If you haven’t been reading 2000 Wedding what are you waiting for? While I can safely say that we are spending well over $2,000 on our wedding, I really respect and admire the thoughtful way Sara and Matt approached their wedding. I’m finding Sara’s recap of their wedding planning process to be one of the most thought provoking pieces of wedding writing I’ve read in a while.
Many of us on the APW staff like to talk about how when back when we got married, you had to walk uphill both ways in the snow just to buy a (terrible, overpriced, strapless) wedding dress. And while it’s easy to joke, we all know that the traditional wedding dress salon experience was, is, and generally remains fifteen kinds of terrible. I’d list all the ways, but why bother, because we’ve all watched Say Yes to the Dress, and wept over the average $5,000 budget, the required year-in-advance purchase, the absolute mystery around what anything costs before you walk in, and the lack of sample sizes for women over a size six.…Keep Reading
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