Hot Wedding Trends of 2013
The wedding industry is driven by changing fashion and style. Every year newer trends are added to the list of wedding fashion to make your d-day the most special one. These trends will help you to do something different, which will make you the talk of the town.
The reception “lounge” – Towards the middle of 2012, a new trend started to rise in the wedding industry. People started to book reception “lounge” to organize their wedding. This will be favoured by more number of people in 2013. The most lured part of a lounge is that the venue offers a dining and drinking area away from the dance floor making it an absolutely relaxed setting for your guests. You can as well, customize the drinking and food tables based on your wedding theme. Want to place some table games or add a photo booth to your wedding? Well nothing could be better than the lounge for you.
Patterns will be hot – Patterns will be hot, very hot in 2013 wedding seasons. This year the most sought after patterns will be chevron and stripes. From bowties to table runners, everything will have a set pattern. You can set your creative cells free to even choose for various patterns like polka dots, gingham and paisley to be used on different areas of your wedding venue like the dining area, dancing area, drinking area and so on. Patterns will add a whole lot of fun with a touch of creativity to your wedding.
Virtual Guests – In today’s technologically enhanced world, technology will certainly play a vital role in the wedding industry. From booking and ordering to delivery and updates, everywhere the usage of technology will grow. Many couple have already started opting for the use of technology to share their special day at real-time with friends and family who stay far away. Live streaming tools will surely remain in great demand. For those who miss to attend the wedding will be able to be a part of it through live broadcast.
Extended Wedding Receptions – 2012 observed a sharp rise in “After Party”. These are parties organized after the reception and it came with new menu, music, decoration and sometimes even a new venue. 2013 will see a newer trend in After Parties. This year, more people will opt for an extended wedding reception in order to avoid the taxation of organizing a completely different second party. You can have fun unlimited with spending or taxing yourself more. Many couples have already started to divide their receptions in three sections: the cocktail hour, the dinner hour and the extended reception hour. The main traditions can be completed first two parties. The extended wedding reception can be ideal for the young ones to have an extra fun.
The Flower of the Year – Can you imagine a wedding without flowers? Flowers are the most vital ingredient of any wedding ceremony. As per reports, the flower most in demand for the past two years have been peony. I believe it is due to the soft and romantic feel that peonies offer that many people find it apt for a wedding. This year garden rose will be in high demand along with peony.
Eye-Popping Cakes – Like flowers, cakes too are must for wedding. The trend will change sharply in 2013 from 2012. Last year simple and modern looking cakes dominated the wedding ceremonies. This year it will be bright, colourful, lacy and absolutely eye-popping that reflect the old traditional look of cakes. Look for all over appliqués to add an extra glamour to your wedding.
Themed bars – In early days wedding was only a bride’s idea. These days, grooms are taking equal amount of interest in planning out the wedding day. This has given rise to more and more groom centric ideas. And when it’s a boy’s mind, how can they do without bars? Themed bars have evolved with creative looks in the past few months. Martini bars, Whisky bars, champagne bar, bloody mary bar, a fancypants beer bar and mojito making station will be in high demand in 2013. For the kids attending your wedding, you can place a hot chocolate or an ice cream bar for them.
Meaningful Menus – If the food is great your guests will remember your wedding for a long time. To add an extra character to the wedding day and to reflect the characteristics of the bride and groom, the chefs have taken a different stance. Most of the chefs are no more offering pdfs or simple menu charts for the bride and grooms to choose the menu from. They are offering menu to even match the theme of your wedding that adds an extra flavour to your special day.
Neutral palettes and texture – From riots of colors it’s neutral colors that would dominate wedding in 2013. The shades like soft taupe, pink and blue blush, champagne, greys and nude green will be the hot wedding colors of 2013. This will be the year of elegance and glamour. And what better can reflect your personality than colors? If you think neutral colors will made your wedding decor look dull, you can use a combination of metallic colors to add vibrancy to the venue. Textures will be in. Usage of fabrics such as denim or seduce, woollen and twine ties, embroidery hoops with lace frames and paisley table spreads will add an interesting look to your wedding.
Greens are in – Go green with a lot of emerald and leaf shades this wedding season. Pinks and oranges have dominated the weddings in the past two years. 2013 is your turn to make your wedding look a contrast of cool and bold. Winter weddings can also reflect shades of greys and blues.
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