10 Old Wedding Traditions You Didn't Know Existed
There are certain details of that are implemented into the ceremony because, well, they're traditional. Think: burying the bourbon, , seersucker suits, , and second-line wedding parades. For as long as any of us can remember, the bride always did the following: wore white to the ceremony, sealed the deal with a kiss, cut the cake with her handsome groom at the reception, and tossed the bouquet to a group of hopefuls. Yet, no matter how often we witness these things, very few of us know how these commonplace wedding-day traditions came to be. Here, we reflect on the interesting history of 16 celebrations, while acknowledging that our ancestors had some pretty strange beliefs. Prepare to be surprised!