Running of the Brides

Filene’s Basement’s Running of the Brides® in D.C. on October 14th

You heard it first here on Big Fat Cake: It’s back … the legendary Running of the Brides® where hundreds of brides-to-be and their helpers will descend upon Filene’s Basement in Washington, D.C., hoping to find the wedding gown of their dreams … Continue reading »

Kim Kardashian glamming up for her wedding today. Photo Source:

Kim Kardashian Weds Today

What am I doing right now? Yes, you guessed it. Following Kim Kardashian’s wedding. I’m surprised that she’s taking his last name considering her business investments with her Kardashian name all over. But that shows the romantic side of her. They made … Continue reading »

Photo Source: A Wedding on Earth

Bridesmaids – A Movie Review

Last night, I was privileged to be invited by Universal Pictures to watch an advanced screening of the very funny movie, Bridesmaids. The movie comes out this Friday, May 13 and you can watch with not only your girlfriends, but it’s also … Continue reading »

And as a bonus, the brides gets a temporary tattoo when she purchases her gown.

Exclusive Tips from Filene’s Basement

presents Exclusive Tips from Filene’s Basement Running of the Brides by Pat About Our Guest Blogger: The Running of the Brides®  sale is coming to Filene’s Basement in Chevy Chase, MD next Friday, April 29th.  We talked to Patricia Boudrot, who works in Filene’s Basement’s … Continue reading »

A bride might bring a friend to guard selection of wedding dresses and trade with other brides. Photo Source:

Running of the Brides 2011

For those who don’t know, Running of the Brides is an event by Filene’s Basement (a department store in select cities) when they put their wedding dresses on super sale. For a nice wedding dress, you would pay a fraction of the … Continue reading »

Town Danceboutique

We went to Town at my Bachelorette Party!

Literally. My friends took me to Town Danceboutique, a premier gay men’s danceclub in Washington, DC for my bachelorette party. We went for the weekend drag show, which is every Friday and Saturday evening, and I had a blast. A BLAST! The … Continue reading »

Washington’s Bridal Showcase

Now that the holiday season is over, the bridal industry is busy with bridal shows. Just in the DC area, there are many happening in the next two weekends. This weekend: Sunday, Jan 16, 11am-5pm at the Washington Convention Center. $10 at … Continue reading »

Plastic Surgery – Brides Gone Too Far?

What I watched last night: First, it was Jersey Shore and now it’s BridalPlasty. It’s one of those shows that I’m not sure why I’m watching. And even though my inner core says, “this is not good for you,” I found myself … Continue reading »

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Once upon a pink bridal shower

My brother-in-law is getting married in August! Yay! I have the wonderful privilege to be a part of their wedding as a bridesmaid. As some of you may already know, I love weddings and what I love most about weddings are the … Continue reading »


Hitched Salon Bridal Sample Sale!

Hitched Bridal Couture and Creative Planning Salon in Washington, D.C. is having an online sample sale. Their website has a variety of dresses and shoes on sale that are up to 70% off! Most of the gowns come in bridal size 10, … Continue reading »

Source: Groupon

Bride and Groom Unveiled – Luxury Wedding Showcase

Tons of wedding showcases this month! Here’s another one called Bride and Groom Unveiled. It’s more high-end and held at Mandarin Oriental. Regular tickets cost $55 but with Groupon you can purchase for $35. Act fast though because there’s only 15 Groupons … Continue reading »

Source: Crystal Bridal Gallery

Trunk Show with Free Veil!

A friend from our audience shared this email with us. A purchase at the show will get a free veil! Crystal Bridal Gallery DATE: Jan. 16, 2010 (Saturday) TIME: 10am-6pm LOCATION: 8496-B Tyco Rd Vienna VA 22182(2nd Floor) By Appointment Only 703-288-3066 … Continue reading »