A very close friend of the girls here at SD is getting married.
Her wedding is in less than a month.
And her bridal shower, that some of us here are helping with/organizing, is in a week.
We're all very excited for the upcoming parties and trying to get everything planned out for the bridal shower.
Our friend is Arab, and all Arab weddings are, for lack of a better word, westernized. I'm talking big, white poofy dress for the bride and evening gowns and party dresses for the guests.
Which I actually found out about in 9th grade when I made my first Arab friend. At first when she told me that at Arab weddings, the brides wore white gowns, I thought she was lying because she was embarrased of her culture. Hey, I did it, and I thought others did too. But anyways, it turns out she was not lying and wearing a white wedding gown is a part of the Arab culture. Who woulda thought?
Since this is kinda the first time for most of us Desi (South Asian) chicks to get all glammed up and buy evening gowns, we were uber excited.
Until we actually attempted to buy dresses.
Dont get me wrong, it's nice to try on dresses and fun to look at. But narrowing it down and finding the "right" one that fits your body and your budget is extremely frustrating.
Fortunately I went dress shopping with my sister and I found a dress!!! Originally I saw it with my friends, but wasnt really feeling it, but one of my (younger) sisters forced me to try it on and it looked great and I LOVEDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD it. So I bought it :)
And I got it from JCPenny too. For some reason I always dislike department stores, but in this case, department stores came to my rescue because not only did I get my dress for the wedding from JCPenny but I got the dress for the bridal shower from Sears.
I wanted to show you guys a picture but it's not letting me upload it, but here's the link if you did want to:
P.S. I have 45 minutes of free time right now at work. Crazy!