What are the big wedding trends 2019, you ask? We could overwhelm you with the top 50 or top 10, but instead we’re going to keep it simple. Here are the five most-requested wedding trends 2019.
The keyword for wedding trends this year? ALTERNATIVES! Couples are choosing fun twists on classic tried-and-true favorites, from veils to place cards. These fun touches will have guests talking about your wedding long after the big day! Take a look, we’re outlining them below.
Wedding Trends 2019, 1: Veil Alternatives
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: Some brides are skipping the traditional wedding veil in lieu of a stylish alternative. The top wedding trends 2019 for veil alternatives include feathers, floral headpieces, headbands, metal hair combs and clips, hair vines, gold tiaras, and bows. You’ll still see plenty of veils; however, brides are opting more for an off-the-cuff design, even if only for the reception.
Veil alternative above by Gilded Shadows available here.
Wedding Trends 2019, 2: Unique Escort Card + Place Card Alternatives
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: Guest names written on unique materials. You’ll see acrylic, stones, sea glass, greenery leaves like magnolia or eucalyptus, stained glass, feathers, and more. Some couples are skipping the cards altogether and seating guests with seating charts instead, written on boards, mirrors, glass window panes, or wooden welcome signs.
The sea glass place cards above are by ArtfullySV available here.
Wedding Trends 2019, 3: Fun Wedding Favors
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: Couples are aiming to please guests with favors they can actually use. Functional favors like edible treats, can coolers, coffee, honey, jam, soap, and luggage tags are just a few of the favors you’ll see this wedding season.
Luggage tag favors by Curry’s Leather available here.
Wedding Trends 2019, 4: Hidden Notes / Messages
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: Engraved wedding bands. A secret message on a tie patch, written on the bottom of the bride’s shoes, or heartfelt surprises like a letter to the bride book. Hidden message cuff bracelets for bridesmaids. A handkerchief with a special embroidered note for mom. A “be my bridesmaid” message at the bottom of her mug. This wedding trend is all about messages and sweet secrets to loved ones.
handkerchief | by LinenWhites | Like It, Buy It
i love you secret message tie bar | by Celebrate Today | Like It, Buy It
cuff bracelet with message for bridesmaids | by Red Fern Studio | Like It, Buy It
tie with message | by Letteroom | Like It, Buy It
ring with engraving inside | by MetalPressions | Like It, Buy It
be my bridesmaid mug | by GiftMugsStore | Like It, Buy It
Wedding Trends 2019, 5: Guest Book Alternatives
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: The key here: capture signatures from guests in the most memorable ways. Instax guest books, fingerprint guest books, photos printed onto wood pallets, 3D guest books, and more. Your photo on canvas, placed securely on wood.
Guest book alternative above by BySarp available here.
Couples are especially drawn to guest books that double as wall art after the wedding.
Fingerprint guest book above by Flutterbye Prints, photo by Glessner Photography. Get your fingerprint art Flutterbye Prints.
What do you think of these trends? Are you using any of these wedding trends in your 2019 wedding? Tell us in the comment box below!