Today’s Couple and Wedding Details

Forecasted color trends for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 include everything from warm, inviting tones…Wedding details such as flower trends are constantly evolving. There are many things impacting the world of changing flower trends, flower types, floral varieties, flower colors and floral design styles and arrangements.

Trending in flowers

  • The Knot shares their “20 Totally Unexpected Wedding Flower Ideas,” ranging anywhere from garland-draped ceilings to floral chandeliers. It would be an appealing way to inspire anyone looking to add the something old and something new to their big day.
  • Roses are making way back to the wedding scene and to the wedding bouquets in the Fall of 2016.
  • Want to inject a breath of fresh air into your wedding? The freshly picked flowers for potted plants such as dandelions or daisies will be bringing out the nature in you.
  • In many occasions viewed as the “poor man’s rose” carnations are incorporated into many wedding bouquets and flower arrangements.
  • According to the statistics from The Knot reports and surveys including the 2015 Real Weddings Study of same-sex couples opt for a wedding party more then traditional weddings. The 40% of same-sex couples left out the pomp and circumstance of the proposal and mutually decided to take their commitment to the ultimate level.

    Trending in wedding dresses

    If you’re still on the hunt for your dream wedding dress, try one of these fashion-forward frocks, all inspired by the fall 2016 wedding dress trends.
  • Sheer silhouettes
  • Subtly sexy side gaps
  • Slight midriff-baring slits
  • Off-the-shoulder styles
  • Detachable skirts
  • 3-D florals
  • Victorian collars
  • Long sleeves
  • Back bows
  • The most common wedding detail failures

  • Wedding cakes with misspelled words
  • Last minute venue changes
  • No show wedding cakes
  • Missing photo albums
  • Dying or dead flowers
  • Day-off hairstyle failures
  • Long sleeves
  • Back bows
  • Trending in honeymoons

    For those seeking a different kind of romance abroad, Millennials are preferring domestic locations. According to the Hotel Online, the newlyweds are opting for trips closer to home that provide robust itineraries that pack a punch. In fact, travel to southwestern regions has tripled among North American honeymooners in the last five years and quadrupled in the western mountain region of the United States.
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Las Vegas
  • Austin, Texas
  • Savannah, Georgia
  • Acadia, Maine
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Mackinac County, Michigan
  • Sun Valley, Idaho
  • Black Hills, South Dakota
  • Napa Valley, California
  • White Mountains, New Hampshire
  • Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina
  • North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
  • Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
  • Seasonal and local flavors are making their way into reception and cocktail hour food and drink stations

    From farm-to-table fare to satellite bars, brides and wedding planners are considering standout reception ideas ranging from dessert bars, gourmet coffee stands, Greek appetizer centerpieces, DIY taco bar buffets, fruit bouquets, waffle bars and sushi stations. Wedding décor and attire aside, personalized receptions are vowing family and friends. Rather than adorning cakes with fondant designs or sugar flowers, couples are opting for a clean, textured look, dressed up with small bunches of blooms or greenery. There’s even a new version of the naked cake that’s taking over the scene: translucent cakes.