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Must my wedding dress be white?

It’s that time the of year where Bing Crosby reminisces soulfully about the weather, and I find myself wondering just why we consider Christmas a traditionally snowy season. Over my 27 Christmases I can only attest to experiencing one Christmas that was mildly snowy, and being as my flight was cancelled on account of the snow, I didn’t find it particularly festive.

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Signs you’re having a modern wedding

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a silver sixpence in her shoe. You’ve probably heard at least part of this old rhyme. That’s because marriage traditions and superstitions from all around the world have staying power. But despite the ongoing cliches the actual practice of such tradition is fading away as time pushes forward. New traditions are forming and old traditions are being gleefully ignored.

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It can be expensive being a wedding guest

The average UK wedding guest will be spending £470 to attend each wedding this year, according to new research from American Express.

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The difference between a Gypsy wedding and Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

Channel 4’s Big Fat Gypsy Weddings is reality TV at its most unreal. We bypass the stereotypes and take a look at what you are more likely to encounter at a Gypsy wedding.

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Protecting your big day – wedding insurance

If you’re anything like most couples I know, you spend the majority of your time leading up to the wedding half in eager anticipation and half in fervent terror (and not just because you’re a gamophobe). Constant concerns race through the Bride-and-Groom-to-be’s minds; will I look okay in my dress; will it rain; will the best man lose the wedding rings; will an unexpected meteor shower rain down an Armageddon of hell fire upon my perfect wedding and scorch the bride maid’s dress. And that’s just the groom.

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The difference between gay and straight weddings

Besides the obvious difference, gay and straight weddings tend to be quite different occasions. Here’s a quick summary of where their paths often diverge.

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