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Awesome book that delves into the wedding industrial complex. This book has convinced me that eloping is the best option.Published 15 months ago by Henriette Buchanan
One Perfect Day explores the commercial mechanics behind the showy expensive weddings. The book also explores the societal pressures that affect brides and lead to the so called... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Nicole W.
I /really/ wanted to like this book. I have made a hobby of reading up on wedding industry economics and supply chains, books and blogs on how certain values were created around... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Bookreaders
Rebecca Mead has a very witty writing style and she uses it appropriately on wedding planning and the industry. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Jennifer
Former New Yorker staff writer Rebecca Mead takes us on a journey through 'bridezilla' culture providing us with lots of reportage and data on the wedding industry. Read morePublished on April 30, 2013 by Rusty Nails
While this seemed to be a book on the level of The American way of Death, it very much wasn't. There was a lot of interesting insights on the Wedding industry and I read it very... Read morePublished on March 18, 2013 by Katherine Funk
This book was... strange? Yes. Strange.
It filled me with numbers and percentages about the wedding industry and explained the history behind 'traditions'. Read more
Rebecca Mead does not step delicately around issues surrounding modern American weddings in One Perfect Day -- rather, she tackles them head-on with class and wit. Read morePublished on October 2, 2012 by Caroline Niziol
The author, who herself had a simple civil ceremony followed by a small reception at her home, described herself as having "never nurtured a desire to be a bride-by-the-book. Read morePublished on July 6, 2012 by caligyrl