Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Defining Luxury

Today's post is directed towards you, dear reader. I am currently reading a book on Luxury and how through the age's the word alone has come to be defined. It's quite something to think about, especially when it comes to weddings. Years ago, luxury was thought of something that only the upper upper classes could afford. Luxury items and / or lifestyle was seen as only for the very rich and elite. These days, the word luxury has morphed into something much more. Luxury is not only the finest things in life {which are more accessible to the masses} but also experiences. Free time is now considered a luxury. Travel and amazing perks on your trip are now considered luxury.

How does Luxury play a role in your wedding? Is it the luxury of a budget that allows you to fulfill all your wedding day wishes? Is it the luxury of having the best of the best? Is it the luxury of having all your friends and family be there to celebrate your vows? Is it the luxury of knowing that you are going to say 'I Do' to your soulmate? Is it the luxury of knowing that your day will be smooth, seamless and amazing because of the fabulous vendors you've hired and the trust you have in them?

What are your luxuries in life and in wedding planning?

{Personal note: some of my luxuries in life include a healthy happy family, being able to travel and having a seriously comfy couch}


  1. I'd love to know what book you're reading Lisa.

    Luxury for me definitely entails good feast days. I'm not a gluttonous person but I definitely enjoy occasionally eating decadently.

  2. Hi Allison! Amazing food is definitely a luxury! The book is called "Let Them Eat Cake" by Pam Danzinger. Its about marketing luxury, but its got me thinking about much more than marketing!