China’s ‘It Girls’ Are Hitting the Streets for Their Wedding Photos
City streets are becoming the ubiquitous
wedding photo backdrop
for China’s ‘it girls.
On a Xiaohongshu tag titled ‘
street wedding photography
,’ there are over 96,000 posts showing glamorous couples in wedding attire strolling down sidewalks.
Many of the posts under this trend are actually ‘
), a tradition undertaken instead of an engagement photoshoot.
This younger generation’s wedding photos
embrace China’s urban spaces
in lieu of traditional photography studios.
This subversion of classic studio photography is often paired with another spin on tradition:
Shorter wedding dresses
(sometimes just regular dresses)
Taken everywhere from Beijing to Changsha, Shanghai to Suzhou, these photos scream
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