My entire identity seems to revolve around being a "bride" now.
It's the bride's privilege to ask her wedding party to dress a certain way for her wedding. It's tradition. She can tell them what jewelry and shoes to wear, too. She can even ask everybody to wear their hair up, or down, if she's super picky. But she absolutely, positively CANNOT ask anybody in her wedding party to alter their physical characteristics in any way.
Partly, it's the Internet to blame: there's always that gnawing sense that, if you just click around enough, you will find that 100% perfect dress.
I always dreamed of designing my own bridal collection and marrying the man I fell in love with. I never thought they would both happen at the same time! Less than a year ago, while designing my debut bridal collection, my soon-to-be husband popped the question and the craziness began.
If you're looking to do something different, something memorable, take a look at these four unique ideas for wedding favors.
You'll want each dress more than the last.
You aren't hiring a calligrapher to carefully handwrite your invites (unless you are, then OK GIRL, GOOD FOR YOU), you're doing it yourself. So order at least 15-20 extra envelopes for when you end up spelling your grandma's name wrong or writing the wrong state code.