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Honeymoons are still seen as a holiday of a lifetime and a good excuse to splash out, with 52% of couples who are going on honeymoon spending more than $5,000. According to an Easy Weddings poll taking a honeymoon is […]



Casual weddings are still the most popular choice, ahead of traditional, modern, and themed weddings according to an Easy Weddings poll. Interestingly the proportions of couples who are planning each style of wedding have hardly changed since we first ran […]


It seems that couples are divided on the question of whether the groom should see the bride the day before the wedding day or not, according to an Easy Weddings poll. Of almost 1000 couples that took part in the […]



More than half of couples that are getting married choose to send a save the date before the official wedding invitation according to an Easy Weddings poll. Although save the date cards are the most frequently sent, save the date […]


The majority of brides choose to buy a new wedding dress to get married in according to an Easy Weddings poll. Although some brides do choose a pre-loved gown, and others can’t decide which way to go, it seems that […]



The majority of brides plan to have their wedding dress professionally cleaned after the big day according to an Easy Weddings poll. When asked whether they planned to have their bridal gown cleaned, more than three quarters of brides (76%) […]


We All Want to Believe in Love at First Sight There’s great news for the romantics amongst you as it seems that more than half of Easy Weddings visitors believe in love at first sight. Of over 1000 people that […]



Four Out Of Five Couples Buy the Booze Almost 80% of couples pay for alcohol at their wedding according to an Easy Weddings poll. Of around 1000 respondents to the survey, 79% said they had or would pay for guests’ […]


Grooms Take an Equal Role in Wedding Planning The majority of modern brides feel that the groom should have a 50/50 say in wedding arrangements according to an Easy Weddings poll. Of the 1771 respondents, a resounding 86% said that […]



Most Engagement Rings Cost Over $1,000 The majority of brides have an engagement ring that cost over $1,000 according to an Easy Weddings poll. The most popular price range was $1,000 to $5,000 with 43% of brides reporting that their […]


Asking Dad’s Permission is a Popular Tradition Almost 60% of grooms-to-be still ask their girlfriend’s father’s permission before they propose according to an Easy Weddings poll.  While most people still see this as a charming and romantic gesture, as well […]



Couples want a mixture of candid and posed wedding photos Over the last few years reportage wedding photography has become more popular than traditional posed wedding photography, but most couples still want a combination of both according to an Easy […]


Although couples use a lot of different types of transport for their weddings, the classic car is still the most popular choice with just over half of couples choosing this option. An Easy Weddings poll revealed that 52% of couples […]



One in Four Couples Would Use a Charity Gift Registry Wedding can be costly events with a big focus on materialistic things such as designer clothing, gourmet food, and expensive cars, so many couples are looking to achieve some balance […]


Photo Booths are a Popular Choice for Wedding Receptions Wedding photo booths are a great way to liven up your reception and 62% of couples would consider hiring one according to an Easy Weddings poll. Almost two thirds of the […]



One in Five Brides Would Wear Coloured Contacts on her Wedding Day More than 20% of brides would wear coloured contact lenses on their wedding day according to an Easy Weddings poll. 21% of the brides that took part in […]


Three Quarters of Brides Choose Contact Lenses Over Glasses 75% of brides that need to wear either contact lenses or glasses would choose to wear contact lenses on their wedding day according to an Easy Weddings poll. While 54% of […]



75% Groom’s Suits Bought in Six Months Before Wedding While most brides will begin searching for their wedding dress as soon as they are engaged, shopping for the groom’s suit only usually starts six months before the wedding according to […]


Buying Groomsmen’s Suits is Becoming More Common Most couples still hire their groomsmen’s suits according to an Easy Weddings poll, although buying their suits is becoming more popular. 63% of the couples that responded to the poll said they would […]



Half of Couples Hire Suits for Fathers of the Bride and Groom More than half of couples will hire suits for the father of the bride or the father of the groom to wear on the wedding day according to […]


Half of Grooms Still Rent Their Wedding Suits Although renting a wedding suit for the groom is still slightly more popular that buying one, investing in a suit for the wedding is becoming more common according to an Easy Weddings […]



Nine in Ten Couples Would Contact Supplier with Poor Review Only 7% of couples would not consider contacting a wedding supplier if they had a couple of poor reviews according to an Easy Weddings poll. 25% said they would contact […]


Four in Five Couple Just Want to Be Married The vast majority of couples get engaged just because they want to get married rather than in response to any particular event according to an Easy Weddings poll. While some indicated […]



A third of Couples Get Engaged In Holiday Seasons One in three couples get engaged during the holiday seasons of Christmas and New Year, or while they are on holiday, according to an Easy Weddings poll. On the other hand […]


Most Couples Check Out Supplier Websites Before Making Contact A good website is crucial for wedding suppliers according to an Easy Weddings poll which showed that 65% of couples looked at suppliers’ websites before contacting them. Most couples will look […]



Most Bomboniere Cost Less than $5 Per Guest When it comes to wedding bomboniere it’s the thought that counts according to an Easy Weddings poll. The vast majority of couples choose low cost bomboniere, with 69% of the respondents indicating […]


Sit Down Dinner Most Popular Choice for Wedding Catering The majority of couples choose a sit down dinner for their wedding catering according to an Easy Weddings poll. The poll results showed that 62% were planning a sit down dinner […]



One in Five Couples Consider Getting Married Overseas A large number of couples contemplate getting married overseas according to an Easy Weddings poll. Although 78% of the couples that responded to the poll said they weren’t getting married overseas, 12% […]


Most Weddings Take More Than a Year to Plan Just over half of couples take more than one year to plan their wedding according to an Easy Weddings poll. The results of the poll showed that 53% of couples spent […]



Most Brides Buy Readymade Wedding Dress The majority of brides choose to walk down the aisle in a readymade bridal gown according to an Easy Weddings poll. While a third of brides said they would have their dress custom designed, […]


Almost Half of Brides Opt for a Spray Tan At least 44% of brides plan to get a spray tan for their wedding according to an Easy Weddings poll. The actual figure could be higher as 16% of brides were […]



Skin Treatments Most Common Pre-wedding Procedure Prenuptial cosmetic procedures are becoming very common, with the most popular being skin treatments according to an Easy Weddings poll. More than 300 brides who were all having pre-wedding procedures took part in the […]


A Third of Brides Use Six Month Beauty Regime One in three brides has already started her beauty routine six months before the wedding according to an Easy Weddings poll. 36% of the brides that responded to the poll said […]



Two thirds of weddings include children in the bridal party According to an Easy Weddings poll 66% of couples include young children in their bridal party as either flower girls or page boys, or possibly both. Only 34% of couples […]


Half of Couples have DJ as Wedding Entertainment A DJ is the most popular form of wedding entertainment according to an Easy Weddings poll. 57% of the couples that took part in the poll indicated they would be having a […]



Pampering days more popular than strippers for hen night The most popular type of hen party is a pampering day according to an Easy Weddings poll. 29% of brides indicated that they would be having a pampering day while the […]


There’s an 87% chance that you’re the bride A user survey revealed that 87% of Easy Weddings readers were brides, so if you’re reading this article there’s a good chance you are too. Grooms and bridesmaids were equally likely to […]



Wedding planning is now split evenly between the bride and groom Traditionally all the groom needed to do was turn up on the day and say I do, but according to an Easy Weddings poll grooms now have as much […]


A third of brides spend more than £1,000 on their wedding dress Despite the fact that many couples are trying to economise on the cost of their wedding around 32% of brides spend more than £1,000 on their bridal gown […]



Four in five brides buy special lingerie for their wedding Most brides spend a lot of time and effort putting together their wedding outfits, but it’s not just what’s on show that is important according to an Easy Weddings poll. […]


Traditional wedding cakes are still the most popular choice Although weddings in general are becoming less formal, more than half of couples still choose to have a traditional wedding cake according to an Easy Weddings poll. 55% of couples that […]



Majority of brides choose two or three bridesmaids Most brides will choose to have two or three bridesmaids accompanying them down the aisle according to an Easy Weddings poll. 60% of brides that completed the survey reported that they planned […]


Only 5% couples sign a prenup before they get married Although prenuptial agreements have been available in Australia for more than a decade, very few couples are choosing to put one in place according to an Easy Weddings poll. Only […]



Ceremony still the most important feature of the wedding day We’re often told than in the excitement of wedding planning it’s easy to forget what the wedding day is actually about. Well it appears that’s not a problem for the […]


70% of couples have wedding budget under AUD$20,000 Seven out of ten couples have a wedding budget of under AUD$20,000 according to an Easy Weddings poll, and more than half of these will spend less than AUD$10,000. The results of […]



Most Easy Weddings visitors are getting married for the first time Four out of five weddings are first time marriages according to an Easy Weddings poll. The poll results showed that 82% of respondents had never been married before, while […]


A new bed is a quick decision for half of couples More than half of couples would choose a new bed in less than two weeks according to an Easy Weddings poll. 54% of couples that took part in the […]



Two thirds of couples would pay for a new bed with cash The majority of couples would prefer to save up and pay cash if they were buying a new bed according to an Easy Weddings poll. The results showed […]


Only a third of couples choose traditional church wedding ceremonies Two thirds of weddings are now non-religious according to an Easy Weddings poll. 63% of couples that were asked what type of wedding they were having, answered that they were […]



Couples find customer reviews very important when selecting a wedding supplier The majority of couples find that the reviews a wedding supplier has received from their previous customers are vital, according to an Easy Weddings poll. 62% of couples that […]


Almost half of brides now give a wedding speech Although it’s not traditionally part of the wedding toasts, almost half of brides are now planning to give a speech at their wedding according to an Easy Weddings poll. In these […]



More than half of couples save the top tier of their wedding cake Just over half of couple who are getting married will save the top tier of their wedding cake according to an Easy Weddings poll. The results of […]


Real wedding flowers more popular than artificial flowers The vast majority of couples choose to have fresh flowers at their wedding according to an Easy Weddings poll. 79% of couples that took part in the poll indicated that they would […]



Almost half of brides would buy their wedding dress from an online business Wedding dress shopping is one of the highlights of wedding planning but almost half of brides would be willing to buy their bridal gown from an online […]


Less than half of couples write their own wedding vows The majority of couples still use traditional wedding vows in their wedding ceremonies rather than writing their own vows according to an Easy Weddings poll. Only 43% of nearly 2,000 […]



Eight Out Of Ten Brides Plan to Lose Weight for Their Wedding All brides want to look their best on the wedding day and for the majority of us that means losing a few pounds or dropping a dress size, […]


Majority of Grooms Still Rent Their Wedding Suits Although renting a wedding suit for the groom is still more popular that buying one, investing in a suit for the wedding is becoming more common according to an Easy Weddings poll. […]



Two Thirds of Brides Get Ready For Their Big Day at Home According to an Easy Weddings poll 64% of brides get ready for their wedding day at home. 41% reported that they planned to get married at their own […]


Function centres are the most popular wedding reception venues Couples planning their weddings choose a wide variety of reception venues according to an Easy Weddings poll. Although function centres were the most popular with 24% of the vote, these were […]



Only a third of couples hire a wedding videographer A wedding video is a wonderful reminder of the special moments of your big day, but only a third of couples choose to hire a professional videographer to make one, according […]


Almost half of brides would buy a second hand wedding dress When over a thousand brides were asked the question “would you buy a second hand wedding dress?” almost half said that they would be willing to consider it. A […]



Spring is still the most popular wedding season Spring is still the most popular time to get married, with almost 40% of couples choosing this season to tie the knot. Winter is the least popular season with only 14% of […]


Majority of couples choose Saturday as their wedding day An Easy Weddings poll of almost 3,000 couples showed that Saturday is still by far the most popular day to get married. 67% of the brides that took part in the […]



Is registering for wedding gifts losing its popularity? For many years the wedding gift registry was a fundamental part of the wedding, and was a way for newlyweds to kit out their marital home when they first moved in together […]


One in ten couples use a coordinator for wedding planning It is often said that planning a wedding is one of life’s most stressful experiences, but according to an Easy Weddings poll a staggering 90% of couples are still determined […]



Brides still choose white or ivory wedding dresses Modern brides may be breaking every rule in the etiquette book when it comes to wedding planning, but the colour of the wedding dress is one area where they seem to stick […]


Majority of brides get on well with their future mother-in-law It’s a cliché to say that mothers-in-law are hard to get along with, but the great news is that for the majority of you it doesn’t apply, at least as […]



Most couples now live together before their wedding Living with your partner before marriage has now become the norm according to the results of an Easy Weddings poll. Out of almost 3,000 respondents, 86% said that yes they would be […]


Wedding websites are the best source of wedding information Almost 60% of couples believe a wedding website is the best source of wedding information according to an Easy Weddings poll. Perhaps that’s not so surprising given that the respondents were […]



Everyone loves DIY wedding stationery More than 80% of couples will have a DIY element to their wedding stationery according to an Easy Weddings poll. While the majority of these will produce all their wedding stationery themselves, some will order […]


Most brides meet fiance through mutual friends The most common way to meet the person you’ll marry is through mutual friends, according to an Easy Weddings poll. Whether you’re set up on a blind date, or simply meet at a […]



Couples choose classic cars as wedding ceremony transport Although a classic car is still the most frequently used form of wedding transport, an Easy Weddings poll has shown that unique and quirky cars are almost as popular. This follows the […]


Casual is the most popular style of wedding Casual weddings are the most popular choice for Easy Weddings couples according to a poll, but there are also still many that prefer to stick with something more formal. Although 36% of […]



Male and female marriage celebrants are equally popular Male marriage celebrants and female celebrants are equally popular according to an Easy Weddings poll. Of more than 1,000 couples that completed the poll, 37% said they were having a male celebrant […]


Easy Weddings visitors are just months away from wedding date Most Easy Weddings visitors are just a few months away from their wedding according to the results of a poll on the website. 84% of Easy Weddings visitors that took […]



Grooms are happy to choose the engagement ring It seems that romance is alive and kicking, with almost half of Easy Weddings husbands-to-be choosing their fiance’s engagement ring themselves so they have the ring ready to slip on her finger […]


Most couples plan afternoon wedding ceremonies The most popular time to hold a wedding ceremony is mid afternoon according to an Easy Weddings poll. 53% of couples that responded to the poll said that their wedding ceremony would take place […]



Friends make the best Maids of Honour The maid of honour has an important role in any wedding. As well as providing practical and emotional support to the bride, she is often a witness at the ceremony itself, so it’s […]


Fathers are still walking brides down the aisle Family dynamics might be changing in modern society but the majority of brides still choose to have their father walk them down the aisle according to an Easy Weddings poll. The poll […]



Would you invite children to your wedding? Although almost two thirds of brides do plan to include children in their wedding guest list, more than half of these limit the invitations to children over a certain age or children that […]


How many people will you include in your bridal party? Modest bridal parties with just a few key members are more popular than having large numbers of attendants according to an Easy Weddings poll. 70% of respondents said that their […]



Bride’s family no longer paying for the wedding Fathers with multiple daughters can finally breathe a sigh of relief as it seem the days of the father of the bride paying for the majority of the wedding are now over. […]


How many guests will you invite to your wedding reception? Medium sized wedding receptions of between 50 and 100 guests are the most popular choice for Easy Weddings couples according to the results of a poll. 45% of couples stated […]



The late twenties is the most common marriage age for brides The late twenties seems to be the most popular time for brides to tie the knot according to an Easy Weddings poll. 32% of brides that completed the poll […]


Getting married in church is still a popular choice according to an Easy Weddings poll. Out of nearly 1,000 couples that responded to the poll, 45% said they were having a church as their ceremony venue. A further 10% said […]



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