Many couples choose a style, which they try to adhere to and select all the details in this direction. There are many original options for the celebration, one of which is an English-style wedding. The image of the bride and groom in the English style. Such a wedding is interesting in that it takes the newlyweds and everyone present to another country,
allows you to learn other traditions. Such a holiday is quite unusual, so everyone present will remember it for a long time.
If you have chosen this style, then you need to find out what traditions of the English wedding exist. If you have already chosen the style of the wedding, then you will have to adhere to it to the end and in everything. English brides, for example, are characterized by sophistication and restraint. The image of the bride is not too different from our traditional ideas. The same can be said about the groom. The bride most often chooses a classic white dress to the floor. At the same time, the choice of any other color is not encouraged.
It must be remembered that the British are prim, restrained, they do not have a love for an abundance of small details. Therefore, the bride should look luxurious, but at the same time without unnecessary glamor. For a snow-white dress, shoes with a sufficiently high but stable heel, a veil, and a bouquet are chosen. Englishwomen prefer pink bouquets. There is an interesting wedding tradition in England. The bride needs to wear stockings with two blue garters. On the way to the wedding ceremony, the bride “accidentally” drops one garter.
Friends of the groom should keep their ears open so as not to miss this moment and pick up the garter. When the garter is found, young people can begin to joke and tell all sorts of nursery rhymes at the wedding site. Many people believe that such a practice can promote healthy and robust offspring. In addition, the bride must wear some old thing, something new, something that she borrowed from someone from her acquaintances, as well as some blue thing. On the eve of the wedding, mothers give their jewelry to many brides as a symbol of good luck, which serves as the very borrowed thing. And the new one is, of course, a wedding dress.
There are a lot of English wedding traditions. So, for example, the bride must put 6p in the shoe. And many more, for good luck, dress some kind of detail in the form of a horseshoe. This serves as a symbol of good luck. The suit of the future husband is quite conservative. Most often it is a classic suit with trousers and a shirt. You can also wear a vest. Taking off his jacket, the young man can roll up his sleeves. This is considered normal in an English style wedding. The groom must wear something white.
Most often these are separate details, but in some cases grooms choose a white suit. If you decide to celebrate your wedding day in English, then it is quite possible to add details with English symbols to the image of the groom: cufflinks with the flag of England, some details decorated with flowers, after seeing which it will immediately become clear which country they belong to. Such details can be socks, a tie, or a bow tie. Attire of the invitees In England, it is customary to invite several bridesmaids and only one friend - the groom's best man.
He should be responsible for the rings that the bride and groom wear on each other. The best man usually wears a classic dark suit. Bridesmaids should be dressed approximately the same. Most often, the bride chooses the style. According to tradition, there should be at least six girlfriends. Guests can come in whatever they want. The main thing is that it should be elegant clothes. For women evening dress, for men classic suits. The British do not like heavy jewelry, so you should choose something light and elegant for your image. It is also customary for women to wear some kind of headdress.
Most often this is a hat. You can also purchase a light shawl for the occasion. All guests can prepare surprises for the newlyweds. Since the wedding is celebrated in a certain theme, then congratulations to the wedding in English will become relevant. Organization of a wedding in the English style As soon as a young couple faces the question of organizing a wedding in any particular style, a lot of fears arise. It seems that it is expensive, difficult or time consuming.
But this is not at all the case. You just need to pay attention to those details that will be included in the framework of your chosen style, and in this case - in the style of London, England and everything related to the English style. You can enlist the help of professional decorators, or you can do everything yourself. The second option will cost significantly less. An English style wedding, like any other themed wedding, requires careful preparation. Everything must be imbued with the spirit of England. All details, including costumes, invitations, wedding procession, the room where the banquet is planned. Even within the same English style, there are many design options.But this is not at all the case. You just need to pay attention to those details that will be included in the framework of your chosen style, and in this case - in the style of London, England and everything related to the English style. You can enlist the help of professional decorators, or you can do everything yourself. The second option will cost significantly less. An English style wedding, like any other themed wedding, requires careful preparation. Everything must be imbued with the spirit of England. All details, including costumes, invitations, wedding procession, the room where the banquet is planned
Even within the same English style, there are many design options. It might be Victorian England, or it might be modern England. Harry Potter fans can even celebrate a wedding in the style of Harry Potter, no one forbids this. The traditional colors for decorating weddings in the English style are red, white and blue. According to the traditions of the English wedding, the path leading to the altar is decorated with flower petals, and along it you can put baskets with roses. In general, flowers accompany not only Russian weddings. So, in England it is customary for the main elements of decoration to be precisely flower arrangements.
It is believed that this is the best decoration of the day, from which the countdown of family life begins. When decorating the premises, do not forget that the British have a sense of proportion. Try not to overdo the decoration. Better not to use balls, garlands, ribbons. This is not customary in England. At an English wedding, it is customary to use vintage dishes, vintage cutlery. It will be nice to place white candles in candlesticks on the tables.
Additionally, the atmosphere of England will help to create bookshelves, red telephone booths (dummies of course), which can also be a great place for a photo shoot. Wedding details in the English style To make your wedding day exactly as it was conceived, it is necessary to provide for many details. Among them: Wedding invitation in English. Of course, you can write the text in Russian, but the invitation should not only inform the invitee of your desire to be with him on such an important day for you
The invitation should give the guest an understanding of what is required of him in terms of the dress code. Or you can make it bilingual. Write a text in English with translation into Russian. Invitations can be decorated with the symbols of England, make any famous landmarks, portraits of writers and poets who glorified England as a background. The bride's bouquet. Most often, an English-style wedding bouquet includes classic colors: white, red and pink. Most often these are roses, but you can make a floral arrangement with the addition of lilies, orchids and any other flowers.
The British see roses as a symbol of pure, eternal love, so it is better to adhere to such views and use these particular flowers. The bouquet should turn out to be delicate, unobtrusive, elegant. It is better not to burden it with additional elements. In England there is no tradition of throwing a bouquet to unmarried girlfriends, but a young wife can throw her shoe. The girl who catches her will be the next bride. Treats. In addition, in order to feed the guests, it is important not to forget to give them tea.
What will become of England without tea? Tea drinking is accompanied by traditional English desserts: pudding, charlotte, syllabab (fruit puree with the addition of white wine and cream), biscuits. Victorian Sponge Pie - A replacement for the wedding cake at an English-style wedding. Of the dishes that young people treat their guests, it is worth highlighting duck, pork, various sauces.
The main dish is baked lamb fillet. It is baked with vegetables. An English style wedding is an original and unforgettable event. Thanks to this event, all those present will be able to plunge into the atmosphere of good old England, to feel a foreign culture. Such a wedding is suitable for reserved and conservative couples who love sophistication and rigor.