By Jennifer Close
Wickedly hilarious and totally recognizable, Girls in White Dresses tells the tale of 3 ladies grappling with heartbreak and profession switch, relations strain and new love—all whereas pain via an never-ending around of weddings and bridal showers.
Isabella, Mary, and Lauren suppose like all people they comprehend is getting married. On Sunday after Sunday, at bridal bathe after bridal bathe, they coo over toasters, acquire ribbons and wrapping paper, devour minuscule sandwiches and doll-sized truffles. They put on pastel clothes and drink champagne through the case, yet amid the get together those ladies have their very own lives to deal with: Isabella is operating at a mailing-list corporation, dizzy with the combined indications of a chairman who claims she’s on a vitamin yet has Isabella dossier all morning if she forgets to deliver her a chocolate muffin. Mary thinks she could cry with happiness whilst she ultimately meets a pleasant man who loves his mom, basically to achieve he’ll by no means love Mary fairly as a lot. And Lauren, a waitress at a Midtown bar, swears up and down she won’t fall for the sleazy bartender—a promise that his soiled blond curls and ideal vodka sodas make demanding to maintain.
With a wry humorousness, Jennifer shut brings us via these exciting, bewildering, what-on-earth-am-I-going-to-do-with-my-life years of early maturity. those are the years while everybody else turns out to have a plan, an outstanding task, and a suitable boyfriend, whereas Isabella has a blind date with a homosexual guy, Mary has a weigh down on her boss, and Lauren has a goldfish named Willard. via boozy kinfolk vacations and disastrous ski vacation trips, relationships misplaced to politics and relationships present in puppy shops, Girls in White Dresses pulls us deep contained in the circle of those pals, completely shooting the wild frustrations and hovering joys of recent existence.