Garter Measurement How to Guide
Taking an appropriate garter measurement is very important in achieve a level of comfort thats lacking from one size fits all wedding garters. When you’re wearing a wedding garter, you’ll want to wear it approximately 5″ above the knee.The
Traditionally, the wedding garter is worn on the left leg while the toss garter is worn on the right leg; however, you can wear the two together on one leg if you prefer.
Measure approximately 5-6 inches above the knee as this is the most common location for garters to be worn.
Garter Measurement with No Measuring Tape
If you have a measuring tape this will be simple. If you don’t, you can use a ribbon to measure, place a mark on the ribbon, lay it flat and use a ruler to measure the distance.
The tradition of the garter removal and toss is not required. Since it’s your wedding, you get to decide whether or not to follow this tradition at your wedding. If you’re unfamiliar with the tradition, it is when the groom removes the garter from the bride’s leg and tosses it to a crowd of bachelors.
At GlamGarters we provide a complimentary toss garter with each order of any one of our fabulous wedding garters.