Summer has long been known as wedding season—while June, July and August have held the title of the most popular “wedding months,” fall weddings are gaining popularity. In 2015, only 33 percent of couples opted for summer nuptials, down from 39 percent in 2014. Fall has been making headway with 39 percent of couples choosing to say “I do” in September (15 percent), October (17 percent) and November (7 percent), up from 31 percent in 2014. We love fall nuptials and with every new season comes a new trend! Take a peek at some of this seasons top trends.
Savory Color Palettes
Fall color pairings such as, deep wines with cool pastels, silver and dove grey, lilac and violet, navy and orange plus metallic hues such as copper are major this season. Don’t be afraid to incorporate these colors in your flowers and/or attire!
Long sleeved gowns and navy Tuxedos
With dropping temperatures come longer sleeves, and we love the look of a lace overlay! This look is so flattering and will take you from ceremony to reception. For our grooms, we look forward to more navy hues and a more formal approach with a perfectly tailored tuxedo!
Freshly picked, wild bouquets are right on trend; wine-colored dahlias. On tabletops, arrangements are looking more green and leafy—succulents, eucalyptus, wheat greens, acacia and bay leaf branches. Additionally, rather than blooms, pops of color are provided by berries!
Unique Food and Drink
Creative food and drink stations are a trend we love! We’re not just talking dessert bars here— think coffee bars, bite-sized passed appetizers inspired by your favorite meals, build-your-own taco bars and signature cocktails. Make your cocktail hour unique by using this seasons local flavors to get the best possible flavors.
This year are couples’ are really taking it up a notch, the centerpieces are a little higher, details are even more customized and the venues are unbeatable. If your wedding theme is more formal, go for tall candles and ornate candelabras. If you want to keep things rustic and natural, bring the outdoors in with leaf-adorned branches.
Naked cakes and Non-traditional desserts
The naked cake that’s taking over the scene, is a fall must-have! Whether you go completely sans-frosting or opt for a translucent cake with a thin veil of frosting, make it your own with seasonal floral accents, flavorful drizzles of caramel or ganache. As for the size of the wedding cake, it’s shrinking—couples still hold stock in the classic notion of cutting the cake, but they’re supplementing it with fun, unique treat alternatives come dessert time.
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