16 Jul

It’s been way too long since we’ve had East Side Bride over here to share some of her insightful views on wedding etiquette with us. This one is so pertinent, don’t you think? Dear ESB, My husband’s best friend just sent me this email asking for advice: S, I have talked to J a couple […]

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23 Oct

But does anyone really tire of the guest list question? It’s something that seems to haunt even the most well organized bride-to-be. East Side Bride shares her take… OK–i know what I need to do, just not sure how to go about it. In brief: at my old job I was close with a group […]

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25 Jul

Leave it to Ms. East Side Bride to set matters straight. Especially when this happens between you and your BFF that just so happens to be planning her wedding right alongside yours. We’re siding with ESB on this one… you? Dear ESB, My best friend got engaged 6 weeks before I did. I feel that since she […]

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25 Apr

Oop, look who’s stopping by today! It’s our favorite wedding etiquette expert, Ms. East Side Bride. We’re betting that every lady shopping for her white dress has asked herself this same question. Dear ESB, I live in Brooklyn, NY. I am 30 years old and getting married in Sept of this year. I work in a […]

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27 Jan

Eeek. Sticky situation, best handled by our resident drama/etiquette expert East Side Bride. Dear ESB, I’ve been engaged for about a year. We set a date about, I think, 8 or so months ago and have been saving every penny to pay for our wedding. To our delight, every dating couple in my fiance’s family […]

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13 Jan

Oh hello, East Side Bride! We’ve missed you! We’re thrilled to have her back with a question about “THE DRESS”. Dear ESB, What are you thoughts on wearing my sister’s wedding dress to my wedding? I absolutely love hers, and it fits perfectly. My mom wore her sister’s (mainly because she was broke as a […]

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22 Nov

Ack, this is not a good situation to be in, is it? Apparently it’s a common dilemma though. Sometimes when the reality of your wedding sets in, you change your mind. And you know what? That’s okay. Let’s see what East Side Bride says. ESB, We’ve run into an issue on the guest list…  When […]

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3 Nov

Good Thursday morning to you, Cakelets! We have East Side Bride here today answering the question… do you HAVE to stick to the expected format for your wedding? HEY ESB! Is it weird to not want a reception? I want a big and fun rehearsal dinner, a beautiful ceremony, and then to just run out […]

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21 Oct

Ughh. Sometimes planning a wedding isn’t all rainbows and unicorns, know what we’re saying? This is a really crappy situation, but you know, that’s what the wonderful world of wedding blogs is for! To get straight advice from our favorite advice-giver… East Side Bride. Maybe some of you have been faced with a similar situation, […]

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29 Sep

Ah East Side Bride. She get’s some GEMS coming through her inbox, doesn’t she? This one is a doozy, you guys. There’s an unlikely cat fight brewin’. Rrrar! Dear ESB, My very best friend (from kindergarten) and I have been working our butts off for 16 months on her wedding to make it absolutely spectacular […]

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