Little bits from the owner... — wedding traditions

The "wedding veil" tradition!

When it comes to wedding traditions, the veil may actually predate the wearing of white. Although there is no definitive reason for the wearing of a veil, there are a few theories that we think you might find interesting. One has to do with ancient Greeks and Romans’ fear of evil spirits and demons. In fact, that’s where many bridal traditions actually come from, including bridesmaids wearing similar dresses!  In an effort to frighten away or disguise the bride from evil spirits, brides-to-be were dressed in brightly colored fabrics like red and obscured by a veil. But many times, the...


Toss the Bouquet!

Wedding traditions are well-known acts that most brides choose to incorporate into their wedding! But where do some of these traditions originate and what do they mean? From wearing white to tossing a bride’s bouquet or rice as the couple leaves, wedding traditions are unique and vary in their historical significance. Here, at The Bridal Cottage, one of our favorite traditions is that of the bouquet toss! The tradition of the bouquet toss has been around since the 14th century! This tradition originated in medieval Europe, particularly France, and involved the single women attending the wedding ceremony ripping off pieces...

Sale

Unavailable

Sold Out