Engagement Chicken: A History of Romantic Culinary Bullshit

We're just six weeks short of Thanksgiving, which means two things: First, if your Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year plans involve air travel, book your ticket now or suffer the financial consequences. Secondly, if you're looking to get hitched over the holidays and believe in magic, it might be time to bust out the… » 10/15/14 12:21pm Wednesday 12:21pm

Gaze Upon the Wild and Wondrous Styles of Bridal Fashion Week

Bridal Fashion Week, where several designers unveil their wedding finery for the upcoming fall, just drew to a close here in New York City. Take a peek at the styles you'll be seeing at weddings for months to come. Piles and piles of tulle! Flower crowns! Hemlines that would make a showgirl blush! » 10/14/14 1:30pm 10/14/14 1:30pm

Huge Engagement Rings Show the World You're More Likely to Divorce

Don't be fooled by a diamond as big as the Ritz: Scientists say that enormous engagement rings are not a predictor of a flawless, Pinterest-perfect life together. If anything, a rock that cost as much as a European vacation is a predictor for divorce. Try not to cluck ominously the next time someone thrusts a couple… » 10/08/14 1:50pm 10/08/14 1:50pm

Attention: You Can Now Purchase Your Own Downton Abbey Bride Crown

Have you gone mad with the power to nitpick over centerpieces and passed hors d'oeuvres? Perhaps you'd like to integrate your monarchist leanings into your bridal ensemble. Or maybe you're just keen to cosplay your favorite Edwardian. Well, meet the man who'll happily sell you your very own tiara. » 10/08/14 10:50am 10/08/14 10:50am

Gone Girl’s Biggest Villain Is Marriage Itself

"We resent each other, control each other, cause each other pain." This is the nasty, white-hot core of a toxic relationship. Gone Girl is about many things: revenge, infidelity, the wounds inflicted by bad parenting, the media, an angry wife, her douchebag husband. It is also about a marriage taken to its most… » 10/06/14 4:45pm 10/06/14 4:45pm

This Hotel Offers a Very Special 'Million Dollar Wedding' Package

Would you like to throw a million-dollar wedding without making more than a handful of decisions? Want the cachet of a hilariously overpriced bridal blow-out, but hoping to expend as little effort as possible? Boy, does the W South Beach have a deal for you and your spouse-to-be—the couple TRULY dedicated to their … » 10/06/14 4:00pm 10/06/14 4:00pm

​Dude Pans for Gold for 18 Months to Make His Fiancée a Wedding Ring

So here's a dude that will casually put all boyfriends and husbands and life partners, real or imaginary, to shame. A man spent a year and a half panning for gold, collecting thousands upon thousands of tiny gold flakes to forge into matching rings for himself and his fiancée. Just give up now, world. » 9/30/14 1:40pm 9/30/14 1:40pm