Posts tagged "wedding dress"

Hitched 2.0: 10 Things to Ask Yourself When Choosing Your Dress

Wedding dress shopping is undoubtedly exciting, but it can also be a massive undertaking. Aside from navigating everyone’s expectations, sticking to a budget, and oh, finding a dress you love, you have to consider a wealth of other miniscule details. And you thought this would be the easy part… 1. Do I like thi…
By: Emma Sarran / February 12, 2015

Hitched 2.0: I Didn’t Love Dress Shopping As Much As I Expected

I’m obsessed with my wedding dress. Last weekend, I went to try it on for the first time since ordering it, and loved the whole experience. I was relieved my dress was as pretty as I remembered it, and that I still liked the silhouette. I started to get excited about planning my hairstyle, and…
By: Emma Sarran / January 30, 2015

Black Wedding Dresses, Six Ways

I wrote earlier this week about my total opposition to white wedding dresses and everything they stand for. Instead, I’ll be wearing a two-piece black dress to my wedding. Black dresses are versatile and re-wearable, always an excellent addition to your wardrobe, and blessedly more affordable than most traditional white wedding gowns. Flip through…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 23, 2015

The Case Against White Wedding Dresses

Now that targeted marketing knows that I’m getting married, all of my social feeds and every ad sidebar on every website I visit is covered in white dresses, white shoes, white veils, white gold bands, beautiful colorless diamonds. Lots of white women in their white gowns, posing in white rooms for advertisement stock photos.
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 20, 2015

Woman Who Lost Her Wedding Dress In Hurricane Sandy Has It Returned Almost Two Years Later

When Hurricane Sandy hit, Nicole Pagliaro's wedding dress was at a dry cleaners in the South Beach area of Staten Island. She was married in the summer of 2012, and just before the storm, she'd dropped the dress off to be cleaned and boxed. The neighborhood was ravaged by Sandy, and when Nicole's husband Michael…
By: Claire Hannum / July 29, 2014

What Do You Think Of Olivia Palermo’s Three-Piece Wedding Outfit?

I gotta hand it to Olivia Palermo, professional clothes wearer and girl about town -- she surprised me with her choice in wedding attire! Olivia married her longtime love, the equally good-looking and stylish Johannes Huebl this weekend, but instead of donning incredibly chic wedding dress, as you might expect, she wore a light cashmere…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 30, 2014

Well, This Is One Way To Wear Vera Wang

At only four months old, little Aubrey may be the youngest person to ever walk down the aisle. Err, dragged down the aisle, I mean, as Aubrey is attached to her mother's wedding gown. Shona Carter-Brooks is under fire after posting this photo from her big day on Facebook, which clearly shows her newborn daughter strapped to her…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 2, 2014

What’s Your Wedding Dress Personality?

It's that time of year again -- wedding season. If you're not planning your own wedding, you probably have one or 11 already on your summer calendar. I have three very different weddings this year and I'm looking forward to each and every one. I enjoy seeing how two people put their unique stamp o…
By: Sophie Leon / May 9, 2014

Style Guide: 5 Wedding Dress Trends

As a child, whenever I closed my eyes every wedding dress looked the same: a strapless ball gown, with a long white veil. (Maybe that was the dress my Barbie came with?)  In reality, wedding dresses (or jumpsuits) come in many shapes, sizes, and fabrics, the unique beauty of…
By: Sophie Leon / April 24, 2014

Wedding Trend: 10 Gorgeous Bridal Jumpsuits

A close friend chose to wear a jumpsuit on her wedding day, and I cannot tell you how elegant she looked standing beside her husband. Not only was she radiant, she was comfortable in an outfit that reflected her personality. Many women do not feel comfortable in gowns, and that is entirely acceptable. With so…
By: Sophie Leon / January 10, 2014

Wedding Dress Porn: 20 Options For Winter Brides

As far as we're concerned, there are no rules when it comes to wedding dresses, but seasons can play a key roll in the type of gown a bride considers. Spring and summer brides seek lighter fabrics, like chiffon, and avoid heavy layers. And the cooler weather…
By: Sophie Leon / November 19, 2013

911 Dispatcher Saves A Woman’s Wedding

When Amanda, from Kent, Washington, began sobbing on the phone to a 911 dispatcher named Candice about her wedding dress that had been stolen on her wedding day, Candice knew she had to help.
By: Daley Quinn / August 19, 2013

Would You Wear A Shirtdress Wedding Gown?

Designer Victor & Rolf just launched a rather novel new wedding line. The capsule collection is called, appropriately, Married, and includes a wedding shirt dress. But like, a formal wedding shirt dress. It actually doesn't look as bad as it sounds -- and might be really great for something like a summer beach wedding. After all, you…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 12, 2013

Here’s Avril Lavigne’s Black Wedding Dress In All Its Goth Glory

Finally, we have a full-length photo of Avril's black wedding dress! In our poll yesterday, a slight majority of Frisky readers expressed distaste for the black wedding dress trend.  I'm totally into the color (or lack thereof) of Avril's dress and hubby Chad Kroeger's coordinating black tux, but I have some other…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 9, 2013

Poll: How Do We Feel About Black Wedding Dresses?

Over the weekend, Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger tied the knot with fellow Canadian Avril Lavigne in a castle in the south of France. Pretty fancy, Chavril. The pair got married in a…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 8, 2013

Hitched: The Wedding Dress Body Project

Andrea is taking a much needed week off from her Hitched column this week, after spending the last few days reporting live from the Texas State Legislature as they attempted to rid the state of nearly all its clinics that provide abortions. (Thanks to Senator Wendy Davis and the rest of the "feminist army," they…
By: Andrea Grimes / June 26, 2013

Would You Wear This Toilet Paper Wedding Dress?

Where did all the toilet paper go? Cheap Chic Weddings announced Mimoza Haska as the winner of their ninth annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest on Thursday. Congratulations to the southern hairdresser and stylist extraordinaire. The way you spun those 16 rolls of Charmin into a strapless, asymmetrical matrimonial gown is unlike…
By: Alyson Penn / June 7, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 9 Super Sustainable Wedding Dresses

What does it mean to have an eco-friendly wedding dress? That's a good question, considering that by their very nature a dress that's only worn once, twice tops, seems rather wasteful by environmental standards. There are a lot of ways around that. You can buy a previously owned or vintage dress; you can rent a…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 7, 2013

What Your Wedding Dress Style Says About You

I may not be certain about whether or not I'm getting married, but I do know that I love a wedding dress. Short and shiny. Long and elegant. Strapless and kind of sexy. I have envisioned myself in all styles. And, like many women, I'm not above passing…
By: Megan Reynolds / June 4, 2013

Must Haves: 11 Wedding Dresses To Wear To Your City Hall Wedding

More and more couples are eschewing the pomp and circumstance of big weddings in favor of getting married at City Hall. City Hall weddings are super affordable (most often costing between $40 and $100), and are a quick and easy way to get hitched without spending a lot of time or money on a big…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2013
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