That said, most of the dresses I saw looked like they were designed by a four year old girl. The little tiny designer clearly kept stamping her foot and saying "More ruffles! Longer train! Add some bows! Poofy-er! And I want a BIG tiara!" And then they sent in a 13 year old girl to bedazzle the dresses (and the veils, and the shoes).
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Lovely hairpiece via Jennifer Behr.
My grandmother and mother sat down together shortly after we announced our engagement and flipped through a bridal magazine to look at dresses. Grandma apparently spent the entire time talking about all the “nakedness” of the models in their strapless dresses. She kept asking my Mom where their jackets were. She even flipped to one designer’s page and commented to Mom that “those are lovely nightgowns.”
Indeed, Indie Bride. Indeed. And bedazzled, at that.
But I will say that I see a lot of things out and about in the wedding world that, well, put me on edge. But I'm not going to post a picture and say "You there! With the conspicuous consumption! And the $1,500 centerpieces, you are FREAKING ME OUT!" Because that's someones wedding, and that's not fair. They are indeed freaking me out, but that is totally my problem. I'm sure my general cheapness and craftiness puts them on edge as well.
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