Brides are choosing to do candid photography instead of posed shots. The photojournalistic approach not only eliminates the bridal party from missing the first hour of the reception posing for photos, but it allows the photographer to catch the guests at their best - enjoying themselves at the wedding. For those brides who choose to stick with tradition and posed photos, we are seeing new trends in this area as well. Pre-prepared scenarios and themes with a special attention to detail are adding a bit of flavor into those otherwise traditional posed photos. So, take your pick- you can't go wrong either way!
In recent years, brides have opted to choose a color and then let their bridesmaids choose a dress style that works best for their bodies in that color. The 2010 trend takes this concept a step further by adding in even more flexibility. Brides are now letting the bridesmaids choose a dress that falls within a general color scheme. This new trend adds a creative sense of flair to the bridal party while allowing the bridesmaids to have fun shopping for a dress that they will be able to wear again. Your bridesmaids will LOVE you for taking this route!
The photo booth trend is in full swing this year. The only difference from last year is that it is becoming more personalized. If renting one is just not in the budget, make your own! Be creative when designing your backdrop by using patterned fabrics, curtains hung on standalone bars, or even cover a large piece of wood with wallpaper. Throw in unique props like boas, glasses, and frames for added fun. Set out digital cameras or attach a camera to your laptop and allow guests to use a remote to snap shots of themselves in the photo booth. Have the guests sign their name with a little note on small pieces of decorative cardstock and use with the photos to make a memorable guestbook after the wedding!
While dessert tables and candy buffets have been in style for the past few years, wedding cakes have certainly made a comeback. This year's trend is the classic white wedding cake. Round cakes with buttercream frosting or smooth fondant are the cake of choice. Add dramatic height to the cake with taller layers or even choose to add in some fake layers! Add flowers, antique toppers, or even ribbon rimming to each layer for a simple, yet customized look that will make your cake pop!
The birdcage veil - Pair it with a jeweled clip or feather headpiece to achieve a sleek vintage look. Much less hassle than a the long traditional veil.
Hairpieces - Feathered, flowered, and jeweled hairpieces are becoming evermore popular this year. Experiment with several different pieces at home and try your favorites our with your hair designer during your trial run.
Classic carnival games, an old fashioned candy bar, and, of course, cotton candy! The photo booth is a must to capture all of your guests reliving their childhood once more.
Chocolate cake, chocolate fountain, chocolate martini.....a dream come true! The smore's station is a perfect late night snack for your guests to indulge in.
These two boards were created as inspiration for an event that we are planning in September. Will definitely show you the after pics!
A mix of either white or ivory and, of course, tiffany blue equals sheer elegance. Don't forget the signature Tiffany pearls and a birdcage veil to pull of this look!
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