Bucking Tradition: Kneeling to Propose

Bucking Tradition: Kneeling to Propose

Those envisioning the “perfect” proposal often imagine the person proposing on one knee. But where does this tradition come from? There are mixed stories related to the origin of proposing on one knee, according to Reader’s Digest. “Some say it hearkens back to...
Bucking Tradition: Penny In Your Shoe

Bucking Tradition: Penny In Your Shoe

Many bridal traditions, including the bridal party, throwing rice and the bouquet toss, are surrounded in superstition. So, too, is the “penny in your shoe” practice, which actually originates from the “something old, something new” poem. It reads: “Something...
Bucking Tradition: Something Blue

Bucking Tradition: Something Blue

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. You’ve probably heard this rhyming trope that tells brides four things to wear on their wedding day. But where did the advice originate? According to The Knot, the famous wedding guidance comes...
Top 5 2022 Bridesmaid Dress Trends

Top 5 2022 Bridesmaid Dress Trends

While the bride’s dress is inarguably the most important of the wedding day, the bridesmaids’ dresses are a close second. These dresses often reflect the wedding colors, as well as the bride’s style and the vibe of the day. Winter wonderland wedding?...
Bucking Tradition: Throwing Rice

Bucking Tradition: Throwing Rice

You may have attended a wedding where the attendees shower the bride and groom with rice as they leave the ceremony. This photographic tradition likely began with the Celts, who tossed rice, millet and other grains to appease spirits and ask for blessing and fertility...

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