When Should The Groom Get His First Look?

by The Broke-Ass Bride

According to ye olde wedding tradition, the bride and groom shouldn't see each other on the wedding day until the actual wedding. While there is plenty to keep the couple in their separate corners on the morning of the wedding, many couples feel that this idea is a little dated. Truth be told, I had a delicious brunch with my hubs on the morning of our wedding. Looking back, it was a nice and relaxed way to start our big day - and it certainly hasn't jinxed us so far.  Many...

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To Look or Not To Look: First Looks or Waiting for the Ceremony

by Oh Lovely Day

A first look can serve several purposes, the obvious being that you get more photos out of the way before the ceremony so you have more time after for other photos and mingling with guests.  It also helps you get over any pre-wedding jitters, major bouts of tears, and lets you get a makeup touch up from those tears.  Plus, the first look makes for some great photos. I really wanted to stick to this one tradition when I got married, and my husband and I did not do a first look.  I...

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