Lynnie
WeddingWire Administrator October 2016

Modern or Traditional? Round two!!

Lynnie, on April 23, 2019 at 11:05 AM Posted in Planning 0 12
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Weddings (and wedding planning) are full of traditions - from how to propose to traditional attire, even the "traditional" way to plan! Thankfully, in recent years weddings and their traditions have been getting a major shake-up!

This week we want to know how modern or traditional your wedding planning approach has been!


Modern or Traditional? Round two!! 1

Photo by Elizabeth Fogarty in Germantown, MD


Click on each link below to open the discussion and share your answer!

Ring Shopping: Modern or Traditional?

Parental Permission: Modern or Traditional?

Proposal: Modern or Traditional?

Planning Timeline: Modern or Traditional?

Vendor Recommendations: Modern or Traditional?

Living Situation: Modern or Traditional?

Wedding Attire: Modern or Traditional?

Bridesmaids Dresses: Modern or Traditional?

Ceremony Venue: Modern or Traditional?

Dessert: Modern or Traditional?

Footing the Bill: Modern or Traditional?

12 Comments

  • Crystal
    Dedicated September 2020
    Crystal ·
    We’ve been a bit of both. We decided on an industrial style renovated barn venue with a large guest count but he’s taking my name and we are going with dark moody fall colors and brewing our own beer and wines
  • Nicole
    Super September 2020
    Nicole ·

    I would say overall we're a pretty modern couple....only had traditional on a few of these.

  • Chloe
    Devoted October 2020
    Chloe ·
    A little mix of both! Some traditions we just can’t get behind and we like to mix it up a little 🙂
  • Tara
    Master May 2020
    Tara ·
    OverLl, I’m very modern. My motto is: my wedding, anything goes.
  • Chrystal
    Just Said Yes July 2019
    Chrystal ·
    I'm as little modern with decor...but I love the traditional parts of the ceremony and reception
  • stephanie
    Expert September 2020
    stephanie ·

    We are a bit of both!!

  • Expert August 2020
    ·

    Middle of the road.

  • L
    Dedicated July 2019
    Lauren ·

    I am a traditional bride, but I don’t have “traditional money.” I can afford what I have, but I can’t just spent unwisely. My wedding will be non-traditional, so I guess I’m modern. It allows for more flexibility, and I don’t have to play by the rules. Couples can certainly do whatever they want, but I feel like modern brides are less bogged down by etiquette and trifles.
  • B
    Just Said Yes October 2019
    Beverly ·
    Traditional wedding
  • B
    Beginner December 2019
    Bee ·
    Both our ceremony will have traditional vibes with modern decor
  • Simone
    Dedicated April 2020
    Simone ·
    Definitely not. I generally take what is traditional and then ask myself how I can flip it. Like a rectangular cake instead of a round one, a lunaria bouquet instead of flowers, no bridal party. Weddings are lovely, but the traditions can be boring and traditional after you've been to a few, IMO.
  • J
    Just Said Yes July 2019
    Jackie ·
    Eloping in 30 days with a handfasting ceremony. I’m so Untraditional planning,

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