By Kathryn Hamm
I recognize that my personal circles aren’t exactly a representative sample of all of lesbian-kind, but believe me when I say that I haven’t been to a single lesbian wedding in which the brides wore traditional gowns. Including my own (as pictured at left, courtesy of Carly Fuller Photography).
From traditional whites to brights and patterns, nothing is off limits these days. But remember, great style is timeless. So watch out for colors or patterns that are too trendy. You’ll be looking back at your wedding photos for years to come.
The attire you choose to wear may predetermine your color palette, but there are still many other factors to consider.
There are literally millions of discussions on the web about wedding dresses, but not too many about wedding suits. There is such a wide range of wedding attire that transgress the dress concept, it’s surprising that more tailored options aren’t available on the mass market. That will most likely change very quickly, thanks in large part to gay weddings!
Tailored clothing creates structure. It can shape and highlight, and can take on many
You’re engaged, you’ve picked the outfits, you’ve agreed on a beach theme, and you’ve invited 500 of your closest friends. And you have $30,000 to spend…Uh-oh.
Before you plan the details of your wedding, you have to have, well, a plan. Here, the Who, What, Where, When, and Why of wedding planning. These are the first questions you need to ask right after “Will you marry me?” Once these elements are solidified, you can start the specific details of wedding planning.
Gay weddings differ from straight weddings in many ways, but the similarities are more common than most people think. While many same-sex couples skip heterosexual traditions they see as out of date or sexist or just plain silly, here are five we love. Party on Dudes and Dudettes!
Must two brides dress like twins?
The day has arrived and you decide it is time to take the plunge and commit to an amazing person in your life “'til death do you part.”
But what comes next? You face many decisions such as moving in together, choosing "my place or yours," deciding where to register for china and so on. But no decision is more symbolic of your love than the rings you will exchange. Rings have been a symbol of faith and loyalty throughout the ages. They have symbolized commitment, strength and love, and express before the world that you are in a “relationship.”
1. Discover designer or vintage gown at a great price.
2. Secure an iconic spot for the wedding (regularly featured in film and TV including multiple episodes of Sex and City.)
3. Direct as much of your hard-earned cash for said items to charity as possible.