5 Wedding Buzzwords that Have Very Different Meanings for Your Parents

Brittny Drye Founder + Editor-in-Chief of Love Inc. Magazine | On-Air Wedding Expert | LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in the Wedding Industry


For a generation who isn't Pinterest-obsessed, buzzwords that surround the wedding world have a tendency to go completely over their heads. And the result is pretty entertaining.

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Industrial Chic Decor

What you mean: A design style that finds beauty in aged, utilitarian design using a mix of antiqued metals and woods.

What they think: A warehouse reception decorated with factory equipment and machinery.

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Farm-to-Table Catering

What you mean: Delicious, locally sourced fare from the area's farms.

What they think: Vegetables plucked from the vine and placed straight onto the plate.

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Naked Cakes

What you mean: An unfrosted cake.

What they think: A wedding cake that is decorated with nudes.

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Billy Balls

What you mean: A round, yellow flower.

What they think: Who the heck is Billy?

social-media-wedding-signageWedding Hashtag

What you mean: A defined word preceded with the “#” symbol that you encourage guests to use when posting images and statuses for your wedding on social media in order to curate all wedding-related posts.

What they think: The number sign.

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