A Bridal Shower Grows in Brooklyn

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I'm still thinking about all the delicious food at my friend Petra's bridal shower last weekend (I've already gotten the recipe for her mom's amazing twist on potato salad!). The bride's best friend hosted a party at her adorable garden apartment, and she and the other bridesmaids went out of their way to personalize the day for Petra. Pretty tulips in mason jars nodded to the bride's Dutch heritage, and we all sipped her favorite cocktail, the greyhound (grapefruit juice and vodka). But the piece de resistance was a Barbie cake made by the hostess, with an actual doll in the center (Petra's a beauty blogger for Glamour.com, and could teach even Barbie a thing or two about hair and makeup). The bridal shower is always my favorite part of a wedding - I love dressing up a bit, catching up with the girls and hearing all about the bride's wedding plans (especially if she doesn't mind sharing them with our readers!).—Brooke Showell, senior associate features editor, Elegant Bride

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this is adorable!

Posted 07/29/2009 11:31:16AM
by kim

this is adorable!

Posted 07/29/2009 11:32:17AM
by kim

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