Wedding Trends of 2018

Wedding service providers have a hard time looking for the very best and unique for their clients. However, with over 2 million weddings annually, it’s hard to stand out and even harder to create a look that hasn’t been done before.

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Fortunately, there are hundreds of wedding ideas that you can try out for the next wedding where your service is required. Here are 2018 wedding trends across different areas.

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  • Evening sunshine shining through a heart: The dusk sunshine gives an all-unique perspective to a heart shaped photoshoot created by your hands or a kiss to the horizon.
  • An aerial view of the wedding dress (showcase its glory): The bridal gown makes the most romantic picnic blanket for both of you. Create a romantic moment together and have it taken from the skies.
  • Incorporate three generations of women: Invite the mother and the grandmother to show off their wedding rings along with the newly wedded bride. Showcase the stages she will go through when she gets older.
  • Fun with mirrors: Get the bridesmaids to pose with a life-sized mirror reflection of the bride. The bride can also hold a mirror reflecting the loved ones she wants to take the photos with.
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    Looking good is not enough for the wedding. Being marvelous, memorable, and breathtaking should be what you aim towards for the next wedding. Here are a few ideas to make the wedding unforgettable.

    Wedding Reception Trends

  • Make use of string lights to create ambiance: For inside or outdoor receptions, create a rustic appeal by playing with the string lights to your advantage. They can be the same color or a mix of colors.
  • Loft building museums and rooftops are the new wedding venues: Outdoor spaces are still the most sought after wedding venues. However, other unique areas are gaining popularity among the couples. They include wild gardens, museums, rooftops and loft buildings. Even the rusting industrial buildings make a unique background to host weddings.
  • Use of natural light: Natural light creates an awesome environment as well as great photos. Locations with floor to ceiling windows as well as skylights bring in the natural light perspective for breathtaking weddings.
  • Less is more approach: The minimalist craze has also hit the wedding industry. Many couples will be looking for curated design schemes for their weddings. The less is more approach makes use of the available props with a few additions. For example, the inclusion of simple flowers and greenery decoration on hanging light fixtures or the walls.
  • Wedding Cake Trends

  • Metallic cakes: Metallic gold and silver are taking everything by storm and cakes are no exception. You can have an all metallic cake or add some metallic glitter to the cake.
  • Naked cakes: The deconstructed cake showcases the fillings, such as fresh berries, pears, apple and blood oranges. It looks sweet and has little icing.
  • Painted wedding cakes: This takes a cue from the wedding invitation designers to create such cake artistry, such as Monet-inspired, marbleized, or stained glass wedding cakes. These painted tiers are then put together with solid colored layers with a few flower accents.
  • Geometric shapes and patterns are making a comeback: In most contemporary reception settings; stripes, squares, and chevrons are gracing wedding cakes. They look simple but are wonderfully inspiring.
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    Wedding Color Trends

    Imaging a wedding without color is like tasting a cake without frosting. Sure, it’s possible but not nearly as sweet. Weddings are playing off with unheard of color combos and introducing new colors into the mix.

  • Bohemian: The boho wedding has a set of warm color choices. Marigold, Cream Rose, Plumeria and Silver make a worthy collection. Feathers and flowers create a natural look.
  • Beachy: Think of the sands, crashing waves and the summer breeze. This combo takes earthly and Aqua schemes that include black, custom tan, gold, aqua, and sky.
  • New twist on metallic: The metallic revolution is taking over everything – from the cake to draping and other décor in the venue. The most used metallic hues are gold and silver. You can interweave the two main colors or add metallic accents on other color choices.
  • Turn up the color volume: New weddings are looking beyond the traditional color schemes for a flare up of colors. Bridesmaids wear dresses with different colors; there is a mix of warm and cool colors and cakes go for the sprinkled icing with a wide selection of colors.