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2014's Top Wedding Traditions Might Surprise You

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    Alimay Events — an NYC-based event production company founded by two former glossy-vets, Ali Schajer and and Maya Katz — specializes in organizing pure chaos. So, who better to call upon with our most challenging wedding etiquette queries?
    In the past, most weddings took place in a church, and the newly betrothed celebrated their happily-ever-after just like everyone else — with a simple reception featuring hors d’oeuvres and a cake. These days weddings are all about individuality, from a couple’s “I dos” to their favorite dessert and everything in between. But, this year we saw some classic wedding traditions make a serious comeback. Amidst the unconventional venues and cupcake towers was a welcome resurgence of some classy customs. Read on for this year’s biggest traditional trends.

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