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Auberge Predicts 2014 Wedding Trends

Feb 19, 2014

For those of you that will be hearing your very own wedding bells sometime in 2014, we’ve scouted the top wedding trends of 2014 (courtesy of many of our expert on-property planners!) just for you.  2014 is all about timeless, elegant romance with personalized touches that make us want to plan our weddings all over again.

 

1. Return to Romance

Think white-gloved waiters and big band dancing, crystal candlesticks and gold-rimmed china. One major bridal inspiration for the return to tradition comes from Hollywood. Many brides are still falling hard for the bubbly, approachable elegance of the Roaring Twenties.

 

2. Lush, Soft, Romantic Flower Arrangements

Lush, soft, Exquisitely romantic — the flowers of the year are the many-petaled tree peony and the sweet-smelling garden rose. Curious which blooms are in season during your wedding? Find out here: http://bridalguide.com/planning/david-tuteras-weddings/seasonal-floral-chart

 

3. Personalized, Smaller Invitations

Adorable little freehand illustrations will adorn invitations everywhere this year – think customization when you start dreaming up your invitations.  If you can dream it, an artist can help you bring your vision to life.  And invitations this year are getting small.The most requested look is for an invitation smaller than the standard 5×7 — something little, dainty and infinitely precious.

 

4. Family Style Meals

Family style meals can still be elegant – just more interactive for the guests.  And who wouldn’t want all their wedding guests to feel like one big happy family?

 

5. The Cake Takes Center Stage

In 2014, your cake will shine! Right now flavor is very driven by season; in the summer, choose a lemon cake with lemon flavor…in the winter, brides are looking for chocolate cakes with rich accents of mocha or praline.