Category Archives: My Best Friend’s Wedding

My [Other] Best Friend’s Wedding

I think I forgot to mention this previously, but guess what?!  My other BFF, Kristin (also known as KDoc), just got engaged and is getting married in December!  [Yes, I am one of those people with multiple BFFs.  Deal with it, please.]  She also asked me to be a bridesmaid, so I’ll be covering her wedding here as well—hooray!  Tons more wedding fun for you guys to ogle.

We started out the wedding festivities last night by going with Kristin to try on bridesmaid dresses and see her top three choices for a wedding gown.  This is going to be a picture heavy post, so grab a cup ‘o joe and pull up a seat.  Here we go!

We arrived at David’s Bridal and got right to work.  I snapped KDoc & her maid of honor (her sister), Lauren, heading into the dressing room to try on gowns.

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And then we saw Kristin’s four top choices for gowns.

Choice 1:

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This gown was definitely more my style than Kristin’s.  We all loved the lacey, sparkly overlay on the top of the dress, but it didn’t really scream “KDoc” to us.

Choice 2:

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This gown was definitely more my friend Hayley’s style than Kristin.  This dress shopping experience was very much a tale of the three bears—er, three dresses.  One was my style, one was Hayley’s style, and one was definitely JUST the right one for Kristin!

Choice 3:

Kristin's Dress Appointment 019   Kristin's Dress Appointment 020 This gown was gorgeous but it was definitely the most expensive one.  We all loved it, but felt it was a little too poofy on the bottom.  Regardless though, this was another great option!

Choice 4:

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This dress was absolutely lovely—the best of the bunch.  Just what I would picture her in!

In between KDoc’s dress changes, I got my Royal Wedding on:

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Kristin's Dress Appointment 018LOVED all those crazy hats at the Royal Wedding!  I definitely want an excuse to buy and wear one!

And then she picked and accessorized the winning dress!  Obviously, it was Choice 4:

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…which she paired with a hair flower, a dainty veil, and some gorgeous jewelry that the three of us bridesmaids decided to gift her with (she wouldn’t have purchased it for herself otherwise, and we thought it was so gorgeous and beautiful and PERFECT for her).

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Close up of the veil

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Close up of the necklace!  It had drop earrings to match.

We took a moment to wax poetic about her side bustle:

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(She’s going with the second photo)

…and then it was time to try on the bridesmaid dress we were 99% sure we were going with!  Awesomely enough, David’s Bridal had the dresses available for all of us to try on in our exact sizes and the exact color.  So we got to see what it will really look like instead of picturing it with swatches!

Kristin's Dress Appointment 024LOVE the pockets.

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The three bridesmaids, goofing around.  Left to right:  me, Hayley, Lauren

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And us with the lovely bride! (Please excuse my waving hand, I was about to stick it in my pocket.)

KDoc also decided that since it’s a winter wedding, she wanted to accessorize with a bolero or wrap.  She decided on a white fur wrap to go with her dress, and we all decided that the bridesmaids would get brown wraps (their wedding colors are this clover green and cocoa).  Here’s what the wraps look like, but in white (picture them in a nice brown fur color):

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And then we ordered everything up and headed outta there!  It was a really fun night and I am so excited to bring you more about this wedding in the future.  In the meantime, I’ll be back early next week to post about the goodie bags & favors for Beezus’s wedding!

You can read all of the My Best Friend’s Wedding Series here:
My Best Friend’s Wedding:  Beezus

Shower Theme & Invitations
Shower Décor & Favors
The Bridal Shower: A Big Success!

I’ll be dividing future posts in this series by the bride’s name!

And in the meantime, have you checked out my new blog?



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