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Weddings Haven’t Always Been So White

It’s often assumed that the title of Billy Idol’s 1982 pop hit “White Wedding” refers—in spite of the song’s angry overtones—to a timeless cultural convention. The fact of the matter is that white weddings are actually a fairly recent tradition, and date back to the mid-19th century.

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How to Create a Destination Wedding of Your Own

Destination weddings gained popularity in the late 1980s, as warm-weather destinations in Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean became increasingly accessible to greater numbers of people. While the rich and famous had always enjoyed opulent weddings in exotic locations, the destination weddings trend made it possible for the less well-heeled to tie the knot more fashionably than they might at their local church or conference center.

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Wedding Traditions Change Over Time

Planning a wedding has always been a deeply personal experience for every couple. A wedding should speak of a relationship’s uniqueness and each betrothed’s personality. Many couples feel they have to follow tradition, simply because that is how it has always been done, even though they are likely unaware of the origins of most wedding traditions. Traditions have simply endured.

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What’s the Best Time of Year to Get Married?

Your wedding day is one of the most significant days of your life. On your big day, you’ll want everything to be exactly how you always dreamed it would be, because it will provide you and your partner with beautiful memories as you embark on the journey of the rest of your lives together.

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How to Choose the Perfect Venue for your Wedding Reception

Selecting the perfect venue for your wedding reception is one of the most critical decisions you will make during your wedding-planning process. Having the right venue is the key to a successful wedding reception because so many of your planning decisions will hinge upon the venue that you choose.

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Cupcake Weddings

Valued in excess of $20 million, the world’s most expensive wedding cake was exhibited at a bridal show in Beverly Hills in 2006. The diamond-laced masterpiece was not eaten, however.

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Adventure Bachelor Parties

These days, a bachelor party doesn’t have to be all about strippers and booze—forget those old standbys and get hip with the times! There’s a whole world of bachelor party fun and excitement to discover outside of the strip clubs and casinos.

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