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In Sickness and in Taffeta

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/celebrations_simchas/article/in_sickness_and_in_taffeta_20031114

As a woman prepares to say "I do," her friends prepare to stand by her side in purple puffy dresses and lavender dyed shoes. In sickness and in health, in velour and in taffeta, in chartreuse and in lemon. As her bridesmaids, they will participate in a tradition that may be as old as Judaism itself.

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