Recent Just for Fun Posts
Photo: Michael Segal Photography
We know you have probably spent a lot of time editing your guest list (adding and subtracting plus ones) and creating the ideal seating chart to minimize drama, but that doesn’t mean there will be a few people, who will be needless to say be downright obnoxious, like the drunk uncle, PDA couple on the dance floor, the girl who wears a white dress, and wild children that can’t sit still. Don’t worry — you are bound to find them at every single wedding ever. Read more here.
Photos (from left to right): Wenger 16386 Swiss Army EvoWood 11 Pocket Knife, $50 on Amazon and Apolis Transit Issue Key Chain, $38 on Amazon
Just like bridesmaids, groomsmen need gifts too! Whether it’s your big brother or buddy from your college fraternity, now is the time to show them how much they mean to you. Assuming that they have rented a tuxedo or suit, have escorted great grandma down the aisle, and haven’t said anything obscene during the reception toast, give them something other than a flask. Check out our Advice Editor’s can’t-miss gifts under $50.
Photos (from left to right): Bait Footwear City and Estate Wedge, $65 on ModCloth and Mei Shoes Maritime for a Change Wedges, $65 on ModCloth
If comfort is your number one priority when it comes to walking down the aisle (and kickin’ it on the dance floor), you’re probably not even considering those four-inch stilettos. Flats are a comfy alternative, but wedges are where it’s at if you still want a little extra height. Luckily, our Fashion Editor has hand-picked 15 of her favorites that are ALL under $150. You just can’t beat that price!
Photos (from left to right): Crystal Downs
The number one way to please wedding guests these days? A space entirely devoted to #selfies. Hiring a professional photo booth service guarantees the best shots, but there’s no need to panic if that’s outside your budget. WeddingWire’s SummerBook 2014 has six backdrops (i.e. painted noodles, party streamers, lace doilies, yarn, cupcake foils, and cardboard tube flowers) for six weddings, all of which cost less than $35 to make! Hang on a blank wall at your reception and don’t forget to download WedSocial to watch all those iPhone camera rolls come in.
Photo: Evan Chung Photography
‘Tis the season for bachelorette parties! While there’s nothing wrong with going the “hit the town decked head-to-toe in bedazzled paraphernalia” route, it might not be for everyone. Stray away from this cliche with 10 unconventional ideas such as adrenaline junkie competitions, glamping in the woods, pampering at the salon and spa, sailing on the open water, or exploring the city’s local shops and boutiques just to name a few.