Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Tradition Thursday

Ever been curious about how the tradition of decorating the newlyweds' car started?

In Tudor England, old shoes were actually thrown at the bride and groom's carriage! If any of them hit the moving carriage, it symbolized good luck for the future. (World Wedding Traditions)

Here's where our more modern idea of tying shoes to, or just simply decorating the couple's getaway car, originated from.

What could be more festive than a gorgeous vintage car decorated for the newlyweds to drive off in?

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