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8 Interesting Wedding Traditions Around The World!

Many people are aware of the traditional American ring exchange, but what about ceremonies from other countries around the world? Whether you’re just curious or want to go beyond a traditional ceremony, read on to explore 7 fascinating and different traditions, different from our first edition. Love may be universal, but these ceremonies certainly aren’t!

  • Carrying Fire: South Africa

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This one is for the parents of the bride, who bring fire from their own fireplaces to the home of the newlyweds. The bride and groom then use the flames of their childhood homes to ignite the hearth of their new home. If one doesn’t have a fireplace, they can try going smaller scale with candles.

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5 Ways To Be The Best Bridesmaid Ever!

Bridesmaids are not only the privileged lot who have received the honor of being part of a bride’s inner circle, but are also the girls who are going to tolerate her during the most special day of her life.

No, she won’t ask you to brainstorm about floral decor for her wedding at 3am, nor would she ask you to shell out $300 for your own dress, which you might not even wear ever again. What she will ask you though, is to lend her a hand, throw her one heck of a bachelorette party and show some interest in a whole lot of other things.

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Still not sure about what’s expected of you as a bridesmaid? We’ve come up with 5 commandments for being your girlfriend’s best lady in the lead up to her wedding.

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Real Bride Tales: Social & Style Blogger’s ‘Pop.Fizz.Clink’ Themed Beautiful Bridal Shower!

On March 12, 2016 my #ShaadiSquad (bridesmaids) threw me the most beautiful shower. Bridal Showers are one of my favorite events from a wedding and I feel so blessed to have had the shower of my dreams. My sister, the Maid of Honor, took the lead in planning each and every detail and my bridesmaids went above and beyond to make the details come to life. I am excited to share a few highlights with you!

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Gossip Girl’s Dan Humphrey Found His Real Life Serena…Twice!

You only get married twice, once! Just like Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke did!

Penn Badgley, known for playing Dan Humphrey on Tv Show Gossip Girl, got married to Domino Kirke once again. Kirke is more than just a musician; she’s a doula as well as a birth educator.

They exchanged their wedding vows earlier this year in February at a courthouse in Brooklyn. Kiske wore a lace gown with long sleeves and Badgley opted for a navy blue suit. This was followed by an intimate Reception at Maison May in Brooklyn.

On 26th June, they got married again in Upstate New York, but with more glitz and glam. This time around, she wore two dresses – a vintage white lace gown with a trail and a rather untraditional beige dress – and adorned these with some spectacular headpieces.

For this grand celebration, the couple chose a countryside venue owned by the bride’s mother in Waccabuc in New York. Their wedding was quite a star studded affair, and was not just limited to Zac Posen, Heidi Klum and Debra Messing.

Looks like lonely boy won’t be so lonely anymore…!

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Submitted by: Vandna Lilaramani

Bridal Nails That Are Trending This Wedding Season!

We know an endless number of things have to be taken care of when getting ready for your wedding. In the midst of it, we consider it our duty to remind you that everyone’s eyes will be on your hand when the wedding ring is slipped onto your finger. Plus, consider all the time, energy and money spent on looking absolutely flawless for your Big Day. Your wedding day is possibly the biggest day of your life, but unfortunately with all the excitement, flurry of emotions and lovely chaos surrounding it, the day will pass by before you know it.

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You know that gloomy feeling you get when you pick out your favorite dress, spend hours on your hair and make-up, but then the time to get home and slip into pajamas arrives too soon? You can avoid that on your wedding day; your nails are one aspect of your flawless bridal look that you can enjoy for a couple of more days. So, don’t leave your nails for the backburner and give your nails the love and attention they deserve.

To help you out, here is a curated collection of some of the classiest and prettiest bridal nails. Don’t forget, you can also take inspiration from your gown and bouquet.

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Pretty Little Liars’ Star Troian Bellisario & Suits’ Star Patrick Adams’s Romantic Camping Themed Wedding Weekend!

Long-time couple Troian Bellisario and Patrick J. Adams finally got married in a rustic ceremony in Santa Barbara, California, on December 2016. The two stars from Pretty Little Liars and Suits met while co-starring in the play Equivocation in 2009, and tied the knot after eight years of dating. Their beachside ceremony was attended by 200 close friends and family, at the Rancho Dos Pueblos.

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