2017 Wedding Report

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.
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From the beignets to jazz, New Orleans is the top pre-wedding party destination in 2017. +142% YoY.

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

For so long the grooms have been too traditional with their wedding attire, while in 2017 you might see some difference in the groom attire or groom suits.

Some couples want a break from all things wedding after the ceremony, so they’re postponing the honeymoon or taking shorter, local mini moons, +122% YoY

That Pink Door

USA Travel Inspiration - Apparently, this pink door in Palm Springs is all the rage. What a unique color for a front door! {via Teske Goldsworthy Teske Goldsworthy Lanza

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.

A fresh take on the wedding date. While Spring is often known to be a big wedding season, Pinterest brides are all about getting married in the Fall. +280% YoY.

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Couples are ditching standard cocktail hours and giving guests a fun and tasty alternative: food and drink pairings. Think sliders with shots of beer, or oysters with sparkling wine tastings. +60% YoY.

The Smarter Way to Wed

Serve up a feast your guests won't forget with these delectable ideas for your nuptials.

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

These unique wedding bar setups are sure to delight your guests and let them know it's time to party! From canoes to champagne bars, you'll love these ideas

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.

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.