Like a lot of people, I have complicated feelings surrounding marriage. Like everybody, I really like free stuff. Where better to explore and indulge all of these emotions than at New York Magazine’s annual New York Weddings Event?
A wedding in Punta Gorda, Florida unraveled into chaos when maid of honor Amanda Willis, 23, “drank almost a whole entire bottle of Fireball” within the first hour of the reception and turned drunk and violent.
So, he popped the question! You lucky girl, you. Before you dive into wedding planning, take some advice from the experts. We asked the people who know the industry best what to avoid if you’re walking down the aisle this year.
It’s a special reality TV personality that can carry their own storyline and—as we’re seeing with Katie Maloney on this season of Vanderpump Rules—not everyone is cut out for the job.
Today while staring at my bargain-basement wall calendar of the majestic Rocky Mountains, I made a thrilling realization. In the summer of 2016, for the first time in over a decade, I am not invited to a single wedding. Not one. The weddings—they are finally over.
Another brand is barreling into the wedding business—but at least this one will offer a few more options for brides who don’t want to break the bank.
What’s a gal to do if the experience of buying a crystal-studded Pnina Tornai at Kleinfeld’s just isn’t special enough? Well, for merely the price of a used Mercedes (or a new Nissan), she can spend the morning consulting with a bridal magazine editor.
So much for the undying stereotype that women need marriage like a fish needs fish gills: New research has found that women get just as much of an emotional boost out of just shacking up as they do out of making it legal. And “emotional boosts” are supposed to be the lady drug of choice.
You know who is probably not being showered with enough gifts and attention just for making the huge relationship decision she and her significant other made recently? The bride-to-be in your life. Hear me out.
Celine Dion married Rene Angelil on this day in 1994. Please look at her absolutely astounding wedding ensemble. What’s the best part of this outfit? Trick question: All of it.
According to the caption: “Circa 1450, A group of ladies in the grounds of a castle watching one of their number as she prepares to shoot a stag with a bow and arrow.” But a closer look—check the lady on the right holding that main bitch’s train—reveals that it ought to read something more like, “Attendants grow…
In December 1886, the city of Toronto saw the launch of a new publication exclusively aimed at helping people get hitched—The Anglo-American Matrimonial Journal. In their first dispatch, the editors were confident there were “many people of both sexes desirous of making suitable matrimonial alliances” in the freezing…
News of the impending split of Yolanda and David Foster leaves us with an important reminder: when it’s time to rise up from the ashes of a previous marriage and soar into your second, or third, or fourth, you should probably take it very seriously, because the odds are not exactly in your favor.
If the world of wedding blogs is a candy-colored, calligraphed, calla-lillied carnival, then wedding Instagram is without a doubt that carnival’s champagne-wasted, sugar-high sideshow. When I got engaged, I started following The Knot, thinking it would set a fire under my ass to get me to start planning. Then, little…
Over the weekend, beautiful couple Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello wed. Sofia seems particularly happy about it: the Modern Family star has posted more than 40 photos to her Instagram of the festivities—a number that does not even include the pre-wedding events, and makes Joe’s four pale by comparison.
Let’s acknowledge a simple truth: Being part of the wedding party sucks. It’s a special honor, yes, but wearing a knockoff Jessica McClintock as you walk down the aisle holding your neck in a spine-breaking position (so the pics look good) is also a special circle of hell. So, if you’re looking to avoid that, don’t…
Flip through any wedding magazine, and you’ll find yourself shaking your head at the stunts people will pull to feel special on their big day. But it’s not a new phenomenon. Take, for instance, Mary West Jenkins and Dr. John F. Boyton, who decided to get married in a damn hot air balloon over Central Park, in 1865.
After a whole lot of work, a woman will become the eleventh bride in her family to wear the same 120-year-old wedding dress. Eat your heart out, Etsy-cruising “vintage-inspired” party planners.
In a recent chat with some lady friends, I was surprised to learn that the married 20 and 30-somethings all felt that if they died first, their husbands would be left completely incapable of handling bills, kids, even changing the sheets. The seemingly retro commercial trope of that oafish, inept husband seemed,…
Relationships can feel pretty equal until a baby shows up, when suddenly even the most progressive couples are waylaid by the tyrannical demands of child-rearing. Women become baby-feeding machines, and men do what they can—some more than others. At least one such dude has admitted he was not, in fact, doing all he…