The staff of The Western Journal is working a reduced schedule over Easter weekend to allow our employees the opportunity for rest and worship with their families if they so choose. We are re-publishing this article as a service to our readers, who reacted strongly to it when it first ran.
Planning a wedding is simultaneously exciting and anxiety-inducing. There are so, so many details to iron out, but one of the most enjoyable aspects of the planning (at least for the bride) is finding the perfect dress.
Many brides-to-be have specific ideas of what they want their dress to look like and have decided upon the details from a very young age. The biggest source of tension, though, comes from finding *the* perfect dress only to be levelled by sticker shock.