Pretty much everywhere you go there are adverts for wedding fairs. If you've been to one, then you've been to all of them, right? Well if you are looking for something different for your wedding then take a look at these hotly tipped trends to make sure your wedding will really stand out from the rest.
This year we are waving goodbye to the modern ideas of cheesecakes, brightly coloured tiers and cheeses. This year we are embracing glamour, with a nod towards the twenties with Art Deco sophistication. Lace overlays, pearls, and tiers are all on trend.
Weddings are becoming more personal. Tables are often a reflection on the Bride and Grooms personal tastes. Mismatched crockery, give the tables a vintage feel and wedding favours that add a sense of personality and table decorations that reflect the two families and experiences, photographs of places that are special to them.
Dresses are taking influences from popular film and TV trends such as The Great Gatsby and Downton Abbey so expect to see a lot of Art Deco designs and feathering is big this year. Vintage is still a hot trend with delicate lace overlays, illusion neck lines with a hint of lace covering the décolletage. Think old school glamour.
Long gone are the days when the groom wore a top hat and tails. Today it is all about functional dressing, with a simple pared down suit. No more are the waistcoats and cravats that coordinate with the bridesmaids, dark shirts in charcoal tones compliment the simplified suit look. Look for a more modern buttonhole with ideas ranging from pinwheels, feathers, herbs, vintage buttons, paper flowers, silver butterflies and a collection of badges are all set to personalise your look. Many ideas can be found on online.
Personalised wedding gifts are the new alternative to a gift list from a department store. A gift that has been carefully chosen can finish off the perfect day. This works especially well if you have everything that you need already, and it is also a perfect way for your guests to give you a gift that they know will be treasured.