The royal wedding is over! Whether you got up early (or stayed up late) to watch the nuptials or caught up with a recap later on Saturday, memories of the special day are sure to last. However, just as with the weddings of the common folk, it is the photos that we’ll all look back on in the years to come. The Instagram account for Kensington Palace, which represents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as well as the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex, recently released a number of photos from the big day. With close-up candids in both their ceremony and reception outfits, as well as a stunning portrait in black and white on the steps of the palace, the newlyweds have never looked happier. The union of the two families is clear, with Prince Charles escorting Doria Ragland, the mother of the bride, out of the church ... Read More »
Photo by Roey Yohai Photography There is plenty of advice in the world about handling your rehearsal dinner and other pre-wedding events, but what about the rehearsal itself? The point of hosting the dinner is to thank those who took part in the rehearsal, so it’s important to make sure that it is following etiquette as well. Those who are taking part in the ceremony are doing so for your sake, so you want to make things as convenient as possible. It doesn’t have to be a long or arduous process, so read our tips to make sure everything goes smoothly and has people in a good mood to celebrate. Scheduling:Since you will not actually be rehearsing any of the readings or vows, the rehearsal will likely only take about 20 minutes. However, it’s a good idea to block off an hour, as people will be late, attendants will want to introduce ... Read More »
Photo by Bonnie Sen Photography Though the stereotypes are that they aren’t that involved or knowledgeable when it comes to wedding planning, it’s possible that grooms aren’t given enough credit when it comes to the event that gets everything started: the proposal. Of course, it’s not always men who are popping the question – or even in the relationship at all – but no matter who ultimately gets down on one knee, it’s a stressful time. Yes, in these modern days couples have often already discussed their intentions with one another, so the stress (hopefully!) is not about the answer. However, there is still a lot of pressure for everything to go perfectly, or at least make a good story. Picking out the ring, if you didn’t do so together, can add another layer of anxiety to the proceedings. And once you do have the engagement ring, where do you put it? Since ... Read More »
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