Tucking a sugar cube into your wedding glove is meant to sweeten your union
Bridesmaids originally were dressed identically as the bride in order to confuse evil spirits.
In the 1500's most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and they still smelled pretty good.. However, since they were starting to smell, brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odor. Hence the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting married