Wedding cars in Larkhall are an important part of the wedding day. Functional and stylish they take they deposit the bride at the ceremony, then whisked the happy couple away to the reception. Some couples also opt to be chauffeur driven on the first part of their honeymoon.
But, wedding transport was not always cars and neither was it a horse and cart as you would expect. But, centuries ago when weddings were not such lavish and expensive affairs the bride walked to church, met her groom, married and the happy couple walked home again.
Only with the advent of the modern motor car, did it become popular as the mode of transport. But, as well as wedding cars in Larkhall, what else do we still do at weddings but without really knowing why?
Clearly, the flowers that the brides and her maids carry are as much for their scent as they are for their colour. The tradition of the button has been somewhat lost, with the groom wearing a flower that matches the rest of the theme. However, the true nature of the button hole goes back centuries when knights would wear his lady’s colours.
Whoever catches the thrown bridal bouquet, is next to marry. No one is sure where this superstition comes from, but it has been done for centuries.
The Romans were responsible for many modern inventions, from sewers to plumbing but they also brought us wedding cake. However, they were not the grand three tier plus affairs that we see at the reception but more round, flat cakes full of fruit that guests ate during the ceremony to bring fertility to the happy couple. Modern day tiered cakes are said to take their original inspiration from St Bride’s Church, London.
The holiday period that many a happy couple would sometimes use wedding cars in Larkhall to take them to, is thought to originate from centuries ago when a man would quite literally capture his bride and carry her off in to the sunset! They would then hide from their parents for a cycle of the moon, drinking honey wine, hence it is called a honeymoon.
Traditions can be fun to include in your wedding day, and wedding cars in Larkhall can be the perfect way of addition a touch of luxury too.
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