Wedding & Function
Wedding & Function

Old Wedding Traditions

The Ring
The giving and receiving of rings, has for centuries, symbolized… Read more

Flouncing
Flouncing was a cute tradition that is exactly what it sounds… Read more

Dowry
When families arranged marriages, they were trying their… Read more

The Bridal Shower
Tradition says that the first bridal shower was given to a poor... Read More

The Wedding Veil
The bride's veil and bouquet is an older tradition than her… Read more

The Bride's Handkerchief
Early farmers thought a bride's wedding day tears were lucky... Read more

The Attendants Dress
Who hasn't noticed that the maids, ushers, and entire bridal… Read more

The Bridal Bouquet
For centuries, flowers have stood for a variety of emotions.… Read more

Giving the Bride Away
In times when women were granted few privileges and even… Read more

The Ceremonial Kiss
The kiss that concludes the wedding ceremony is said to... Read More

Throwing Rice or Confetti
The throwing of rice on the couple has always been symbolic… Read more

The Traditional Wedding Dance
Traditionally, the bride and groom will be the first to dance as… Read more

The Wedding Cake
Beginning in early Roman times, the cake has been a special… Read more

The Groom's Cake
The groom's cake is a smaller cake that is served at the wedding… Read more

The Bouquet Toss
At the close of the reception the single women gather on the… Read more

The Garter Toss
In ancient Israel, brides wore a blue ribbon to signify "fidelity." The… Read more

The Honeymoon
In ancient times, many of the first marriages were by capture, not… Read more

Carrying the Bride Across the Threshold
During the days of "Marriage by Capture," the bride was certainly... Read more

Wedding Dress Colour
If you’re thinking of breaking tradition and ditching the traditional... Read More


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