As if the list of bridesmaidsy duties (party-planning, dress-bustling, photo-posing, tear-wiping, etc.) isn’t long enough, finding an ethically sourced, eco-conscious, and, um, attractive frock for the occasion is no piece of (multi-tiered) cake.

Today, The Guardian addresses this very dilemma:

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One of my dearest friends will be getting married next year and has asked me to be her bridesmaid. I would like to make sure that the dress is ethical both in its fabric and the way its been made. I also want to get something I could wear again so nothing too ‘bridesmaidy’ — and I don’t want to break the bank for my friend! Where might I find a beautiful dress that is suitable for a fairly formal affair held at Westminster cathedral and is affordable?

Want the response? I do.

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