The Knot's Interrogation of 'Real Brides' Is More Intense Than the SAT

Sure, you’re no fan of the wedding industrial complex and the nauseating pressure it creates, but oftentimes those weddings in magazines are so pretty. And wouldn’t it be flattering if The Knot thought your wedding was pretty, too, and wanted to feature it in their print magazine? Eh? Ehhhh? »6/02/15 12:00pm6/02/15 12:00pm


The Knot's New Wedding Checklist Reminds You to Get Your Ass in Shape

As noticed by a tipster who's knee deep in organizing her upcoming wedding, The Knot has made some changes to its popular, personalized wedding planning feature. The "ultimate checklist" they've long provided to help brides stay on task has a bold new emphasis on your smoking bridal bod, naturally. »3/09/15 5:20pm3/09/15 5:20pm

The Knot's Street Campaign Is a Cute Celebration of Terrible Marriages

Spotted today in Washington Square Park: Evidence of The Knot's New York street campaign, featuring sweet quotes meticulously presented with adorable fonts in Pantone-approved colors. Never mind that this particular piece of marketing is located where there are likely few people planning weddings—let's talk about who,… »3/03/15 3:00pm3/03/15 3:00pm

14 Pieces of Actual, No-Bullshit Wedding Planning Advice

There's a lot of wedding advice floating around the Internet. Problem is, a lot of it is useless fluff dreamed up by a) relatively well-heeled editors contractually obligated to spend their days inventing absurd nonsense to fill pages surrounded by advertisements b) people who've never planned a wedding/mistakenly… »3/31/14 3:50pm3/31/14 3:50pm

Wedding Diets Are Evil and Just Make Women Feel Like Shit

It took more than a year of wedding planning, but it finally happened: I snapped and started frantically scanning the Internet for weight-loss schemes. A couple of unflattering pictures from a bridal shower and I basically blacked out and woke up a half an hour later, hovering over the "buy" button on a Groupon juice… »3/25/14 2:20pm3/25/14 2:20pm

What's A Bride To Do When Her Caterer Is An Anti-Semitic Asshole?

The's messageboards bring us yet another bride in crisis. Poor Dawn-Marie! Her post on the "Planning & Etiquette" messageboard is titled please help :( and she writes: »1/14/08 3:30pm1/14/08 3:30pm

But wait, there's more! Well! This post really does deal with both planning etiquette! Our advice to poor Dawn-Marie? She should have…