Red Color _ As most of us may know, a Chinese wedding invitation is usually red in color. However, not many people know the reason why it is in such color. In fact, red color is not only for wedding, it is also the main theme of Chinese festivals such as Chinese New Year. Concerning wedding invitations, Chinese wedding invitations are of different colors a few thousand years ago. Chinese used black color wedding invitations a few thousand years ago. It is believed that there were five emperors, Red, Blue, Yellow, White and Black Emperors in Chinese History. They are indeed the ancestors of Chinese people. The black color of the wedding invitation may probably be coming from the notion of the five emperors. The red color came to Chinese wedding invitation, and other festivals in the Han Dynasty.
Vera Wang Retro Verso Dual Sided Gingko Wedding Invitations are simplicity embodied. One side features a bold imprint of the lovely fan_shaped gingko biloba leaf in reverse print, while the invitation appears on the other side, framed by a delicate spray of gingko leaves traced along the border. Lovely for the modern bride who still wants to offer a nod to tradition. It's an especially apt choice for an Oriental themed wedding.