Married basically means to unite of two humans, men and women in one household tie. However, it is different in Japan. There, Solo Wedding or married without a partner becomes a trend.
This trend is started with the increasing number of Japanese people who are more concerned with a career before building a family. As a result, the number of solo wedding services increases.
Solo Wedding Trend
Solo Wedding is a service to provide opportunities for women, especially, to undergo a marriage without a partner. Maybe some people think that this is a strange act. But for others, this service can fulfill their dream who are waiting for real perfect marriage.
The Company called Cerca Travels in Kyoto offers solo wedding services for the first time. The company has a tagline, “You are single and you do not know if you would be able to get married and have a wedding ceremony in the near future, but you would like to have some pictures of yourself in a wedding gown or in a gorgeous bridal kimono now, when you are young and beautiful”.
Price and Services of Solo Wedding
According to the Guardian, there are 130 Japanese women who have paid Cerca for about ¥380,000 or £2,500. They are the women who dream of wearing a wedding dress but until now, it has not been achieved because she has not found her mate.
This service gives the ladies a chance to stay in the hotel for 2 days, do the wedding dress fittings, hair, and makeup until the design bouquet. The customers are like feeling the preparation as a real bride. Interestingly, every service is handled by professionals who usually handle a real marriage.
After everything is ready, the bride will be taken to a location to do a photo shoot. The single bride can also hire men between the ages of 20 and 70 to pose with her. There are various variations of packages to choose to start from the cheapest 330,000 yen.
In Japan, Solo wedding or married without a partner becomes a trend. This trend is started with the increasing number of Japanese people who are more concerned with the career before building a family.