Wedding traditions always make a Wedding look memorable and sometimes emotional, with the Best man's speech stating the endless drunken nights with the groom, or the beautiful bridesmaids gleaming in their white dresses. Wedding traditions are what make a Wedding what it is, so it's important you have it the way you want. Many Traditions represent good luck and wealth, the main reason for many couples to take up these traditions. In preparation for the big day, the saying: Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue has been around for hundreds of years and each statement represents a different sign of good luck. Dating back to the Victorian times, 'something old' represents a link to the bride's family and past usually shown in a piece of family jewellery, 'something new' represents good fortune in the Bride's new life usually the bride's new dress, 'something borrowed' is to remind the bride that her family and friends will always be there for her usually a piece of borrowed jewellery and 'something blue' symbolizes loyalty and faithfulness the bride will usually wear something blue, maybe earrings or a miscellaneous object.
Other Wedding Tradition is confetti, the guests of the ceremony are allowed to throw rice or confetti over the newly married couple after the ceremony has took place, this represents encouragement of fertility. Wedding flowers can be thrown by the bride into the party of guests, and whoever catches it is supposedly the next in line to wed. It is very important for the groom not see the bride in her wedding dress before the big day, this can represent a sign of bad luck and is used by many couples as a bad omen. Wedding gifts bought by guests offer a sign of encouragement in fertility, not only does this show their commitment together but can also mean a large amount of fantastic presents! So if you've got a Wedding coming up, bear in mind the many traditions to make your Wedding day and your commitment with your partner one to remember for the rest of your life.