9 Women Share Who Paid For What At Their Weddings

Photographed by Lula Hyers.
From the Pinterest-inspired dream venue to that rustic tablescape (what's a table without bundles of lavender bound with twine?) to a DJ who plays just the right amount of your playlist while still appeasing the parents with enough oldies — weddings can be expensive AF. According to this survey from Hitched, the average wedding in the UK in 2022 costs over £32k — and that's excluding honeymoon expenses. So who exactly is footing these bills?
First, we asked nine women how much their weddings cost, and now we're getting into the nitty-gritty: Who paid for what at your wedding, and how did you feel about the payment breakdown?

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