Millennials are setting new wedding standards

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The Millennial Generation refuses to be regarded as ordinary, and their creativity is pouring out into their weddings.

According to bridal style and jewelry trends expert Adelaide Polk-Bauman, Millennials are putting their own spin on the special day with extraordinary registries, one-of-a-kind gifts, and unique destinations.

Polk-Bauman says that to fit their modern culture, Millennials are registering for items that fit their lifestyle, including high-tech registries that include electronics and app-controlled devices. Some are using crowd funding registries to pay for homes and honeymoons, and others have chosen charity registries for guests to donate to a cause or foundation the couple supports.

Wedding gifts are another part of the wedding process that Millennials are striving to do differently.

Opting for timeless, rare, and personalized jewelry, Millennials are more likely to pay a premium for jewelry or diamond cuffs that has more sparkle and shine, according to Polk-Bauman.

She also says that rather than the typical mountain or beach getaway honeymoon, Millennials are more likely to go somewhere less traditional. National parks, castles, private estates, and even caves are proving to be more of the Millennials’ style.

About Adelaide Polk-Bauman

Adelaide Polk-Bauman is a jewelry and style trends expert who has appeared nationally on the Today Show, Good Morning America, and vast local morning shows around the country. Her commentary ranges from fashion, jewelry, red carpet and wedding trends and has been featured in US Weekly, Lou Dobbs, Varney & Co., Robb Report, Oprah Magazine and Glamour Magazine.


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