Use these glasses to raise a toast! An essential ingredient of any wedding, is the toasts. The toasts give some of the principals at the wedding an opportunity to put their feelings into words. The toasts are also the first chance to introduce another essential ingredient to the wedding: humor. And, most importantly, the speeches are a signal for the wedding to progress from the formal to the informal. At their conclusion, the bride and the groom, and the friends and relatives who have contributed to the day's success, can relax and enjoy themselves.