By Patrick Appel
Forcing bridesmaids to buy a dress they are never going to wear again isn't so bad. At least, not when compared to what some brides ask of their attendants:

Becky Lee, 39, a Manhattan photographer, declined when a friend asked her -- and five other attendants -- to have their breasts enhanced. "We're all Asian and didn't have a whole lot of cleavage, and she found a doctor in L.A. who was willing to do four for the price of two," said Ms. Lee, who wore a push-up bra instead. Not for nothing are some maids known as slaves of honor, but this kind of cajoling is a recent development on the wedding front.

(Hat tip: Kottke)

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