Simple Information On Common-sense Wedding Guests Plans

Feb 17, 2018

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Here's what Americans are spending on weddings

Kristen Bell shares glimpse of $142 wedding "Millennials, and I mean this in the best way, are a vain bunch," says Maxwell Cooper. "They put their whole lives on social and a wedding is no different. They will continue to put their money toward their wedding as an event for their guests to experience and put on social." An unexpected band, additional entertainment, a venue that drives people to Insta, that is what couples are going for, according to the report. "It is no longer 'Do you want chicken or steak?'" says Maxwell Cooper. "Maybe it is heavy-passed hors d'oeuvres, but every item tells a story of the couple." When most wedding guests have come to appreciate a good dinner out, the bride and groom are finding there is an interest in providing foodie-caliber food. Perhaps it is a "his" and "hers" menu option, open fire cooking or chefs plating food in front of the guests -- something that leaves guests with an experience in addition to tasty food. In some regions of the country the only truly acceptable wedding gift has always been money. But in other areas, it has been seen as uncouth and crass to have a registry for money. Most couples will still have a traditional registry, says Maxwell Cooper, but many will also have a cash registry. She points out that as people are getting married older, with more established careers and even a home together already, many couples don't need the tea-towels and silverware that populate traditional registries.

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