One of the top wedding trends is always going to be originality.
It’s all about the personal touch and today brides are well acquainted about no longer one wanting to stick to just one category.
Over the last few years there’s been a major twist in how couples want to plan their big day. They are more prone to choose contemporary, glamorous bespoke celebrations, as opposed to being led by just themes or one specific colour.
Take a look at some breakdowns about the top wedding trends to pin If you’re getting hitched this year or in 2021.
London based bridal couturier Cynthia Grafton-Holt, owner of the homonymous bespoke boutique says: “I think colour will continue to play a key part of trends going forward.
I would suggest using techniques like layering if you're scared of adding colour:
you can always attempt to add layers of blush, cappuccino, quite neutral colours baby Blues, underneath your layers of ivory.
I'm talking about jewels and sheer fabrics that will just give you a hint of a colour without you going full out into another colour.
Also for brides whose skin tone just won't tolerate whites and pale ivories, these soft neutral colours are a great way of just adding a colour that will just make your skin colour glow.
A most welcome change to how things have been in the past in the industry is going to be the next top wedding trend: an explosion of black brides and black weddings.
It's already starting to play itself out online, on blogs and in the magazines.
Brides are definitely getting much bolder and willing to explore different styling directions, shapes that are coming in and things that sit well with their identity, expressing that personal style.
Boho is going to continue to be a top wedding trend, as it continually evolves into new interpretations of existing styles, from clean classic tailored styles to the kind of lace flower, power movement.
I also feel we're going to see lot a lot more interventions and innovative lace and 3D fabric designs”.
Mixology has become a signature attire to exclusive wedding receptions, making your big day absolutely memorable.
“The fine art of cocktail making is not something that you can just learn. It comes from within.’’
Combine the thrill of a luxury wedding, blended with over ten years of mixologist and hospitality experience and you will have a taste of Giorgio Tosato’s bespoke wedding cocktails.
Responding to the intelligent connoisseur, his approach to bespoke cocktails is steered towards enticing the guest through an experience: luxury in every sip.
He reports that modern couples, as well as wedding guests, have developed an elevated taste for sophistication and experimenting.
They’re always looking for something researched, luxurious, specifically created for their wedding day and they take
greater interest on what actually goes in their cocktail.
With Philoxenia they get an out-of-the-box experience, bespoke cocktails for their special day, created uniquely
for the bride and groom to be.
Their personal taste, their best memories together, their favourite places and people. to create their signature cocktails. The more imaginative, the better.
Tosato spends a long time researching and sourcing rare ingredients, through exclusive and trusted range of suppliers, as well as,
creating his own components from fresh products that he personally sources from organic markets.
The new generation of cake designers and are offering up a world of choice for the modern bride.
“With many years in the wedding cake industry I’ve seen many trends come and go” says Claire Potts, from the homonymous Marylebone based Claire Sweet Temptations
“For reasons we all know micro weddings are going to be very popular, meaning there will be more in the budget to go all out with the cake, not having to compromise on the one you’ve always dreamt of having.
After all the cake is at the heart of all celebrations.
Having dummy cake tiers, with just one layer is going to become a big wedding trend as well.
I also predict a return to sugar flowers decorations that really add that wow factor, with an alternative to the edible version will be polymer clay flowers, that can be kept forever as a beautiful keepsake”.
As for bridal bouquets, London based florist Clare Oliver points out: “our London brides are still loving the natural, loosely tied, garden gathered seasonal flower wedding bouquets, with statement flowers such as cafe au lait dahlias - in soft tones of pink and peach.
White flowers and dusky green foliage is a floral wedding trend that seems to be still going strong, particularly for wedding table decorations, featuring foliage and floral scented garlands.
This is a wedding trend also for barn weddings, where beams are draped with an abundance of green foliage.
I've asked expert MUA and Bridal hair stylist Aina.M what her thoughts are: "Bridal hair and makeup they can be a mine field when choosing the right look for you", Aina says.
Individuality and personal style are always recommended, but it does not hurt to have a few trends to take a peek at if you are looking for a bit of inspiration.
Glowing skin from within is always a wedding statement piece on a bride and will never go off trend. Once a bride has a good glowing base whatever makeup look she opts for is going to look amazing.
A natural look seems to be in right now, call it beautiful Megan Markle effect,
So good-bye to the Insta eyebrows and heavy glam bridal look and hello to the fresh face, soft glam bridal look for bride this year.
Beautiful hair accessories to complement effortless hair.
Big accessories, including fresh flower arrangements, big pearl or bejewelled headbands are a great way to bring some understated glam to your look, while keeping your curls or fro in place while you glide down the aisle
Purple lips, yep you read that right.
A purple pout, or any other daring lip hue that works with your skin tone, is the ultimate wedding day look.
Using a simple, timeless and glowing aesthetic will allow you to have fun with lips, with brides putting a moody plum pout front and center on her big day.