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Why a dress seamstress might not work on your wedding dress

I am a costumer and have to deal with wedding dresses on a fairly regular basis. Typically, I am the only one in the shop who will go near them — the "scary mess it up" factor exists even long after the dress has been worn and donated to my organization. Many private seamstresses who I have spoken with refuse to do wedding attire because brides (and other members of their party, like Mom) have a reputation for being crazy over their dresses. Most of us are not willing to deal with that sort of drama.

Add some color to your wedding with rainbow socks

When it comes to adding a little zing to your wedding (especially if you're going a more traditional route), socks are one way you can go totally wild and still keep everything neutral otherwise. Or maybe your wedding is totally colorful and you want to make sure you're staying true to your color theme from head to toe. Either way, these rainbow socks are the shit.

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I went window shopping for rings and now regret it

I had a modest ring that I could afford bookmarked and budgeted. Then my fiancé convinced me that we HAD to go try on rings at a big box jewelry store. The men's band and wedding set we found and fell in love with costs $8,000! And my reasonable little ring looks shabby and drab by comparison. I thought I could walk away, and I can. I just did not anticipate the other cascade of feelings…

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Why you can TOTALLY rock dark lipstick at your wedding

"I love dark, bold colors, but everyone keeps telling me that dark lips aren't a way to go." No dark lips at weddings?! I forgot that was even a thing way back when. Or is it still now? The only thing I have to say to that is fuck that noise. Dark lips are a thing in life, in photo shoots, and most definitely in weddings. Here's some primo dark wedding lipstick fodder to show to anyone who balks.