The People Who Need Bridezillas Most

The People Who Need Bridezillas Most

“We have ourselves a groomzilla,” said Megan Garber last week in The Atlantic, pointing out the fact that most surprising thing about Sean Parker’s upcoming $9-million wedding isn’t the price tag but the fact that he’s the one planning it. “Because, for all the variation that exists among weddings of the famous and the non-, there tends … Continue reading

Calm Down Everyone, Pinterest is Not Ruining Weddings

Calm Down Everyone, Pinterest is Not Ruining Weddings

Last week, HuffPo blogger Rachel Weight asked if weddings are getting too “pin-dictable”, making the same observation highlighted last year in this wonderful Onion piece: “lately I’ve realized that these Pinterest-y weddings are all starting the look exactly the same. There’s almost a formula for them,” she wrote, going on to list the must-have elements of contemporary Pin-based nuptials: … Continue reading

The Wedding Industrial Complex on Marriage Equality: “It creates jobs, duh.”

The Wedding Industrial Complex on Marriage Equality: “It creates jobs, duh.”

The Wedding Industrial Complex doesn’t care whom you love.  As far as the economy is concerned, it seems the more weddings the better. And for a growing number of photographers, caterers, florists, and venue directors around the United States, marriage equality is proving to be very good for business. As the US Supreme court hears oral … Continue reading

Is your luxury wedding still short on narcissism? Hire a live painter!

Is your luxury wedding still short on narcissism? Hire a live painter!

Let’s say you’ve hired two photographers, enlisted a professional videographer, and created a custom Instagram handle and hashtag to capture each and every moment of the Most Important Day of Your Life. You’ve spent over $10,000 on these services, and by most measures of all things good and reasonable, this should be enough to ensure no … Continue reading