When it comes to planning a wedding, there are about a million and one ideas out there. Well don't panic, we have done the hard work for you! We have searched high and low and found the top 20 wedding trends to include in your big day
An Explosion Of Colour
Colour bombs are creeping up everywhere and it's pretty easy to see why. These little explosions of colour make for the most incredible photo backdrops and are an especially creative way to bring your colour palette to the big day. When using these, be sure to read through safety instructions and chat with your photographer to ensure you get the dreamiest of photos.
Get Your Pet Involved
Nothing is more heartwarming than being surrounded by your loved ones on your special day. Why not include the furriest member of your family and have your pet by your side! Not only will this be a gorgeous addition to your photos, but it gives you the chance for your pet to get involved! Have them walk down the aisle with you or carry the ring on their collar. Check out more ideas here
Display Those Donuts
We donut see this trend going anywhere! Supplying sweet treats for your guests is a perfect alternative or addition to your wedding cake. These delicious treats are inexpensive, available in any colour and are easy for your guests to snack on. Donut walls are a very festive way to display the treats but towers or stacks work as well.
End The Night With A Bang
Now this is the perfect way to truly end the night with a bang! A fireworks display is a wonderful treat for you and your guests, and it's even better if you keep it a surprise! If you are wanting to channel a similar idea but on a smaller scale, small fireworks and pyrotechnics around your dance floor or for your reception entrance are simple to set up and are a whole lot of fun!
Food Bar Style
Past are the days of only experiencing a sit down dinner at a wedding. Food bars are now the way to go! These fun set ups give a chance for guests to move around and mingle and offer different catering options. Whether you choose this buffet style for your dinner or just for your desserts, the options are endless! For some unique food bar inspiration, click here.
Channel your inner Kim Kardashian and go fresh and fabulous with a flower wall. Florals are an important part of any wedding, but these walls give you a creative and contemporary way to incorporate them into your special day. They also make for a perfect backdrop which will have you feeling like you're in a floral heaven!
Add a personal touch to your bar with personalised cocktails. The options really are endless. Go with a his and hers, with one named after you and your partner, or create a whole range of romantic themed beverages. Make sure the flavours you pick are favourites of yours and you supply a variety of different style drinks.
They were the go to party decoration in our youth and it's safe to say they are making a modern and fun comeback! As many couples are choosing to move away from traditional flower decor, balloons offer a light and colourful alternative for the day. These can be added onto tables, chairs, your bridal arch or scattered around the venue. Personalised balloons are also a festive addition!
Festive Food Trucks
If you are going for a casual, fun and festive wedding feel, then this might be the perfect idea for you! Food trucks are a different and easy way to bring more of wedstival vibe to the day. Pizza, kebabs or ice cream are also great options! This is also a great idea to bring later in the evening for some fun late night snacks.
Give Back And Donate
On such a special day, it's so wonderful to look around at how blessed you are. This is the perfect time to give back and donate to a cause close to your heart. This can be down in lieu of bonbonniere for your guests or you can give your guests the option to donate instead of purchasing a gift. Whichever option you choose, this is a beautiful way to spread some love around.
Drip Cakes And Metallics
Picking a wedding cake can be incredibly tricky! How many tiers? What flavour? What's the colour scheme? Floral decorations or macarons? The options are almost endless! On trend at the moment are smaller styles. Two or three tier cakes in combination with other dessert options allows for lots of different sweet treats and gives you lots of room to be creative. We are now moving away from naked cakes and traditional ruffle styles towards drip cakes, metallic colours and lots of colourful florals!
As bridal fashion continues to evolve, we are seeing more and more bridal jumpsuits pop up. Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco recently wore a stunning ivory lace jumpsuit from Tadashi Shoji on her special day, perfectly encompassing the modern bridal look. Are you wanting to take your bridal look from day to night? Change into a gorgeous jumpsuit so that you can dance the night away in extreme comfort and style.
Popping In Purple
Not only has this been one of the biggest bridal colours of 2018, but it's gearing up to continue being at the forefront of bridal decor in 2019 as well. Purple florals, tablecloths, candles or bridesmaids gowns are all creative way to incorporate the colour. Don't forget to pop in a few different shades for lots of contrast and depth!
For years, weddings have had an extreme focus on all things social media. Following the increase of wedding hashtags and the flooding of Instagram feeds, many couples are now opting for unplugged ceremonies. With a simple sign, ask your guests to pop their phones away for the ceremony and be completely present for your special day.
Your wedding photos will forever be one of the greatest way you can look back and reminisce about your special day. There are so many cool and creative photo ideas out there, all of which are fabulous ways to truly show your personalities on the big day. Drones are becoming more frequently used as a way to capture your beautiful day from above.
Mix and Match Bridesmaids
More and more we are seeing an array of coloured scattered throughout bridal parties. This gives a chance for each of your bridesmaids to choose a colour and style which suits them best and they feel the most comfortable in. While the gown colours may be different, ensure that they still match beautifully together and work with your floral bouquets as well.
We are seeing these fabulous ideas pop up all over the place. Couples are wanting to provide unique and exciting entertainment for their guests and we are loving it! Setting up outdoor games such as checkers or jenga are fantastic ways to keep guests entertained. If you are wanting something even more fabulous, try a jumping castle, acrobat or dance performance!
Giving a modern twist to the traditional veil, a bridal cape is one of the greatest trends to currently be dominating the fashion world. These gorgeous styles can be layered with luxurious lace, glimmered tulle or light beading. Whether you choose to wear this during your ceremony or reception, it is sure to add a contemporary and glamorous style to your bridal look.
Gold and Glitter
It's all about that gold! Bring the glitz and glamour to your special day with gold details scattered throughout your reception. Metallic tones will really pop and add a undeniable elegance to your decor. Candles, cutlery and chairs are all small details which can really make a statement. A bonus of gold detail, it matches with just about everything!
Fantasy Fairy Lights
It's the perfect way to add a romantic glow to your reception and the options for this trend are unlimited. Whether you create a trail throughout your tables or a softly lit canopy of lights, adding fairy lights will bring a whimsical feel to your special day. Our latest inspiration is the stunning light cave created at fashion influencer Chiara Ferragni's Sicilian wedding to rapper Fedez. Absolutely breathtaking!
Looking for the latest trends for your bridesmaids? Check out some fabulous styles here!