Archive for February, 2008

New Talbots Bridesmaids

Talbots has unveiled a line of silk dupioni dresses that can best be characterized as bridesmaid dresses!


I like this shorter dress version. They come in some nice colors…


Prices start at $178, and you can see long and short styles.

Also available is this bolero jacket to wear on top:



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To match or not to match?


While a lot of wedding planning brouhaha falls on the bride/bridesmaid/mother of the bride side of the equation, there are certain arena where us ladies have it easy.

For example, the bride wears a wedding dress that doesn’t have to match the bridesmaids exactly, or closely, or even at all!

But the GROOM is usually in an exact or very close replication of what all the groomsmen wear.  This is creating a big question for us:

Since we aren’t doing tuxedos, does the groom have to wear the same suit as all his groomsmen?  Especially if they are all in khaki?


Answers appreciated…

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