Royal Wedding 2018: 9 British wedding traditions to brush up on


With the royal wedding under three weeks away, it's time for us Americans to brush up on some of the biggest British wedding traditions. Meghan Markle's father is already one step ahead of us on his studies-- he was recently caught browsing for a book on England in preparation for his daughter's nuptials!

It seems that weddings across the pond vary greatly from the typical wedding back here in the States. British nuptials, which are almost always during the daytime, don't include rehearsal dinners, but do feature wedding breakfasts, wild stag parties, and the classic monstrous fruit cake. From centuries-old customs to rules on the appropriate wedding attire, scroll through above to learn all you need to know about traditional British weddings!

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