2014 Wedding Trends (sort of!)

Happy New Year & HELLO 2014! Pantone recently announced the 2014 color of the year is radiant orchid and wedding planners, designers, color enthusiasts, and fashion fans everywhere rejoiced. I just thought, alrighty, good for you, purple- you're finally getting your moment in the sun! I am all for being influenced by current events, interesting new artists, designers, films, and music. I just like to embrace trends pragmatically with the hopes that my clients pick elements that reflect themselves and even a few timeless pieces that will help them not to look back and wonder what they were thinking. Having said that, here are some things I HOPE become trendy & more present in 2014: 

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  • Feast-style, long tablescapes:: I just envision pillar candles with rows of chairs on either side, surrounded by florals and vibrant conversation. Bonus points if there are market lights hanging above.
  • Minimalistic wedding gowns and clean line embellishments:: I love a gorgeous ball gown, but I want to see more refined simplicity this year.
  • Confetti at weddings:: It's a party.... bust out the confetti cannon (leave the tee-shirt cannon at home).
  • Grooms in vibrant jackets:: Royal blue, emerald, whatever they like! 
  • Flowers in her hair, flowers everywhere:: Floral crowns forever and ever and ever. The end.
  • Intimate restaurant receptions:: It may be the New York girl in me, but I adore the idea of a city hall ceremony followed by an intimate, candlelit restaurant reception with closest friends & family.
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What do you hope to see more of in 2014? 

Gown c/o J. Crew | Confetti c/o Thimblepress