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Are garters still a thing?

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Are garters still a thing?

Do Bride Actually Wear Wedding Garters? It is always the same question: "Do brides still wear garters?" It doesn't matter if you are in the wedding industry, maybe as a wedding planner or a photographer, or you are not in the wedding world at all. They always say, "But, wait, I thought brides don't wear wedding garters anymore?" My short answer is always the same to these confused questions. Obviously, brides are still wearing garters!  If think the confusion comes from what people think of when they think about a garter. Most people – in and out of the wedding profession –...

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Wedding garters are not just for tossing!

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Wedding garters are not just for tossing!

I’m just going to come right out and say it: wedding garters are not for tossing. Nope, they aren’t for throwing to the crowd of singles at your wedding reception. A bridal garter is something special, just for you, to love and save from your wedding day. It is an heirloom for you to pass down through generations in your family, maybe even save for your daughter some day. The wedding garter, in general, gets such a bad rap, because most people associate the garter with the garter toss ceremony. But they are two different things. The Garter As I said earlier, a garter...

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Wedding garter tips

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Wedding garter tips

Who buys the garter? There is no set rule for who typically buys a bride’s wedding garter. If you want to buy one for a friend for her bridal shower, it can be a thoughtful gift. If you want to pick out your own bridal garter for your own wedding, that is perfectly acceptable, too. How much does a garter cost? A wedding garter can cost anywhere from R100 to R500 (for extremely ornate garters). The average price is around R200 to R350. The more ornate the style, the more expensive they tend to get. What are the different styles...

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Something blue

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Something blue

According to The Knot, “something old” stands for continuity; “something new” shows optimism for the future; “something borrowed” symbolizes borrowed happiness; and “something blue” represents purity, love, and fidelity. So why not wear a gorgeous pair of earrings or a hair accessory with a hint of blue? There are many different shades so you can pick whichever one you prefer. The most common are navy or sky blue. A great way to wear blue if you don't want it to be too obvious is the garter. Wear a garter with a shade of blue and you can tick that off your bridal tradition...

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