Getting married is both one of the most wonderful and one of the most stressful times of your life. From the moment you say 'yes' life becomes a whirlwind of planning – in fact, planning IS your life! Let's see....
Your evenings and weekends, formally filled with Netflix and Chill, are now devoted to:
poring over wedding magazines and websites
touring bridal exhibitions and potential venues
printing save-the-dates, invites, and chasing RSVPs
choosing a theme (really?)
finding 'THE' dress
choosing bridesmaids and their dresses
approving (and/or amending) hubby-to-be's choice of groomsmen
meeting with cake makers, florists, celebrants, and dressmakers
organising caterers and entertainment
wrangling the guest list and the dreaded seating plan
and that's nothing compared to making sure you've included every last one of the current wedding day trends: the lolly buffet, photo booth, cute little signs, the most in-vogue favours and so on. Exhausted yet?
Surely it hasn't always been this way? Of course not! Over the last couple of hundred years marketing campaigns have undoubtedly realised the commercial value of an emotional sell, and there are