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So you have decided to have your wedding in an exotic location: maybe a beach wedding in the Caribbean or on an island in the Venice lagoon, or even an atoll in the Pacific. Choosing such destinations brings its own challenges, not least – what wedding dress or outfit to buy for the destination you have chosen.

Tradition has it in Western cultures that the groom does not see what the bride is wearing until the wedding day. This makes it rather difficult for the groom to have any say at all! The groom will, however, have some idea of the sort of wedding that is being planned; he will know if it’s traditional or modern.

Not so long ago, the word ‘wedding’ would conjure up images of a bride in white with a dress in a heavy fabric with elaborate decoration and a flowing train held by similarly dressed bridesmaids. She would be holding a bouquet of flowers, wearing a tiara and a veil. The groom would wear a morning coat with a top hat. This is the traditional wedding,

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