Day: July 5, 2020

When a Postponed Wedding Just Means More Time to Perfect the Fit

The night that Tom Hanks shared his coronavirus diagnosis—also the night it was announced that both the NBA season and international flights would be suspended—it was unlikely that many people were thinking about the save-the-dates posted on their fridges. But for those of us whose names appeared on those cards, a once-in-a-lifetime global pandemic caused a different kind of anxiety. My wedding was supposed to be May 30, and in grieving its loss I’ve found relief in a surprising place: obsessing over old celebrity wedding-fit pics.

It started when I discovered that with my new wedding date—May 1, 2021—I’ll share an anniversary with Elvis and Priscilla Presley. Check out The King in a black paisley tux and a crown of slicked-back hair. It got me thinking: Should I use all the time I now have before my wedding to get something similarly elaborate made?

The options are truly infinite, as

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