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 […]

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

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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. […]

I Kept My African Traditions In My English Wedding | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

I think it’s important to keep cultural traditions alive. Being sort of British/African, we wanted something that combined both cultures together. But we wanted to have Anglo-African fusion because that’s what we are, but also for our little boy as well. He’s a mixture of the two cultures. If I sort of think about what […]

I Am A Wedding Planner & This Is What My Wedding Looks Like | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

It has to be an amazing wedding. I’m a wedding planner, you know, everyone’s going to look at our work. It’s much more difficult then deciding on other people’s behalf, so it really has been very, very, very stressful. Ziad wanted a really, really small wedding, and I like big weddings. So we compromised and […]

This Lesbian Couple’s Wedding Revolves Around Religion | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

On our 4 year anniversary, on our drive to Alaska, I said let’s go on a nature hike or something. We wanted to go moose spotting. Moose spotting. Which is a thing in Alaska. Ladies, romance. I got down on one knee. And I said, “Please, will you marry me? You and me forever. Thoughts, […]

What Combining A Persian And Irish Wedding Looks Like | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

This is Kelly; she’s Irish. This is Rambod; he’s Persian. In 36 hours they will get married in San Diego, where we’ll see a bedazzled bridal table, dance with a wild Irishman, and watch a knife dance where Rum showers his sister with cash. Chica-chica-chick! Ay, ay, ay! Ah-chick! Ay! Ah-chick! Ay! Ah-chick! Ay! There […]

The Deep Meaning Behind An Orthodox Jewish Wedding | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

I think Orthodox just means following the Torah, what it says. Every experience that I go through has a piece of my religion in it. It always connects back to my religion. I just live my life surrounded by God. The torah, the Jewish bible, begins with the letter Bet and ends with the letter […]

This Traditional Nigerian Wedding Is So Beautiful | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

[Applause] so I was born in Lagos Nigeria and moved here when I was six months old my parents kind of raised my brother and I a Western Way I'm very British British Nigerian on a journey to understand the significance of my Nigerian heritage hybrid British very British very Nigerian individual who holds very […]