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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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Everything You Need to Know About Buying Bridesmaid Jewellery

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Everything You Need to Know About Buying Bridesmaid Jewellery

Accessorising your crew can be confusing, from deciding what they'll wear to figuring out who's paying. Learn about all things bridesmaid jewellery right here. Adding the finishing touches to bridesmaid outfits can be tricky. If you're the bride, you want to stay true to your vision while also making sure your crew is happy. Similarly, if you're a member of the wedding party charged with picking out your own bridesmaid jewellery, you've got the added pressure of pleasing your soonlywed bestie. But don't worry, we're here to make shopping for day-of accessories that much easier. We've answered all the biggest...

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT HEADPIECE FOR YOUR WEDDING: 11 THINGS TO KNOW

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT HEADPIECE FOR YOUR WEDDING: 11 THINGS TO KNOW

You’re almost ready: You’ve got your dream wedding gown that meets every expectation you’ve ever had, you’ve picked out the right shoes to match your gown and you’ve chosen just the right hairstyle for this magical wedding day. And now, it’s time for the final touch – choosing your bridal headpiece to seal the deal. Choosing the right headpiece can be exciting; this accessory, which decorates your hair and face can take your wedding look to so many directions, you want it to be just perfect. Here are 10 tips on how to choose your wedding day headpiece. 1. First of...

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The art of the veil

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The art of the veil

The wedding veil is one of the oldest wedding traditions, symbolising modesty, purity, and chastity. In this day and age, however, wearing a veil is not a requirement, which is why it's so much fun to let your style and personality shine when it comes to selecting your veil. But with so many lengths and styles available, how do you know which veil is the right one for you?  Keep in mind the following when shopping for your veil: ► Your veil should complement your look, not compete with it.► Simple gowns will offset any intricate lace or beadwork on...

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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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