Was Bethenny's Bride Sweatsuit Too Cute Or Too Cheesy?

Mon, March 29, 2010 1:16pm EST by 4 Comments
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Before and after she slipped into her wedding gown, she stayed comfy in a sweatsuit! This is what I thought of the look, but what did you think?

Wearing a sweatsuit when you get your hair done on the big day is totally practical, but it seems like the comfy get-up has turned into quite a style staple! While celebs, (like Britney Spears and Khloe Kardashian), have taken the trend to a new level with personalized sweatsuits, I’ve seen the trend pop up in many wedding photos over the past couple of years — and I don’t just mean in magazines, I’m talking about girls I’m friends with on Facebook!

Bethenny’s pre-wedding look didn’t bother me at first, but I don’t understand why she changed back into the sweatsuit at the end of the night. I know she’s pregnant and her wedding gown probably wasn’t the most comfortable get-up for the bride-to-be, but I wish she slipped into a short white dress. Don’t schlep around in sweats on your big day! Changing into a shorter dress is becoming increasingly popular — and it’s a fun way to get comfortable for celebrating! Bethenny, you’re always so put together — this laid back look just doesn’t make sense to me!

Don’t get me wrong, the whole pants and hoodie combo does add a cute personal touch to the special day and it is totally practical, but I’m so sick of the trend. While Juicy Couture is responsible for the initial sweatsuit craze, I think its fifteen minutes of fame are up! The whole matchy get-up looks more cheesy than chic. I get that weddings, showers, and bachelorette parties are about being cute and corny, but the look just isn’t for me — and unless the sweatsuit is still your signature style staple, I don’t think it should be for you either! I always feel so bad when I see poor bridesmaids forcing smiles in photos sporting the matchy-match outfit, when you know they would’ve felt way more comfortable in a button down and jeans. The only thing worse than a bride-to-be in this look is a whole brigade of girls! I think there are other ways to add a personal touch to the big day without relying on a stale sweatsuit, but what do you think?

-Katrina Mitzeliotis


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Jennifer Smith

Posted at 1:08 PM on September 17, 2010  

I love the look, but I’m biased since Bethenney bought the outfit online at Just Jen. We didn’t even know it until we saw it on Bethenney Getting Married.

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Posted at 5:31 PM on July 22, 2010  

we think it is cute, then again we are biased, since Bethenny bought the outfit from us at http://www.JustJen.com.

we didnt even know she had bought it until a customer told us it was on TV, and we looked back in our orders and found one from Bethenny.

thanks Bethenny!

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Posted at 6:46 PM on March 29, 2010  


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Posted at 4:24 PM on April 1, 2010  

completely. like her.

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