Category Archives: Weddings

LPC At A Practical Wedding: What My Second Wedding Taught Me

The photo above is precisely what it appears to be – me, right before my 1986 wedding. Today I am over at APW, with a post on What My Second Wedding Taught Me. You’ll find a few more snapshots there, a small black tie affair at the Helmsley Palace, and an even smaller informal gathering […]

No Gifts Please. Oh Well, If You Must:).

When I remarried, last August, we said no gifts please. With two households already established, what more could we require? Some people, of course, insisted. As it turns out, those people who simply must give you a present will do so perfectly. I have already sent thank you notes, of course. But here’s a second […]

A Practical Wedding’s Mother of the Bride (or Groom) Dress Roundup

Here are some ideas for Mother of the Bride or Groom dresses, under $250. Quite promising, I’d say. A million thanks to Meg and her crew at APW. Always a pleasure to visit. Share on Facebook Tweet!

LPC is at A Practical Wedding Today

Today I’m over a A Practical Wedding. This morning, you’ll find photos from my wedding. This afternoon, I heard from a little bird, might bring my choices for Mother of the Bride dresses. In the under $25o category. If my intelligence is correct, I’ll post that link too, when it’s up. And yes, Significant Husband […]

Can You Wear White To Your Wedding Rehearsal?

To revisit, briefly, the discussion of wedding dresses. You all were correct. The Christopher Kane tape dress wasn’t quite right to get married in. It’s cool, beautiful, and fashion-forward. The translucent silk organza is a glorious fabric, and lace appliques and plastic tape as fun as one might expect. But it’s not romantic, and I […]


The wedding was a delirium of happiness. Emilia Schobeiri has posted a few of her photos, here. And one more below, including Sarah’s bouquet that I’d like to carry all my life. See you all in September, when I will eventually post one more set of wedding photos, and otherwise return to the usual fare […]

3 Ways To Accessorize For A Summer Wedding

Which accessories work best, when you’re attending a summer wedding? This isn’t one of those posts where I tell you the answer. I’m looking to you all for direction, impunity be danged. And, in return for your thoughts, Dressed USA will be giving one reader a shift of their choice. We thank them in advance. […]

LPC Is At A Practical Wedding Today

I’ve got a little post on being a “friendor,” i.e. helping out with someone else’s wedding, up at A Practical Wedding today. I’m writing about my brother’s wedding a couple of years ago, and there’s a photo or two to illustrate. This is a wonderful blog for anyone who loves weddings, especially the human and […]

Wedding Planning Missive #2

Much has been accomplished, in the land of Planning To Wed. I include all the links for those who enjoy wedding details. To whit. Date – Mid-August ✓ Ceremony Venue – San Francisco City Hall ✓ Photographer – Emilia-Jane Schobeiri ✓ Invitations – Paperless Post for email, Precious Bugarin for a few paper invitations ✓ […]

What Would The Founding Fathers Think Of DOMA?

We, the people, hold these truths to be self evident. First truth. Last week, as many of you know, the Supreme Court of the United States overruled the Defense of Marriage Act. Outlawing gay marriage at the federal level has been found unconstitutional. Second truth. Today is the Fourth of July, America’s national holiday. Finally, […]