wedding history

A World Tour Part IV: Love Is Universal

A World Tour Part IV: Love Is Universal

It's the last leg of our whirlwind tour around the world!

What we've found is that no matter the region, the most is the preservation of love, luck, prosperity, and fertility. Let's see if that holds true in South and Central America…

Lifting the Veil: The History Behind One of Our Oldest Wedding Traditions

Lifting the Veil: The History Behind One of Our Oldest Wedding Traditions

Wearing a veil to your wedding is a tradition with roots so deep that it predates white wedding gowns. And like many other wedding traditions, this one exists because of the patriarchy. We’re all surprised, I’m sure. That said, I still wore a veil to my wedding. I’ll get to my own reasoning why, but first, let’s ask a much bigger “why:” why do we wear veils at all?