A fresh new year has recently commenced, and for newly engaged couples this is a brand new year to try new wedding themes, ideas, and motifs. Without a doubt, there has been a significant rise in the popularity of short engagements—and for those without rocks or rings on their fingers yet, it would bode them well if they knew this year’s trending styles for them to incorporate into their special day. Of course, it would also be pretty helpful to know what trends are out of style this year and which ones are trendy and in style to ensure you of a stylish and up to date wedding affair.
So before you start making catering arrangements, do make sure you give the list below a quick glance for a stylish, trendy and up to speed wedding occasion.
LEAVE THE GLITTER OUT OF YOUR STATIONERY OUT AND USE FOIL STATIONERY INSTEAD
Brides-to-be love anything that would give their invitations that extra sparkle and bling. But, what brides-to-be need to realize is that sparkle and bling do not necessarily mean glitter all the time and would necessarily evolve into something new each year—even the most old-fashioned and rustic brides would want a new kind of sparkle and shine involving their decors.
This year will bring us a rather updated modern but nonetheless fun look of bling and sparkle by transforming the big bling on invitations to something subtle but classy, and that is foil printing. Foil printing is the way to go this year as it is chic, modern and above all, it is in and trendy.
REPLACE SOLELY HAVING A DJ BY MIXING LIVE MUSIC IN WITH YOUR DJ
Engaged couples either want a DJ or a band that they may have heard play from someone else’s wedding. And most of the time for couples who are working on a budget, they just choose one option and forgo the other. Of course, there is nothing wrong with that but to turn your wedding into a memorable affair that everyone can enjoy, try to mix in live music every once in a while. After all, the music your DJ will play could never outmatch the dulcet tones of a live singer. Similarly, during your wedding after party, it would be hard to imagine anyone dancing to a live singer’s rendition of his or her song so perhaps having a DJ would be the best option for wedding discos. Take advantage of this trend by utilizing it this year and give your guests a variety when it comes to auditory experience.
After all, the music your DJ will play could never outmatch the dulcet tones of a live singer. Similarly, during your wedding after party, it would be hard to imagine anyone dancing to a live singer’s rendition of his or her song so perhaps having a DJ would be the best option for wedding discos. Take advantage of this trend by utilizing it this year and give your guests a variety when it comes to auditory experience.
OPT TO GO FOR SAME DAY EDITS THAN FULL WEDDING VIDEOS
Videography and cinematography have undoubtedly reached new heights and advancement aided by the evolution of technology. With this knowledge in mind, couples should be aware that if there is any aspect at all in their wedding they should splurge on, it should be this. When it comes to getting your wedding videos professionally done, only hire the best team in your opinion so that your wedding’s most poignant and tender moments will forever be committed not only to memory but on video as well.
However, instead of having your hired videography team film the entire affair, opt to have the same day edit instead which would not only provide you with that much needed instant gratification but would give your guests something to look forward to and be entertained by during reception. A montage collated and filmed by the group would be a welcome surprise of candid moments as well as tender moments, and you will be surprised just how great these videos do come out even after just a few hours of editing!
LARGE GUEST LISTS OUT, INTIMATE PARTIES IN
Couples would undoubtedly want to share their big day with every person they know, but unless the couple to be is affluent enough to invite every single person in their contact’s list, this is hardly a practical approach. Additionally, there are some venues whose capacity would not be able to fit your guest approximate so unless you want to prop a tent up and have a cross between an indoor and outdoor affair then try to keep the guest count under a hundred and fifty guests.
Apart from being the more economical approach, keeping your parties intimate will help you connect with all of your guests and would make them feel truly a part of the experience.
So are you planning to have your wedding this year? If so, incorporate these four new trends into your affair and have an updated and trendy yet memorable wedding,