(Closed) Random: why is wedding morning Starbucks a thing?

posted 4 years ago in Beehive
Post # 2
5226 posts
Bee Keeper

sunflower22:  I don’t know why Starbucks is a thing. It’s just over priced coffee that you can get somewhere else better and cheaper. AlsoI get ragey with what they call their size drinks. It is small, medium, and large. I don’t need some overly cool hipster name for the size of my coffee, TYVM. I have no idea why that irritates me so much, but it does.

Post # 3
1154 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2016

sunflower22:  I’m not sure when it became a tradition but I blame Pinterest!! lol! Although I have always assumed I’d have Starbucks the morning I get married because I have it pretty regularly anyway. That being said, none of my friends did this. They had mimosas and things like that for the girls while we were getting ready. Although I can see how going out and getting something like that for the morning of would be fun to do.

Post # 4
1773 posts
Buzzing bee

Starbucks is a cultural thing now. People get really emotionally attached to their Starbucks and it is a comfort item for a lot of people. 

So then, they write the names on the cups and people think its a cute picture.

Post # 5
8695 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

sunflower22:  where is it a thing? I’ve never seen anyone in my area do it (NY/NJ). We had mimosas while getting ready. My venue also had coffee, tea, juice, and water but nothing was from Starbucks. 

Post # 6
558 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

SkinnyLatte17:  Wedding day mimosas > Wedding day Starbucks

Post # 7
6830 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Meh, it is just a trend just like anything else in the wedding world.   Just like the “shabby chic” or “rustic” wedding.  

Post # 10
3239 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

Not going to lie:I think this would be AMAZING if someone convinced Tim Horton’s to write bridal party positions on their cups!

Post # 11
757 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

I have to assume it’s a thing only because there is no Dunkin Donuts nearby!!

Post # 13
2945 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Weddings are long days and coffee is one of the few things that can get you up after a night of nerves.  Most girls wake up early to have their hair/makeup done, which leaves Starbucks as one of the few options open early.  On top of that, on your wedding day, some people just love telling everyone that it is there wedding day, and they will likely be the same people that will “live tweet” their lives.

Post # 14
1180 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

sunflower22:  Honestly not sure how this really became a thing. I have a bit of a coffee obsession, but I make it at home and drink it while getting ready, rather than overpay for it on my way to work.

That said, I’m getting married on 7.11.15 and my mom is dead-set on getting a slurpee and writing bride on it as a play on the starbucks thing. I’d prefer mimosas. 

Post # 15
4770 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

sunflower22:  There is only one thing Starbucks does really well and that’s Marketing.  

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