13 Editor-Approved Brands and Retailers to Shop for Bridesmaid Dresses
Plus, we spoke to a "Brides" editor on the best tips to avoid any snafus.
Bridesmaids Dresses You'll Really Wear Again, We Promise!
We've all been there: Your friend gets engaged and asks you to be a bridesmaid. So thrilling! Until you remember that you'll be marching down the aisle in a bridesmaids dress, and suddenly images of Fritz Bernaise are dancing in your head. Breathe easy--it doesn't have to be that way.
The Best J.Crew Bridesmaid Dress for Your Body
It's wedding season, which means it's also bridesmaid season. In recent years, brides have tried to ease their friends' insecurities and stresses by letting them choose the style of the dress. A popular option is to head over to J.Crew and let your bridesmaids pick any dress silhouette, as long as it's a certain color and fabric. This seems like a fair way to do it. But a friend of mine, who is a bridesmaid in one of these "J.Crew weddings," is still stumped. "Do you have any idea which one will look the best?" she asked me. Of course, she means, on her. So I asked bridal fashion expert Jacqueline Courtney, founder of wedding dress resale site Nearly Newlywed, for some ideas. Click through to see which J.Crew bridesmaid dress will look best on your body.
Norma Kamali Admits that Fashion Objectifies Women--But She Wants To Put an End To All That
We caught up with Norma Kamali to talk about her new project Stop Objectification, which aims to turn "objectification into empowerment," how the fashion industry contributes to the problem, and what you can do to help.
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Adventures in Copyright: It's a Fritz Bernaise Ladies! Did Bridesmaids Knock Off J. Mendel?
Remember that famous dress by fictional (but oh-so-exclusive) designer Fritz Bernaise in Bridesmaids? The one that launched a shitty (pun-intended)