I recently got engaged, and am so happy about this! But, I am not the type of girl who always dreamed about what my wedding would be like...basically, I'm more of a casual-type person who is not super into party planning (nor is the hubby-to-be). :) I feel like we need some help in figuring out how to make this wedding happen, but I don't want to get sucked into all the wedding industry stuff...we are not rich, and to the extent we will want to spend money on this, it is probably not on things like ridiculously expensive flower arrangements. So, two questions: [more inside]
Where can I buy pens in Sydney, and/or who has a wide variety of pens (gel pens, paint pens, that sort of thing)? I am working on my sister's wedding invitations and am rather pressed for time... I am especially interested in the Sakura Souffle pens, if you know of anyone who carries them. [more inside]
I know that "nice" and "cheap" are mutually exclusive in the world of suit buying, but my fiance has put off purchasing his wedding suit till the last minute and we're sort of broke. [more inside]
searching for a gown with sleeves for a wedding. [more inside]
I will be shopping for a bridesmaid dress in the very near future. I want to try dresses on in person before I buy. I'll likely be shopping alone, and although I have a general idea of what styles and colors to look for, I'll have to make the final decision myself. I've never been in a bridal shop and am concerned about pushy salespeople and upsells. What do I need to know, and how can I make this as hassle-free as possible? [more inside]
Where should my bridesmaids and I go for dressy shoe shopping in Seattle, besides Nordstrom? The girls want to find some silver shoes, pumps or peeptoes, heels not super high, and under $200. Local/indie/boutique stores are especially good.
My boyfriend and I are getting a civil union (yay!). I need a dress (ugh). This should be easy; I live in Manhattan. [more inside]
This dress is absolutely stunning, but it appears to have gone 'out of print' a few years ago at J.Crew. Does anyone know of a similar one anywhere out in the cosmos? I'm aiming for a size 4, 6 or 8.
Please help me find a red dress for my wedding day! I am looking for any online stores that sell ethnic or peasant-style clothes in plus sizes and I am running out of time. [more inside]
Can anyone share experiences or give me tips for surviving the Filene's Basement "Running of the Brides" in Columbus tomorrow? Details inside... [more inside]
Need recommendations for places to try on wedding dresses this weekend in NYC. [more inside]
Where can I find pretty things for my hair? I'm looking for online shops and stores in DC, New York and Pittsburgh. No tiaras, please. [more inside]
I'm looking for an online shopping cart that is free (or very cheap) and could handle sessions of wedding and event photos. [more inside]