Wedding trends, like other fashion trends, come and go. However, there are some trends that never go away. While a trend may be pointed out so often that the bride is unable to see the few timeless wedding trends that are quietly in their place of honored tradition.
The upcoming trends are so completely opposite that you would wonder if they are for the same event. But they are. They are taking the wedding industry by storm and it promises to be a grand adventure.
The Newest Wedding Attire
The brides of 2018 and 2019 are looking to express their personal tastes and personalities. The modern bride is sleek, sophisticated, and in tune with her emotions. This is the woman who is comfortable in the boardroom and the bedroom. She understands why women feel the need for the princess gown, but she has no desire to look like a princess. She is happy with who she is and does not want to be anyone or anything else.
This bride will be dressed in a chic, white or ivory pantsuit. Pantsuits are sometimes traded for jumpsuits. Her hair will be tamed for a sleek look that will carry her through the reception with grace. Her shoes will be classic white pumps with a low heel. Her bouquet will be small in size, but wild in form.
Wedding costs are at an all-time high. The couple who chooses to utilize their wedding funds.
The simple white dress that a bride may choose to wear to a city hall wedding or a Sunday morning ceremony is also paired up with the “keep it simple” bridal trend of 2018.
These weddings focus more on the wedding and less on the wedding attire. Wedding costs are at an all-time high. This couple would rather use their funds to have their wedding at a fun and exotic destination. They may feel be perfectly happy getting married in their local church and using their money to pay off debt or put a downpayment on a house.
Instead of traditional wedding gifts, they may set up a free Honeyfund account and make their wishes known, and allowing their family and friends to gift them financially.
2018 Embraces Timeless Elegance
While there are brides who will utilize the simplicity trend mentioned, but most brides want the wedding of their dreams. To this couple, the day signifies a new beginning. This ceremony is their public vow to love each other forever.
The elegant bride of 2018 will wear a formal ball gown in white or ivory. The preferred venues are antebellum mansions. Long trains will flow behind the bride as she descended the winding staircase. You will see more long sleeve gowns, or cup sleeve gowns with above the elbow gloves.
Bridesmaids are wearing dresses with a classic one shoulder design. Colors in 2018 are deep and elegant for this wedding. Royal blue, gunmetal gray, deep red, and black will begin the year. As spring grows near look for colors to change to blush pink, soft yellow, and teal.
The wedding trends of 2018 and 2019 are exciting. The wide swing in the styles being crafted is sure to bring on some unexpected choices. We are all waiting to see how this will turn out. One thing for sure, it will be awesome.