I Will Not Be a Pinterest-Perfect Bride. I Will Not 'Trash' My Dress.

A Google search composed of the words “what kind bride you” yields around 52 million results. This comforts me because I’ve been engaged for around 4 months now and I still don’t know “what kind bride am.” Clearly, I am not alone. I have 14 months before my wedding and people say the time flies, so I need to know. »5/03/15 4:30pm5/03/15 4:30pm

Who Would Even Wear These Wedding Gowns?: A Taxonomy of Brides


Far more fun than gawking at the gowns for bridal fashion week is imagining what kind of person would wear them. Shows like Bridezillas and Say Yes to the Dress have magnified our curiosity in bridal archetypes, and the very specific, very crucial ways a bridal gown reflects its wearer. If your personal style is the… »4/29/15 11:50am4/29/15 11:50am

Great Idea for Your Small Baby: Buy Her a 'Future Bride' Photoshoot

Hell yeah. That looks cool and interesting, and also really sweet and just somehow right. If you'd like to purchase a similar-looking photo shoot for your own small baby, you should hit up All Seasons Photo in New London, Wisconsin, where the Facebook page explains their Future Bride photo shoots like this: »2/27/15 5:30pm2/27/15 5:30pm

The Exquisite Hell of Shopping for a Wedding Dress

The dress. Oh, sweet Jesus, the dress. For some brides, it's no big deal. It's just a dress. For others, it's the most important fashion moment of their lives. Either way, the process of finding your wedding gown sucks pomander balls. If your dress quest was super chill and easy, I'm happy to hear that — but this… »11/07/14 3:50pm11/07/14 3:50pm

Bridesmaids Flashing Ass Is the Hot New Wedding Photo Trend

Forget about lifting the veil — lift the dress! That is the insane logic applied to this alleged trend of getting the entire bridal party to lift their dresses and stick out their asses for a phun photo op. If this is a real thing, might I suggest that it is the duckface of bridal photo. Except, you know asses. »6/26/14 6:15pm6/26/14 6:15pm

This Terrifying Bride Is Only Joking Except When She's Not

Everyone has a friend—a terrifying, beautiful friend—who wields humor the way ranchers wield cattle prods; who jokes, and teases, and Just kidding!s her underlings ("BFFs!") toward the cliff-edge of nervous breakdown; whose sadism is impossible to fight against because it's just a joke, why can't you take a joke? »9/19/13 11:00am9/19/13 11:00am