This New Zealand Wedding Haka Is So Powerful | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

It was really important for us to go back to New Zealand to have our wedding. Māori culture is something we were brought up with and is how all our family were raised before us. Everything about the Māori culture I’m proud of. In a wedding, people just do what they feel is right. We’ll […]

How My Family Body Shaming Me Has Affected My Self-Esteem | Ask Serena | Refinery29

People know me as the queen of confidence, but it didn’t happen overnight. Like many girls, I felt really insecure about my body growing up. And getting bullied didn’t help. The gym was a chamber of terror. I always felt like everyone was judging me. But then I got sick of letting other people’s opinions […]

“A Ceremony Called Life” by Tehya Sky (Sounds True) BOOK TRAILER

There are often a lot of beliefs, memories, traumas, ideas… that are stuck inside of us that hold us back. Whether we’re drinking our coffee in the morning, having an argument with our beloveds, losing a job, gaining a job, walking our dog; all of these moments contain within them the inherent invitation to love […]

Our Spiritual Wedding Ceremony In Brazil By The Sea | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

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Senegal: Seul Seul (Traditional Marriage Ceremony)

Seul Seul We are at the house of Madame Diego to talk about “Seul Seul” Welcome to you. I’m very comfortable to talk about about this tradition. It’s a practice reserved for young girls. So, for young girls who have grown up together, when one of them receives the visit from her suitor she advises […]

I Worked As An Engagement Ring Maker For A Day | Lucie For Hire | Refinery29

I’m Lucie Fink. I’m a video producer at Refinery29. But every so often I like to try other people’s jobs. Today I’m at the Brooklyn Navy Yard visiting Catbird, and I’m gonna learn how an engagement ring is made and also see if I have what it takes to make my very own bridal jewelry. […]

How Our Beauty Director Gets Ready For Her Wedding Day | Try This Challenge | Refinery29

Okay. So I am patiently waiting to dry my hair right now. But someone else has taken the hair dryer from me. And when do I get to use the hairdryer? Oh, it’s all yours. Hi I’m Cat Quinn. I’m the Beauty Director at Refinery29 and I’m so excited to get my best, healthiest, shiniest […]

Inspirational Women in My Family | Tia Mowry

– Hi guys! So a lot of you have asked about advice on succeeding, and I am a firm believer that we do not get there alone. So today I’m gonna share with you some of the women who have inspired me on my journey to success. (optimistic music) I think I should definitely start […]

This Assyrian Lebanese Wedding In Texas Is Stunning | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

Faith has always been a part of my family’s life. We’re Assyrians. They’re a small Christian minority from Iraq. Because my mom married a Lebanese man, there was never really any question that when I married a Middle Eastern man, of course we’re going to include that into our wedding. When we were growing up […]

The Unexpected Beauty Of A Mormon Wedding | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

This is Melissa and this is Sergio. They’re Mormon. Mormon is a nickname for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Marriage and family are important because they believe family can be together forever in the afterlife. An important part of creating an Eternal Family is getting married in a temple. […]