The long white dress has been a symbol of brides since Victorian times. However, these days, more and more women are choosing to buck tradition, and wear a wedding gown that better reflects their personal style. Why not be daring and wear a red wedding gown instead?
Did you know that in China, red is the traditional color for brides, as it symbolizes good luck and it is believed to have the power to keep evil spirits at bay? So if a white bridal gown is not your style, red is in fact a wonderfully auspicious color for a bride to wear. It is true that in American culture to wear a red wedding dress will be taken as a statement of independence or breaking with tradition, so be prepared for some funny looks from the older generation. (more…)