Half the Brides You Know Are About to Buy a Short Wedding Dress

Because there are only so many ways you can reinterpret the basic white ballgown and we've tried 'em all in the three decades since Princess Di got married, short dresses are becoming the latest and greatest wedding trend. My God, it's a historic first! A wedding trend that actually saves you time, money and energy! » 12/02/14 3:00pm 12/02/14 3:00pm

For the Bride Who Has Everything, a 400-Pound Wedding Dress

Not too long ago, we delved into the tragicomic stagecraft of purchasing one's wedding dress, an emotional hunt that can potentially drag on for week after angsty week. But for the bride-to-be who's still spelunking through salons to no avail, great news: a "visionary artist and designer and bead sculptor" has created… » 11/24/14 3:48pm 11/24/14 3:48pm

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 3:50pm 11/07/14 3:50pm

Is Wedding-Drunk America Ready for Rented Bridal Gowns?

Women once married in their finest—then wore the dress as their Sunday best for several years afterward. But styles have changed so drastically in the last 20 years that most brides won't even wear their mom's wedding gown. Plus, they cost a fortune. Consequently, it appears America may be ready to embrace the rented… » 7/29/14 6:15pm 7/29/14 6:15pm

Ogle Oodles of Tulle at This Exhibit on the History of Wedding Dresses

Over the last couple of centuries, wedding dresses have mutated, Godzilla-like, from a gown worn while saying vows to the centerpiece of a huge industry. If you're curious how that happened—and, more importantly, keen to gawk at some really luxe examples of the form—there's a new museum exhibit devoted to the topic. » 4/30/14 1:20pm 4/30/14 1:20pm

Single British Women Start Planning Their Wedding As Zygotes

Maybe a lot of us, particularly when friends start getting married, idly consider what they would or wouldn't like at their wedding — but mostly wouldn't. That is a horrible color. Oh my God, those flowers smell like jizz trees. And AEROSMITH? I'd rather have my wedding song be that parrot singing "Let The Bodies Hit… » 7/06/13 1:00pm 7/06/13 1:00pm

Jennifer Aniston Turned Down Justin Theroux's Marriage Proposal,…

Jennifer Aniston continues attempting in vain to make everyone feel OK about her awesome, independent, filthy-rich yet somehow still pretty likeable perma-playtime sad, unwedded, spurned, childless existence in an interview with GQ Spain: "'A perfect life?' I think that's sort of cliché, isn't it?. Like, if you… » 7/06/12 9:00am 7/06/12 9:00am