A registered bride in Bermuda can choose from the fine china,
silverware and glassware available in several establishments in the
downtown area. Fine linens, home furnishings and interior
decoration are also options. Shipping and handling costs and
insurance costs vary. Shoppers are pleasantly surprised by the
quality of establishments and products available on the island.
Indeed, high fashion and specialty goods, all at reasonable prices,
make shopping an experience in Bermuda.
Couples wishing to provide gifts for their guests have several
unique options. For the gentlemen, Cuban cigars, vintage port or
engraved silver flasks can be found in the area of the birdcage on
Front Street. For the ladies, personalized jewelry in silver and
glass, or artistic impressions of island life can be found in
Bermuda offers any number of entertainers, musicians and DJ's.
Chamber music or steel pans are often used before and during the
ceremony. Once the party begins, the music shifts to a more up-beat
rhythm to get people on the dance floor!
There is barely a world cuisine that is not catered for in
Bermuda. Whether you're catering for hundreds or an intimate group
of close friends, choose from local dishes like Bermuda lobster or
Fish Chowder spiced with dark rum and sherry peppers, and the
finest in Italian, French, Caribbean, Indian, Chinese, Thai or
North American cuisine to the freshest sushi.
Your wedding planner can arrange traditional Bermuda wedding cakes
- a pound cake covered in gold leaf, symbolizing wealth, for the
groom and fruit cake wrapped in silver leaf, symbolizing purity,
for the bride.
Fresh flowers by the stem, beautifully arranged with designer
accessories, or silk that last forever and look so real, you choose
your best wedding bouquet, headpiece or table flowers. With so many
kinds and colours to choose from you can create a unique accent for
your special day.
There are several modes of transportation used in Bermuda to
transport the wedding party from the ceremony to the reception -
taxi, horse and carriage, a moped or bus. The horse and
Bermuda carriage is a traditional way to arrive and leave from the
ceremony. It is a wonderful way to travel to the reception and
relax with your new spouse enjoying a bottle of champagne along the
way! The Bermuda taxi is a luxurious way to travel with seating up
to six per vehicle and air conditioning giving you a chance to cool
off before the real party starts! If you are really daring, you may
make a quick getaway on a scooter enjoying the wind in your face
travelling along Bermuda's roads. Or you can rent a bus so your
entire wedding party and family can be involved in the first
minutes of your new life together!