The old story about a bride and groom receiving 6 toasters from well-intentioned family on their marriage day has passed into 70s history. However what to buy the modern couple? It is a question that's warranted to drive their guests to near insanity. We owned a tiny Highlands restaurant which couldn't presumably bring in enough cash even if we worked every hour available and filled up the place to bursting point night after night. We already had a good client base, and therefore the challenge was to sell things to them as well as the top quality food. Discover more on wedding portrait photographers.
one We declined to load profit onto the wine. We knew the profit markups on wine and knew that it had been a common strategy of eateries to charge consumers thru the nose for drink. And we knew how shoppers felt about this.
two The retail items would need to add to and improve the general atmosphere of the eaterie so 'tat' was out.
three the things would need to sell themselves. We would not have the resources to give buyers the 'hard sell' while preparing and offering food and, besides, hard sell isn't our style. With formal hairstyling trends taking a step backwards from the rigidly made styles of yesterday, today's marriage hair styles are free, natural and a great amount easier to achieve than they used to be a few years back. You can begin your hunt for the ideal bridal hair styles and bridesmaid hair styles by perusing thru style books that highlight formal updos and favored marriage hair styles. Another critical thing to think about when selecting bridal hair styles are the styles, lengths and textures of the bridal party's hair.
five they might need to be accessible to consumers, not locked up in drawers or cupboards.
So, where did we buy all of these items? At local auctions, this is where. It's on a smaller scale than before, frankly, but that suggests we will be able to be more selective. Monart glass, silver tissue rings, antique silver-topped wine and vinegar bottles are loads more fun than a toaster and, if you purchase smartly, you'll be giving the fortunate couple something that's both gorgeous and a sound financial investment.
Charlie Taylor is one of the founders of Highland Country Marriages Ltd, a Scottish marriages agency with a world dimension.