In which Lauren B's Bachelor finale dress looked all too familiar
I have given up apologizing for watching The Bachelor, you hear me? Too many of my smartest, classiest female friends watch it and enjoy it for me to feel the need to defend it as good television. Also, have you ever even seen it, Becky? WHO ARE YOU TO JUDGE. #thehillshaveeyes
Now that we have gotten that out of the way, I want to tell you about a bout of déjà vu I had when watching the finale on Monday. Ben Higgins, the bachelor in question, popped the question to his season-long frontrunner, flight attendant Lauren Bushnell.
Now, I have never been proposed to by Ben Higgins (that I can speak of). But I have worn the exact same dress Lauren was wearing during the proposal.
It was quite recently, in fact: I rented the cobalt Badgley Mischka gown off Rent the Runway in January for friend Eve's wedding at the St. Pete Shuffleboard Club. The dress was a bit steep for a rental, at $100, but I loooved it; you can read my glowing five-star review if you flip through the user photos.
You can also go crazy and buy it at Saks for $660. You know, you do you.
Katie also had a bit of fun spotting an RTR rental on the small screen. On last night's episode of Nashville, Katie reports, Scarlett O'Connor* wore a Free People dress to the barn wedding of Rayna James* and Deacon Claybourne*. If you loved the look, too, join Katie in considering renting it - the dress goes for only $35.
*Are these real people? They sound like rustic furniture collections I can't afford and might break. Is Katie tricking me? The shocking finale, next week, on Deal Divas.