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Unique groomsmen gifts from caseElegance

Ever wonder how the tradition of the groomsmen got started?  You might be surprised to learn that the whole wedding party history was initiated with the groomsmen (and NOT the bride’s attendants). It all began as an Anglo-Saxon tradition where friends of the groom were given the role of guardians or body guards of the bride. Back then, the groomsmen’s role was to make certain that the bride made it safely to the wedding and later the groom’s home.  Money was a concern in weddings even back then! Of course, it was expected that she should arrive at both places with her dowry! Think of it as a Merry O’ England twist of a recent cinematic line… Show me the...

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Bridesmaids Gifts - Give the Gift that Stands out!

The bridesmaid is an integral part of any wedding, on hand to comfort, console, multitask and spread the joy at all bridal events.  Having bridesmaids at weddings is thought to have originated from Roman Law, which required ten witnesses at a wedding in order to outsmart evil spirits (believed to attend marriage ceremonies) by dressing in identical clothing to the bride and groom, so that the evil spirits would not know who was getting married.  What are the bridesmaids’ roles? Their role includes helping to plan and pay for the bridal shower and bachelorette party. The maid (or matron) of honor is in charge of the parties, but bridesmaids are expected to have ideas, give feedback, help decorate, chip in...

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