Author: The Zola Team

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Top 10 Southern Wedding Traditions

The South is steeped in elegance, beauty, grace, and—the part your grandmother will never let you forget about—tradition. It should come as no surprise that a truly Southern wedding is one that reflects all of these things and allows a couple to honor the past while celebrating the future. Although there are so many to choose from, here are some of our favorite new-old Southern wedding traditions. 1. Outdoor Weddings It’s hard to say no to an outdoor wedding below the Mason-Dixon line. From garden weddings to ceremonies on the lawns of beautiful estates, many couples uphold the Southern wedding tradition of celebrating marriage in the great Read More

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What Are The Groomsmen Duties?

If you’re having a traditional wedding party, with a group of women as bridesmaids and a group of men as groomsmen, then you might have already selected the lucky souls who will stand beside you at the altar, not to mention help you out with a host of other wedding-related duties. The bridesmaids will most likely help the bride pick out the dress of her dreams, throw an engagement party and/or bridal shower, make the bachelorette party one to remember, and be there to help with those important day-of details. But what about the groomsmen duties? It might seem like Read More

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How To Elope In The Florida Keys

It’s really happening! You’re getting married—congratulations! For so long you have been dreaming of getting engaged…and then wedding planning reality sets in. Have you realized that planning a wedding is more stressful than you ever imagined? Has your carefree fairytale started to seem more daunting than anything resembling romance?Do you and your partner want to just scratch the elaborate plans and elope in the Florida Keys? If an intimate Florida elopement sounds more and more like it’s for you, then read further. A destination elopement in the Florida Keys is a great way to create a destination vibe within actually Read More