Bridal Club Magazine
Wedding Trends - What Is Happening At Weddings Around The World
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before making a selection. There are new and bizarre
things happening all over the world and weddings is no exception.
Some delight in minimalism by making weddings elegantly streamlined
and simple to elaborate affairs that wow and dazzle friends and
family. Each is an expression of the uniqueness of the couple's
Rehearsal dinners are becoming more popular over the past few
years. It seems to be a nice way to gather the wedding party and
present special thankyous in a formal yet more intimate way.
Destination weddings are booming - many couples are choosing to
hold their weddings out of town or in deed, out of the country.
Budgets dictate to romantic and exotic locations where couples fly
their nearest and dearest to share in their celebrations.
Wedding weekends or weeks are replacing the more traditional
'wedding day'. These allow the wedding couple to spend more time
with their family and friends before they start off on their lives
together. Especially so when the couple plan to be living away from
family. They plan special group activities throughout this period
such as a BBQ one day and a wine tour or adventure activity the
next. Reception times are becoming longer due to the amount of
time, effort and money invested by the couple so that they can
savour the occasion with family and friends.
reception and ceremony are becoming more unconventional and
diverse. Specialised bars for desserts, martini and cigars and
almost anything you can think of to uniquely tailor to the tastes
of your guests. Personalised guestbooks, picture journals and
videos become more flamboyant as time goes on. A designated
"photographer" snaps a shot of each guest as they enter the
reception. The picture then adheres to the same page as the one the
Wedding favours are decreasing in popularity as so the more
traditional garter-toss and bouquet-throw. Yet for smaller
weddings, personalised and elaborate gift baskets are left for
guests upon their arrival to their chosen accommodations.
Pairing wines with the cuisine has become very popular especially
in wine country areas. Long, large and formal head tables are back
with the most popular reception colours being silvers, golds,
greens and tones of white - Ivory being less used.
Strict etiquette in traditional weddings have made a comeback.
Renaissance-style dresses or princess-style adorned with ribbons
are popular, so is the 50's style look. Veils - extremely long or
60's style with multi-layers are back. Two-toned dresses are very
popular, especially silver with soft peaches and pink tones close
Simple platinum and two-toned wedding rings with solitaires and
bands. Cakes and flowers are simple and elegant. Solid rose or
tulip bouquets are back in fashion - it seems that simple and
elegant could be the catch phrase of the new millennium.
For wedding photos however - the classic portrait seems no longer
suitable. "Photo journalist style" photography is taking the world
by storm. This more artistic and romantic eye to photography sees
creative angles, candid shots, and getting back to fun pictures are
what the couples are really enjoying. Black and whites are a
statement in themselves.
The biggest trend that is taking off, is the hiring of a wedding
consultant. Prices have come down as this service has become more
popular, making it affordable for most wage earners. With our busy
lifestyles we are left with little or no time let alone the energy
to co-ordinate a wedding. This wedding professional is saving time,
money and stress for the wedding couple all over the world.
We will continue to keep you updated on all the latest trends as
they happen around the world - to help make your wedding day a
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