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Attire & Style : Flower Girl & Ring Bearer

The Language of Wedding Flowers

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on May 30, 2014 at 5:00am

Legends abound regarding the origins of brides carrying bouquets – some sweet, some a little unsavory, and everything in between. “Hundreds of years ago, fragrant flowers and herbs were thought to bring protection and good luck to a bride, and the bridal party carried posies to confuse evil spirits who might try to steal her before she reached her groom!” says Karen Bussen, author of “Sim…


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From Wares to Wear

article by CTW Features | posted on June 13, 2013 at 5:00am

Now you can register for gifts and pick up your wedding gown in one fell swoop. Target, one of the most popular wedding gift registries in the U.S., recently announced its own bridal line, featuring über-affordable styles for brides, bridesmaids. Called Tevolio — based on the Italian phrase “Ti voglio,” which loosely translates to “I love you” — the online-exclusive collection featu…


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Elevate the traditional wedding with contemporary flair

article by ARA Content | posted on January 31, 2013 at 9:16am

If long-standing wedding traditions seem a little confining and out of date for your modern nuptial celebration, you’re not alone. Lifestyles are trending toward practical and tasteful simplification. An easy-going elegance and a balance of formality and fun is now the norm. So you might ask, “How can creative couples introduce more contemporary options to their celebrations yet still craft a memo…


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Getting Your Groom to Think Pink

article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on September 15, 2012 at 5:00am

Take off those rose-colored glasses, gals. Although pink is certainly a popular color for all-things wedding, it’s also a notoriously girlie, frilly hue. But even if your groom isn’t tickled pink by the initial idea of using it in his big-day aesthetic, these expert tips can help you do it anyway – in a way that he will like, too. Combine & Conquer Make pink more pleasing by pairing it wit…


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Attire & Style : Flower Girl & Ring Bearer

Lovely Little Ones

article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on August 12, 2012 at 5:00am

You’ve finally made the decision about whether the bridesmaids will all wear floor-length black or yellow polka dots, and if the groomsmen will sport tuxedos or tan suits and hats. But don’t forget about the attire for the tiny members of your wedding party – the flower girl and ring bearer. General Guidelines It’s very important that both the flower girl and ring bearer are dressed comf…


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Attire & Style : Flower Girl & Ring Bearer

Flower Girl 101

article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on September 15, 2011 at 4:07pm

Centuries ago in ancient Rome, the flower girl’s role in a wedding celebration was to carry sheaths of wheat and herbs, symbols of fertility and prosperity for the new couple. Today it seems the flower girl herself has become a sweet symbol. Not only is it her job to perfume the aisle with flower petals, she also provides a sentimental connection between childhood and womanhood, a winsome remind…


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