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Luck of The Irish | Irish Inspired Wedding

We love this Irish inspired wedding theme from Green Wedding Shoes Blog. Considering it was St Patricks Day recently, we thought it appropriate to blog about the beautiful elements and traditions featured in this wedding.

The hand embroidered Handkerchief-which symbolises fertility- is incorporated into the wedding dress or bridal bouquet. Traditionally on the arrival of the couple’s first child, the handkerchief is then converted into a christening bonnet.

Irish inspired wedding

Blue Wedding Dress worn by the bride is an ancient Irish tradition and the color blue was a symbol of purity.

Irish inspired wedding

Plaited or Braided Hair is an ancient Irish symbol of feminine power and luck.

Irish inspired wedding

Irish brides wore wildflowers in their hair and carried bouquets of herbs and wildflowers to match.

Irish inspired wedding

The chime of jingle bells is said to keep evil spirits away, traditionally the bells were given to the bride as a gift for the ceremony

Irish inspired wedding

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