5:30 pm, September 19th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s Read of the Day, Gawker’s Caity Weaver shares the most passive aggressive, whackadoo, TrimSpa-fueled bridal communiqués that we have ever laid eyes on. To anyone who was in this woman’s bridal party: you are an American hero.
3:00 pm, July 3rd | by Grace Rasmus
When a bride wants to wear pants at her wedding, she often faces several challenges. She might face down gender stereotypes and arguments about “tradition” — how do you convince friends and family that yes, you are a woman, but you feel more like yourself in pants and therefore want to wear pants at your [...]
11:30 am, June 7th | by Amelia Edelman
Somehow, weddings can drag you unwillingly to an alien solar system where you’re doomed to conduct a desperate, futile search for some sort of urban kindred spirit — a bearded hipster pseudo-lumberjack in skinny jeans, perhaps? An NPR tote bag? An asymmetrical haircut? A Jew?! Often, you’re out of luck.
3:30 pm, March 20th | by Colette McIntyre
Not only is today the first day of spring (which someone clearly forgot to tell the weather gods), it is also National Proposal Day, a holiday that isn’t a real holiday but it’s on the Internet and everyone is saying it and we probably all needed another excuse to make women feel like cobweb-covered old maids doomed to buying single grave plots and celebrating their cats’ birthdays anyhow.
3:50 pm, March 11th | by Colette McIntyre
Before this dissolves into the same type of fight I had with an engaged classmate in a gender studies course (I used the word “capitalism” a lot…it was a long tirade), let me first say this: I understand a wedding’s appeal.
5:30 pm, February 15th | by Meredith Lepore
Good news: your female employees are not spending all day poking around on Facebook. Bad news: They are using the work hours to plan their weddings.
1:30 pm, February 10th | by Laura Donovan
What’s worse than the stream of engagement alerts on the top right section of your Facebook newsfeed? Reading all about said engagements on the social media platform and being sent “you’re not invited” notifications to confirm you’re not, in fact, important enough to attend the big ceremony that has been flooding your feed.
11:19 pm, April 24th | by Amy Tennery
Most people would be bummed to share their wedding day with Kate Middleton and Prince William — Steve Wynn is doing it with gusto.