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2017 Wedding Report

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The new direction of nuptials in 2017 is all about personalization and having fun, from printed bridesmaid dresses in lieu of mismatched solids, to the taco bar riff on family-style buffets.
Off the shoulder styles have been huge in apparel, but the trend has made its way to Bridal style, with off the shoulder wedding dresses +158% YoY.

As we continue to take a look at our favourite Bridal Week dresses, today Houghton take the spotlight with cool separates and rockstar ruffles.

Brides are swapping the classic red lip for a fun, dramatic berry lip. +71% YoY.

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Bartenders can be expensive. Let your guests personalize their beverage choices with a DIY drink station. +50% YoY.

Need to make one of these for a soda fountain (have scoops of ice cream in tall float glasses, guests decide what soda to make float out of!

Forget fussy updos. Natural hair is a classic and timeless look. Searches for natural hair brides +30% YoY.

I'd also like to look this pretty on my wedding day. Monique Lhuillier Heirloom gown featured in New York Magazine - Weddings Spring 2014 edition.

Grooms are forgoing traditional black or navy suits for a more fun, brighter blue hue. Searches for blue groom suits are +90% YoY.

Grooms are forgoing traditional black or navy suits for a more fun, brighter blue hue. Searches for blue groom suits are YoY.

Thanks to Emma Stone's Golden Globes beauty prep, collagen lip masks are all the rage. Searches for collagen lip masks are +388% YoY.

Thanks to Emma Stone's Golden Globes beauty prep, collagen lip masks are all the rage. Searches for collagen lip masks are YoY.

Outdoor, mountainside destinations (think Pacific Northwest) are the top choice for eloping couples. Searches for mountainside elopements +109% YoY.

Outdoor, mountainside destinations (think Pacific Northwest) are the top choice for eloping couples. Searches for mountainside elopements YoY.

After the reception, the band and caterers go home, and couples do a spontaneous meet-at-a-bar gathering where guests pay their own way (money saver!). Or, they opt for a more organized party part duex a la open bar, with or without entertainment, +35% YoY.

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There has been a hot wedding trend that many couples leaning towards smaller, more intimate weddings at which they can spend more quality time with their guests. An intimate wedding is always a smaller wedding with de.

Less is more - brides are choosing to go with fewer bridesmaids, or sometimes non at all! This decision ensures the focus is all about you and your partner. +100% YoY.

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Smile bright with your fresh white flower crown, beautifully rustic grove venue, and vintage lace wedding dress complete with scalloped edges and beaded embellishments.