(Closed) Little-known wedding traditions?

posted 10 years ago in Christian
Post # 3
7152 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

Hummmm…I hadn’t heard that one either. I thought that you shouldn’t wear a white dress…lol

I have heard that the bride isn’t supposed to actually practice at the rehearsal.

Post # 4
1995 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I’m wearing a cream/white/tan dress to my rehearsal dinner – just thought it’d be extra bridal of me to wear white – no clue about tradition!

Post # 5
459 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I didn’t know about that one either. I don’t know why but that sounds weird to me.

I do know that your Maid/Matron of Honor or someone close to you is supposed to grab a paper plate from your bridal shower & make holes in it, then tie the ribbons from all the gifts that you receive there and use that for you stand in at the rehearsal.

Post # 6
5262 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

I’m not sure if that’s a Christian tradition, but it’s how it’s always been done in my family. There were lots of little things I had never even heard of until FSIL’s wedding, but again, they’re mostly secular: the ribbons from the shower make the rehearsal bouquet, etc. 

Post # 7
25 posts
  • Wedding: June 2010

I heard that your not supposed to wear white at the rehearsal, but instead something very colorful because you will be wearing white the next day.  I have heard abotu the ribbons from the shower making the reheearsal bouquet though!

Post # 8
1932 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2008

I had heard that recently too, but there are a large number of brides, Christian or not, who don’t wear white to their rehearsal. I’m not wearing white. I’m wearing a floral, strapless, Ann Taylor dress, it does have white in it, but it’s mostly pink, and red florals. 

Post # 9
204 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’m randomly wearing an ivory rehearsal dinner dress (same as *the* dress) but had no idea about this “tradition”. Interesting!

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