Wedding and Bridal Hairstyles

Monday, February 23, 2009

Wedding Dresses - Let the Groom Have a Say

by Nadi Baruch

Tradition has it in Western cultures that the groom does not see what the bride is wearing until the wedding day. This makes it rather difficult for the groom to have any say at all! The groom will, however, have some idea of the sort of wedding that is being planned; he will know if it's traditional or modern. Time was that the groom didn't have a chance either to see or to say anything about the wedding dress and offer his view on what he wants his beautiful bride to look like on their wedding day.

Today's bride is definitely more concerned about the groom's opinion and tries to balance her decision by including his views in the process to make her wedding dream become a reality. Some brides even allow the groom to go with them when they choose a wedding gown, and listen to his opinion. The options for a wedding dress are endless; some grooms wants to see their bride more conservative, some simple, others sexy, elegant, or even like a Hollywood star. The wedding dress is a very important part of the overall picture where the bride has the main say, but there are other aspects of the wedding where the groom can participate and help out and offer his opinion.

Before going out there to find your perfect wedding gown the best idea is to have a little chat and come up with the decision on how much would you like to spend for your wedding dress as well the budget for the whole wedding. From this point on it will be easier for you and your groom to plan that unforgettable wedding. Just how much do men think that the bride should be paying for that dress? This only becomes an issue if the bride and groom are paying for it. If the brides parents are stumping up the cash, what the heck! The amount also depends on the budget, of course: some folks can just afford more than others, so it's not an easy one to answer. Prices range from a couple hundred US Dollars to a couple thousand and more. The important thing is that the groom has to be happy with how costs are portioned out and it's not unreasonable that more should be spent on the bride than on the groom even in these days of equality.

In these enlightened times, if the groom does, indeed, get a chance to choose the dress with the bride, or at least see some photos, catalogs or visit some websites, then we have to admit that times have changed; the groom will as often as not nowadays want to have some input; after all, the bride will surely want to have a say in what HE is wearing, won't she?

The key to this is to discuss and come to an agreement on style and price BEFORE the bride goes off looking. That way, the marriage will begin as it's meant to go on.

About the Author
The style of wedding dress is all about you. At Bella's Brides you can find the best style that match your personality.


Wedding Dresses - Let the Groom Have a Say



Friday, February 20, 2009

Essential Guidelines To Explore Your Ideas On Bridal Hairstyles!

Do you know how to make your bridal hairstyle exceptionally beautiful?

People say, even highly experienced hairstylists might not be able to offer you something exceptionally perfect for your taste or personality, though they have a great collection of bridal hairstyles for their clients.

But, if you are in search of something new or something no one ever saw or wore on any wedding occasion, then it is not impossible for you to get it, but it becomes quite tough task for you.

Here are certain simple guidelines which can help you to explore your taste and style.

Explore new ideas if you can’t imagine!

If you are unable to make your imagination work, then try to discover fresh ideas of bridal hair styles by referring numerous magazines or websites.

When you find something interesting, try to make a copy of it. However, it is not necessary for you to have a same copy of it. Rather, you can add more changes to it, according to your taste and style.

Try to be creative!

Accessories are one of the best ways to make your bridal hairstyle look spectacular on your wedding day.

Vintage hair combs or bejeweled hair sticks are a good choice for your bridal hairstyle.

So, try to choose your bridal accessories wisely. If you don’t want to spend more money on these accessories, you can use your old ear rings, cuff links, brooch or other jewelry items as your bridal hairstyle accessories.

Try to use flowers to decorate!

Flowers are also one of the greatest ways that can make your bridal hairstyle to look awesome. Keeping your taste and style in consideration, try to choose suitable flowers for decorating your hair.

Follow these simple tips!

Take proper care of your hair, prior to your wedding ceremony. If you have healthy and well-managed hair, then it becomes much easier for you to style your hair.

Try to finalize your bridal hairstyle before finalizing the accessories for your hairstyle. It is also very important for you to check whether the accessories match with your bridal hair style or not. So, try to make a perfect combination.

Always schedule your appointment much in advance with your hairstylist. This is due to the reason that an elegant hairstyle is not done in the last moment and it certainly takes some time to get a gorgeous look.

So, consider all these essential guidelines and make your wedding event a memorable moment in your life.


Essential Guidelines To Explore Your Ideas On Bridal Hairstyles!



Sunday, February 08, 2009

Wedding Quiz - Superstitions and Traditions

by Renee

1. The bride should stand to the left of the groom so that his sword arm is free incase he has to fight off any other men that want to steal his future wife. True False

2. A bride SHOULDN'T sew her own wedding dress. True False

3. You should put a silver pence in the brides shoe before the wedding. True False

4. It's bad luck to throw brown rice instead of white rice. True False

5. In Medieval England, women could propose to men anytime. True False

6. Traditionally, the flower color combination of red and white is avoided. True False

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1. True - This was an actual practice years ago!

2. True - The superstition is that for every stitch a bride sews herself she'll shed one tear during her marriage.

3. True - It's supposted to bring wealth and prosperity. This was started by the Romans around the time of Ceaser. Although I'd take it out before the dancing starts, or it might not be so lucky then.

4. False - There are no rules about whether you can throw white or brown rice. Though there is the myth that it harms birds. Most places won't allow you to throw rice, not because it harms the birds though, but because they are worried about people slipping on it.

5. False - They could only propose on February 29th. Since that day wasn't counted as an official day, women and men had equal rights because there were no laws being upheld.

6. True- People who are superstitious avoid these because the colors stand for blood and bandages.

About the Author
Renee Banin is President of Fortune Wedding Favors and its partner sites Promise Wedding Favors, Treasure Wedding Favors and Wax Wedding Favors. With easy to use websites, and low prices she hopes to ease the stress of planning a wedding.


Wedding Quiz - Superstitions and Traditions