The Biggest Wedding Trends To Expect For 2022 and Beyond

4 clever wedding hacks bride in white and groom in black tuxedo

How do you distinguish yourself from other wedding couples planning a big day extravaganza? The biggest wedding trends 2022 will set you apart and keep you ahead of other bride’s and grooms. Preparing for marriage is exciting, however there comes a hefty price with it.

But, what’s the hype all about? Well, wedding fashion styles and trends over the decades have consistently be influenced by brides and grooms like you. And with the typical big weddings costing between 15.000 – 50.000 euros, it’s quite an indulgent affair. Let’s not forget the logistics of planning a wedding, you want the best options out there.

So, with emerging new wedding trends in 2022, you can decide in advance what you want your day to look like. Be the first to incorporate new/old ideas and stay ahead of the trends. Create, adapt and improve on them to suit your own unique and personal wedding style. Find out the rave and what truly suits you. Let’s go…

THE BIGGEST WEDDING TRENDS 2022

the biggest wedding trends bridal bouquet made of cotton buds and dried flowers

The biggest wedding trends. Whether you plan an exotic, eclectic, rustic, boho, vintage or traditional style, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the coming seasons brand new crazes. Image  theblacktux.com

1. MINDFUL WEDDING VENUES

Firstly, Eco, sustainable and green weddings give your venue a modern touch. Wedding day mindfulness comes with luscious greenery, delicate flowers and outdoor decoration sustainability. So, reduce your carbon footprint and search for mindful wedding venues representative of your moral beliefs.

2. RENT A WEDDING DRESS

The most obvious choice for a wedding dress is to buy one. However, you can rent your wedding dress at MY WARDROBE HQ. This renowned company work with you to find the exact designer dress you want for a much cheaper price. High-end bridal dresses you can keep for up to 4 days, indulge – it’s a win win situation.

3. ELOPEMENT WEDDINGS

Wedding stories begin with elopement weddings. To elope means to plan a getaway for two.  In fact, an elopement is often used to refer to a teeny tiny marriage conducted in sudden and secretive fashion. Get the flight, check the traffic light system and don’t forget the coronavirus quarantine travel check.

THE BIGGEST WEDDING TRENDS 2022 – II

The biggest wedding trends 2022 mr and mrs sign made from wood

From arriving at your ceremony horse drawn carriage, to the beautifully decorated reception and wow-factor party. Photo by Sefgrt from Pixabay

 

4. AFFORDABLE GIFTS & THINGS

FREE wedding checklists online are the best hacks out there. Get started on your journey with magnetstreet planning checklist. And be aware finding the perfect gifts for your guests will take a while. So, look at affordable disposable camera, it is a nice and inexpensive option.

5. MINI WEDDING CEREMONIES

Mini wedding ceremonies are booming. From micro, intimate, minimony to virtual weddings. You can invite 30 – 50 selective guests and simplify your DIY wedding planning. More important, with less guests a smaller wedding can be less complex and less costly.

6. BITE-SIZE WEDDING CAKES

The pandemic has started a new trend in baking land. Individually wrapped Covid-19  friendly wedding cupcakes. For that added pizzazz, dress the table with customized decorations and use the correct trimmings; cutlery, plates, napkins and champagne flutes to add the finishing touch. By mixing in an element of mystery and surprise, you’ll have a original slant to a traditional wedding.

THE BIGGEST WEDDING TRENDS 2022 – III

The biggest wedding trends newlyweds tango dancing during reception party

Photo by StockSnap from Pixabay

7. WEDDING COLOUR COMBINATIONS

So, what colours do you envision for your wedding day? Well, in 2022 stimulate your senses with a pop of colour from previous season’s fast fashion trends. Seasonless tones are the future. From earthy tones, warm shades, pastels and soft tans. Be spoilt for choice with eye-catching colours.

8. WEDDING TRENDS PARTICIPATION

Participation weddings otherwise called a low budget weddings are an upcoming trend. Thanks to gift lists, cash-strapped guests can really feel part of your dream wedding. Let guests design something meaningful or make a financial contribution. Complete the happiest day in your life with a group photograph. Shindig offer a range of photo booths for weddings. 

9. MINI-MOON

Mini-moons are low-key honeymoons whereby you can go away straight after the wedding. Just a few days of post-nuptial rest, relaxation, and recuperation is needed. This is honeymooning in style, before you book the extravagant honeymoon destination on a tropical island, white sand beach or exploring the Himalayas.

THE BIGGEST WEDDING TRENDS 2022 RULE!

man and woman embraced making a love symbol with their hands

Photo by Takmeomeo from Pixabay

10. AUTHENTIC WEDDINGS

Ultimately, authentic weddings give you the opportunity to steer clear of AI technology.  But, what is Artificial Intelligence?  It’s a computer science that is capable of performing those tasks that require human intelligence. Why should you worry about it? Well, your wedding could be planned by a robot smart assistant by 2030.

11. UNPLUGGED WEDDINGS

So, the question is, how do you make your nuptial ceremony poles apart from others? That’s where an unplugged wedding comes in: no social media, no phones, no live streaming or zoom connection. You’ll have a peaceful, relaxed and unique wedding with a difference. What’s more, your guests will interact with you, not be distracted and have fun too.

12. WEDDING LOTTERY FAVOUR

The pandemic has left us feeling unlucky, upset and unappreciated. So, give your wedding guests a nice surprise with a lottery ticket. It doesn’t have to be overly expensive, you can find one for as little as  2 euros in the newsagents. Present family, friends and guests with this unique wedding favour. Go on take a gamble!

13. SEQUEL WEDDINGS

Officially married today and party with a larger group of guests at a later stage. This is a secular wedding. And what’s more, you can create a two-part marriage celebration. The first part at the registration office with witnesses. Thereafter, create a big wedding guest list, hire a celebrant and host a ceremony, reception & party all-in-one.

14. BACK TO BASICS WEDDINGS

Hosting a back to basics marriage celebration in your backyard is totally a new fad. So, whether you have a sizeable garden in the suburbs, a small urban garden, or a large country estate garden. Think Covid-19 friendly atmosphere, surrounded by loved ones.

15. WEDDING SPACE 2024

And what do you think about this then. The Daily Mail reports and asks, “Would YOU get married in space? Couples could have their weddings inside a capsule carried by a stadium-size balloon 100,000 feet above Earth by 2024 – but tickets will set you back $125,000.” Read more at www.dailymail.co.uk

16. MIDWEEK WEDDINGS

Last but not least, Covid-19 wedding restrictions have given way to midweek weddings. Skipping Saturday and the weekend gives you the flexibility to plan something wonderful. So, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday through to Thursday, the weekday has affordable and viable options.

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About Clover Jean: I'm a Londoner based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Being a ceremonial wedding - symbolic marriage officiant with a gospel & soul choir is rewarding work. So, my guilty pleasures are fine dining, travel hot spots and on-line retail therapy. What's yours? Get in touch, via Instagram #cloverjeanamsterdam or Facebook. LIKE, SHARE, SPREAD THE LOVE & see you soon!

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