The best man is exactly that, a wingman the groom trusts to help in the lead-up to the wedding and on the day. He is usually chosen not only for his organisational skills, but also his engaging personality and sense of humour. He has a variety of official and unofficial duties, which are dependent on the amount of preparation the groom is involved with.
Ceremony, Songs and Vows
ODT fashion contributor Jennifer Hughson gives her tips on how to get your wedding music right.
The wedding ceremony is where the joy and solemnity of marriage meet. It also takes a wide variety of forms as couples, straight, gay and lesbian, of every ethnic group, religion and age and stage place their personal marks on it.
``Music is love in search of a word,'' wrote 19th-century musician and poet Sidney Lanier.
Nowadays the format of that beautiful cornerstone of every wedding, the ceremony, varies widely as couples place their personal mark on thewords and the music.
The speech of the best man is often the highlight of the toasts, and the ones best remembered are those prepared well in advance. It should be no longer than from seven to 10 minutes and be a...
Selecting the perfect music for your wedding day can be a daunting task, requiring a lot of time and consideration.
No matter how it is shaped, the ceremony has - and always will be - the cornerstone of the wedding day.