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Must see Wedding Trends for 2016

This year was a massive year for weddings and the wedding industry. We saw so many mixed styles, creativity and opulence. Some of the most memorable trends for 2015 were:

- Metallic and copper
- Floral displays and structures
- Geometric shapes and patterns
- Naked cakes
- Gold crowns - But what can we expect for 2016?

With the year almost gone, many couples would be gearing into planning mode and searching for that "wow" factor element to ensure their day is unique, full of personality and love. Your wedding will comprise of colour, theme, feel, location and design elements. The year of 2016 is to be daring, fun-loving and completely true to yourselves. Listen to each other and ask yourselves "what do we want" and don't be afraid to be creative and unique. If you want to steer away from the textbook traditional, then see below some fabulous trends to expect in 2016.

Feel free to mix and match these trends so suit your own style!

- Lavender, shades of blue and rose quartz pink dresses

bridesmaid dresses

- Conservative long sleeve dresses ( Nicky Hilton style )

- Creative signage and décor items

wedding sign

- Variations of opulent lighting, chandeliers and romantic candle pillars

- Lots of white - from fashion to décor 

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- Personalisation of wedding bonbonniere

- Unique invites with the wow factor

- Lots of Greenery / garden elements

- Vintage - maroon, gold and soft flowers

greenery wedding style

- Fairy-tale style - think Karen Tran Event Styling, soft lighting, romance and an abundance of roses and orchards

- Creative personalised cake toppers

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Whatever your style, there is something here that may inspire you and your fiancé. Remember to have fun planning your special day because in the end it is over in a flash. It is important to communicate not just what you want, but what your hubby-to-be wants.

This is a journey and a learning experience for you both so enjoy and don't sweat the small stuff.

All images sourced from: Pinterest - cake topper, wedding bomboniere and invite by Personalised Favours

PF x

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