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Do Brides Have to Wear White?

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Where Does The White Dress Tradition Come From?

Most believe that the white dress tradition began as a way to symbolize the purity of the bride, but this explanation wasn’t attributed to the white dress tradition until it really became popular. So, how was this tradition introduced? By royalty, of course. Prior to Queen Victoria’s marriage to Prince Albert in 1840, white wedding dresses were worn mostly by peasants, whose finest gowns were white because that was the fashion of the day. More extravagant weddings, such as wealthy and royal weddings, often saw more ornate gowns.

Queen Victoria broke royal tradition when she decided to get married in a more simple, white lace gown, and the white wedding dress tradition was officially born. Almost 10 years later, a popular publication declared that the white bride’s dress signified her purity and innocence.   

So, Do Brides Have to Wear White?

If you’ve grown up dreaming of a white ball gown constructed mostly of tulle, then that is what you should get married in. That being said, many modern women are choosing less traditional colors and styles for their wedding dresses, especially for destination weddings where large ball gowns are impractical, so don’t be afraid to broaden your search. Gold, pink, lilac, and baby blue have all become more common wedding dress colors in recent years. Want to get married in ruby red? Do it. It’s your day.

If you need an excuse to go with a less traditional dress, why not have a destination wedding? At Absolute Wedsite, we offer free consultations to review all of your options. Don’t hesitate to call or get in touch with us online.

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Honeymoon Fashion For Men

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While your new spouse or spouse-to-be is busy packing for the honeymoon, don’t be that guy who just packs five T-shirts and a few pairs of shorts. Fashion and comfort don’t have to be mutually exclusive, and it’s easier than you think to have a fashionable honeymoon. If you’ll be honeymooning in a tropical or otherwise warm climate, keep reading for some ideas of what to wear and pack.

3 Honeymoon Looks For Men

The Airport Blazer

You may have already vetoed your favourite blazer because it simply doesn’t fit in your luggage or because packing a blazer means it probably won’t be wearable when you arrive anyway. Why not wear it to the airport? This will save you the hassle of figuring out how else to bring it along, and it will ensure a stylish travel ensemble.

The Button-Up

The button-up shirt can be found in almost any man’s closet, and it makes the perfect addition to your honeymoon wardrobe. Bring a white button-up for the versatility, and keep any other color choices light and bright to stay cool. Dress the shirt down for a casual lunch, or dress it up for your fancy dinner reservation.

Roaming Wear

If your honeymoon destination will require any significant amount of walking, be sure to bring comfy and stylish roaming wear. Comfortable walking shoes are a must, as are breathable shirts and comfortable shorts. When it comes to choosing a pair of jeans, choose jeans that are solid and strong but that also fit your well and can be worn both casually or formally.

We hope these tips make packing for your honeymoon a little bit simpler. If you need more help with planning your honeymoon, please don’t hesitate to contact Absolute Wedsite. We offer free consultations, during which we’ll show you all of the honeymoon packages available to you.