Vera Wang, Monique Ihuillier, Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta, Alexander McQueen, the Amsale Collection, Alfred Angelo… names ring a bell? Well, they should – these are some of the biggest designers in today’s wedding dresses industry.
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Previous Article: “Must have” Photographs, To Pose or Not to Pose?
Seems like everyone who writes about weddings has a recommendation for the “must have” pictures. Except me . . . and Claire Lewis. Neither she nor I believe you will cherish the “must have” pictures on your list or anyone else’s list.
Must you have them? You hear about “must have” shots in magazines and online regularly. Wedding planners, venue coordinators, wedding writers, you know, pretty much everywhere. What are they?
Well they are either those special events in weddings (the first kiss, the first dance, cake cutting), ‘photo-walks’ (essentially posed portraits directed by the photographer) or locations at the venue used over and over for posed photographs. Let’s talk about each.
Celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Maria Carey, and Paris Hilton have “partner marking” — the wearing of tattoos to represent commitment to a spouse or significant other — popular. As go the celebrities, so go the public. Consequently, there seems to be a growing interest in having the wedding rings tattooed as the ultimate commitment.
True, when you say your vows, the words “till death do us part” have real meaning. This union is intended to be forever, and the wedding rings are one way to demonstrate your commitment. From that standpoint, it makes sense to wear rings that will never get lost, go down the kitchen drain, or even leave the fingers.