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From cakes candles to refuse to desserts weddings are sixty billion dollar a year industry in the United States -- Adding details to your special day like jewelry engraved invitations and of course the perfect -- style only stretch those budgets further.
But in the face of the down economy many brides are cutting back.
According to industry group the wedding report that average wedding cost has dropped 12% or 14100 dollars since last year.
We went to New York -- -- event in New York City where vendors were full of ideas for brides looking to stay I due to a bargain.
To avoid some of the floral expenses experts suggest -- look for flowers that are in season or grown locally to hedge against costly transportation fees.
As for entertainment brides are using their own digital music stacks to entertain -- Asking -- -- keep the -- and spinning instead of the DJ.
And when it comes to -- -- experts say it is one of the best ways to cut spending because -- can't tell if your -- is second hand.
Used wedding dresses can cost up to 70% less than you.
And with -- inning down by more than 135.
Million dollars in the last twelve month it -- today's brides are shopping smarter.
I'm Catherine toggle.
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