Bucking Tradition: Bouquet Toss

Bucking Tradition: Bouquet Toss

Parading all the single women at your wedding onto the dance floor and asking them to fight each other over some flowers is a time-honored wedding tradition. Or is it? According to The Knot 2018 Real Weddings Study, the bouquet toss decreased in popularity from 54% in...
Bucking Tradition: Garter Toss

Bucking Tradition: Garter Toss

If you’re questioning whether to include the garter toss in your wedding reception, you’re not alone: The Knot 2018 Real Weddings Study found that only 33% of to-be-weds were planning on incorporating the garter toss into their wedding, down from 41% in 2016. Much of...
Wedding Traditions: Veil

Wedding Traditions: Veil

Wedding veils have evolved over the years (have you seen the floppy hat veils of the ‘80s?!), but 65% of brides still wear one, according to Wedding Ideas magazine. In fact, Wedding Historian Susan Waggoner has said the veil is “the oldest part of the bridal...
Wedding Traditions: Cake

Wedding Traditions: Cake

Wedding cakes are now an integral part of any reception, but most of us don’t realize the tradition actually started with a different carb – bread.  According to Southern Living magazine, the grooms of yesterday used to take a bite of bread, then crumble the remainder...
Wedding Traditions: Garter

Wedding Traditions: Garter

While the garter toss has become increasingly less popular at modern weddings, many brides still choose to wear a garter underneath their wedding dress. So how did this tradition begin? In the past, women commonly wore garters to hold up their stockings, but with the...

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