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Quail Branches Out Into Super Cute Bridesmaid Dresses

Nice day for a white wedding? Winter brides, if you haven’t outfitted your bridesmaids yet, here’s a stellar option—Quail, the adorable and affordable dress line, has branched out into custom bridesmaid gowns. The styles are fun and flirty with tons of options to appease your posse—choose from cute strapless numbers with florette bodices, bow straps,… More »


Help Me Be The Best Bridesmaid Ever!

Three of my friends recently got engaged, and I’m feeling a little overwhelmed. I’m a bridesmaid in one of the weddings and want to be as helpful to all three of them as I can, but I’m not sure what I’m supposed to be doing. In fact, I actually picked up a copy of ModernMore »


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,… More »


Keepin’ It Classy: Can I Back Out On Being A Bridesmaid?

This week, I received a letter from a woman who’s having commitment issues about her friend’s wedding. Here’s what she has to say about her cold feet: “I met up with my old college roommate to celebrate her engagement. Although I hadn’t seen her in years, when she asked me to be a bridesmaid, I… More »


Brides Are Demanding Botox For Bridesmaids

Hiring a hairstylist and a makeup artist used to be sufficient for the big day, but not anymore. Brides are increasingly demanding or strongly suggesting their bridesmaids, mothers and mothers-in-law get all types of cosmetic enhancements, like Botox, Restylane, and even breast implants. In most cases, the brides are replacing the customary mani/pedi bonding session… More »


Debate This: Does It Suck Or Rule To Be A Bridesmaid?

As I’ve written before, I’ve never been a bridesmaid, though I almost was one until my friend’s wedding got canceled on account of the groom being a total d-bag. But, so far, I have three bridesmaids for my totally-unplanned wedding next summer (maybe, you know, if we get our crap together) and I am already… More »


So I’m Engaged: The Politics Of Choosing A Bridesmaid

I’ve been reading this book I Was Told There’d Be Cake, a collection of personal essays by Sloane Crosley, for the last few months. Though I think the book, in general, is a little “try too hard”, there’s one story in particular that really struck a chord with me. “You On A Stick” is about… More »


Pre-Nups For Bridemaids

Oh, Bridezillas, what will you think of next? An article in the Telegraph (U.K.) says that one in five brides-to-be is so concerned that her bridesmaids won’t be up to snuff on the big day that she would ask them to sign written “pre-nuptial agreements”, according to a new poll, while 48 per cent said… More »


Ugly Bridesmaid Dresses Still Available

Do you get excited when one of your closest friends gushes, “I’m engaged!”? Because you shouldn’t. Not because you shouldn’t be happy for her, but because there is a strong possibility that the dress you will be asked to wear as her bridesmaid will cost more than $200 and be utterly hideous. Luckily, “re-wearable” dresses… More »


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