Bridesmaid Confessions: "I Spent $1,077 On Your Wedding"

Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.
Welcome to Bridesmaid Confessions, where we tackle the hardest part of participating in someone else's wedding: the cost. We're asking real bridesmaids to spill the beans — anonymously, of course — on every wedding-related expense, from the engagement all the way to the big day. (Thanks, Money Diaries, for the inspiration.)

Today, a woman who stormed out of the bachelorette party after a fight with the bride.

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Job: Stylist and Custom Clothier
Age: 29
Annual Salary: $75,000
Location: Chicago, IL
Total Number Of Bridesmaids: "I think there were five of us in the end...two had to drop out because of personal things."
Relationship To Bride: "Chicago friend from our fun single girl days."