A wedding ceremony is about more than just “I do” – it’s the rituals and traditions you choose that make each moment extra sentimental. From choosing who will walk you down the aisle to picking just the right ritual to symbolize your union, this is the place to find the perfect traditions for your big day.


How Harry and Meghan's Wedding Differed from Will and Kate's

Just over seven years apart, the two royal weddings were vastly different from one another. Here's how Harry and Meghan's wedding was set apart from Will and Kate's.

By Anne Chertoff, May 21, 2018


Japanese Wedding Customs First-Time Guests Need to Know

Before heading to your first Japanese wedding, prepare yourself with this guide to customs and traditions you might see.

By Whitney Teal, May 9, 2018


Korean Wedding Customs Guests Should Definitely Know

If you’ve been invited to your first Korean wedding, read up on the unique customs and traditions you’re likely to experience.

By Whitney Teal, May 8, 2018


Ghanaian Traditional Wedding Customs Guests Should Know

Wondering what to expect at your first Ghanaian traditional wedding? We’ll clue you in on what first-time guests should know.

By Whitney Teal, May 4, 2018


African Wedding Customs to Know As a First-Time Guest

Learn what to expect before attending your first African wedding. Just remember that customs vary a lot throughout the various religions and ethnic groups of the continent.

By Whitney Teal, April 24, 2018


5 Major Mexican Wedding Traditions, Explained

Incorporate your Mexican heritage into your wedding with any of these symbolic Mexican wedding traditions.

By Whitney Teal, April 18, 2018


Native American Wedding Customs First-Time Guests Should Know

Native American wedding customs differ by clan, but are universally centered around nature and matrilineal kinship.

By Whitney Teal, April 10, 2018


Catholic Wedding Vows 101

If you’re planning a Catholic wedding ceremony, you’ll need to know what you can and can’t do with your wedding vows.

By Whitney Teal, March 28, 2018


A Catholic Wedding Ceremony: What to Expect During Mass

Learn how to conduct yourself for your first Catholic wedding ceremony.

By Whitney Teal, March 7, 2018


Modern Muslim Wedding Ideas for Ultra-Trendy Couples

No matter your wedding style, you’ll want to check out these super chic and meaningful wedding ideas.

By Whitney Teal, February 5, 2018


Classic Muslim Marriage Ceremony Traditions & What They Mean

If you’ve ever wondered why men and women sit separately or why a couple might consult an astrologer before setting a wedding date, read this.

By Whitney Teal, January 25, 2018


The Royal Wedding Traditions & Etiquette You Need to Know

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is sure to bring about some royal wedding fever! Looking for inspiration? Here are some royal wedding traditions and etiquette to weave into your own big day.

By Anne Chertoff, November 27, 2017


6 Things 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Got So Right

Many traditional Greek Orthodox wedding customs made their way into the hilarious rom-com 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding.'

By Whitney Teal, November 21, 2017


Romantic Orthodox Wedding Ceremony Ideas for Modern Couples

Eastern Orthodox wedding ceremonies have remained unchanged since the 11th century. How's that for meaningful traditions?

By Whitney Teal, November 9, 2017


6 Meaningful Secular Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Many wedding traditions have deep roots in religious significance, so it can be difficult to craft a meaningful secular ceremony — here are some ideas.

By Whitney Teal, July 31, 2017


11 Tips to Help You Plan a Multicultural Wedding

How do you seamlessly blend cultural, religious and geographic traditions into your own modern-day wedding?

By Anne Chertoff, July 20, 2017