Wedding and Engagement Tropes
A Bridal Magazine shows a lovely couple dressed for an enchanting winter wedding.

The big day
In your wedding suit today
Like on the big day
Yes you're looking fine
The big day
Sign on the dotted line
The big day
It's your wedding march today
XTC, "Big Day".

Since marriage is a powerful force in human life, it shouldn't be surprising that it is also a powerful organizing force in fiction as well. Thus we have several tropes about them.

Most of this is Newer Than They Think though. Most wedding traditions in the Western world, such as the big white dress and the figurine-topped wedding cake, are derived from Queen Victoria's wedding to Prince Albert as well as some of the weddings of her daughters.

So, anyone want to go to a wedding?