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Wedding trends: Tech-Inspired or Intimate?

  • Frans Snackers

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, February 14 2018   /  12:45 am

All in one: Visitors at the Bridestory Fair browse booths of over 100 different vendors, from wedding decorators to tailors. (JP/Frans Snackers)Wedding trends change dramatically over time. Some couples spare nothing for a once-in-a-lifetime grand ceremony, while others prefer an intimate affair.Bride-to-be Yerisa, who plans to get married this spring, met her future husband about two years ago through mutual friends. But since she is currently away in Croatia, the groom-to-be and his family are taking care of wedding preparations.“Actually, I just want a very simple wedding — only at the civil registration office and then later in a restaurant with all my family members and close friends,” said the 30-year-old.In her opinion, the most important part of a wedding is the ijab kabul (Islamic wedding vows) rather than all that pomp. But she understands why people find it important to ...