Trendspotting: Maryland

Bright Bon Voyage

The Idea: While everyone loves the tried-and-true rose-petal toss, we say kudos to one couple who skipped the tradition in favor of sparklers—the cleanup crew no doubt loved their send-off choice. Bride-tested and editor-approved, these playful pyrotechnics can be purchased online at for guests to wave during your departure.

Why We Love It: They're friendlier on the wallet than full-blown fireworks, plus they make great candid shots.


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