People are always asking me, the wedding planner, what the new trends are. I just received an email from my colleague Samantha at The Black Tux who reminded me that it is time to talk about the Fall Fads we have been noting. Let’s talk about how we are seeing “Elegant,” “Rustic,” and “Whimsical” play out in the coming months.
The ultra-formal wedding has made a fabulous comeback. Not just in the traditional settings, but a mix of ballrooms and urban settings.
Creating a one-of-a-kind venue in the midst of a city center gives the feeling of an ultra-luxurious cocktail party. The sky is not the limit, not when you can have your wedding on the 40th floor of a Dallas skyscraper. Imagination and a planner that can run with the design implementation is all you need. Check out Brook & Cody’s Wedding for an example of an elegant wedding.
Although the Rustic Wedding has been around for a few years now, this is not your cousin’s rustic wedding. The idea is to elevate the comfort levels and floral accents. Padded pews replace hay bales for ceremony seating, and specialty lighting includes customized cafe lights. The theme is pulled throughout the area with custom signs and coordinating varieties of linens. We have had the opportunity to do a variety of rustic events lately, find an example by checking out Alyson & Chayse’s Wedding.
And that leaves us with the type of wedding that is a little off-beat. The one that is not only at an interesting location (like the Shidler’s backyard), but it brings in an assortment of colors (bold colors are playing in) AND textures (velvets and brocades are the new styles at BBJ) AND other elements that are created specifically for the event (LED dance floors that show a video during the first dance). The importance here is having someone who can take ideas and create plans. Implementation of this style of wedding is crucial to make sure that your wedding is the stylish, fanciful event you have dreamed of and not a my-little-pony-esque tragedy. Here is where we have truly been able to shine. Find some examples of a whimsical event with Indira & Craig’s Destination Wedding or Stacie & Derek’s Garden Wedding.
And, to make sure your men are as stylish as your maids, check in with The Black Tux company to pick out that perfect suit and tuxedo . Thanks Samantha for the collaborative effort!