Webster's 1913 Dictionary
n. 1. A band used to prevent a stocking from slipping down on the leg.
History of the Wedding Garter Toss
The use of garters has been around since the dark ages. Their original use was to hold up stockings or shirt sleeves. The throwing of the garter at weddings is one of the oldest known bridal traditions. The ceremony has gone through a bit of evolution. From the bridal party following following the bride and groom to the bedroom to remove her clothes, to groomsmen charging the alter to remove the garment for luck, to the present day of the groom removing the garter and tossing it into a group of unmarried men.
In the past, there were very few choices in the color and style of the bridal garter. Today, the possibilities are endless. We here at Eye Catching Creations try to provide you with a large selection to pick from. We also know that everyone's taste is different. Please use or catalog a guide to the possibilities. The most popular garter colors are white and ivory and are made from satin and lace. The garter can be adorned with ribbons, flowers, andor charms. We can also embroider names ant
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