Wedding Day Good Luck Bad Luck

Any special occasion calls for a few superstitions and your wedding day is no exception. Where would we be without those old wives' tales and traditions to make sure your wedding day goes without a hitch, and to ensure a long and happy married life? If you don't want any jinxes your married life make sure you get off to a good start with some of these wedding day good-luck-bad-luck charms and superstitions.

Bride and Groom Celebrating with Champagne

Good luck for the Bride:

1. Get your marriage off to a sweet start by tucking a sugar cube into your wedding glove. The Greeks believed that carrying sugar on your wedding day would ensure a long and 'sweet' union.

Happy Bride on her Wedding Day

2. If you're not keen on sticky fingers, Swedish tradition suggests putting a silver coin from your father and a gold coin from your mother in each shoe to ensure you'll never be poor.

3. If you want to be safe from evil spirits wear a veil. Ancient Greeks and Romans thought the veil protected the bride from any evil spirits who might be tempted by her beauty.