Wedding traditions and superstitions

Do you know how the tradition of engagement rings began? Or how about the tradition of the bouquet toss? This is where you'll discover a whole world of wedding traditions and maybe you'll find a new one you'll want to follow.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

What to do with your bouquet

The bridal bouquet is so beautiful, so it’s only natural that you’ll want to do something special with it during or after the wedding. That’s why we’re going to give you some of our best wedding bouquet ideas.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

Wedding speeches: everything you need to know

On your big day some of your dearest friends and family will want to give speeches. If you're wondering who should give a wedding speech and when are the key speech moments you'll find all the answers in this guide.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

Why is it called a honeymoon?

Most couples go on their honeymoon never discovering what the name really means or why couples go on a honeymoon in the first place. We are sure you'll find the story rather interesting.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

4 important roles that will make your wedding day special

A successfully planned wedding is the fine result of good teamwork. Everyone has their role and the outcome of the wedding depends on more than just you. Here are the most important roles you should remember to make your wedding a success.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

Why you should have a wedding rehearsal dinner

Once everything is going smoothly and right on track for your big day, you might want to have a little pre-wedding celebration to kick things off. Yes, we're referring to the American tradition of a wedding rehearsal dinner.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

5 tips for a lovely engagement party

Back in the old days your guy would ask your father for permission to marry you and if he gave his blessing, an engagement party would follow. You probably won't do it like that, but if you want an engagement party anyway, here are our 5 tips.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

The Father of the Bride and his role in your wedding

If weddings were movies, the bride and groom would be the protagonists and the father of the bride would probably be second in line. He'll walk you down the aisle, but that's not his only role in your big day.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

4 fun wedding superstitions about wedding dates

You probably never imagined that Tuesday is the best day of the week to get married and the beautiful month of May is best avoided. We’re going to talk about quirky superstitions that might help you narrow down the perfect date for your big day.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

Colours and their meaning in weddings

You must take time to design your wedding colour scheme. It is important because colours can influence our feelings and how we perceive people, objects and emotions.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

Best Man Tips for Toasting

If you have the honour of being a best man, you have probably thought about what you're going to say for the big toast. If you're at a loss for words, we're here to give you tips and make your speech a success.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

The Special Role of the Maid of Honour

Everyone knows that the maid of honour is important at a wedding, but what exactly does she do? If you've been chosen for this special role, read on for some advice and suggestions...

Wedding traditions and superstitions

The Language of Flowers

Devised and made popular by Queen Victoria, the language of flowers is a code of secret messages that you convey through the flowers you display in your wedding bouquet. Here we talk about the meanings different flowers can convey.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

Traditional Greek Weddings

Every culture has it's traditions and rituals, especially when it comes to weddings. Greek culture is renowned for its joviality and sense of fun, so let's see how they celebrate getting married over there.

Wedding traditions and superstitions

Wedding Traditions in China

Weddings are universal in symbolising new beginnings, the start of a new family and an excuse to have a good old get together. However, each country has its own particular wedding codes, and nonetheless China. Lets take a look at some key rituals in ...

Wedding traditions and superstitions

Wedding Traditions in India

Western weddings are still typified by the white dress and church scenario, but we live in a multicultural society where many types of religions and weddings are practised. Here we take a look at how Hindu weddings are typically celebrated in India....

Wedding traditions and superstitions

History of the Bouquet

The bouquet is the quintessential wedding item. But do you know why and what its history is? Read on to find out...