I will go back to telling you about the story of my gown but everyone is yelling out LING IT WAS 5 YEARS AGO YOU BOUGHT IT, GIVE IT A REST! But this blog didn't exist when I was going through my non-Bridezilla Bride days. So you will sit and read.
I can say without a doubt that wedding gown shopping was just the most horrifying experience in my life. Yes in my life! The sad looks of pity I received from girls and assistants when I went in alone. Followed by, "awwww you poor thing, you're alone" they would cry out in unison. Then you are forced to come out of the change room as the gowns are never in my size and falling off me. They would then all join in with uninvited comments of yeah that other dress was better.
You are also greeted with big piles of meringues, most of them you just want to laugh at, not try on.
When you meet wedding gown couture people, you need to have a vision of what you want. This was my first mistake. I did not. And who knows what lace will be used? And how will it look all finished? Will it look like Oscar de la Renta or Oscar de la Wenta? - Quote from my friend Eva Wong.
What does a Melbourne girl do when beaten down by Bridezilla mania? I walked into Mariana Hardwick. Correction.. I walked into Mariana Hardwick discount outlet because I had no appointment on a Saturday. Seriously! If it wasn't for the awesome assistant making suggestions and insisting that I tried on the final gown... I had that OMG THAT is my DRESS look. Yes it was THE DRESS. I put a deposit down after they told me that I confirmed that they were no child slaves making their gowns... Ms Hardwick's daughter nearly threw me out the door for asking if their gowns are made in China. Yes, I did ask. I told you that I am shameless.
Now the fun part. What lemmings do I have now? And what should I do with the small sum that I now have? I want the
And please share you bridezilla gown horrors. Please indulge me... I love Bridezilla stories.