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www.rd.com/culture/bouquet-toss-tradition

While obtaining the bouquet is only meant to bring good luck to women, the garter offers the same tradition for the men. And some forward-thinking brides are including men in the bouquet toss or ...

www.brides.com/story/legit-reasons-retire-tradition-tossing-bridal-bouquet

To escape from the crowd of women, the bride would toss the bouquet and run. The tradition morphed into something that was passed on as a way for a single woman to try and catch the bridal bouquet ...

www.wisegeek.com/why-does-the-bride-throw-the-bouquet-at-her-wedding.htm

The bouquet is also a safer item to toss than the garter, as unruly and impatient wedding guests were sometimes known to try to take the garter from the bride while she was still wearing it. Ad Some modern brides and grooms do not like the tradition of throwing the bouquet and either modify it or do away with it altogether.

www.weddingbee.com/.../a-brief-history-of-throwing-the-bridal-bouquet

While the tradition of throwing a bouquet originated in England and mostly spread to countries that had English influence, like America, many cultures today incorporate this tradition as a fun activity during the reception. However, throughout history, the actual tossing of the bouquet was not commonplace.

twinbrookfloraldesignweddings.com/wedding-traditions-tossing-bridal-bouquet

On her Martha Stewart Weddings website, Stewart suggests a new bouquet-throwing tradition. Don’t throw your wedding bouquet, she advises. Keep it for yourself and throw a special “fortune bouquet” to the unmarried guests. The fortune bouquet is composed of a dozen or so smaller mini-bouquets bound together with a ribbon.

apbentertainment.com/wedding-traditions-explained-bouquet-toss

Wedding Traditions Explained – Bouquet Toss. As part of our Wedding Traditions Explained series, we wanted to write about a wedding tradition that is slowly dying. Ten years ago the majority of weddings included a bouquet toss. Today, more and more couples are foregoing this tradition, with only about 30% of weddings still partaking in the ...

www.bustle.com/articles/76988-7-wedding-bouquet-toss-alternatives-in-case...

More and more brides are choosing to break with older wedding traditions, and alternatives to throwing the wedding bouquet have become increasingly popular. No longer is it just a given that you ...

metro.co.uk/2016/04/29/this-is-why-brides-throw-bouquets-at-weddings-5849952

The bride and dress grabbing tradition died down as a result of this new sneaky trick, as guests realised they could just remain calm and wait for the bouquet, and soon tossing the bouquet became ...

www.theknot.com/content/alternatives-to-garter-and-bouquet-toss

Not into the tradition of tossing a bouquet or garter into a sea of single guests at your wedding reception? Good news: You can absolutely replace or skip these traditions. So many couples are throwing away the rule book when it comes to wedding traditions—or at least putting their own ...

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Understandably, brides objected to this tradition because it was both undignified and embarrassing and the stocking throw tradition soon disappeared, evolving into the bouquet and garter toss tradition that many brides and grooms follow today. In the 17th and 18 centuries, today's garter was a silk sash tied well below the bride's knee.