wedding traditions

It Means What? It Came From Where?

Ever wonder where "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue" came from? Or why sometimes a glass gets broken during a ceremony? Read more to find out about some of the most popular wedding superstitions and practices—and their origins.   Stylish Hip Weddings Photography Something Old, New, Borrowed & Blue - We've all heard this rhyme used when someone gets married, but what does it mean? Wearing "something old" represents the bride's past, while the "something new" symbolizes the couple's happy future. The bride is supposed to get her "something borrowed" from someone who is happily married in the hope that some of that person's good fortune rubs off on her. "Something blue" denotes fidelity and love. Ricky Restiano Photography Wearing a Veil - This custom traces its roots back [...]

By |2017-04-30T17:11:45-04:00April 30, 2017|Weddings|0 Comments

Wedding Traditions- Where Did They Come From?

Did you know that a popular wedding tradition is based off of... kidnapping? Weird, I know. There are so many traditions- The white dress, a wedding cake, the bouquet and garter toss... the list goes on and on. Have you ever wondered when or why these traditions began? I did some research and put together some interesting wedding facts that explain some of the most common wedding traditions and rituals. Why that finger for the engagement ring? The Ring Finger is the 4th finger on the left hand because people used to believe that that finger had a vein that led directly to the heart. White Dress Queen Victoria started the trend for white weddings when she commissioned a white lace gown for her wedding to Prince Albert in 1840. Before that, brides just wore their best dresses on [...]

By |2015-12-11T22:54:22-05:00December 11, 2015|Weddings|1 Comment
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