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The Latest Wedding Trends

Wedding Trends

If you are planning your wedding, you are probably looking for inspiration. Each year brings new ideas and trends for color palettes, fashion and design. Excite imagination with this list of the latest wedding trends.

Wedding Trends Do it Bigger

Weddings are leaving the small wedding trends behind and celebrating a little bigger. There seems to be more appreciation for the gathering with a focus on the guest experience. Bigger weddings are creating an over-the-top celebration with venue and design.

Pre-Wedding Celebrations

The rehearsal dinner and many of the pre-wedding celebrations are being observed. Rehearsal dinners are traditionally formal dinners held by the groom’s parents in honor of the couple. It brings the two families together and creates an opportunity for wedding announcements, to distribute wedding party gifts and to have one last ceremony rehearsal. Bachelor and bachelorette parties involve nights on the town and weekend excursions. Pre-wedding trends are all about larger and more immersive experiences.

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Design Wedding Trends

While classic white is still here, couples are developing new wedding trends with color and design. Accent lighting in various colors are being used to match theme and vibe. This creates ambiance and highlights draperies and décor. Reception tables are the focus with elegant table runners, more flowers and extravagant centerpieces. Every detail that sets the table is the center of it all. The flowers, dishes, and accents are being carefully coordinated to match the theme and the color palette. Formal seems to be at the top of current wedding trends. We are seeing more elegant venues and designs.

Entertainment Wedding Trends

Entertainment is always one of the most important and remembered elements of every wedding. Current wedding trends suggest that music is still at the top. We are seeing more live performers and bands. Couples are booking DJs with dance motivators and photobooths to create interactive experiences.

Fashion Wedding Trends

The latest fashion wedding trends involve floral motifs, three-dimensional floral appliqués, sequins, feathers and beading. This year presents sexier silhouettes, plunging necklines, thigh-high slits and sexy backs that make a statement. Shorter dresses are still breaking tradition and showing up on the runway, but sophisticated and timeless styles are not going away. There are a few popular veils stealing the show. Dramatic cathedral veils are an elegant accessory that compliment any dress. Lace is always romantic, stylish and elegant at every length. Wedding trends are bringing back halo veils, flowers and feathers.

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Special Effects

Many couples are choosing romantic and memorable ways to make their grand entrance and exit. A sparkler exit is among the festive wedding trends. If you are looking to create something unique, make your exit beneath a saber arch formed with sparklers flickering overhead. Indoor cool sparklers are creating dramatic entrances. Dancing on a cloud effects are becoming increasingly popular.

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The Crystal Ballroom

The Crystal Ballroom is a luxurious venue that is completely designed by professional wedding designers. The all-inclusive venue provides the furnishings, designs, chinaware and staff services. Meet with professional designers in the design studio, and select from a treasure trove of décor that will bring your dream wedding to life. Plan your fairy tale with Crystal Ballroom and connect with the finest wedding professionals in the industry.


We invite you to discover the
Crystal Ballroom difference found in the unparalleled elegance and uniqueness written into the design of each of our venues. The themes are as limitless as your imagination.

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