The trend of overly posed and staged wedding photos can feel unnatural and take away from the genuine moments of the day.
Grand and wasteful wedding send-offs, like releasing large amounts of balloons or confetti, can harm the environment.
Traditional gender-specific roles in weddings, like the father giving away the bride, are seen as outdated and patriarchal by some.
Choosing style over comfort when it comes to bridal shoes can lead to discomfort throughout the day.
Giving out wedding favors that guests may not use or appreciate can be a waste of resources.
Sharing every moment of the wedding on social media can take away from living in the present and enjoying the day.
Having an excessively large wedding party can be challenging to manage and may overshadow the couple.
Overly rehearsed and elaborate first dances may feel less authentic and genuine.