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What Does a Wedding Officiant Wear?!

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Published: Tuesday, Nov. 19th, 2019

Now that you're ordained and well on your way to planning your ceremony, you're probably also wondering: What do I wear as an officiant?

Attire should always be discussed with the couple to make sure everyone is on the same page with expectations. Many couples will say, “Just be comfortable,” or “Wear whatever you’d like,” but you should still get as many details about their wedding as possible to determine what you will wear.

For example: Is the ceremony location indoor or outdoor? What will the weather be like? Is it a laid back, bohemian-feel event - or will there be chandeliers, tuxedos and cocktail dresses?

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Tags: ceremony-preparation, officiant, professional-officiants, what-to-wear




The AMM Officiant Who STOLE the Show

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Published: Tuesday, Nov. 5th, 2019

If you’re looking to make a statement, or just want that something “extra” to really define who you are and what your role is - there will be no mistaking you as anyone but the officiant when you wear an AMM stole!

Embroidered with our iconic joined rings and three stars, this high quality satin garment fuses AMM’s eye-catching design with Byzantine splendor, for an ornamental garment unlike any other on the market.

Designed to rest comfortably on your shoulders with rounded edging, our Wedding Officiant Stoles are for Ministers that want to draw attention to the importance of their role.

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Tags: what-to-wear, officiant




What to Wear (and Not Wear) as a Wedding Officiant

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Published: Tuesday, Jul. 16th, 2019

“Clothes make the man” - Mark Twain

A ceremony is an “event of ritual significance, performed on a special occasion.” That means there are prescribed ways of doing things. Certain clothes to wear, words to say, and ways to act. Few ceremonies carry as much ritual significance as wedding ceremonies, where couples publicly declare a legally binding commitment to each other. 

But, that doesn’t mean you can’t let your personal style shine through. Heck, that’s probably why the couple asked you to officiate in the first place. Wedding officiants -- that’s you -- are rockstars! 

Let’s dive into what to wear as a wedding officiant, because there are a lot of variables - such as the feel of the event, weather, location, venue, and what the couple are wearing - that come into play!

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Tags: celebrity-officiants, ceremony-feel, what-to-wear





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5 Ways You Can Create Better Wedding Pictures

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Published: Tuesday, May. 7th, 2019

From the time that the procession begins until the recession is over and the couple have exited the building, you are the boss. Embracing this role will make or break the ceremony, which is why we put so much emphasis on planning EVERY SINGLE DETAIL!

As the wedding officiant, you are directing more than just the words and the emotions. You’re guiding the movement and flow of everything that is going on. 

During the ceremony you are scripting and directing “special moments” between the bride and groom, like the exchange of personalized vows, the ring exchange etc. It goes without saying that these moments make for some of the best wedding day pictures. 

That’s why it’s so important to have a plan. 

Here, we cover five ways that you can pretty much guarentee awesome wedding ceremony pictures.

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Tags: photography, unplugged-weddings, what-to-wear, ring-exchange






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