Wedding Traditions from Around the World

by Azure

We predicted that for 2011 weddings, a top trend would be infusing culture and heritage into couple's I Do's.  And boy were we right! More and more nearlyweds are incorporating time-honored wedding customs from their countries of origin, honoring their heritages in the most special way.  So today, we take a look at seven wedding traditions from around the world!   AFRICA- Jumping the Broom: What a great way to start anew!  At traditional African weddings, as a way to...

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Featured Los Angeles Wedding At The Skirball Cultural Center

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Featured Wedding at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA For today's gorgeous featured wedding, we've got the inside scoop from Jennifer McGarigle, founder of FloralArt in Venice, CA. Jennifer was the fab florist for this California wedding, and is a favorite among celebs too! She was the brains behind the floral beauty at both Milla Jovovich’s and Jamie Pressley’s star-studded weddings. We asked Jennifer some questions about how the Skirball wedding came together,...

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Irish Wedding Customs

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We’re all a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day so consider some of these great Irish traditions for your wedding: • One Irish tradition calls for the wedding couple to walk to the church together before exchanging their wedding vows. • Traditionally, Irish brides wear blue wedding dresses, rather than white dresses. In ancient times, blue symbolized purity. • Irish brides often mix lavender (a symbol of love and loyalty) in to their...

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Lufthansa Does Weddings??

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Who knew! Lufthansa just celebrated a big anniversary. 50 years of service to India. In honor of this, the airline tapped the "Vera Wang of South Asia", Manish Malhotra, to design three wedding dresses exclusively for Lufthansa. This is all part of a larger promotion (for details, click here), but... I thought these designs were just stunning and had to share! Nearlyweds were asked to select their favorite Manish Malhotra/Lufthansa design as part of the contest. So, I'm...

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