport that…
By: Simcha / June 4, 2009

Ruffles, Rhinestones, And Synthetic Silk: Bridesmaid Dress Horror Stories

When you're a bridesmaid, everything is supposed to be about making the bride's life easier, making the day go smoothly, blah, blah, blah. Know what it's really all about? The dress. While a classic dress in a nice color shouldn't be too much to ask for, bridesmaids generally end up covered in heinously colored ruffles,…
By: Lily Q / June 1, 2009

Fashion Slideshow: Bridesmaids Dresses You CAN Wear Again!

Yesterday, we posted a debate about whether it sucks or rules to be a bridesmaid. A common complaint is the cost of the dress, which everyone seemed to swear could never be worn again, despite what the bride may think. HA! I hear your skepticism and I challenge it! After the jump, 10 bridesmaid…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 12, 2008

Bridesmaid Dresses Don’t Have To Be Fugs

Jenna Bush is getting married on May 10th and USA Today got a good look at her bridal party's outfits, designed by Lela Rose. Our first impression is that Jenna's bridesmaids won't be tossing these dresses in the Hall Of Shame bin the second the ceremony is over. [USA Today]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 24, 2008