Bridesmaid for hire makes a living by being in strangers' weddings

A 29-year-old Florida woman gets paid to put on polyester cocktail dressesnd walk down the aisle with complete strangers.

But thats not all. Holding up 18 layers of pure dress so that a bride can use the restroom with ease, catching a bouquet like a champ then following that with an OMG, I cant believe this” speech and always participating in the obligatory cha-cha or electric slide are just some of the ways Jen Glantz is the MVP of bridesmaids.

For the past two years, she has been in more than 40 weddings. In other words, shes made a living being a bridesmaid. Most recently, she built an entire business around her new profession and wrote a book about what it means to be a bridesmaid-for-hire.

Ive seen people get married for other things -- not love. Ive seen people completely back out of their situation. But Ive also seen people look at each other in a way that Ive never seen before,” she said in an interview with The Palm Beach Post in February.

If you thought an angry, overwhelmed, hungry bride was the scariest thing anyone could experience at a wedding, youre wrong. Bridezilla” got nothin on a messy bridesmaid! Glantz has seen couples fist fight all the way to the altar and has found a bride blackout drunk behind a couch on her wedding night.

I worked a wedding when the bridesmaids were doing everything they could to sabotage the day for the bride. One chose not to buy the bridesmaid cocktail dresses uknd told the bride that day she was going to wear whatever she wanted,” she wrote in a blog post on EliteDaily.com.

Jen even had to deal with a bridesmaid who showed up an hour late for photos -- this meant an extra hour of guests waiting for the wedding to start -- because the bridesmaid wasnt satisfied with her own hair.

Her crazy, one-of-a-kind career is a result of her creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.

Now she's going on tour to promote her book, "Always a Bridesmaid (for Hire): Stories on Growing Up, Looking for Love, and Walking Down the Aisle for Complete Strangers."


Beel -- Woodfin

Danielle Clara Beel and Ronald Dale Woodfin III, both of Marble Hill, Missouri, were married Oct. 29, 2016, at St. John's Catholic Church in Leopold, Missouri. The Rev. David Coon performed the ceremony. Vocalists were Clay Hurst and Lisa Reitzel. Organists were Jenny Vandeven, cousin of the bride; Alissa Vandeven and Danny Seiler.

The bride is the daughter of Stan and Amber Beel of Marble Hill. The groom is the grandson of Rodney and Sandy Woodfin of Marble Hill.

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The maid of honor was Mackenzie Beel of Marble Hill, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Stephanie King of Marble Hill, friend of the bride; Amy Beel of Oxford, Mississippi, friend of the bride; Crystal Beel of Leopold, friend of the bride; Kathleena Woodfin of Marble Hill, sister of the groom; and Chelsey Gragg of Jackson, friend of the bride.

Miniature bridesmaid was Ansley Bandermann of Jackson, cousin of the bride. Miniature groom was Peyton King of Marble Hill.

The flower girls were Charli Bandermann of Jackson and Juliet Booth of Leopold, both cousins of the bride.

The ringbearers were Bryce King of Marble Hill and Jansen Booth of Leopold, cousin of the bride.

Candlelighters were Cassidy Sawyer and Shelby Sawyer, both of Marble Hill and cousins of the bride.

The best men were Tanner Keith and Jordan King, both of Marble Hill and friends of the groom. Groomsmen were David Peters of Marble Hill, friend of the groom; Stacy Peters of Leopold, friend of the groom; Zach Beel of Marble Hill, brother of the bride; and Aaron Manche of Perryville, Missouri, friend of the groom.

Ushers were Eric Seiler of Leopold, friend of the groom and Corey Yount of Leopold, friend of the groom.

The wedding reception was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Leopold.

The bride's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner on Oct. 28 at The Mayfield Cultural Center in Marble Hill.

The bride is a 2009 graduate of Leopold High School and a 2011 graduate of Trend Setters School of Cosmetology. She is a hairstylist at Total Results Salon in Marble Hill and a customer service representative at The Bank of Missouri in Marble Hill.

The groom is a 2010 graduate of Woodland High School. He is head mechanic at B&B Timber Company in Marble Hill and works on the Woodfin Family Farm.

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These Wedding Cakes Are What Cheese-Lovers Dreams Are Made of

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Hudson-based Talbott & Arding Cheese and Provisions has been handcrafting cheese-wheel cakes since they opening in 2014. Each cake is custom designed to the taste of the couple and the number of guests,” says owner Kate Arding. We like to set up a tasting with the clients, so they can try the cheeses and we can discuss their needs,” says Arding, who also pairs your favorite cheeses with offerings like homemade crackers, preserves or membrillo paste

In Larchmont, cheese shop Auray Gourmet handcrafts a variety of options. People requesting this type of cake are extreme foodies that love artisanal cheese, says owner Carolynn Dilworth. One thing you wont have to say I Do to: limited choices. The store offers more nearly 100 types of cheese, including wheels of aged goat, French triple crme, and the ever-popular Stilton (perfect with an after-dinner glass of Port).

Dobbs & Bishop Fine Cheese in Bronxville collaborates with a local florist, to make their cheesy cakes look wedding-worthy. They are a great alternative to the traditional dessert cake,” says store manager Brenda Cabrera, who notes that soft cheeses are particular popular to serve after dinner. A tower can be large enough for a plate of cheese to be served to each guest or [just to serve] a small plate for the entire table.”

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Woman killed in celebratory firing at wedding

A 28-year-old married woman was today killed allegedly in a celebratory firing during a wedding at Rampara village of Gadhada tehsil in Botad district , police said.

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Nita Gohil, died shortly after she was referred at a government hospital in Gadhada town this afternoon, said Gadhada police sub-inspector R B Karmatiya.

Gohil, a resident of Devdhari village, was part of the groom's procession which arrived at Rampara village, he said.

"As the groom's procession arrived, someone fired one round from his gun to celebrate the moment. Eye witnesses claimed that a person in the crowd first loaded his gun and tried to fire in the air. However, the gun went off much earlier. As a result, one bullet pierced into Gohil's back," the officer added.

Though she was rushed to a nearby government hospital in Gadhada, she eventually died of fatal injury, the official said.

"We have lodged an FIR under section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of IPC against the unidentified person for causing death of the woman through negligent act," added Karmatiya.

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How to Network at Weddings Like a Total

When you really think about it, going to a wedding is basically a networking event in better outfits: There are cocktails, passed hors d'oeuvres, and lots of small talk with total strangers. It's a great opportunity to meet new people, and what could be better than picking up a potential business connection while killing time in the buffet line?

Because a wedding is a social event (and is meant to celebrate the couple, not to help you find a job), there are certain rules that apply when it comes to professional networking during the reception. "Networking isn't necessarily a bad word, as long as you do it cleverly, respectfully, and not obviously," says etiquette expert Diane Gottsman. "The truth is, there's always someone we could potentially meet who could be a good fit for us and vice versa, because that's how life is, but we don't want to come across as opportunistic, especially at a wedding."

The last thing you would ever want to do is offend the couple or their families in pursuit of making a connection at the event at which they're hosting you, but that's not to say you shouldn't do it, as long as you do it the right way. Here are the expert-approved do's and don'ts of networking at a wedding—but just remember that whatever you do, never, ever change your seating assignment to get closer to someone you want to talk to. The couple will know, and they will not be pleased.

DO Bond Over Things Other Than Business

There is so much to talk about at a wedding (the cocktail dresses! The flowers! The music! … as long as it's positive) that conversation icebreakers are pretty much built in. Connect with other guests by introducing yourself and finding genuine common-ground things to talk about besides your business interests. "Engage with them thoughtfully and authentically and they are going to remember you," says Gottsman. "If you're just there to close a deal or capitalize on an opportunity, it's going to be obvious." If you're able to connect on a personal level, the business conversations will come later.

DON'T Pass Out Business Cards

Leaving your business card on every plate at the reception is all kinds of tacky, but according to Gottsman, it happens. "Don't hand out business cards, even if it feels like you're the perfect business connection," she says. "If they ask for a business card, give it, but be discreet and don't hand it out to everyone in the group because it looks like you're pandering, out looking for business, and using the situation to your advantage." A better option is to (again, discreetly!) take the other person's information and agree to follow up.

DO Follow Up the Right Way

Once you've gotten someone's contact info, the ball is completely in your court. Follow up the next business day, reintroducing yourself and saying something along the lines of "I'm so-and-so, we met at so-and-so's wedding, and I would love to learn more about your company. Do you have five to ten minutes to talk on the phone?" Don't ask for a job flat out, and be respectful of the other person's time by not suggesting a lengthy in-person meeting.

DON'T Network With the Couple's Family

Even if the father of the bride is the CEO of your dream company and you are the perfect candidate for an open position, leave the poor guy alone! "Don't try networking with the bride and groom themselves or their immediate family members," says etiquette expert Elaine Swann. "Leave them alone and let them enjoy the day." Feel free to introduce yourself and share pleasantries, but anything more than that would be inappropriate.

DO Leave the Shop Talk Until Later

Let's be honest: Nobody wants to go to a wedding to talk about work. "If you exchange info and leave the shop talk until later, you're really showing reverence for the event," says Swann. "Number one, you'll really be able to be more open with the person, and, number two, you'll be able to avoid offending anyone who's there, whether it's the bride and groom or their family members." If you save the nitty-gritty business stuff for later, you'll both be more focused on the discussion than you would be in the conga line anyway.

DON'T Leave the Person as Soon as You've Gotten His or Her Info

The most important part of making a connection at a wedding is tact—and abruptly ending a conversation after exchanging contact info is anything but tactful. "Don't ditch the person once you've got his or her details," says Swann. "Keep the conversation going and enjoy your time together." The longer you talk to someone, the more memorable you'll be, so sandwich the card exchange somewhere in the middle of the chat.

DO Find the Right Time of the Night

Maybe don't try hawking your business idea right before the bride is about to walk down the aisle. "Pick a time when you have the same feeling of being in a networking environment, like during cocktail hour or once all of the formalities have taken place," says Swann. Just make sure you do it before everyone (read: you) gets too drunk to have a meaningful conversation.

DON'T Ignore Body Language

If someone doesn't want to talk to you, let it go. "Pay attention to the body language of the person you're talking to and follow those cues. If the body language is saying 'I don't want to have this conversation right now,' you'll just have to try again another way later," says Swann. If it doesn't work out the first time, it's okay to give it another go later on, but don't force yourself on anyone; it's pretty much a guaranteed way to not get what you want.

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Its the season of unconventional weddings in Kerala

His sister tied the thali for the bride on his behalf, while Harris watched the wedding ceremony, online. The highlight of the event was a wedding witness with a difference! Probably for the first time in the State, a transgender served as the witness for the wedding of this couple. Harris, an NRI marketing manager from Kollam, decided to get married virtually rather than change the date. Not only did they ditch gold ornaments and embraced those made of grain and cereal, they also did away with an extravagant 'fat' wedding.

Its the season of unconventional weddings in Kerala

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What's the fun in saying 'I do,' just the way everyone has been doing it for decades?Kerala has become the melting pot of novel wedding ideas of late, going by the numerous unconventional weddings that are happening in the State. On World Marriage Day today, Kochi Times gives a low down on a few quirky weddings that caught our attention in the recent past:A few years ago Nikil Pawar from Maharashtra and Eunika Pogran from Slovakia met on the beaches of Kovalam. Their bond grew stronger overtime and they decided to finally 'take the plunge' in an underwater wedding , the first of its kind in the country!On Republic Day this year, a one-hour ceremony saw them exchanging wedding vows through sign language, on a podium under the sea.

And thus, one of the most romantic locations in the world also witnessed a water wedding!After businessman Ravi Pillai's daughter's pompous wedding made headlines across the country last year, the State witnessed yet another big fat wedding a few months back. Hotelier Biju Ramesh's daughter Megha tied the knot with veteran politician Adoor Prakash's son Ajaykrishnan in a lavishly decorated venue in Trivandrum, resembling Delhi's Akshardham temple. The wedding feast had about 100 dishes and the eight-acre venue had about 2,000 guests including politicians, actors, religious leaders and more, complete with cultural programmes by renowned artistes.For over a century, these banyan and mango trees have been 'living together' in a school compound and finally, everyone around them realised their love and decided to get the 'couple' married! And not in any symbolic, simple ceremony, but in a full-fledged wedding function complete with a printed invite, musical instruments, rituals, wedding attires, thali and flower garlands, and what's more, a sumptuous sadya!The one-of-a-kind wedding ceremony, organised by nature lovers and a school management took place in Kottayam district a couple of days ago and about 300 people attended the function.

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Here's How to Handle All of the Questions About Your Wedding

As soon as that ring slips on your finger, the questions begin: Whens the wedding? Have you picked a venue yet? How many guests are you having? Whos going to be the officiant? How big is your bridal party? Have you found your prom dresses manchesteryet?

People ask these things only out of excitement and happiness for you, but it doesnt always feel that way. In fact, all of this interest in what is a deeply personal decision-making process can feel like a lot of pressure. It makes you feel pushed to know what kind of wedding you want before youre even used to wearing the rock on your left hand. You feel pestered to make major, complicated and very expensive decisions quickly, just to have answers to your family and friends' enthusiastic queries. Before long, youre snippy and defensive: We dont know yet!”

Our advice? Stay in the we dont know yet” stage for a while — but without the snippiness and defensiveness. We want to help you linger in the sweetness of being newly engaged. Before you get bogged down in the budgets and guest lists and your two families' different expectations, tastes and financial situations, just be here; be present in this new and important stage of your life.

Sounds great, but how do you stop the questions from coming? Deflect. Deflect. Deflect.

When the questions start, say something like, Yes, were so excited and so happy to be engaged! Were just enjoying this stage as we start to figure things out.” Simple.

When they push for specifics, respond with, Were looking at lots of options, and we want the families to meet before we get specific.” Simple yet vague.

If they still dont get the hint that you have no concrete plans and are not wanting to share your vision, its time to deflect, deflect, deflect. Say something like, I love that we dont have to make any decisions right away. Tell me, Nosy Noserson, what did you love at your wedding? What have you seen that you thought was really cool? Id love to hear your thoughts.”

People love, love, love to talk about themselves and their ideas, and pulling this move is an easy way to get them off of the topic of your wedding. You can even take notes on your phone. (Whether you look at them ever again is totally up to you.) At the very least, youve bought yourself space and time from all of the inquiries to simply enjoy being engaged.

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Saara Aalto to invite Sharon Osbourne to wedding

The 'X Factor' runner-up and her girlfriend Meri Sopanen have been forced to push back their wedding while the Finnish beauty focuses on her music career but she's already decided that she'd like her show mentor to watch them get hitched.

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She explained: "Our date will hopefully be in 2018 and I'd like to get married somewhere warm. In Finland and the UK you can't predict the weather. We want it to be sunny. Something small and intimate because my work is so public. That would be good for me, but my partner wants to have a big wedding."

Asked if she will invite Sharon, Saara said: "Yes, I hope she'd come! She texted me asking how my life is going since 'X Factor' and I texted her back a few days ago."

As well as planning her big day, the 29-year-old singer is also hoping to collaborate with Matt Terry - who beat her to the winner's crown last year - some time this year.

She said: "Me and Matt Terry would love to record music together, maybe something on YouTube to our fans. And a Finnish TV company will be following my life for the next eight months for a documentary. It will be a nice memory to watch when I'm old."

But her career isn't just limited to Finland as Saara is also planning to do some presenting - something she's always dreamed of doing - in the UK.

She added to star magazine: "I want to have a go at presenting. As a child I was always filming my own TV shows with my sister, so it feels natural to me."

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Huckleberries: Wedding couple chills by Lake CdA

London Olympics bronze medal-winning wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt got married to Sheetal Sharma in Delhi on Monday night. Sheetal is daughter of Haryana Congress leader Jaibhagwan Sharma.

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The function was attended by prominent sportsmen like India fast bowler Ishant Sharma and boxers Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar.

The wedding, held at Singhola, was an elaborate affair with fireworks and bhangra dancers entertaining guests.

Yogeshwar Dutt had also gone live on Facebook with a video of his friends celebrating on the night before his wedding.

A two-time Asian Games medallist, Yogeshwar Dutt chose to take only a token Re 1 from his brides family ahead of his marriage.

I saw my family struggle to collect dowry for the girls of the family,” Yogeshwar had said. As a result, I decided on two things while growing up -- I will excel in wrestling and I will not accept dowry.”

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How to Break Up With a Bad Bridesmaid

A bad bridesmaid can wreck — or at least take some of the enjoyment away from — an otherwise wonderful wedding planning process.

A bad bridesmaid can waste time the bride doesnt have, and is likely to upset other members of the wedding party,” explains Irene S. Levine, Ph.D., friendship expert and founder of The Friendship Blog. Responsibilities you were counting on her to fulfill will need to be delegated to someone else, perhaps even at the last minute. And no one wants to have to walk on tiptoes out of fear that theyll set someone off.”

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Those are just a few of the reasons you might have to give the boot to a bridesmaid whos shown a consistent pattern of behaving badly.

It's certainly is understandable that your bridesmaid may be busy with her career, relationships and hobbies,” allows Aviva Samuels, owner of Kiss the Planner in Palm Beach, Florida. After all, she's entitled to a life of her own. But if a bridesmaid shows little-to-no interest and has nothing but negative things to say about her role in the wedding, then perhaps it's a good idea to relieve her of her duties.”

Heres how to do just that.

Dont make a rash decision.

Giving your bridesmaid the boot has the potential to end your friendship, Levine warns. Think through the reasons youve come to this conclusion, bounce it off someone else you trust, and figure out the best way to handle it to avoid further backlash and to allow the other person to save face, to the extent that it is possible,” she suggests. If you feel its your best and only option, then should you move forward with caution.

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Be respectful and empathetic when letting your bridesmaid go.

Weve all faced some kind of rejection in our lives, so we know it isnt easy. If you consider yourself friends — and you must if you invited her to be your bridesmaid — then be kind and gentle when you let her go,” says Samuels. You may never understand why she behaved badly, but no matter what, as your friend, she deserves the benefit of the doubt,” Samuels says.

Clearly give your reasons.

While you dont want to be cruel, you do want to give the real reasons youre letting her go. Be concrete in offering concise examples of the problems she has caused or the responsibilities she hasn't fulfilled,” says Levine. Explain to her that you thought about this decision long and hard before you took action. Be firm and unwavering in your decision.” And, to the best of your ability, avoid having a lengthy conversation that could lead to an argument.

Be prepared for the worst.

Your friend may become upset and angry. (As we said above, rejection isnt fun.) She's going to feel publicly humiliated and may have little insight into the burdens she's created for you,” says Levine. For this reason, it might be best to break up in a public place that allows both parties an escape route.” And choose a spot with few wandering eyes — think: a large park, rather than an intimate restaurant or coffee shop.

Consider creating a new role for her.

Because you love your friend, you might want to consider working her into the wedding in another way. Broach the idea of other taking on other tasks and see how she feels about it,” says Samuels. If she still shows signs of negativity, or you see that she looks uncomfortable with those suggestions, let her know that it is completely up to her to consider or reject.” And of course, you can always ask her to attend the wedding as a guest. But beware: If you feel you would have to worry about her embarrassing you on your special day, you may have to tell her that you dont want the conflict youve had to spoil your wedding and would rather reconnect with her afterwards,” says Levine.

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Wedding Dresses Finally Get the Direct-to-Consumer Treatment

While shopping for a wedding cheap prom dresses ukwith a friend, Molly Kang realized that the typical bridal salon experience kind of sucks. I had this romantic vision of what it's like to actually say yes to the dress,” she says. But you go to bridal stores and realize that's not really reality for most women.”

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A few years later, she founded Floravere, a new direct-to-consumer bridal brand that will send you up to three dress samples by mail. The idea is that you can try them on in the privacy of your own home and avoid all the pretension of high-end bridal salons. Each bride box” comes with a measuring tape and dress clips, plus favors like champagne gummy bears if you want to make a thing out of it with your friends or bridal party.

Overall, I didn't love the styles that were offered at local stores,” explains Kang. As I did the bridal shopping experience with friends and soon-to-be brides, I found over and over that the styles you see on Pinterest were not at all reflective of the styles that are available at the local boutiques outside of Manhattan or Los Angeles.”

The H. Golightly, $2,890Like most direct-to-consumer brands, the selection of products is tight and pared down. There are seven different styles of dresses (each is named after famous fictional women like Holly Golightly, Annie Hall, and even Rory Gilmore), and they all cost under $4,000. All of the dresses are customizable in terms of sleeve, slits, and train, and are constructed by former artisans from Dior, Reem Acra, Monique Lhuillier, and Zac Posen.

Right now, there are only two sample size options: extra small/small and medium/large, which fits up to a size 12. However, Floravere can make custom dresses up to a size 24 (expanded sample options is on Kangs wish list). Gowns will arrive between ten and 15 weeks after theyre purchased; to compare, turnaround time for a regular custom gown could take a minimum of six months and require several in-person appointments.

I couldn't help but notice over the years that bridal was not really having any innovations in e-commerce,” Kang says. Was there a way where we could offer an alternative experience for the modern woman whos very comfortable online and loves digital experiences? Could we also offer her incredible value by sourcing and making the exact same type of cheap evening dressesthat designers will often charge two to three times more than we do?”

The answer, it seems, is yes. Though it just launched officially this month, Floravere has big plans for modernizing the bridal industry. In addition to a wider selection of sample sizes, Kang hopes to add an online database of vetted seamstresses across the country to the brands services — just one more thing to make it all a bit easier.


Teenager creates breathtaking wedding dress for £10 but youll never guess what its made of

Rachel Lefleur was 15 when she started making the long formal dressesfor her GCSE art coursework in October 2015.

The intricate size eight gown is stapled, glued and taped together and features a sweetheart neckline, bodice with a lace-up back and full skirt and train of white toilet roll roses dipped in glitter.

The gown – which cost a total of 30 to make with glitter, glue and beading – took four months and hundreds of hours to complete.

Teenager Rachel Lefleur has created a stunning wedding dress out of 10s worth of toilet roll

The student used 19 rolls of Cushelle to create the dress which can be worn, weather-dependent.

Rachel, from Orpington, Kent, is now 16 and lives with her parents Denise, 51, and Gavin Lefleur, 48, a computer analyst.

She explained: Id never made a dress before but I was inspired by watching images of American toilet paper clothing contests on YouTube and thought Id give it ago.

It became a real labour of love and I couldnt even guess how many hours I spent on it. But Im so pleased with the finished result.”

Rachel got an A* for her art GCSE and is now in year 12 studying art and design for A-Level.

Proud mum Denise, a legal secretary, added: Weve had toilet roll strewn across the house for months and it was stressful watching her try and get it all finished in time.

Im so proud of her, the dress is beautiful and any bride would be lucky to wear it. Youd never guess it was made from toilet roll.”

When first tasked with a project for her art GCSE at Moor House School in Oxted, Surrey, Rachel planned to use newspaper to create a garment.

But after being inspired by online videos of the American Annual Toilet Paper Wedding dress Contest, which sees designers compete bridal wear from toilet tissue, she decided to use loo roll instead.

She recalled: Id never made a dress before but most of my artwork had been drawing-based and I fancied doing something related to clothing.

When I thought of using toilet roll I realised it could be a white wedding dress instead.

I told my teacher what I planned to do, she looked doubtful and said it couldnt be done well.

But I knew I could create something beautiful and was determined to prove her wrong.

I bought loads of rolls of Cushelle because its good quality paper. I needed my design to be strong, own brand tissue wouldnt cut it.”

In October 2015, the teen set about making the plus size prom dressesafter school and at weekends.

She made most of the dress in the art studio at her school and on the sofa in her living room.

Rachel admitted: My dad didnt really understand what I was doing but my mum was really excited about it.”

The teen experimented with making loo roll roses and twisting sheets of tissue together to create a strong bodice.

Around six weeks into the project, Rachel said she had a soul-destroying moment when the bodice fell into a puddle when she was carrying it home from school and it started raining.

I actually cried,” she admitted. Id spent hours binding the toilet roll so the bodice would be strong but at the end of the day toilet roll will always break if it goes soggy.

But I refused to give up, all I could do was go home and repair it - which took a few days.”


Our Big Fat Queer Wedding

I fell in love with a woman, named Dawn, who values diversity as much as I do... I had to marry her. So what a better way to celebrate our union than to have a Big Fat Queer Wedding! When we talked about a theme, there was only one logical answer for both of us, Let Your Freak Flag Fly! We wanted to celebrate in the way we live our life. Being true to ourselves and creating a space for all of our people to do the same. And we sure did create that space. We created an event like none other. An event that was enveloped in love and acceptance of who ever you are. You see, Im a transgender man and my career revolves around activism and education. My wife supports me fully in this and values creating a safe space for people to be themselves as much as I do. This wedding reflected all of this.

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First comes love... When I publicly announced transition I had a couple of friends tell me that it would be near impossible to find love as a trans person. It was like they were warning me or trying to prepare me for a life of loneliness. This experience is a testament to the fact that love can win. Even if you are in a rare, mostly misunderstood, portion of society that many are afraid of. Even as a person who pushes hard against the social norms of our time, I am proof that LOVE WINS!

Then comes family... I came from a biological family that is from the South. Due to many complicated things I did not have one biological family member attend our wedding. Dawn comes from a hippyish, accepting of all kinds of people, family. Which was really weird to me. But wonderful. They opened their arms to me, embraced me and took me in as one of their own. Without question. Her family was there, in full support, doing all that they could to help make our wedding wonderful. She grew up in that, it seemed strange to me to grow up in such an accepting environment. They never made me feel like I didnt belong or was not accepted. They just asked what can we do to help, something my family has never asked. I was marrying into a family, two sons, a grand-daughter, two sister-n-laws, parents, who are all nice to me. This was a cherry on top of an already sweet cake.

And then came the wedding... Our theme was let your freak flag fly” which was meant to give people an opportunity to be all of who they are. Whether they be a little out of the box or way out of the box. Whether it be exactly who they show the world on a daily basis it maybe someone they never feel free to be. Without judgement. Even though this theme was meant to be freeing there were a few people who came to us, so sweetly, and were stressed by this theme. One literally said to me, Mac, I have been thinking and thinking about what my freak flag is and I have yet to come up with anything. I dont know what to do.” I said, Just be YOU, whatever that is to YOU. It is not meant to stress, but to free people.” It opened the door to interesting conversations around this and what being true to self means. Some people discovered they are already exactly fully expressing themselves and others took the opportunity to explore other aspects of who they are.

Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu was our officiant, she was the first out LGBTQ Justice on Washingtons Supreme Court. As I stood at the altar waiting for my bride, Justice Yu spoke words to me that will never leave my heart. She was looking out over the crowd that had gathered for the wedding. She said What a wonderful and beautiful diverse group of people. They are all here in love and support of you and your love. Mac, look at this, remember this, this is for you, and its amazing.” She got me choked up before the ceremony ever started.

My wife works in the auto industry and several of her work colleagues came to the wedding. They were a little nervous to come to begin with because the wedding was at a gay nightclub in Seattle called Neighbors.” Most of them had never been exposed to such a place and definitely not such a diverse crowd of people. Her co-workers and families are 1st generation children of immigrants or are immigrants from China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Mexico and Brazil. And are in the auto care industry. They hadnt had much exposure to the queer community at all. And they got to be immersed in it and experience the beauty of people they never had had a opportunity to get to know, as well as add to the diversity being who they are.

This event brought so many people together that normally would not have been in the same room. There were politicians, city officials, police officers, social activists, newscasters, all of the LGBTQ rainbow, people from the sex positive community, people in drag, people from all different cultures, races and religions. All just people, together, in a safe place to be themselves, celebrating love. Like our lovely flower girls who are Sisters from the Mother House of Washington, drag queen nuns who do charity work and dedicate their lives to help their communities. Our wonderful Seattle Police Chief, who was coming up to the stage after the wedding to take a couple of pictures with us, was a shining example of the diversity in the room and how we all come together. She joked, Mac, this is so much fun, but I have to admit those sisters scare me a little, I went to catholic school.” We laughed and then she insisted on the Sisters being in our group photo.

Several interesting encounters happened at the reception as well. One of which was a handsome young man walked up to Dawn and I, hugging us and congratulating us. Then he grabbed my arms and held me close in front of him, as Dawn stood by. He said Mac, you probably dont recognize me, as the last time you saw me I looked very different. I want you to know that because of who you are and the work that you do, I found the courage and freedom to be fully me. Thank you for all that you do, it made a huge difference in my life.” He had transitioned since I had seen him last. Wow, how beautiful. It choked me up. Dawn and I hugged him again. Many times you do this kind of activist work and you mainly hear from those who are spewing hate. This was a deep affirmation that living true to myself and teaching with grace does make a difference. And he got to witness what can happen when you create a world where diversity is the reality.

Playing with our theme — one dear friend who identifies as a mostly straight, and I would say Cis-gender dude came to our wedding in total Drag. He looked fabulous. He hugged us, thanked us and said, I have wanted to try this my entire life and never did, thank you for giving me this opportunity. It is so freeing!” It was beautiful to watch him play with his feminine side. He danced, laughed, made new friends and had a ball. This, the feeling of safety and acceptance to be himself was everything we were shooting for with our theme.

Many people in the community gave to us in gifts of sharing their talents and giving help to pull this event off. It was like a big queer talent show! There was amazing performances and abilities shared at the reception and wedding by so many and in such loving support. There were phenomenal singers of every kind, even opera. Guitar playing, stand up comedy and drag performances. A bit of everything. Friends sharing talents of things like cake making, flower arranging, photography, helping to coordinate, muscles to lift, haul and arrange. Everyone came together and made it an event to remember for all. I felt all the support from so many, reflecting all of the things I had put my heart into over the years of activism and community engagement. It filled me up with love and appreciation. We felt the love and passion Ive put out there, coming right back to me.

I went to see a friend who made our wedding cake the week after the wedding. She is a person who is very involved in diverse parts of the community and has attended a great deal of events. She told me something that touch my heart about our Big Queer Wedding. She said, It was beautiful how some many people from very diverse backgrounds and parts of the community were really engaging with one another and kind to each other.” Yes, we can be from very different places and still be kind and even learn from one another. How beautiful.

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Andriolo and Waite wedding

Morgan Waite married Joe Andriolo on September 9, 2016, in Red Lodge at the Wildflower Resort.

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Morgan is the daughter of Rob and Wendy Waite of Billings and granddaughter of Gary and Betty Waite and Otto and Jody Dringman, all of Billings. She is a 2010 graduate from Billings West High School and a 2014 graduate of MSU-Billings. She is a school teacher at Rossiter School in Helena.

Joe is the son of Jane and Ron Andriolo of Helena and grandson of Jean Poirier and the late Paul Poirier of Helena and Sharon and Richard Andriolo of Bozeman. He graduated from Capital High School in 2008 and from MSU-Billings in 2014. He is currently obtaining his CPA and works for the State Legislative Services in Helena.

The couple is planning a honeymoon at Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic in January 2017.

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Angela Simmons Opens Up About Motherhood and Her Upcoming Wedding Plans

Angela Simmons had a lot of celebrate this year. Aside from getting engaged, she also welcomed a baby boy into the world with her fianc Sutton Tennyson.

The couple hasnt given out a lot of information on their baby, and have yet to reveal his name. Though in a new interview, Angela opened up a bit on birth of her son and what she had to say was quite surprising.

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Angela revealed that her son was actually born prematurely, but thankfully came out, screaming and eating on his own.”

Great news for the family, but one thing she and Sutton havent been getting much of is sleep. Angela revealed that her son is, up every two-and-a-half to three hours.”

Though you wont find Angela complaining about not getting her beauty rest. In fact, she looks at it all with a positive mindset by admitting that, it's just an adjustment but it's a beautiful adjustment."

Lack of sleep isnt stopping the couple from planning their upcoming wedding either. The plans are in full swing, with Angela also revealing that the big day is some time next year. She said, we're working on it for the summer.”

It may also be a televised event. Angela continued to say, I try to share as much as I can with film maintaining some sort of privacy, but my wedding day that's like a fairytale day to me. I would definitely want to share some aspects of that."

Heres hoping that we will be able to witness Angela and Suttons day through pictures or a big tv event.

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Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton's Rumored Wedding Plans Are Already Underway

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Wedding Plans Revealed

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We're getting real sick of waiting to hear those wedding bells ring out for Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. The rumor mill has been spewing wedding news about the pair for months now, getting us all excited at the prospect of their nuptials, and then disappointing us with when Shelton and Stefani don't actually become a Mr. and Mrs. But the latest wedding rumor about the country crooner and the pop princess sound — dare we say — very promising. Reportedly, Stefani and Shelton have a wedding date already set and are finalizing their plans for their big day! Here's what we know...

According to Radar Online, the "Make Me Like You" singer is indeed planning to marry her sweetheart — and sooner than we thought! (Oh please let this be true...) Allegedly, the wedding of Shelton and Stefani will take place on May 5 at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Beverly Hills, although deciding on the wedding venue was a tough big day detail for the pair. "They can hardly agree on anything!" a source shared. "Gwen wants to go big on this and Blake wanted to make it an informal affair down home in Tennessee or their new place in Oklahoma. But he's not willing to go to the mat against her." So it doesn't look like The Voice duo will be tying the knot in the rustic, backyard wedding we originally envisioned. But, hey, as long as they say "I do," right?

Stefani is also allegedly planning for a huge party and a guest list to match. "Gwen's guest list was 700 people alone," said the source. "She also wanted to have a bunch of celebrity music stars perform — but he didn't want to turn the wedding into Woodstock." So far, rumored guests of the nuptials include Jennifer Aniston and hubby Justin Theroux, Courteney Cox, Katy Perry, Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman, Luke Bryan, and Brett Eldredge — who rumor has it will also serve as the groom's best man — plus both the bride and groom's exes, Gavin Rossdale and Miranda Lambert, are also expected to score invites. Let's just hope the officiant skips over that whole objection part of the ceremony...

"Gwen knows Blake's out of his depth here with all this glam," the source further explained. "So she's agreed to foot the bill for the wedding while he will pick up the tab for the honeymoon!" But one thing the couple can definitely agree on is their wedding song. They reportedly will be playing wedding singer at the own reception, where they'll belt out a duet of Jon Bon Jovi's "Blaze of Glory."

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Teyana Taylor wore something *so* surprising to her wedding, and were in love with it

Wedding style is constantly in flux. While there are wedding traditions” that some brides swear by (which is awesome!), were always a fan of couples doing their own thing and making their wedding their own. Thats why were so in love with what Teyana Taylor surprisingly wore to her wedding.

Teyana Taylor wore something *so* surprising to her wedding, and were in love with it

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Taylor has been blowing us all away with her fabulousness ever since she rose to prominence this summer in Kanye Wests Fade” music video. Teyanas immediately iconic choreography, ripped bod, and overall look cemented her as one of the coolest celebs around. Weve also been swooning for months over the multi-talented singer-songwriter-choreographer-models relationship with NBA star Iman Shumpert and their adorable 10-month-old daughter, Junie.

Back in September, Taylor revealed during an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show that she and Shumpert had already married in a super-secret ceremony. Now, the Freak On” singer is sharing the details of her special day.

In an Instagram post, Taylor shared the look that she and her family of three rocked on her big day.

#TBT #SHMOOD Grab ya biker baby lets do it rite HERE rite NOW! …….Its nothing like marrying ya best friend. I love you baby…. A moment I will never forget. #TBT #LOVE #MeetTheShumperts#BestBuds” Taylor captioned the photo, taken by photographer Fred Daniels III, of herself and Shumpert on their wedding day. Taylor holds a bouquet of roses in the pic, and the couple are wearing matching maroon leather jackets and bandanas.

Love is an emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time, it effaces all memory of a beginning, and all fear on an end….. ❤ #TimelessLove #My2FavPeople#Hitched #Adayiwillneverforget #TB,” Taylor captioned the new photo.

In the pic, we can see that the back of Taylors jacket reads I do,” while her athlete hubbys reads I do too” and their adorable daughters (worn over a pink tutu prom dresses 2016) reads Oh! … Me too.” How cute is that?

We adore Teyanas unique style and the way she made her casual elopement all her own. Congrats again to the happy family!


Couples Lavish Wedding Was So Extreme, The Brides Gown Cost Over $600K

Ive seen my fair share of downright extravagant weddings… but its clear this couples special day in western Russia truly defines the term over-the-top.”

Move over, Kim Kardashian of China, because this wedding that took place over the weekend gives yours some major competition. Although, both of them look seriously unreal.

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Madina Shokirova, daughter of Russian oil tycoon Ilkhom Shokirova, got married in Moscow at the lavish Radisson Royal Congress Park hotel.

According To MailOnline, 900 guests came to this fancy affair to celebrate Madina and her new husband.

It was the bride Madina who really stole the show. She was a stunning vision of glitz and glam in her jewel gown by the British fashion company Ralph & Russo…

If you think thats the only highlight of the decadent evening, you are totally mistaken…

The masterpiece was literally about 10 feet tall and crafted by celebrity cake maker Renat Agzamov.

Just take a look at this baby. Its freaking MASSIVE. MailOnline reports it took several men to carry this sucker into the couples reception.

When it came to the nights entertainment, over $470,000 was dropped on that portion of the event alone.

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Michael Phelps Explains Secret Wedding and Teases Having Another Baby

On the heels of a revelation that gold medalist Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson secretly already married, the Olympic swimmer took to Facebook to explain himself.

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"I've been married for a while," the 31-year-old told fans during a Facebook live chat Thursday. "Couple months."

E! News confirmed he and Johnson privately wed on June 13 in Maricopa County, Ariz. The marriage license was issued on June 9, 2016. "Such a memorable night with my lil fambam," Johnson wrote on Instagram on their special day five months ago.

"I had ot keep it secret from y'all. I had to keep it hush hush from you guys," Phelps said into the camera. "Nicole and I are married. We are officially married and now we are getting the chance to just kind of kick it [and] hang out now."

When one fan asked about the secrecy, the swimmer simply said, "Just because gotta always have something, guys."

However, the proud dad did offer one token of insight into the Phelps clan's family fans. "Baby number two may be coming soon," he hinted. "Who knows though!"

Phelps has certainly won America's heart as a family man, particularly as Boomer and mom Nicole were consistently spotted watching his races from the stands in Rio. After all, it had been Phelps' first Olympic run as a father.

"To have our first-born be able to watch—I'll say this just, in case I come back—my potential last Olympics," he said during a press conference. "Just so you guys don't beat me to death if I come back, I'm just going to say that: To have him watch the potential last races of my career is something I look forward to being able to share with him."

At just a few months old, the baby shot immediately to viral fame. "He went from 5,000 followers in late June…to like 660,000 followers," Phelps told Jimmy Fallon of his son's blossoming Instagram account.

While we await the potential news of the next Phelps baby on the way, here's hoping the future cherub shares big brother Boomer's social media savviness and fabulous sense of style.

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JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers consider a televised wedding

After getting her heart broken by Ben Higgins on The Bachelor,” JoJo Fletcher geared up to find love again on her own season of The Bachelorette.” Since then, JoJo has been enjoying her time with Jordan Rodgers, while Ben and Lauren Bushnell are in couples counselling.

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JoJo and Jordan have been going strong since the curtains closed on their time on The Bachelorette.” The two have had various appearances and interviews, which all indicate that the couple is happy to be spending time together in the more real” world. So while the two have opted to take a slower walk towards the wedding aisle, they are concidering sharing the experience with their fans.

The two were recently at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, where they revealed a TV wedding is something that they are definitely” considering. JoJo and Jordan made the same reveal last month during an interview with Entertainment Tonight. I think its definitely a question,” JoJo told told the publication.

It might take some time before things are finalised, however, as the two admit they are having a great time just enjoying each others company. Furthermore, there are plenty of things to consider as their families live in different states. They admit that finding a suitable location between California and Texas is proving to be difficult.

Meanwhile, Ben, who chose Lauren over JoJo on his season on The Bachelor,” has admitted to attending couples counselling. But as Lauren clarified with E! News, the sessions are more preventive than anything. We want to have a really solid foundation and we want to address certain problems maybe before they even exist,” she said.” [We want to] have that third party to help us through pre-marriage and engagement and being a new couple."

Though he admitted to having trying times, Ben said that he and Lauren are elated. We're very happy, but there are things... that are unexpected."

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Lee Min Ho & Bae Suzy Wedding Update

South Korean "Boys Over Flowers" star Lee Min Ho and "Uncontrollably Fond" lead Bae Suzy is set to pick out the wedding date. Worries over co-star Kim Woo Bin are over for fans as Lee Min Ho and Bae Suzy remain united.

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Lee Min Ho, who is set to star in "The Legend Of The Blue Sea," was believed to have broken up with Bae Suzy. Although Lee Min Ho and Bae Suzy received massive fan support as a couple, "Uncontrollably Fond" co-star Kim Woo Bin was seen as a threat.

Setting all Kim Woo Bin speculations to rest, Lee Min Ho expressed why he and Bae Suzy plan to marry. In words guaranteed to get Lee Min Ho and Bae Suzy fans wobbly in the knees, the "Boys Over Flowers" star expressed his belief that a real man has integrity and protects those he love.

According to Lee Min Ho, the "Legend Of The Blue Sea" star wants to be the one to protect Bae Suzy. Interestingly, Lee Min Ho relates news of his wedding with Bae Suzy to becoming more mature.

The media outlet further cites that Lee Min Ho revealed that his happiness is also measures by the happiness of Bae Suzy. Lee Min Ho believes that his bliss is tied to that of Bae Suzy.

Perhaps how Lee Min Ho handles his relationship with Bae Suzy is the same way "The Legend Of The Blue Sea" star takes responsibility for his career. As Asia Times cites, Lee Min Ho values how well his fans are able to enjoy his performances.

With "The Legend Of The Blue Sea" production under way, Lee Min Ho is also being tagged for a follow up to "Train To Busan," while Bae Suzy continues to star in "Uncontrollably Fond." Did you stand by Lee Min Ho and Bae Suzy or did you buy the Kim Woo Bin stories?

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Floor length white gowns and busty satin numbers: the mothers of the bride who stole the spotlight on their daughters big day

With their hair beautifully pinned and perfectly poised in their white gowns, they are ready for the spotlight.

The majority would be filled with rage at the idea of another guest stealing their thunder in a floor-length white gown or a glitzy plunging cocktail dresses uk.

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But these women have happily shared the spotlight with their own mothers.

Meet the mums who eclipsed their daughters with some unconventional outfit choices.

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Mum-of-two Jacqui Lantin doesnt struggle to find clothes that flatter her.

She said: Flicking through wedding catalogues, I couldnt wait to find the perfect dress. At 5ft 1in and a size 8, Id never struggled to find flattering clothes for my shape.”

When Karen became engaged to her boyfriend Stephen, she began to plan her dream wedding with the help of her mother Jacqui.

Jacqui was delighted for the young couple as she felt that they were perfect for each other.

In August of the same year they found an ideal wedding dress for Karen on a mother-daughter shopping trip

Jacqui said: As the sales assistant drew back the curtain, I was speechless.

Karen had selected a champagne strapless gown with a silk, ruched bodice and jewel detailing underneath the bust.”

After seeing how stunning her daughter looked attention turned to Jacquis outfit for the big day.

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Rod Stewart photobombs Penny Lancaster as couple reveal why they renewed wedding vows

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Sir Rod Stewart showed his cheeky side photobombing his wife Penny Lancaster in a glossy photoshoot.

The 71-year-old rocker waved and grinned in the background as his model wife posed in front of their Beverly Hills mansion.

In an interview with Hello! magazine, Model Penny revealed how the couple celebrated their union ahead of their 10th anniversary - in a bid to rid their new house of negative spirits.

The 45-year-old married Scottish rocker Rod in Italy in June 2007 and they recently moved into an 18th century home in Essex.

Penny, 45, told Hello!: "I wanted the priest to bless the house because I felt there was a lot of history and old spirits there: we wanted to say thank you to the old and welcome in the new.

"So we walked into the garden, under the largest oak tree there, and we said our vows again, just Rod, myself and the priest. It was beautiful."

Penny said Sir Rod's recent knighthood had given her the chance to live out her Thunderbirds childhood nickname in real life.

She explained: "I used to get called Lady Penelope at school because the other kids thought I spoke nicely.

"After the news (of Sir Rod's knighthood) broke, the driver that takes us into London would say to me, 'Evening, me Lady,' and I would reply jokingly, 'London please, Parker'."

Sir Rod said he feels "very lucky" to have earned the knighthood.

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Simple Wedding Dress and Fashion Guide-Making Shopping Easier

Clothes are much more than garments that people put on. They create an image, showcase your personality and give people their first impression of you. Whether you are buying your first wedding prom dress shops or trying to upgrade your wardrobe to make it more fashionable, every shopping experience should be worthwhile.

Simple Wedding Dress and Fashion Guide-Making Shopping Easier

Enjoy the Bridal Shopping Experience

Some brides are fortunate enough to find the right dress as soon as they start shopping while others may need to try on numerous gowns before they make a choice. Regardless of how long the process takes or how many dresses you need to look at, you will eventually find the dress that you are happy with. Enjoy every moment of the bridal shopping process and be patient during your search.

Look at your Wardrobe

Your existing wardrobe is a useful starting point when you need to find a wedding dress shape or silhouette that will suit you. If you are not sure about a silhouette that will work, take a look at the dresses that you already have in your closet. If you notice similar features on your clothing items such as empire waists or thick straps, you can incorporate them in your wedding dress. Try on as many styles as you can while keeping an open mind.

Online Shopping

If you are planning to buy your gown online, research on the different gowns and make sure you go through the descriptions of each item. Read the details and if you need any clarifications about the dresses, get in touch with the retailer.

Accessorize

Although a wedding dress is significant, it may be considered incomplete without the right type of accessories. You also need to shop around for jewelry, hair accessories, veils and shoes. While looking for a prom dress shops uk, consider any additional pieces that will complement it. If you want to make a special order for accessories, make sure you have enough time for them to be delivered. Click here for a UA apparel coupon.

General Fashion Tips

Looking your best involves observing yourself and evaluating aspects such as your shape and proportions. These are the details that you need to determine what will look good on you and the fashion trends that you should avoid.

• When you are aware of what works for you, you will be able to choose the right garments according to current trends that look good on you. You will also be able to style and personalize clothing and ensure that you always look good.

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• Even the simplest changes that you make in your wardrobe can have a major effect on your appearance and improve your general look. Such changes are useful for improving your style and physical appearance. The good news is that you can be fashionable and trendy without spending a fortune while cutting down on the amount of time you need for shopping.

• The key aspects of fashion include complementing your body type, wearing suitable colors, knowing your style, creating a wardrobe that suits you and combining different outfits. All these are essential for knowing the type of clothes that are worth investing in.


The Real Housewives of Melbourne: Gambles wedding could be a disaster

On The Real Housewives of Melbourne tonight, theres some uncertainty down under as plans for Gamble Breauxs wedding get under way — when it emerges she doesnt even have a proper wedding planner.

The revelation emerges as Gina Liano attends a evening dresses uk fitting with Gamble with dress designer Alin. It soon emerges that he doesnt have her proper dress ready yet — and says hell somehow” get it done it time.

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But then Gina asks some probing questions and soon learns that not only is Alin organising the dress — hes taking charge of everything from the tablecloths to the cutlery too!

Ginas expression is priceless as you can tell she thinks the wedding is heading for disaster, as she is pretty sure Alin has never done any proper wedding planning before.

A preview clip for tonights Season 3 Episode 2 of The Real Housewives of Melbourne, titled Old Sparks, New Starts, shows the footage of the fitting as Gamble tells Gina how it feels freaky” being in a wedding dress again.

Alin looks on apprehensively as Gina inspects Gambles evening dresses online, and immediately finds something wrong with it. She says: Would you have to wear that underneath, that underwear?”— pointing out an undergarment that can be seen through the lace around the thigh area.

Discussing the design, Gamble says she wants it laced in pearls” among the flowers. But when Alin says he was thinking of getting rid of the flowers completely and instead having more architectural lines”, the girls look on in horror.

Asked if they can see his new idea, Alin says its not been made yet, but that hell get it done somehow”.

They then discuss how the wedding will take place on a beach, but Gina tells Gamble that, from experience, shoes are a difficulty when theres sand involved — so in all likelihood shell end up wearing bare feet.

It then turns out that Alin is also organising everything, with Gamble saying shed be losing her mind” if Alin wasnt helping her.

But Gina confides in the camera: I dont necessarily have a lot of faith in Alin. Hes not a wedding planner. I dont think hes ever done it before.”

When Gina questions his credibility, Gamble says he seems to know what hes doing” and is always at these amazing weddings”. But Gina says: Hes always at them…but can he do it?”

She adds to the camera: Has he planned them? No. Has he planned to go to them? Probably. Its a bit different.”

Also on tonights episode, Gamble heads out looking for inspiration for wedding gifts with Chyka and Suzie but the conversation quickly focuses to Lydias betrayal of Pettifleur.

Meanwhile Janets ex-husband has also phoned her up randomly with something he wants to talk about over a meal — and Jackie thinks they could get back together.

Suzie also spends some time with Pettifleur and the pair concoct the idea of a horse-riding vacation.


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