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Modesty Culture and Your Gown: Let's talk Serena Williams, judgemental Grannies, and navigating it all

Modesty Culture and Your Gown: Let's talk Serena Williams, judgemental Grannies, and navigating it all

We need to have a talk about the people we love and the general public policing our style choices.  Unfortunately, many brides will have to navigate their way through some unsolicited opinions from loved ones.  Grandma may want you to be more "covered up".  Conversely, maybe your well-intentioned besties insist your look is "too frumpy" and "needs more skin".  You yourself even think the thought "I don't want to give the wrong idea..."   Here are my inalienable 3 laws regarding YOUR personal style, for the big day and everyday.   1. Dress to make yourself feel good. It's the law that trumps...