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Why You Should Never Forget To Don A Wedding Garter!

Posted August 9, 2011 by in Articles | No comments yet

It is vital, when organizing your wedding event that you plan every last detail meticulously in order to not miss anything. Your wedding day is one of the most treasured days in your life, and hopefully will only happen once so it’s essential that you get it right.
Perhaps the most significant object not to forget off your list is the classic wedding garter. These pretty garters are essentially an elastic band that holds the stocking in position. Styles have altered over the years and wedding garters can now be as basic or as ornate as you desire.
A tradition started off way back in the 14th century, the wedding garter was taken by the bridegroom to symbolize that the matrimony had been consummated. This tradition, fortunately, has changed over the years and the wedding garter is now viewed as a good luck symbol for a long and happy marriage.
Worn just above the knee, wedding garters can be found in all colors and designs and accessories like beads, gems, ribbons, lace and embroidered initials can be put onto the garter to make it more ornate or if favored, the garter may be left as simple as you like!
So many women include blue to their wedding garter so it can double up as the tradition of putting on ‘something blue’. Once again keeping with traditions, the garter may be carried down from grand-mother to grand-daughter to symbolize the additional wedding tradition of putting on ‘something old’. Your garter could also symbolize your occupation or favored hobbies or be personalized with both bride and grooms names on.
Make sure you consider carefully when selecting your wedding garter as it is meant to symbolise your happy day to your husband to be.
Are you looking for a choice of garters to suit your bridal dress? Take a look at our internet site today to find a range of wedding garters like tartan garters to suit everyone’s style.

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