Day: October 7, 2020

Twilight of the Tribe: The Wedding that Wasn’t


“I always wanted a formal wedding,” Jackie Curtis said, weeks before the wedding, as she chalked the marriage announcement on the sidewalk outside the Albert Hotel: Superstars Jackie Curtis (“Flesh,” “Cock Strong,” “The Moke-eaters”) and Eric Emerson (“Chelsea Girls,” “Lonesome Cowboys”) to Be Married on July 21. Everyone Welcome! “Even when I was a little child, I dreamed about getting married in a beautiful white gown and everything, with rice and a minister and a cake and a handsome husband. Eric is very handsome, you know, he is really very handsome.”

Last week her wedding happened— scheduled, the press release said, “to coincide spiritually and metaphysically with the Apollo 11 landing on the moon. Which will be the bigger event? Only history will tell.”

It was a depressing and a discomforting occasion. About 100 of her friends were there on the East 11th Street roof, among­

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Fears people may be ‘factoring in Covid fines’ as a wedding cost as illegal gatherings continue to rise

People may be ‘factoring in Covid fines’ as a wedding cost with Greater Manchester Police breaking up several marriage celebrations, the deputy mayor fears.

Baroness Beverley Hughes says weddings ‘increasingly feature’ in the list of police call-outs to illegal gatherings, which is rising by the week.

Last month GMP handed out fines after around 100 people were found at a wedding party in Bolton, while another party was stopped in Manchester.

According to the latest government guidance, weddings and civil partnership ceremonies are limited to 15 people in both Bolton and Manchester provided that the venue is Covid-secure and social distancing requirements are met.

GMP continues to respond to reports of parties and funerals, with some funerals so large that they have required their own police operations.

This has added to ongoing resource issues within the force, which is spending up to £100,000 on special operations every weekend.

A total

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Hayley Paige Wedding Dresses by Season

Hayley Paige began her career in fashion as a student at Cornell University. She was an integral designer at Melissa Sweet Bridal and launched the first Marchesa Eterna bridal collection. In 2011, we was brought on as head designer at bridal house JLM Couture and began her namesake label at the age of 25. In addition to Hayley Paige Bridal, Paige also runs Hayley Paige, Blush by Hayley Paige, Hayley Paige Occasions, La Petite Hayley Paige and Hayley Paige Red Carpet. Scroll below to see the Spring 2021, Fall 2020 and Fall 2019 bridal collections from Hayley Paige.

Hayley Paige Spring 2021

Hayley Paige’s Spring 2021 collection is inspired by “reckless optimism.” The line features sparkling fabrics, princess silhouettes and plenty of embroidery. Below you’ll find the Spring 2021 collection from Hayley Paige

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“Monet” all-over lace ball gown with corset bodice and removable off-the-shoulder sleeves.

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Maskless wedding photo at Vermont inn worries town officials

WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — Officials in the Vermont town of Woodstock say they were concerned by a photo from a wedding at the Woodstock Inn and Resort that showed people not wearing masks or social distancing.

The Valley News reports the photo of about 40 people wearing dresses and suits and sitting shoulder-to-shoulder in white folding chairs outside during the Saturday event circulated on social media.

Woodstock Village Trustees Chairman Jeffrey Kahn wrote that the safety of residents, business employees and visitors is of utmost importance.

“The safety of our residents, business employees and visitors is of utmost importance to us,” Kahn wrote in a social media post. “We must not become complacent about adhering to the Village mask ordinance. Wear your mask…be well.”

In a statement, the inn said they tried to comply with all guidelines.

“We understand the concerns and will make every effort to reassure the community

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Demi Lovato Said She Wanted an Outdoor Wedding With Ex Wilmer Valderrama

Demi Lovato once gave her fans some insight into what she imagined her wedding to Wilmer Valderrama would look like. 

The “Sorry Not Sorry” singer dished to Complex magazine in 2015 about her relationship with Valderrama. At the time, the couple had been together for five years, and Lovato shared with the outlet she saw a bright future for them both. 

Although Lovato and Valderrama didn’t go the distance, Lovato revealed she did have wedding plans at the time. Years later, she would be planning to walk down the aisle with Max Ehrich. 

Actor Wilmer Valderrama (L) and singer Demi Lovato arrive at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.
Wilmer Valderrama and Demi Lovato |Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images

A look into Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama’s relationship

Lovato and Valderrama met back in 2010 while they were shooting a PSA for Voto Latino. While shooting a video to encourage young people of color to vote, Lovato said she couldn’t resist Valderrama’s looks and charm, per 

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Bengal lawyer seeks bride who won’t be addicted to social media. ‘He will remain unmarried’, says Twitterati

a person sitting on a bed: Bengal lawyer seeks bride who won't be addicted to social media. 'He will remain unmarried', says Twitterati

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Bengal lawyer seeks bride who won’t be addicted to social media. ‘He will remain unmarried’, says Twitterati

A matrimonial advertisement has created quite the buzz on social media for seeking unreasonable qualities in the prospective bride. The matrimonial ad put out by a 37-year-old lawyer from West Bengal mentioned that the bride must not be “addicted to social media.”

Apart from the usual regressive and sexist demands of a “fair, beautiful, tall, and slim bride”, the certain Chatterjee who boasts of practising yoga and being ‘handsome’ and ‘fair’, also wants a bride who will not be a social media addict.

The unusual demand of the prospective groom who claims to be an advocate in the high court caught the eyes of IAS officer Nitin Sangwan, who shared it on social media from his Twitter handle.

Prospective brides/grooms please pay attention.

Match making criteria are changing

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Coronavirus: Couple get married in front of 200 guests by having a drive-in wedding | UK News

A couple got married in front of more than 200 people when they held a drive-in wedding in Essex.

Roma Popat and Vinal Patel got around current coronavirus restrictions when their guests watched the four-hour ceremony on a big screen outside while sitting inside their own cars.

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Guests watch Roma Popat and Vinal Patel's COVID-secure wedding at Braxted Park. Pic: Tim Stewart News
Guests watch the COVID-safe wedding from their cars in the grounds of Braxted Park. Pic: Tim Stewart News

Only 15 guests are allowed to attend wedding ceremonies and receptions at COVID-secure locations in England – but the occasion was organised in just three weeks to create the special drive-in experience and allow more people to enjoy the couple’s big day.

The ceremony was held directly in front of a small number of immediate family – and shown on a screen outside where guests were watching from more than 100 parked cars.

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An Intimate Fall-Inspired Wedding at the DAR in Downtown DC

Emily and Sean met as PhD students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. After sharing a cab home from a group outing, Sean paid the fare and Emily offered to buy him a drink sometime in return. They exchanged numbers and arranged a first date at a popular pub—where, they report, they shut the place down, chatting through last call. Five years later, Sean proposed on a crisp fall day while the two were picnicking at the Virginia Arboretum. Keep reading to learn more about their fall-inspired celebration, which was also featured in our latest issue.

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The Fall-Inspired Wedding Details

For their intimate autumn wedding, they skipped the bridal parties and kept the guest list to 100. The Washington Monument played a key role as backdrop for the first look, outdoor ceremony, and courtyard cocktail hour. Guests moved inside

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Sex parties allowed but dancing at weddings banned under Queensland’s COVID-19 restrictions

COVID-19 regulations that prohibit wedding guests from dancing but allow group sex at approved swinger clubs and adult parties should be reviewed, according to a member of the Gold Coast entertainment industry.

Wedding entertainer Nik Edser said “we have had so many bookings cancelled because of the dancing rules” and has called for the State Government to ease the restriction.

“The irony is if I was invited to a wedding this weekend to attend with my wife and I wanted to dance with her there, then I wouldn’t be allowed to,” he said.

“But if we decided

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Indian-Origin Couple’s Drive-In Wedding To Bypass Covid Guest Limit Rule In UK

Under the UK guidelines, only 15 people are allowed to be part of wedding ceremonies.


 An Indian-origin couple, keen not to delay their wedding plans despite a strict restriction on the number of guests allowed to assemble under England’s coronavirus lockdown rules, are celebrating this week after pulling off a first-of-its-kind drive-in wedding near London.

Londoners Roma Popat and Vinal Patel were originally due to get married on April 20 but when lockdown disrupted their plans, they discussed the concept of a drive-in wedding with their wedding coordinator, Saheli Events, almost as a tongue-in-cheek thought rather than a serious plan.

However, what began as a joke became a reality last Friday, when the couple were married in front of a small gathering of their immediate family with the ceremony being projected onto a big screen in a field next door to friends and family seated in more than 100

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