You are going to see this all over the blogosphere today. Vane, of the consistently inspiring Brooklyn Bride has just launched Bklyn Pillow, making modern handcrafted ring pillows for the kick ass Indie Bride. I’m always tremendously excited to see bloggers launch creative businesses, as the women of the blogging world seem to have enough creativity in their little fingers to change the world. The super talented Vane is starting with pillows, but we all know she’s going to end up by taking the wedding world by storm. Now go check it out.
If there were a feminism litmus test (and boy am I glad we are not into litmus test feminists here at APW), one area where I would decidedly fail is engagement ring shopping. When I got engaged, I wanted to be surprised not only by the proposal, but by the jewelry too. Except, like anyone you hate to buy gifts for, I wanted to be surprised by a ring that was so me I would have picked it out for myself. And that logic is why the traditional proposal is possibly one of the most absurd parts of the modern wedding tradition.…Keep Reading
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