Vintage Real Wedding with President and Jackie Kennedy
Keeping Wedding Traditions
As a country, the U.S. is full of traditions as a part of the foundation of who we are. The fact that most of the country will be attending holiday parades, park events, and fire work shows in honor of those who have served and in celebration of the independence of this country is a demonstration of our love for (and need of) tradition. There seems to be a security or reassurance in tradition. That is probably why we uphold them and why it is so comforting -and even exciting- to see that in the lives of our Presidents traditions are kept. JFK and Jackie Kennedy upheld many wedding traditions, including but not limited to the first dance and cutting the cake.
Is that wedding veil not insanely gorgeous? They look like the kind of couple that would smash the cake in each other's faces (under extreme punishment if he got any on her dress, of course). Having so many glimpses into their wedding, knowing where their future led, emphasizes the wonderful nature of the wedding day. It is a snap shot, and captured moment of simple joy, complete love, and the promise of many days of happiness. As you approach your wedding day, don't forget it's significance goes beyond the table settings and the reception decorations. Have your goal for the day to have the same look of joy on your face as the Kennedy's do on their wedding day.