Fiction | Short Story

The Bridesmaid’s Tale

Holly Jahangiri
8 min readNov 15, 2020

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Photo by Thomas AE on Unsplash

Allie arrived at the church early, wearing faded denim jeans and a wear-softened Oxford-cloth shirt that belonged to her husband. The dress, strawberry satin and tulle, was slung over her shoulder, still wrapped in its protective plastic sheathe. Allie had packed everything else into a bright orange nylon tote: black peau de soie pumps, curling iron, brush, bustier, girdle, extra pairs of…

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