Pinterest unveiled their 2018 Wedding Report this week and many of the items don’t come as a surprise to us since we have already started seeing these in our upcoming weddings. Pinterest is such a HUGE part of many people’s wedding inspiration so it is very telling to see what is being searched by couples and how those items impact future trends.
As a wedding planning company, we often help couples with the logistics of their wedding day but the parts that most people remember are the aesthetics that make the event special and tailored to the couple. A lot of time is spent pinning ideas (and we mean A LOT of time) and we work with our clients to figure out how to make the elements they “pin” go together in a cohesive way, all while fitting within their budget constraints.
Overall the trend is…sweet and simple. Couples are looking at ways to get back to the basics. You will see this across the board in the top trending pins as far as decor inspired by nature, simple makeup, low-key foods, etc. More natural weddings are increasing in popularity compared to the over-the-top, blinged out weddings we’ve seen for many years.
We encourage you to check out our breakdown of the Wedding Report and see if there are any items that appeal to you. Let the pinning begin!
One of the biggest trends is an alternative to a traditional alter. With couples not necessarily getting married in a church, they are looking at other ways to make the front of the ceremony area special. Many are looking at ways to let nature serve as their backdrop (+259%).
When couples are looking to add some floral pop to their wedding, the top 5 ways of doing this are:
Potted plants (+782%)
Suspended flowers (+346%)
Floral cocktails (+247%)
Single-stem proteas (+121%)
Minimal arrangements (+113%)
Couples are also looking at ways to make a a grand entrance with one-of-a-kind arrivals (+356%) on things like boats or scooters. While others are looking for a no-frill wedding in a courthouse ceremony (+129%).
Wedding Style and Attire
When it comes to wedding dresses, comfort is trending. Brides are turning to high necklines (+351%) and extra coverage like boleros (+163%) or even a cape (+88%). The trends of sleeves (+75%) and flats (+119%) making it easier to dance with all of your friends and family. An alternative to a dress, jumpsuits (+178%) are also being pinned. This could be as a replacement for a traditional wedding dress or as an option to change into for the reception.
Brides are also interested in moving away from the traditional white or ivory as we see rose (+46%) and champagne dresses (+358%) being researched. As far as jewelry, backdrop necklaces (+207%) are a great way to add minimal bling in an unexpected way.
Honeymoons and Trips
If you are looking for relaxing destination for a bachelor(ette) party where you can decompress, consider going off-the-grid with a spa retreat (+187%).
Once the wedding planning is done and the ceremony and reception are over, it’s time for some R & R. These amazing options for honeymoon destinations are swoon worthy and popular amongst wedding pinners:
If you want help figuring out how to make your wildest Pinterest dreams come true, contact us! We offer jumpstart packages to get you started down the right path as well as design/decor consultations if you just need help developing your overall theme. Feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com.