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Bachelorette - Term for a bride while she is engaged.

Bridal shower - Party given for the bride before the wedding; coordinated by the bridesmaids to offer gifts for the bride and groom.

Bubbles - Used in a wedding in place of rice to send off the bride and groom.

Back-Up Cake – A sheet cake used to serve a very large guest list after your display wedding cake is finished.

Butter cream Icing – A creamy icing made of butter, and used for decoration or filling for a wedding cake.

Bow tie(dickey bow) - A short tie, shaped like a bow, that is worn with a wing or laydown collar.

Body Shapers - Hosiery that provides support under a garment.

Backpiece - A decorative comb placed on the back of a bride's head that attaches the veil.

Ballet veil - A veil that rests between the bride's knees and ankles.

Basket Weave - Decorative piping on a wedding cake

Best Man - The best man keeps the ring safe, signs the marriage license, announces speeches at the reception and makes his own.

Biedermeier - A bouquet of flowers arranged in rings according to their color.

Blusher - A short veil that covers the bride face and protects her make-up before the ceremony.

Bomboniere - An Italian term referring to wedding favors passed out to wedding guests in appreciation of their attendance.

Boutonnière - A single flower worn on the lapel of a man's jacket.

Bride's Bouquet - A bundle of flowers for the bride.