A Beast of a Wedding Theme

When I was a kid, I went through a phase where I watched Beauty and the Beast on VHS every weekend, so it's safe to say I love that movie. I love the music, I love the new live action version, I love the musical, and I love the Be Our Guest restaurant at Disney World.

Meeting The Beast

We met Gaston, too.

What I don't love is Beauty and the Beast-themed weddings. Sure, both the new film and the 1991 version

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So This is a Thing: Camo Wedding Gowns

Remember when camouflage had a minute in I want to say the early 2000s?

I saw Cady Heron wearing army pants and flip flops.

For some people it was never a trend: it was a lifestyle. And some of those people are, in my opinion, clinging to that lifestyle way too persistently.

These die-hard camo lovers have brought us the abomination of the camo wedding gown:

Camouflage Wedding Gown

Image courtesy of DHGate.com

Oh, good gravy—she's even got camo trim on her veil.

Rustic-style weddings are definitely not my thing,

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Finally, A New Season of "Say Yes to the Dress"!

Since I got engaged, I have been obsessively watching wedding-related TV shows and movies. Now several months into my engagement and with more than a year to go, I find myself having to slow down or risk running out of material.

I quickly burned through all of Hulu's Say Yes to the Dress catalog. I then had to resort to "borrowing" my brother-in-law's cable log-in to use the TLC Go app. Finally, I ran out of episodes of the original

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Say Yes to the Dress: My Kleinfeld Experience

If you’re a woman with a love of fashion and a lackluster social life, you’ve probably sat at home alone on a Friday or Saturday night watching Say Yes to the Dress. For those too cool to watch, the show follows brides as they shop for their dream wedding gowns at Kleinfeld Bridal in New York City.

I started watching the show back when it started in 2007, when I had no boyfriend, no hint of marriage anywhere

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Curve Couture

Last week was rough, but I'm back with another Wedding Wednesday! I know all of my readers (Hi, Mom, Dad, and Janet!) are enthused.

I had posted before about how chubby broads can feel invisible to the bridal industrial complex. So, I was thrilled to see that Anne Barge is now offering trunk shows with larger sample sizes!

Called Curve Couture, these trunk shows will feature samples in sizes 12-20. Typical bridal trunk shows offer sizes 4-8. Finally the pleasantly

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