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Wedding History

PHOTOS: The World's First Bridal Shower

Jafreen M. Uddin | Posted 06.09.2013 | Weddings
Jafreen M. Uddin

While the ritual has only gained popularity in the West in the last couple of decades, mehndi has long been an integral pre-wedding ritual for any South Asian bride, dating back to as early as the 15th century.

A Brief History Of Weddings

Posted 12.10.2012 | Weddings

As far as we know, universities don't offer any "History of Weddings" courses. But after finding this fascinating infographic, we think perhaps they s...

10 Surprising Facts About Wedding Invitations

Posted 11.01.2012 | Weddings

Turns out there's more to wedding invitations than just a card and an envelope. Simply Bridal dug up 10 facts about wedding invitations you didn't...

QUIZ: Where In The World Do You Find This Wedding Tradition?

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Lai | Posted 01.20.2012 | Weddings

Weddings may be held all over the world, but when it comes to Big Day details, each culture celebrates nuptials differently. After all, not all co...

It's a Nice Day for a White Wedding

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

Writer and editor Elizabeth Livingston is currently working in the New York Public Library's special Wertheim Study researching a book about a family wedding gown gown.