Modern Traditions – The Wedding Getaway Car


There’s always been a romantic notion of the bride and groom leaving the wedding party slightly earlier than the guests for a nice little send off.  Amongst these ideas is a tradition for the getaway wedding car, before the couple leave [not a hired car, let’s be clear!] is to be decorated by the groom’s party – Prince Harry notoriously showered a certain Princess and Prince’s Aston Martin with heart balloons. However, let’s perhaps not leave it up to the boys – instead look at these super cute ideas for your stylish send off – from tissue pom pom garlands, to ribbons, to wreaths, fireworks, paper bows and balloons – hop in and make your dramatic departure!

Tissue Pom Poms: Justin DeMutiis I Love SW Magazine / Ribbons on Car: Punam Bean Photo / Wreath + Sign: Sarah Kate Photo / Fireworks: Unknown Source* / Bow Paper Fans: Martha Stewart Weddings / Balloons: Lisa Devlin via Ruffled

So are you planning on making a big exit? Or would you rather stay to the [not so] bitter end…