Brides Companion

Brides Companion

by SusannahMarriott (Author)


The most unforgettable and exciting day of a woman's life is her wedding day. Bride's Companion is the perfect little treat for yourself or any woman about to take that stroll down the aisle. Nuptial traditions, poems, folklore, superstitions, advice, and trends abound. From Welsh love spoons, hope chests, love letters, and jumping the broom, to aphrodisiac foods, literary wedding extracts, and the bride's trousseau, this book enhances the romance and magic of this wonderful occasion of love. Brides embraces a myriad of multi-cultural rituals and time-honored traditions to inspire you, leading up to and on the big day. Find out what Princess Grace and Jackie Kennedy wore on their big day. Discover the breakfast menu for the Duke and Duchess of York. And learn the language of flowers. Brides is a beautiful book, full of charming fine art and vintage illustrations from many eras, all inspired by the blushing happiness and pride of a bride on her wedding day.


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More Information

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Publisher: MQ Publications Ltd
Published: 01 May 2005

ISBN 10: 1840727799
ISBN 13: 9781840727791

Author Bio
Susannah Marriott is a writer and editor. Her work has appeared in magazines and newspapers including the Daily Mail and Weekend Guardian, Zest, Shape, She, and Red. She spent 12 years editing and managing a list of complementary health titles for Dorling Kindersley, working with authors including BKS Iyengar and Mira Mehta. She is author of Va Va Voom Yoga, Total Meditation, Good Karma Guide, The Art of the Bath and 99 Bathtime Treats, and of Spice Spa, a practical guide to Eastern beauty techniques, and Beads of Faith, which explores the prayer-bead traditions of the world s great religions.