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In the Meiji-Jingu Shrine a Shinto wedding.
Wedding in Japan can take place only after the realization of a civil wedding at the town hall of residence of the spouses and is the traditional Japanese wedding. It takes place in a Shinto shrine , only lasts 30 minutes and is conducted by a priest assisted by Miko, women devoting their time to the sanctuary and wearing outfits made ​​of a high white kimono and a hakama (low) a red tone.
At the ceremony , only family and close friends are invited married.
The bride is made ​​up of white, with red lips in a style approaching that of Geisha . The white to show future -oriented position married to the Gods ( Kami ) . Any holding the bride is accompanied by a long white coat touching the ground in every hand and called Uchikake . And she will wear white sandals called Zori . It will also , in his hands, a gold and silver range, a small box used handbag and will contain a comb and a mirror.
As for the husband, his outfit is much more "simple" and will consist of a hakama ( baggy trousers ) topped with a Montsuki ( jacket ), all being rather sober and a dark color.

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  • Copyright: Laetitia Buczaczer (phoolan) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 19 W: 0 N: 30] (369)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2015-10-21
  • Categories: Ceremony
  • Exposure: f/5.8, 1/160 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2015-12-02 0:44
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