Say Yes To The Dress: Big Bliss (VOD Hidden Gem)May 19, 2011
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Already a fan of the Say Yes To The Dress franchise, even if I was the only one watching the Atlanta one since it was all dress and minimal drama), SYTTD’s Big Bliss is all about plus sized brides. Before you go sucking your teeth, you should note that bridal dresses come in sample size (0 -6) so if you’re pre-Weight Watchers Jennifer Hudson (who wasn’t that big anyway), good luck with everything. I should know. I did that whole thing once. I think my thigh fit in a Vera Wang.
Actually what you can do is watch the folks at the infamous bridal amusement park known Kleinfeld’s in New York and see the magic they can work. Picture the salon in “Bridesmaids” but with more “consultants” and less...um...food poisoning.
In the episode I watched “Man Vs. Bride”, three voluptuous brides came in to ensure they are jaw dropping on their wedding. They also have three different men who will either help or hinder that goal.
Telita came with her fashionista brother who basically took over the consultants job and found a few scary and a few nice dresses. Telita’s was torn and didn’t know what to pick: the sexy dress (that let her “girls” be a little free) or the elegant one?
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T. Tara Turk is a novelist/playwright/screenwriter, living in LA with her boyfriend and dog - all three successful TV addicts. You can find her at www.ttaraturk.com or follow her on Twitter @ttaraturk.