Most of us are probably still exhausted as a result of the weekend's events, from a beautiful church/garden wedding to Kooito and Kamweretho. Here is the origin of some of the common wedding traditions:
1. It may seem as if brides have been getting married in white forever, but this is not the case. The trend of wearing an all white wedding dress dates back to royalty of Victorian times. Queen Victoria is credited with starting the world's white wedding dress trend in 1840. B ... efore that, according to Hanne Blank, author of Virgin, the Untouched History , most brides wore whatever was nicest piece of clothing in their closet. They wore any colour although most avoided black because it was considered a mourning colour. dresses for mother of the groom 2019
2. On a similar note, brides traditionally wear veils because ancient Greeks and Romans believed they protected her from evil spirits.
3. Turns out it's your "ring finger" for a reason. Engagement and wedding rings are worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because it was once thought that a vein in that finger led directly to the heart.See More