Your bride is quite a ketch…

October 29, 2010

Blog Guy, I really need some of your famous fashion help to plan my wedding. We’re getting married outdoors, at a yacht club, and the area where I wait to enter the ceremony is quite a distance from the altar.


I’m a very slow walker, and I’m worried my fiancé will just marry my trampy bridesmaid if I don’t get there fast enough.

CHINA/Yacht club, huh? Well, I’m happy to help young couples in luff, such as yawl. I’ll get you to the altar much schooner than you imagined.

Are you really going to help, or just sit there making truly asinine sailing puns?

I’d like to do both, without the stern reprimand.

Here’s what you do. Plan a downwind course to the altar, and make your wedding dress from a spinnaker sail. It will catch the gusts and get you to the altar before you know it. Check out this bride here, on the way to tying the knot.

A spinnaker, huh? The wind is supposed to be pretty strong that day. Have you done this before?

SPORT YACHTINGIndeed, I had a bride do the same thing last week, at a yacht club in Connecticut. The hull nine yards.

And she was happy with the result?

I don’t know, but I expect to hear from her soon. She’s been spotted over the Horn of Africa….

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A model presents a creation for a wedding dress collection by designer Tsai Meiyue at China Fashion Week in Beijing October 29, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

Yachts race downwind with spinnakers at the beginning of the second leg of La Solitaire Afflelou Le Figaro 2006 yacht race in the northern Spanish town of Santander August 13, 2006. REUTERS/Victor Fraile

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Loving the shoesssssss!!!!!
and I dont care, maybe this blog’s fashion sense has rubbed off on me, but I like that dress….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Yachta, Yachta, Yachta … 😉

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

Oh Mr. B. I could not help but keel over from laughter at this blog! That caused a wave of concern from my cow-irkers as to my condition. I really do have to stem the tide from all this insanity though and really anchor down. There is a lot of work to be done!

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Thats a bellowing dress, Spin… :)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Imma let you finish, but are we allowed to say ‘asinine’ on this blog?

Posted by KWest | Report as abusive

Now, now, we mizzen’t go overboard!

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

Wow, gorgeous dress. I may have to go bonk some guy on the head and get him to marry me just so I can wear that :)

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive

@sarabelle: I can just see you sailing down the aisle toward the guy with the concussion…

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

A capelet? Like the family in Romeo and Juliet?

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

“Get to the back of the boat!”



Eh, makes me laugh.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

The dress has an Orinoco Flow about it. Makes me want to sail away, sail away, sail away.



Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

Dont anyone ask what an orninoco flow is… unless you wanna be zapped….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

If it is any similarity to a laminar flow (no, not a Lamar flow) then I have a general idea.

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