Bridal Shower - A Tradition of Gifts

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ridal Showers have now become a universal trend. in its truest sense, showering gifts on the would-be Bride is the very essence of a Bridal Shower. Find here the history, culture entailed behind a Bridal Shower ceremony.

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Bridal Shower - A Tradition of Gifts

  1. 1. Bridal Shower
  2. 2. • Gift Giving Party for her Wedding • Giving gifts to future wives and husbands • It is popular in USA, Canada and Australia • Support them to start a new life • Bridal Shower parties, after lunch session
  3. 3. About Bridal Shower • History Of Bridal Shower • Customs and Gift Giving • Hosts • Guests • Un-Common in other countries
  4. 4. History Of Bridal Shower • Bridal Shower grown out of earlier dowry practice • Friends of the women would gather and brings gifts, that would compensate for the dowry • Bridal Shower originates in Brussels in 1860
  5. 5. Customs and gifts giving • Showers are explicitly a gift giving occasion • Every One who attends the shower is expected to bring a small gift • Bridal shower is purely spontaneous and informal
  6. 6. Host • Hosting the bridal shower, incorporate inviting close friends of bride • Parent, Sisters or Brothers or any other family members should not host bridal shower for their own family members • Some organization, social groups, society or religious group host bridal shower for future wives or husbands
  7. 7. Guests • Bride's close friend, family members are used to get invited as guest • Men are not usually present at bridal shower • In Canada up to 300 guests are normal • The Guests who are invited to showers, are also suppose to be attending wedding ceremony

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