2016 has thus far been an interesting year for wedding design and planning trends. What we’ve seen for many brides and grooms is a growing tendency to prefer casual, impromptu settings and foods—without sacrificing elegance or class along the way. This casual chic approach offers the benefit of comfortable yet refined settings that are appropriate for hosting large families that might include any number of children running around. Not having to constantly hear the clarion call of parents saying “Don’t touch that!” is a stress reliever, and with eclectic catering options, everyone gets to have a bite of what they enjoy the most.
We’ve also seen an uptick in environmentally conscious decisions with couples opting for blackboards instead of wedding programs or single use, biodegradable utensils and dinnerware. Let’s take a look at these trends and discover which components you may wish to integrate into your own wedding.