Post # 1
FI isn’t really into doing the garter toss–I think he’s embarrased by it. Do you think it would be strange if I did a bouquet toss though? Or should I do something different like give the bouqet to the longest married or something instead?
Post # 3
I am doing the same thing. Im not in love with the garter idea either & probably throwing the bouquet more towards the end since the single girls might still be around partying. I went to a wedding once & she just did the bouquet; however, the bride was a bit snotty and when i asked her the night before what her garter was like she said "I am not wearing a garter" Excuse me LOL – im wearing one but I figure FH might have more fun taking it off behind close dorrs instead of in front of the grandmas LOL!
Post # 4
I dont know i’m prob gonna do both, but Ms. Guava i can bet any amount of money that 5 min before you asked her, someone made an absolutly snotty remark about her not doing garter toss, you can bet she had just been attacked on the subject, so while your question was harmless, she took total offense and came back snotty.
Not a good way to act but in our bridezilla moments i’m sure we can all understand where she’s coming from
Post # 5
- Wedding: June 2010 - Tannery Pond at the Darrow School
I was literally thinking this morning about doing the bouquet toss and not the garter toss…I really don’t like the thing where the boy who catches the garter puts it on the girl who catches the bouquet but i still kinda want to toss my bouquet…i think it’s totally fine to just do the one, the garter tradition is much less common and more recent, i think…no one will even miss it!
Post # 6
I am not doing the gartner toss, and am considering not doing the bouquet toss either. Our Best Man just got engaged (pretty much all of our friends are married!), so I was thinking of giving the bouquet to his fiancee. Sort of like passing the torch!
Post # 7
Sounds fine to me. It is your event.
Post # 8
- Wedding: April 2018 - The Grand Old House, Grand Cayman
Not at all! Do whatever you want, it’s your wedding! I would say, just to make sure it’s clear that there is no garter toss, move on to something else quickly, so people don’t wait around for it. Like have the DJ put the music back on and get people out on the dance floor.
Post # 9
I find the MOST awkward and uncomfortable moment about the garter toss is the act of the garter removal …for both me and the fiance so we decided to do the toss….but not the removal. Think anyone will even notice if we do it right after the bouquet toss??