Can you believe it is almost 2016?! We loved all of the wedding trends we saw in 2015 like the S’mores Bar, cupcakes, champagne bars, and family-style meals. We searched around to find what the top wedding planners and wedding sites have determined will be the top 2016 wedding trends!
Dress necklines that were seen on the runways this season showed two particular trends designers have determined:
The Bateau Neckline
The Dipped “V”
Dress colors this season won’t be the traditional white. As we’ve seen in past years, brides will want a more little color:
Dresses by the sought after Maggie Sottero!
Dress Styles will take on some of the fashion trends we saw many millennials wear in 2015. From street-wear to now bridal:
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Take a look at our guide for the perfect wedding dress for each body type!
Food and Drink:
Drink choices have been changing throughout the years, from open bars to champagne bars; we will see some new trends this season:
His & Her Cocktails
Craft Beer Garden
Adult Frozen Treats
Menu choices have always been a big decision for every couple, food stations were poplar last year and now we’ll see a new twist on that!
Don’t forget to also choose a seasonal menu! The food is even more delicious!
We have seen cupcakes the past few years, we also saw S’mores bars and couples giving guests a buffet-style for dessert choices. This 2016 season, we will see the trend of going back to cake, but with a twist:
No Fondant, all about the buttercream
We will see an interesting turn when it comes to photography:
Mixed Media: Film and Digital
On-Site Photo Editor
Photos Before the Ceremony
Yes, you read that right, an on site photo editor for the ready to post social media pics! Don’t forget to add your wedding hashtag! Before your wedding, don’t forget about getting those perfect engagement photos!
Choosing a wedding color pallet can be difficult but this season the trends will help with that decision:
One Color with Different Shades
See how to choose the perfect wedding color pallet!
Last year, roses and an English-inspiration took over flower trends. This year we’ll see couples choosing flowers that are in-season instead. This will help with lowering the flower budget for brides, as in-season flowers are typically less expensive.
Brides and grooms this season are going to bring themselves into the wedding, more than we’ve seen in the past! Couples are going to want to bring in places of special memories to them. It could be their hometowns, alma mater, or even a special vacation spot.
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