14 Wedding Trends You Shouldn't Ignore

14 Wedding Trends You Shouldn't Ignore

With the wedding season fast approaching and summer bringing with it a spate of weddings, you have no choice but to get your thinking cap on. Whether you are planning your own nuptials or are simply observing the trends that come with every wedding season, there are some things that cannot be ignored. From minimalist aesthetics to rustic details and vintage wedding gowns, these 14 wedding trends can make or break your upcoming nuptial ceremony. Read on to know more about what you should incorporate into your wedding to give it that perfect finishing touch.

Millennial Pink

If you were a millennial born in the 1990s, then you would remember this shade of pink. If not, then you will be surprised to know that this shade of pink is all the rage now. Rose quartz has begun to make its presence felt in the wedding industry. Millennial pink is the new millennial pink and this color has gained popularity because of its soothing vibes. Also, it is a color that suits every skin tone, so you don't have to worry about finding the right shade for your wedding. You can play with this shade in the décor, in the bridal gown, and even in the flowers that you choose for your wedding. If you are planning to stick to the traditional white or ivory colored gown for your wedding, then adding in some millennial pink elements makes for a great combination.

Metallic Speckled Tinge

If you have been thinking of having a gold or silver-colored wedding, then this trend is for you. Metallic speckled tinge is the latest trend in the wedding industry and it is expected to be very popular in the upcoming wedding season. The metallic ornaments and decorative pieces are being replaced by the metallic speckled tinge that gives the wedding a more contemporary look. This trend is being followed not just by the bride and the groom but also by the guests as well.

The guests can opt for the personalized gift options like photo frames, mugs, key chains, or personalized picture frames that are available in the market. If you are planning to have a metallic speckled tinge wedding, then you can have this reflected in the wedding décor. The chairs, the table covers, the table runners, or even the invitations can be given a metallic sheen to add to the glamor of your big day.

Outdoor Weddings

This is a trend that has been around for a while now. The trend of outdoor weddings is not just restricted to spring or summer. It can be held any time of the year. The good thing about an outdoor wedding is that you get to save on the cost of decoration. You can make the best use of the natural surroundings by simply adding some decorative elements.

You can even make the best use of the weather by having an outdoor winter wedding. You can have a cozy and warm reception with a fireplace and a big fireplace mantel. You can decorate the trees or the surrounding area with fairy lights and lanterns to create a magical and romantic setting for your outdoor wedding. If you are planning an outdoor winter wedding, then you can have a romantic interlude by playing with the snow or water.

Coachella Festival Brides

If you have been planning a wedding for the last few years, then you would have noticed that the brides who got married at the Coachella Festival in California looked incredible with their white gowns and denim jackets. This trend is expected to grow in popularity in the upcoming wedding season. If you have been wondering how you can incorporate this particular trend in your own wedding, then the best way to do it is to wear a white gown with a denim jacket.

You can even go a step further and wear white jeans with a denim jacket. You can also choose to wear a denim dress or a denim jumpsuit. If you want to go all out with this trend, then you can even opt for a denim corset that matches with your bridal gown. This is one trend that you can incorporate in your wedding with ease and style, and it can be a great talking point too.

Dark Indoor Events

This is a trend that is mostly followed by the corporate world. This trend is where the event is hosted in an indoor space with very little or no natural light. The venue is decorated in a particular theme, and blackout curtains are used to create a completely dark environment. This trend is often seen in the corporate world or at events that are meant to be more formal.

This trend is expected to grow in popularity in the wedding industry as well. You can use this trend to create a more formal setting at your wedding ceremony or reception. This is a trend that can be followed both indoors and outdoors but indoor settings are more likely to make use of this trend more often. This is a trend that is best suited for a more formal setting and is not recommended for a more casual or relaxed event.

Vintage Lace and Organza Bedding

The trends for the upcoming wedding season are suggesting that brides are shifting from the traditional white bedding to vintage lace and organza bedding. This is the perfect way to add a vintage touch to your wedding décor. You can have vintage lace beddings or vintage organza beddings in pastel shades with a hint of lavender or violet.

This is a trend that is best suited for a vintage themed wedding and can be used for the reception venue as well as for the bridal bedroom. You can also consider vintage lace and organza beddings in blue, pink, or yellow if you are not into the vintage theme. This is a trend that is easy to incorporate in your wedding and adds a charming vintage feel to your big day.

Colorful Flower Girl Dresses

If you are a bride who is planning to have a whimsical and colorful wedding, then there is no better way to make your dream come true than by opting for colorful flower girl dresses. These dresses can be in any color you want, but the most common colors are pink, blue, yellow, or purple. You can also use different colors for different flower girls if you want. You can also have matching headpieces or hair clips for the flower girls.

The trend of wedding flowers is also shifting to more vibrant and colorful flowers. You can have colorful peonies, roses, or any other type of flower for your wedding. You can match the color of the flowers with the color of the flower girl dresses for a perfect combination. This is a trend that can be followed for any type of wedding and makes for a perfect photo opportunity for the photographers.

Lighted Candle 

If you are planning to have an indoor wedding, then this is the perfect trend for you. You can use candlelight in an interesting way by stacking up different sized candleholders to create one large candleholder. You can then make use of this one candleholder to create different centrepieces by placing flowers or decorative items in it. This is a trend that is best suited for indoor settings and can be used for a small or large wedding. You can use different shaped candleholders to create different centrepieces depending on the theme of your wedding. You can also try out a combination of candles and flowers in the same centrepieces for a beautiful and a dramatic effect. This is a trend that is easy to incorporate in your wedding and makes for a beautiful statement.

Vintage Wedding Gowns

If you have been thinking of having a vintage themed wedding, then this is the perfect trend for you. You can opt for vintage wedding gowns in pastel shades such as blue, pink, yellow, or lavender. You can also opt for a vintage wedding gown in a bold or contrasting color if you want to add a dramatic effect to your wedding.

You can also pair a vintage wedding gown with a denim jacket if you want to make your wedding even more vintage. You can also go for vintage wedding gowns in lace or velvet. This is a trend that can be followed by both the bride and the groom and is a great way to add a vintage touch to your upcoming nuptial ceremony.

Rustic Props and Decorations

The word rustic refers to anything that is rugged and primitive, and a rustic wedding will reflect just that. A rustic aesthetic is very much inspired by the countryside and nature, so you can expect to see rustic props, decorations and even furniture and table settings. The decorations are often made from natural materials like wood and twine, and feature blossoming flowers and plants, especially those growing wild like lavender and sunflowers. Some other rustic wedding decor ideas include vintage ornaments, earthenware or wooden plates, wooden utensils, jars, and vases. You can also go for tree stumps or large wooden boards as table settings, or place a barn door as a wall decoration.

More Decorations: Bouncy Castles and Slides

If you want to make your wedding a kids-friendly affair, you can go all out and plan decorations that will appeal to all ages. Things like bouncy castles, slides, and even temporary tattoos or face painting are sure to keep your guests entertained and nostalgic.

You can also go for themed decorations, like a retro arcade or carnival-themed wedding to keep the younger folks engaged and entertained. Temporary tattoos are a great way to make your wedding guests feel like kids again without having to build a giant inflatable obstacle course. You can have your wedding logo, your names, or even your wedding date tattooed on your guests' arms.

Touch of Greenery

If you want your wedding to stand out from the rest, you can go for a touch of greenery. From greenery-covered tables to bouquets made of some of your favourite leafy greens, you can go all out with this trend. You can even create a floral centrepiece with a variety of plants, including ferns and lavender. To enhance the greenery-heavy look of your wedding, you can go for a colour palette that is dominated by greens and yellows. A colour combination like that of green and yellow can be very eye-catching and will give your wedding a very distinct look.

Vintage Wedding Dresses

If you are a fan of vintage clothing, you can go all out with vintage wedding gowns and attire. From wedding gowns to headpieces, you can go for old-fashioned gowns that have their roots in vintage fashion. Many people choose vintage gowns because they are not as popular as other styles, making them a unique choice for your big day. You can also go for vintage accessories like shoes and handbags. Vintage accessories can be the perfect finishing touch for your vintage wedding gown. Choose accessories in colours like red, blue, and black.

Natural-Looking Makeup for Brides

The trend for natural-looking makeup is one that is gaining momentum, especially amongst brides. If you prefer a more organic approach to makeup and bridal aesthetics, you can go for a natural-looking wedding look. A natural wedding makeup look will focus on enhancing your natural beauty and keeping it as authentic as possible. The look should be as subtle as possible, with eyeshadow and blush tones being kept to a minimum. You can go for a dewy finish that is achieved by applying a light dusting of highlighter and setting it with a loose powder. If you want to sport a more dramatic look, you can always go for a more synthetic look. However, the trick is to not go overboard with it.


Weddings are meant to be the most special day of your life, and there is nothing wrong with making it as special as possible. What better way to do so than by incorporating some of these trends into your upcoming nuptial ceremony? Whether you want to make it more rustic, futuristic, or even a little bit quirky, these trends make for a great finishing touch. From vintage wedding gowns to natural-looking makeup, these trends are here to stay.

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