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Traditions: Wedding History

Matrimony has existed since ancient times, in different forms which reflect the customs and values of different societies. The Sumerians, the Assyrians and the Babylonians saw marriage solely for economic and social reasons. In Ancient Rome marriage was seen as a form of social climbing to pass from one castle to another, and was also
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The Wedding Day: Go Vintage with Ideas from the Roaring Twenties

What was once old is now new again. There is always an insurgence of something vintage in the fashion world. Many styles from the past are time tested and have no expiration date. Every so often we will see a reemergence of the 1920′s flapper style. As for many things in fashion, what becomes vogue
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The Wedding Day: Convey Your Love of Sparkle with Sequins

Since last year the short sequin dress has become the what to wear dress for festive cocktail parties. Particularly the super chic mid-thigh and long sleeved dress. As it sometimes happens what is hot in the fashion world has seeped into the wedding world. If you love this glitzy trend why not consider asking your
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Stationery: Showcase Elegancy with Letterpress Invitations

The American Wedding is excited to introduce their new Letterpress Collection of invitations. The extremely elegant Crane’s Lettra paper makes the perfect partner to the unparalleled quality of the timeless letterpress print style. Made with 100% of the finest cotton fiber it is undoubtedly to be a big hit with wedding customers and print enthusiasts
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Reception: How to Incorporate Lace Into Your Big Day

For this wedding season lace is going to make a big comeback. Lace isn’t just for your grandmothers anymore. The look and feel of lace offers a look of sophistication that is hard to create. It offers elegance and a lightness that many other fabrics and patterns just cannot offer. You may be wondering where
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Reception: Show Some Glamour at Your Wedding with Sequins

Sequins are becoming a big deal at weddings. In bridesmaid gowns (a big trend especially this year) and otherwise. A little bit of glitter and sparkle is what it is all about. There are many different ways to use sequins at your wedding and reception.  Many brides are just looking for that little something to
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The Wedding Day: Gold – No Longer an Accent Color

It seems like since forever, brides have used gold and silver for small accents at their weddings. Many weddings feature two colors with small splashes of gold or silver somewhere in the color palette.  In the stemware, in the non-floral bouquet, as a jewelry selection. However, this year aside from the ever popular mint, gold
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Reception: Decorating Your Wedding with Garlands

When it comes to decorating for your wedding there are many different ways to do so.  From floral arrangements on the tables to  paper lanterns hanging from the ceiling and many, many more ideas. Lately garlands are becoming more popular than ever. Now we aren’t talking traditional crepe paper bells. No, what  we are talking
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Inspiration: A Fresh Idea for a Spring Treat

Spring is definitely in the air. You can hear the birds chirping as you get ready for work. You can actually see the road while driving to work and you can see the Capri pants and bikinis popping up in your local department store. When spring starts to show that means the wedding season is
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The Wedding Day: The Wedding Color That is “Mint” for 2013

The color for 2013 is undoubtedly going to be mint. Mint is pretty much a pastel sure, but; don’t let this hue fool you. Mint is sure to be a refreshing choice for the fashion forward bride. Yet, subtle enough for the traditional gal who wishes to stay up to date. Mint isn’t the first
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