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.
I have been a bridesmaid enough times to know that the traditional bridesmaid dress process is, to put it mildly, totally broken. It’s not the matchy-matchiness that’s so bad. I actually think that part can make things way easier. But something is definitely amiss when the expectation is that it’s totally cool to spend two hundred (and often more) American dollars on an ill-fitting dress, that undoubtedly will need alterations (read: $$$), and that under no circumstances will you ever wear again. It’s not that there aren’t alternatives. Online dress shopping and rental bridesmaid dresses have been around for ages.…Keep Reading
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