Wedding etiquette is a tricky business, especially when it comes to dividing money and knowing who should pay for what. Does the happy couple pay for everything? Or do the parents? Perhaps it’s a bit of both? To layer on more confusion, should your wedding party members pay for their outfits if they get to keep them afterwards? Or should they be factored into the wedding budget?
The worlds of bridal, bridesmaid and wedding dressing have seen an influx of popularity in recent years; bridal fashion weeks are now covered and broadcast globally, and top fashion magazines heavily feature wedding designers in their glossy pages. One crucial part of the wedding day, however, is the flower girls.
Recently on the David Charles Childrenswear blog, we discussed fashion trends for kids on how to dress like Tinkerbell, showing how easy it is to recreate iconic looks. While traditional fashion trends may not be on your child’s agenda, dressing like someone they love certainly could be. And there are twelve Disney princesses to inspire us.
Flower girls are an extremely old wedding tradition that go back centuries. The nature and importance of their role and duties has changed over time into the modern idea we have now: unlike bridesmaids, flower girls are young girls (usually between the ages of 3 and 9) who are often members of the bride or groom’s extended family will walk down the aisle scattering flower petals before the bride as part of the wedding ceremony procession.
At the end of the school year, it’s traditional at prom time for kids to dress up and celebrate the achievements of the past year while having fun with their friends. Prom is a huge deal as it’s a beautiful memory to carry for a lifetime, from the laughter, music and awards, to — most notably — the dress!