7 wedding trends for 2018

If you’re getting married in 2017 or 2018, then this post is for you.

 

We’ve researched the latest wedding trends from dress designs, to party and wedding entertainment ideas, to keep you ahead of the game with the hottest wedding trends happening right now!

 

  1. The Invites

Wedding TrendsIt’s time to get personal! From Plexiglas invites, to foil stamping, and from glow-in-the-dark ink, to customised and meaningful designs, wedding invites have just come back in fashion.

 

  1. The Fashion

wedding trends 2018Bridal dresses are going super sexy – with barely there gowns for the more adventurous, and gorgeous cape cover-ups for those who want a touch of sophisticated glam, the new style of silhouettes have something for everyone. Gone are the days of snowy white – bridal gowns now come in pastel shades, and bold metallic hues.

  1. The Bridal Party

A hot new trend for the ladies are jumpsuits instead of dresses – a sure way to stand out from the crowd. What looks even more amazing are jumpsuits with a maxi train at the back. We’re not only mixing it up with the clothing, we’re mixing up the genders too – fancy a Man of Honour or a Best Woman? Go for it. The wedding rule for 2017? There are no rules!

 

  1. The Entertainment

Wedding trends 2018In addition to the traditional band or DJ, many couples are choosing to have an additional form of entertainment. From mirror photo booths, to outdoor games, and karaoke, to acrobatics, there are a variety of ways to entertain your guests.

A common choice is asking your wedding DJ to play throughout the entire reception, with acoustic tracks and romantic ballads playing in the background during the cocktail hour and main meal.

 

  1. Wedding Trends 2018Food and Drink

Instead of a traditional sit-down dinner, why not shake it up with an on-trend buffet? Many couples are going even more contemporary and interactive, with retro and vintage food and cocktail trucks!

 

  1. The Gifts

With so many couples already living together before getting married, it makes sense to ask for something you want and need, instead of getting the more traditional home-style gifts you likely already own. There are websites that let guests buy an element of your honeymoon, and requests for charitable donations are on the rise.

 

  1. Wedding Trends 2018Image Mapping

A hot new trend. Turn your indoor space into wherever your imagination takes you. Fancy an enchanted forest? A beautiful night sky? With image mapping technology and a high quality projector, you can transform any space with lighting and moving pictures.