A Baroque Wedding
In the past, every time we did a wedding story, it always seemed to have a country theme. This year, we decided to do a little exploration and find out what’s hot for weddings in 2013. We found several neat trends, but one stood out like a pointed pair of Baroque slippers.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word “Baroque” is derived from the Portuguese word "barroco," Spanish "barroco," or French "baroque," all of which refer to a "rough, irregularly shaped or imperfect pearl." In informal usage, the word baroque can simply mean that something is "elaborate" in reference to the Baroque styles of the 17th and 18th Centuries.
The term baroque was initially used in a derogatory sense to describe eccentric redundancy and an abundance of details. In other words, it means almost anything not perfect—and perhaps a little out of ....