Contrary to what most people might think about men and the lack of interest they have in the wedding planning process, most men today tend to actually want to be involved in some way. In fact, according to a recent poll, 56% of grooms participate in choosing the venue, 1 in 20 men participate in decisions about flowers, and one third of grooms pick up a fork, taste cake options, and help his bride make the right choice for their big day.
This infographic by Larsen Jewellery shows how much it cost to have a wedding in Australia, comparing it to several other countries around the world. It averages out the cost of typical wedding elements like cake, limo hire, wedding dress, wedding rings etc., and provides 8 tips to a cheaper wedding.
Throughout history, the ceremony of wedding a man to a woman has evolved from the partially barbaric, to the lavishly romantic. In fact it was not until the very recent history that a groom no longer had to keep his right hand free to hold a sword so as to fight off last minute suitors. Here then is a brief history of weddings through time.
This infographic from equipsupply outlines trending facts as well as the part a wedding planner plays in the development of a wedding ceremony. You will find related industry trends this past year and related data that gives a unique look at wedding planners and the wedding ceremony process.
In addition to the Christmas and New Years holidays, this time of year also marks “Engagement Season” as more than 1/3 of all couples will get engaged between Thanksgiving and Valentines Day! This Infographic from Hearts On Fire provides some insight into the process of buying engagement rings.