10 Awesome Wedding Trends for 2016
Another year means lots of new wedding trends to embrace, and 2016 is filled with some truly beautiful ones. From metallic details to green touches, 2016 is full of awesome wedding trends. Take a look at these trends that you will see in 2016.
Big blooms have been popular with brides and have been as wedding decor fin recent years, but one of the biggest wedding trends for 2016 is greenery and minimal flowers. Both rustic and glam weddings will be incorporating fresh green foliage, from aisle decorations to table garlands.
While many couples will stick to the safe neutral tones of a traditional wedding, lots of brides and grooms will embrace the trend for floral prints in 2016. Whether it's as reception linens, table decorations or the bridesmaid dresses, floral prints are perfect for a 2016 wedding. Floral table numbers by Lovebirds Goods Paper
You can make the ordinary extraordinary, turn dull and drab into magical and romantic and add a touch of magic to a wedding with the right lighting. Lighting has the ability to transform a venue into something magical and 2016 year will be the year when couples will make the most of dramatic lighting that will not only transform a wedding, it will provide some amazing photo opportunities too.
One of modern life's most annoying moments is when you run out of battery - especially when you forgot your charger. At a wedding phone batteries are bound to die thanks to all those photos, sharing and status updates, and that's why 2016 is the year of the charging station and power bar! In 2016 couples will be giving their guests somewhere to charge their phone so they can keep on snapping and sharing all night long.
Charging Station Sign by PS Printables
Gone are the days of bridesmaids wearing matching gowns. Now bridesmaids can wear (almost) what they want thanks to the trend for mis-matching gowns. This wedding trend was first seen in 2015, but it will still be a popular wedding trend for 2016.
Metallics have been around for a while, but are a big look for 2016. From glistening gold to shimmering silver, metallic colours are extremely versatile and can work in almost any wedding, from a glitzy celebration to a rustic barn wedding. Rose gold, bronze, copper and gold will be the most popular colours for couples in 2016.
Dessert tables are going to be seen at a lot more weddings in 2016. Rather than the one traditional cake, couples will have a table full of tasty treats. Another wedding trend for 2016 is quirky desserts that feature non-traditional flavours and filling. It's all about making a statement with your sweet treats!
While you want to give your guest something to remember your day by, you can also make a difference to people in need on your big day. Charity wedding favours are a new wedding trend for 2016, although there are lots of couples who have embraced giving back, it will be a lot more popular with couples than ever before.
Cocktails have been appearing more and more at weddings, and as weddings become less formal, cocktail hour is in. It might be before the reception or during the photograph session, but cocktails made to match the theme of the wedding or personality of the couple are going to be a big feature at weddings in 2016!
While there are plenty of pastels around, there will also be a lot of bold colours to be found at 2016 weddings. It could be bold blooms in vibrant bouquets, or wedding decorations that pop with colour. If you want to make a statement at your wedding then go bold and bright in 2016. Striped table runner by The Preppy Owl Boutique