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Weddings Elsewhere - Fall 2014

Frankly, My Dear… CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, is a beautiful, historic city, and the perfect location for an antebellum-themed wedding. Charleston lies on the coast of South Carolina, at the midpoint. It’s known for historic sites, including plantations, antebellum homes, and gardens. The climate is moderate, the winters are short and mild, and the summers are hot. Most of the rainfall occurs in August. Antebellum weddings evoke images of Gone with the Wind. They are also known as southern style weddings. The venues used are usually outdoors, 16 Weddings Elsewhere | FALL 2014 and the most popular locations are plantations, historic mansions, antebellum homes, and gardens. The ideal location would have oak trees draped in Spanish moss. The bridal party attire might include petticoats and southern-style dresses— lots of ruffles; the men usually wear white tuxedos. Food is also very important to carry out this theme. Some examples that might be on your menu: fried chicken, catfish, bread pudding, okra, and fried green tomatoes. And what about an afternoon tea for your bridesmaids? 16 FALL 2014


Weddings Elsewhere - Fall 2014
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