Every guest at a wedding plays a role, but it can be argued that the father of the bride holds one of the most important. As a key member of the bridal party, the father of the bride is expected ... read more
Weddings have a lot of ingrained traditions but in today’s modern world, couples are more frequently opting to skip these traditions altogether. While activities such as the bouquet toss or even wearing a garter have been forgotten by many, there ... read more
If there’s one thing besides love associated with weddings, it’s traditions. There are so many of them that date back years—in some cases, centuries. Many couples are familiar with these as they begin the wedding planning process, but what an ... read more
Like many millennials, you and your betrothed have decided to get married at city hall. Congratulations! While getting hitched at your local courthouse is meant to be a simple and intimate, if not modern, affair, it doesn’t mean you have ... read more
Often performed in a marriage ceremony after the couple exchanges vows, a unity ceremony acts as a metaphor for the fusion of the couple and their families. If the vows are a verbal promise to one another, the unity ceremony ... read more
You’re standing at the altar, the love of your life across from you. You’ve said your vows and exchanged your rings. Every part of the wedding planning process has led up to this very moment: the moment when your officiant ... read more
If you’re looking to add something interesting to your wedding, why not look at other countries and cultures for inspiration? It can be a tasteful touch to add a bit of your distant heritage to your special day. Or, if ... read more
Even couples who are planning on ditching most of the old-fashioned wedding traditions—like the bouquet toss, not seeing each other before the ceremony, or the “to have and to hold” vows—are still likely to get their wedding fashion cues from ... read more
Are you stuck on which old school wedding rules you ought to follow and which ones you should…not? When it comes to weddings, not all traditions are made equally. In fact, there are some wedding rules that are definitely OK ... read more
When it comes to choosing your wedding party, the issue seems pretty cut and dried: bridesMAIDS belong with the bride, while groomsMEN go with the groom. This decision, like most wedding traditions, is pretty segregated between the sexes…but for modern ... read more
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