We know that today’s brides want to follow tradition– but just so far! Today’s bride wants to find ways to put her personal stamp on this important ceremony. She wants to personalize and customize as many parts of the wedding as she can. Here are some traditional ideas with new looks. Of course you want the first dance at your reception to feature your groom and you. But who says it has to be a slow dance? Many couples are taking dance lessons together so that the opening dance features them in a new way. Consider doing a tango. If that isn’t right for you, what about another dance with a Latin flavor? Salsa? Rumba? During the reception you two will be the focus of many toasts to your happiness. Why not toast your guests in return? Thank them for attending your wedding and for their roles in your lives. Do you need a cake?
Many couples say yes, but… Then they proceed to have several smaller cakes instead of the large showpiece. Those smaller cakes often find themselves as centerpieces at each table. Or the couple may choose cupcakes, or cheesecakes or pies or other exotic desserts. Some couples may pass on the cake entirely and opt instead for fruit or ice cream sundaes. It is your call. It used to be that couples left their reception early and guests stayed to party on. Today’s couple is likely to stay through the last dance and send guests home with their good wishes. Instead of throwing their gorgeous wedding bouquet, more and more brides are choosing a smaller bouquet to toss or are omitting that part of the reception all together. Many are choosing to present the bouquet to their mothers or grandmothers with a big thank you. This is your day and our job is to help you create the day that says YOURS!
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Vera Fernandes, a Certified Wedding Specialist, has planned weddings for brides and grooms for more than 10 years and is the inspiration for providing unique, designs and decor for social and corporate events and owner of Weddings Simply Unique, LLC. Incorporating not only weddings, but baby showers, anniversaries, and social parties, and injecting her unique take on design and detail, Vera wanted to encompass all her passion of providing excellent service into a one stop shop for design and decor, planning, consultation to take care of all the needs of planning a special event, place where all can come and be inspired, so Vera's Events was born, a wedding and event planning company. Vera has passion for events, new designs, technology, reading and taking your vision and designing an elegant event. Visit her showroom located at 1163 Madison Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut