News round-up: the week in weddings

Because it’s good to learn from the experiences of others…

Brides-to-be, here’s something to think about.

Modern, lavish weddings are just “overblown vanity projects” according to a senior clergyman. Rev Dr Giles Fraser, Canon Chancellor at St Paul’s Cathedral, believes extravagant ceremonies influenced by celebrity weddings threaten the value of marriage.

As reported in Marieclaire.co.uk, he said: “The problem with the modern wedding is that it’s too often a glitzy stage-set, overly concerned with the shoes, the flowers, the napkin rings and performing to the cameras.”

Well, Rev Fraser, CB thinks you are spot-on. But when a girl starts looking at the myriad of wedding . . . → Read More: News round-up: the week in weddings

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News round-up: the week in weddings

Because the weird and wonderful world of weddings means weird and wonderful news stories…

Bride-to-be Chelsea Clinton should watch her back, after being accused of ruining the pending big day of another bride. Emn Haddad-Friedman is upset after finding out that the former first-daughter and child of Hilary and Bill Clinton is due to get married on the same day as her, July 31, in the same US town.

Brooklyn-based school teacher Emn is reported to have said: “I know she’s not doing it on purpose. But Chelsea Clinton has taken what was supposed to be a special day for me turned it . . . → Read More: News round-up: the week in weddings

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