At this point in your wedding planning, the emphasis is on colour. To become rainbow couples, the look and feel of the wedding is very important because it’s a major way in which they can stamp their own mark on their wedding and scream that this wedding, this venue, this party is theirs and no-one else’s. And there are lots of ways to do that. One of them involves colour.
This month, the focus is on:
- what you will wear
- your wedding colours.
Finding a Florist
Book a florist, if you’re having one, and pay a deposit. Have an initial discussion about the style of your wedding floristry. In-season flowers? Natives? Artificial? Subtle (or not)? Check out Floral Accent
One way of looking after your guests. Many won’t have been to an LGBTI wedding before – so let them know what to expect.
– Bronte Price
Decide on the look for your wedding – what will you both wear, from top to toe? Write it down! Are you having attendants? If so, how many? And what do you want them to wear? Let them know if they need to be aware of particular fashion requirements you may have. Or perhaps let them choose.
Do and Don’ts
And think about perhaps including in an email to your guests a description of what to expect at your wedding. This is one way of looking after your guests. Many won’t have been to an LGBTI wedding before – so let them know what to expect.
As part of that process, if colours are important to you, decide on your wedding colours. And think about how to include a subtle message that this is an LGBTI wedding. You don’t have to have a 7-tier rainbow cake or a series of rainbow flags or banners, or a signing table with a rainbow tablecloth, but then again . . .