Wedding Industry Facts and Economics

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  1. Weddings in The UK During 2013

    Weddings in The UK During 2013

    Hitched Ltd. presents an infographic illustrating current trends, budgets and honeymoon statistics from weddings that took place in The UK during 2013. View the hitched.co.uk Survey 2013 full report...

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  2. Weddings in South Africa During 2013

    Weddings in South Africa During 2013

    Hitched Ltd. presents an infographic illustrating current trends, budgets and honeymoon statistics of weddings that took place in South Africa during 2013. View the hitched.co.za Survey 2013 full report...

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  3. Weddings in Australia During 2013

    Weddings in Australia During 2013

    Hitched Ltd. presents an infographic illustrating current trends, budgets and honeymoon statistics from weddings that took place in Australia during 2013. View the hitched.com.au Survey 2013 full report...

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  4. Weddings in Ireland During 2013

    Weddings in Ireland During 2013

    Hitched Ltd. presents an infographic illustrating current trends, budgets and honeymoon statistics of weddings that took place in Ireland during 2013. View the hitched.ie Survey 2013 full report...

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  5. Your Wedding Venue Checklist

    Your Wedding Venue Checklist

    Choosing a wedding venue is one of the most important elements that a couple faces when planning a wedding. This handy infographic will give wedding planning couples the right idea of what questions to...

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  6. Over a Third of Couples Choose Engagement Rings Together

    Over a Third of Couples Choose Engagement Rings Together

    An engagement usually involves a romantic proposal and a diamond ring. To some women a proposal may come as a complete surprise but to others, hints and tips are dropped way in advance, just to ensure...

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  7. Newlywed To-Do List

    Newlywed To-Do List

    A to-do list will help couples make sure that everything remains organised and structured during their wedding planning, but what happens after the big day has taken place? Banish those honeymoon blues...

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  8. Managing Family Relationships During the Run up to a Wedding

    Managing Family Relationships During the Run up to a Wedding

    Juggling work, friendships and your own relationship can be tricky during the run up to a wedding. Not everyone wants to hear about your wedding as much as you’d like to talk about it, and you may...

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  9. Over a Third of Brides Bought an Unexpected Wedding Dress

    Over a Third of Brides Bought an Unexpected Wedding Dress

    Choosing a wedding dress can be one of the most exciting parts of planning a wedding, and once you have a gown in mind, it’s hard to imagine wearing anything else down the aisle. However, research...

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  10. Style Your Way to Fabulous Photography

    Style Your Way to Fabulous Photography

    Most wedding planning couples will spend time choosing the right photographer to capture every moment of their special day; from getting ready, to saying ‘I do’ and dancing the night away....

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  11. Couples Choose Both Flower Girls and Page Boys

    Couples Choose Both Flower Girls and Page Boys

    To celebrate the launch of the brand new Flower Girl and Page Boy sections on hitched.co.uk, we wanted to find out whether or not wedding planning couples are in fact planning on having little be part...

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  12. Winter Weddings Least Popular

    Winter Weddings Least Popular

    Recent stats revealed by the ONS have found that weddings in winter are less popular than weddings in the spring, summer or autumn. Summer weddings are most popular in the UK as the weather is usually...

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  13. Types of Bridal Bouquets

    Types of Bridal Bouquets

    Most brides in the UK will carry a bouquet of flowers down the aisle. Some wedding planning couples will hire a florist when it comes to creating the floral arrangements for their wedding, where as crafty...

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  14. 285,391 Total UK Marriages in 2011

    285,391 Total UK Marriages in 2011

    The latest government published data for the total number of marriages in the UK for 2011 is 285,391. The most recent year is currently provisional and it is expected that this number could increase by...

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  15. Brides-to-be Worry Most About Ruining Their Dress

    Brides-to-be Worry Most About Ruining Their Dress

    It’s natural to be nervous during the run up to a wedding. For some, having all of your friends and family in one room can be daunting, where as for others it could be speaking in public that really...

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  16. Weird and Wonderful Wedding Facts

    Weird and Wonderful Wedding Facts

    Every wedding around the world is unique but some traditional aspects stay the same, such as the exchange of wedding rings, cutting through a wedding cake, or wearing traditional wedding attire. hitched...

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  17. How Many Brides Will Wear a New Fragrance on Their Big Day?

    How Many Brides Will Wear a New Fragrance on Their Big Day?

    Besides a new dress, a glitzy pair of shoes, a stunning headpiece and perhaps some new jewellery, some brides will choose to wear a new fragrance on their big day – a scent that will remind them...

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  18. Who Chooses What the Bridesmaids Will Wear?

    Who Chooses What the Bridesmaids Will Wear?

    Finding the perfect wedding dress may be hard enough for the bride-to-be, let alone choosing what her best girls will wear on the big day. Bridesmaids are a common topic of discussion on the hitched.co...

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  19. Will You be Handmaking Anything for Your Wedding to Save Money?

    Will You be Handmaking Anything for Your Wedding to Save Money?

    In today’s economic climate it’s no surprise that wedding planning couples are taking wedding planning into their own hands and are making various accessories to feature at their celebration...

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  20. What Will You be Doing to Celebrate Your Hen Night?

    What Will You be Doing to Celebrate Your Hen Night?

    The hen party is an exciting part of a wedding celebration and is traditionally organised by the Maid of Honour and bridesmaids, but is also celebrated with family members and female guests who are invited...

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