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Wedding Traditions

5 Fascinating Wedding Traditions From Around The World

Sonali Lamba | Posted 04.14.2014 | Weddings
Sonali Lamba

Whether it's something old, new, borrowed, or blue, for many brides, tradition is the foundation upon which the wedding of her dreams is built. No bride is the same and no culture celebrates the same traditions.

The 16 Most Unusual Wedding Traditions From Around The World

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.08.2014 | Weddings

Weddings, to this day, are steeped in tradition -- regardless of where in the world they take place. For instance, did you know that the practice ...

7 Ways To Say 'I Don't' To Outdated Wedding Traditions

Bustle | Posted 04.03.2014 | Weddings
Bustle

While the big day is definitely something you want to remember, a true feminist wedding is when the partners know it's really about their marriage.

Wedding Guest Is Determined To Catch The Bouquet, At Any Cost

Posted 12.09.2013 | Weddings

The popularity of the wedding bouquet toss tradition is said to be declining, but you wouldn't know it based on this recent wedding fail. In a vid...

10 Wedding World Records That Are Nothing Short Of Amazing

Posted 11.25.2013 | Weddings

By Kristen Droesch for YourTango.com Weddings are becoming more and more extravagant, and we're all aware of it. Haven't you ever found yourself ...

Why We'll Be Pronounced By Our Names On Our Wedding Day

Amanda Chatel | Posted 12.31.2013 | Weddings
Amanda Chatel

On our wedding day, we'd like to be pronounced by our names: Amanda and Olivier. Why? Because I'm Amanda first and foremost before I'm Olivier's wife, and the same goes for him.

Do We Really Have To Put A Ring On It?

Brittany Gibbons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Brittany Gibbons

We don't need to show people we're in a committed relationship by some ring, but rather by the way he rests his hand on my back in line at the theater without thinking, or the way we automatically put the armrest up between our airplane seats.

12 Wedding Traditions From Around The Globe

Posted 09.29.2013 | Weddings

By Kristen Droesch for YourTango.com Everyone is familiar with wedding staples like tossing the bouquet and the first dance. But what about traditi...

Arin Greenwood

Bridesmaid Dress Mystery Solved!

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.26.2013 | Weddings

Bridesmaid dresses come in very many shades of chiffon (and charmeuse and satin and taffeta ...) and present almost as many mysteries. The main one...

50 Fun Facts About Weddings You Probably Didn't Know

The Knot | Posted 11.10.2013 | Weddings
The Knot

Everyone's got a know-it-all in the family: the uncle who spits out World Series stats at the drop of a hat, the sister who can list all the James Bond flicks in reverse chronological order, the reptile-enthusiast cousin. We're proud to be your wedding equivalent.

4 Wedding Traditions You've Never Heard Of

Tricia Spencer | Posted 10.07.2013 | Weddings
Tricia Spencer

We can thank our ancestors for conceiving and preserving these memorable moments. But what about wedding traditions that were handed down, generation to generation, only to eventually segue into oblivion? Why didn't they stick?

Wedding Gifts That Keep on Giving

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 09.28.2013 | Weddings
Sherri Kuhn

He says I still have that new bride smell. That man I exchanged I do's with almost 26 years ago... the man I promised to love and to cherish, to honor and cook for, and to continue to laugh at his potty humor until death do us part.

What 26% Of Brides Refuse To Give Up

Posted 07.29.2013 | Weddings

A new survey reveals that today's brides aren't afraid to buck tradition at their weddings. Online wedding directory WeddingDays.co.uk surveyed 200...

14 Common And Crazy Wedding Superstitions

www.babble.com | Posted 07.16.2013 | Weddings

There are superstitions about everything — unlucky dates to the color of the cat that just walked past you! There is no real easy way to trace back ...

12 Women Reveal Why Their Dads Didn't Walk Them Down The Aisle

Posted 07.15.2013 | Weddings

Tradition dictates that it's the bride's father who walks her down aisle during the wedding ceremony. But what if you don't have a great relationship ...

Why This Couple Had 3 Extravagant Weddings

Posted 07.12.2013 | Weddings

For most couples, getting married once is stressful enough. But some brides and grooms are opting to say "I do" again... and again and again. On Th...

5 Ways To Make Your Wedding More Feminist

feminspire.com | Posted 07.09.2013 | Weddings

For the past few weeks we have been living in the midst of what is known in certain circles as “wedding season,” the time of the summer where we a...

Wedding Traditions We Could Definitely Do Without

Posted 06.26.2013 | Weddings

Most weddings consist of a ceremony and a party that are chock-full-of traditions -- the walk down the aisle, the garter toss, the bouquet toss, the ...

5 Wedding Traditions You Can Skip

Posted 06.25.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly Weddings these days are all about personalization. Couples are looking for ways to make their wedding decor and overa...

Wedding Dance, Without Dad

Anita Malik | Posted 08.15.2013 | Weddings
Anita Malik

So with Father's Day here, spend time remembering your loved one and brainstorming uplifting ways to honor him. Nothing will change the fact that the day will be missing a loving face, but you can still love your day.

Why We Should Stop Giving Wedding Gifts

www.slate.com | Posted 06.11.2013 | Weddings

Marriage customs have undergone many profound changes in the past few centuries. Contemporary American brides and grooms don’t meet for the first ti...

LOOK: Groom Is NOT Impressed With This Wedding Tradition

Posted 06.07.2013 | Weddings

We know the garter removal is regarded as one of the more awkward wedding traditions. After all, who really wants to watch the groom dance "sexily" an...

This Wedding Tradition Is Dead

Posted 05.29.2013 | Weddings

If you're planning on going to a wedding, don't expect the bouquet and garter toss to be on the agenda. The centuries-old bouquet and garter toss t...

Is It OK To Ban Kids From Your Wedding?

Posted 05.10.2013 | Weddings

When creating their wedding guest list, every couple is faced with the same question: should kids be invited? Here's one woman who made her positio...

WATCH: Most Awkward Wedding Dances Ever

Posted 05.09.2013 | Weddings

If there's one thing you can count on seeing at a wedding, it's some seriously awkward dancing. We found some of the most uncomfortable-yet-hilario...