Wedding trends of 2017

The Top Wedding Trends of 2017

Are you in the midst of planning your big day? Looking for some of the top wedding trends of 2017 to finalize your theme? Get your Pinterest board ready because we’ve got a few tips on some of the top trends happening for weddings this year! From color schemes to food options, this list will help you create a wedding that you and your guests will never forget.

 

If you love vintage and glam inspired fashion and decor, we’ve got good news for you! This style is making quite a splash in the wedding space for 2017. Soft pink and gold dresses with metallic accents are extremely popular for bridesmaids and you’ll even see some brides wearing wedding dresses in the same color scheme. Aside from color, an off the shoulder neckline is also popular for the bride which brings in a touch of that vintage feel we love. Following the glam style, you’ll also see women’s accessories including a mix of floral hair accents and refined sparkling jewelry. For the groom and his groomsmen, navy blue or light gray suits are the go-to choice right now. Fellas are getting in on wedding trends of 2017, too! The men are also finding fun ways to add a little splash of color to their wedding outfit by wearing colorful socks that compliment the wedding colors.

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Carrying the understated yet glamorous theme through to the venue, many couples are renting large open spaces such as warehouses, barns, or high-ceiling outdoor tents. These venues allow you to create a mix of vintage glamour through the use of string lights or hanging floral centerpieces against simple white or dark wooden tables.

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Wedding Decor

 

While colors like blush and pewter are a must-have in 2017 weddings, you’ll also find that many wedding planners are also including a few simple accents of bright color to truly marry the vintage and glam feel together. As Pantone named greenery the color of the year, you’ll find pops of green showing up in places like chair bows, placemats, or as accents on the cake.

 

Pantone greenery wedding

Pantone Greenery as Wedding Color

 

Dining options are also getting a makeover in 2017 with traditional sit-down meals being replaced by multi-course passed food throughout the reception. You’ll see food trucks as a popular catering option where guests can order from a preset menu as much as they would like throughout the night. Other popular dining options include a raw bar or wine and cheese pairing bar during the cocktail hour.

The reception may see more than just dancing as well with the introduction of different games to not only entertain your guests but to help them get to know one another. Table settings may include mad libs, crossword puzzles, or even a question based bingo card! Aside from table settings, you’ll also see games like cornhole and horseshoes for outside weddings.

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Wedding food trends

 

You’ll find a great mix of new and old in the top wedding trends of 2017 to fill your Pinterest board! Now that you’ve got a theme picked out for your wedding, location is next! If staying home doesn’t strike your fancy, maybe looking into a destination wedding might be perfect for you. Don’t forget to have all of your vital records in order to apply for your marriage license!  Make sure you have an original copy of your birth certificate or a passport ready when you apply for your marriage license. If you need any help obtaining your birth certificate or you want a copy of your marriage certificate to use for your legal name change, you can visit VitalChek.com to place a fast and secure online order. 

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