Say YES to the wrong dress?

henna and heels : Braja Mandala Wedding Photography

As most girls are, we have dreamt of the perfect wedding since we learned what a wedding was. And what’s the most important thing about the wedding? The Bride of course! And her dress. The wedding is always about the bride. How she looks, what she’s wearing, who she’s marrying. So when a girl gets married, she wants it to be the perfect wedding. Wedding’s only happen once. (Depending on your personality, sometimes twice) And they’re very expensive. Sometimes the wedding dress itself costs as much as anything else at the wedding.

Before planning a wedding, I had no idea what was needed to be done. Who knew how expensive every little thing was?!

I went to a Bridal Expo in the beginning of the year. By that time, I had an idea on who and what I was looking for.

Photographer, videographer (surprisingly they’re not always working together).
Florist, not the same as stage decor.
DJ, but what kind of music does he know?
Performers, do you really wanna pay hundreds of dollars for other people to dance at your wedding?
Venue, can it hold 400 people?
Bridesmaids, don’t even get me started on that.
Color scheme, red is too loud, white is too plain.
Favors for the guests, honestly, just let them take a centerpiece especially with 400+ guests.
Transportation, does the groom come in an expensive car or a horse?
Makeup artist, I have a very very interesting story on that I’ll get to on a different post.
Shoes and jewelry to match the dress.
And of course the dress itself.

Basically, there’s so many aspects of a wedding, and every girl wants it to be perfect in every way possible.

And the most important one is the DRESS.

Now let me tell you. I’ve dreamt of the perfect wedding dress since I can remember. Every girl watching princess movies, and love movies, and they see a type of wedding dress, they mentally store that design or color or type in their minds for future use. Then they bring it into reality. Girls literally pay thousands of dollars to make sure they have the perfect wedding dress, the perfect color to match the scheme, the perfect style to match their body. Everything about that wedding dress, needs to be perfect for the girl.

So what if you spend thousands of dollars, and then be told just a month before the wedding that your dress is still not ready?

Dreams crushed.

My (now) husband thought it was no big deal, its just a wedding dress, find a replacement. And the store that was supposed to supply me the dress suggested the same.

TO FIND A REPLACEMENT FOR MY PERFECT WEDDING DRESS.

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October 1st, 2018 by Sabreena

Superstorm ; Frankenstorm ; Hurricane Sandy

UPDATES:

(updated: Nov. 2,2012 6:45 pm)
  • 102 reported deaths. (41 in NY)
  • ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN  NYC RESUME MONDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2012.
  • NYC MARATHON CANCELLED FOR SUNDAY for 40,000 runners 
  • 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, flooding: tunnels, subway stations and the electrical system that powers Wall Street.
  • Bus Services will reopen on Oct, 30, at 5 pm as a SUNDAY schedule.
  • NYC subways flooded. Power will be RESTORED on NOV 1, 2012, but stops will be LIMITED
    • Subway lines are expected to resume on Nov, 11, 2012. (for more info CLICK HERE)
  • High tide went up to 13 feet in Battery Park, New York.
  • 170 firefighters fought fire that destroyed more than 100 homes.
  • 3.2 Millions residents are out still of power.
  • Over 10 million were affected.
    • Will take days for power to be fully restored.
  • Over 10,000 Flights cancelled. LGA still closed. JFK will resume flights on Oct 31.
  • Over 200 patients, including 20 infants (in intensive care) were transferred from NYU hospital due to backup generator fail.
  • Over 700 calls of tree downfall.
  • Heavy snowfall in Virginia.
  • Landfall in Atlantic City washed away a 50 foot piece boardwalk.
  • 29 year old man dies in Queens when tree falls in his home. Flushing, New York.
  • Chelsea Building partially collapses on 14th st.
  • NY High Rise building’s crane collapses.


  • October 28th, 2012 by Sabreena

    Muslims looked down upon..even more..

    On Wednesday, October 16 2012, a 21-year-old, Bengali guy got caught in a terrorist act, trying to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank, located in the heart of Manhattan, New York.

    So this guy, Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, comes to America on a student visa and decides he wants to do something “big”. Unlike other immigrants who travel to the U.S. to study, get a career, save money to can support their family, he stated that he wants to

    “shake the whole country” and “destroy America, behalf on Al Qaeda.”

    So, I’m guessing he missed 9/11? I’m pretty sure the WORLD was already shaken up by that.

    What really is bothersome here about this is that, his parents spent everything, all their life savings, to get their son started to a better life. Don’t forget, Bangladesh is a poor country. Well ok, not that poor, but work is hard to find, and saving for a child’s education?, even harder. Imagine what his parents are going through right now to find that their son has plotted a stupid act, that not only disgraced his family, but the whole country as well. His father believed he was devoted into his studies. Yea..probably trying to master the study of terrorism.

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    October 19th, 2012 by Sabreena

    Queens Woman Killed While Crossing the Street

    Image taken from NY1 news

     

    On Saturday evening, girl was walking with her mother on Hillside Ave, Jamaica. The girl walked ahead of her mom and left her behind while they were crossing the street. The daughter made it to the other side, while her mom was still walking behind. And just in a few seconds, a Nassau-County bus made a sharp turn and hit her mom before she walked all the way through. The daughter didn’t realize till after. Her mom died at the scene. Always be careful when crossing the street. One second can change your whole life. Although I don’t know who they are, my prayers go to the Bengali girl and her family. It hurts to even hear a story of anyone’s death. As they say in Islamic religion after someone’s death: Inna lillahi Wa inna ilaihi Rajioon.

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    October 16th, 2012 by Sabreena
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