If you’re planning a 2017 wedding, you are in luck. We have an exclusive sneak peek of the most happening wedding trends of 2017. Here's what's going to be the rage at weddings in the coming year.
People have gone fully mobile with almost everything else, so why not for their wedding plans? Millennials, who are all about instant gratification, want planning right at their fingertips at any given moment. It won't be long before the whole process moves online.
(More) Exotic and Offbeat Destinations
Tropical paradises like Jamaica, Costa Rica, the Bahamas and Mexico still top the list of favorite hot spots for tying the knot. But now we're seeing Canada, Iceland, and Italy emerge as popular destinations for those couples looking to stray off the beaten path.
Technology to the Fore
Couples are finding newer ways to integrate technology into their dream wedding by taking advantage of things like 3D printing to personalize cake toppers, favors, place cards, wedding bands, etc. More hotels are offering the option of live-streaming the ceremony in their wedding packages.
Breaking the Ice
People are looking for ways to engage their guests all through the wedding day. Apart from interactive food stations and lawn games, even fire eaters(!) or contortionists(!!) that gives everyone something to talk about. Also gaining popularity are photo walls, either stationary or as a slideshow.
Color is all set for a comeback, as opposed to traditional all-white weddings. Also fewer flowers, more props as well as suspended centerpieces and abundant lighting patterns.
Getting Adventurous with Tones and Accents
More and more of dreamy palettes of creams, grays, and pastels contrasted with glass and metallics.
Elaborate and Layered Gowns
Removable skirts are gaining in popularity. The bride can have both a sheath dress and a ball gown for much less than the cost of two dresses.
There has been a noticeable rise in elaborate entrances, and this trend is expected continue this year as well. Omni-present will be over-the-top décor that greets guests on their way to the event, as well as unique displays that grab the guests' attention.
When it comes to inspiration for wedding decor, it’s time to look upwards. You can take advantage of the considerable visual space above guest tables and highlight it in many ways. Expect to see lots and lots of low-hanging string lights, luxurious candelabras paired with tall tapers, Edison bulbs and chandeliers in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Garden to Venue
With regards to florals, expect to keep seeing garlands, and more of organic bouquets and centerpieces all of which retain tremendous following among brides.
Diversity in Food
Late night snacks are becoming more of a thing than just simply an add-on. More courses in dinners that go beyond a mere salad and entrée. The traditional wedding cake remains a staple, but more and more couples are opting for alternatives such as pastries, cookies, doughnuts or even cheese.
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