Have you ever wondered why they throw garters at weddings? Or why brides must seemingly wear white all the time? Or what about the rationale behind having a best man? Today we’re taking eight common wedding traditions and practices and finding out how they really started.
Regardless of how they started or where they came from, wedding traditions and practices are something we all enjoy. Whether it be watching an emotional father give his daughter away or throwing flower petals as the couple exit the church or even getting a slice of yummy cake at the reception, we couldn’t be more grateful for the history that made these traditions what they are today.