Wedding Traditions & Folklore

Engaged? Here is an interesting tradition from Wedding Wonders by Kimberly Burton Allen :

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Wedding Trivia:

The color blue, thought to symbolize the virtue and innocence of first love, has been associated with weddings far longer than bridal white.

Rev. David Beronio

Reverend David Beronio is a licensed wedding officiant in California and Nevada for the past 25 years. Here, he offers some historical perspectives on your favorite wedding traditions:

The white wedding dress: Queen Victoria, who chose this instead of the traditional royal "silver" wedding dress, made this popular in the 1840s. Prior to this, brides simply wore their best dress on their wedding day.