The Modern day vow

As a modern day couple, most don’t want the traditional wedding that is aligned with religion. There are many unique and wonderful ways to say “ I do”

You maybe a couple bridging the religious and cultural differences, and you need an alternative to the traditional norm now you are crossing certain boundaries. You could get a celebrant that creates more flexibility than a traditional church wedding.

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Do I need a wedding planner?

Planning a wedding can be daunting, stressful, and lot of time and effort is needed. However depending on who you are it can be enjoyable. You can make you own gift bags with special messages, call in favors from people who owe you one to take on some chores, find out who can do you a deal on the cake or flowers, venue?

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Tips if you are going down the road of engagement rings/wedding rings:

Focus on what it is your partner like whether it is the male or the female asking. My partner going back a while now, asked certain questions and I did not even work out what his intentions were? He knew I loved Art Deco, that inspire him, he wanted to choose the diamonds for himself, so he researched and chose the London Diamond Bourse to deal with as they were reputable and had in house designers that were masters of their trade. How did he know my ring size without letting on? Well, he watched me wearing certain rings and I used to wear my grandmothers ring on my engagement finger, he took it and measured up.

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Lots of things to consider – a little list to help


Traditional white weddings are now on the out, but you can’t dismiss tradition as it comes with that traditional romantic feeling like a princess or Cinderella going to the ball.

However, our modern times are allowing brides and grooms to express themselves, using lots of colour, decorative statements, having receptions at unusual places showing off their unique personalities rather than conforming due to tradition. No one, or couple is the same, and coming together with family and friends to show who you are together is so important to express to allow them to understand why you are together, and why you are making that ultimate step.

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Thinking about getting engaged and the aftermath?

A lot of people get engaged due being years together already, living together and it is about time to take the next step, or they are seriously romantic, they have had pressures from their family depending on their culture, or have just decided it is the next step to their relationship. Customs for engagement rings vary according to time, place, and culture. An engagement ring has historically been uncommon, and when such a gift was given, it was separate from the wedding ring.

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