Posts tagged "wedding dresses"

Stunning Toilet Paper Wedding Dress

Thankfully, the final weeks of my engagement have been pleasantly devoid of bachelorette parties with plastic penis products or bridal showers with cheesy games, but that doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate a beautiful toilet paper wedding dress when I see one. Don’t think a toilet paper wedding dress can be beautiful? You obviously haven’t see…

By: Wendy Atterberry / July 2, 2009

It’s My Divorce Party And I Will Wear A Wedding Dress If I Want To

Not to rain on our own bridal bonanza parade, but not all marriages end happily ever after. While there is no “right” way to handle a divorce, Brit Jo Wallace can’t be accused of moping. Rather than skulk around her house after her three-year marriage ended, Jo threw a divorce party. Sure a divorce party…

By: Ali Jawin / June 6, 2009

Quick Pic: The Wedding Dress For The Woman Who Has A Bottomless Bank Account

Wedding season is starting up, and this peacock wedding dress made its debut last month at the Wedding Culture Expo in China’s Jiangsu province. Made of 2009 peacock tail feathers and 60 Hetian jades, the dress costs about $1.4 million. While it certainly is an interesting departure from the usual whites, off-whites, and ecrus, we…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 13, 2009

Trend Watch: Pregnant Brides On The Rise

A lot of brides have already got something old, something borrowed, and something blue, but now they’ve really got something new — baby bumps! According to the Daily Mail U.K., there was a sudden rise in maternity bridal dress sales to satisfy the estimated 20,000 brides in Britain who were with child on their big…

By: Simcha / January 29, 2009

Girl Talk: My Incredible Search For The Perfect Vintage Wedding Dress

I’m not proud to admit I’ve already clocked more hours on my wedding-gown search than I did choosing a college.

From afar, it seemed like a fun task to find a gorgeous vintage dress to get married in. On the other hand, it only has to be the most knock-’em-dead dress of a lifetime,…

By: Colleen Kane / October 19, 2008

Cheapskate: Real Ladies Shop At Newport News

If you like demure pencil skirts and classic pumps, you’ll love Newport News, the catalog/online retailer that always seems to be having sale! And if you’re attending a wedding, there lots of appropriate dresses, including this black one with pyramid beads at the waist. Personally, I’m a big fan of Newport News’ round toe pumps,…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 10, 2008

Project Runway’s Kenley Rips Off Alexander McQueen

The judges said it and the pictures speak for themselves (McQueen on the left, Kenley on the right). Girlfriend may not have been original, but the craftsmanship on her knockoff was still better than Jerrel’s doo-dad hot mess.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 9, 2008

A Faulty Wedding Dress Causes Bride To Sue Designer

When I think of all the disastrous things that could happen on someone’s wedding day, I generally think of flowers dying, or the cake being dropped as it’s being carried to the reception site. Well, one bride in Italy had it a lot worse. When this woman was married in 2006, her dress came unstitched…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 7, 2008

A Bride Without A Dress Is Like A Desert Without Sand

A bridal store in Charlotte, NC, went bankrupt and left a bunch of brides without wedding dresses, some just weeks away from getting married. I laughed a little bit because some of the women in the video are crying, but then I thought about how frustrating that would be — not only did they lose…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 12, 2008

Jerry Hall Auctions Off Her Jagger Whites

Jerry Hall, the supermodel from Texas that married Mick Jagger in 1990, has dumped more than just the frontman of the Rolling Stones. Hall is auctioning off her bridal dress, as well as the wedding gift he gave her, an embroidered Japanese kimono, for a modest $600-a-piece. While she’s looking to clean out her closet…

By: Simcha / June 10, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Bluetooth Love Notes, Safe Sex, And Wedding Dresses

Yesterday, The New York Times told the male side of love in Saudi Arabia, and today, we hear from the ladies. If a woman’s phone has Bluetooth and it’s on in public, it’s highly likely that she’ll be barraged with love poems and phone numbers sent by passing men. [NY Times]…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 13, 2008

Fashion Slideshow: Bridal Dress Showdown!

Disney Weddings versus Badgley Mischka! Who will have the best looking dress? Which will be the most heinous? State your opinions, in the comments.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 14, 2008

So I’m Engaged: 99% Of Wedding Dresses Are Fugly

This may come as a total shock to you, but there are a lot of hideous wedding dresses. I expected to see a bunch of them when I went on my first wedding dress shopping trip, but, as an admitted shop-a-holic with a pretty decisive “style”, I didn’t expect to find the whole process so…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 10, 2008

Should The Fashion Peanut Gallery Get A Voice In Wedding Gown Shopping?

I am taking my first stab at wedding dress shopping in a couple weeks. It’s a ways off before I’m getting married, but I like to shop, so why not start with the fun stuff now? The thing is, maybe it won’t be so fun. ABC News did a report on how family members and…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 25, 2008

Star Couplings: Say Hello To The $3 Million Babies!

Jennifer Lopez and her twins Emme and Max appear on the cover of People, the magazine’s third celebrity baby cover in, like, two months. Supposedly the magazine paid $6 million dollars for the deal. [People via DListed]
Speaking of J.Lo, designer Vera Wang says that the wedding dress she designed for Lopez’s wedding to Be…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 21, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: A Wife In A Brothel, A Man In A Wedding Dress, And A Reason For Divorce

A Polish man stopped by his local brothel only to find his wife working there. There goes that 14-year marriage. [Reuters]
More men than women (22 percent vs. 11 percent) cite sex as the reason for their divorce. We could have guessed that. [Divorce360]
A man’s family found out he was a transvestite when he…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 10, 2008

Hopefully, Her Marriage Won’t End Up In The Crapper Like Her Dress

Choosing a wedding dress is something a lot of women obsess about because they want their day to be the most memorable of their whole lives, or whatever. But when someone offers to pay for the wedding and honeymoon, the dress becomes less important…for some people. Take Jennifer Cannon. She donned a dress made from…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 19, 2007
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