Alex Spithas, a Greek American, and his bride, Shabnam Nowrouzi, a Persian American, follow the Persian tradition of dipping a finger in honey to “sweeten the lips” of each other for their first kiss as husband and wife. Photo: April Greer

How rise of the Pinterest bride has transformed modern weddings

Today's brides and grooms are more assertive about what they want for their ceremonies, and that can lead to clashes with the traditions of their family and culture

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Alex Spithas, a Greek American, and his bride, Shabnam Nowrouzi, a Persian American, follow the Persian tradition of dipping a finger in honey to “sweeten the lips” of each other for their first kiss as husband and wife. Photo: April Greer
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