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Top 10 wedding trends for 2016

This week signals the start of a new year, bringing with it lots of new wedding trends for 2016 – here’s our top 10

Metallic

Gold, silver and copper hues were a firm favourite among Irish couples in 2015, the trend continues with a huge growth in popularity of rose gold. On cakes, wedding dress shades, décor, and bridesmaids’ dresses… rose gold is the metallic of the moment.

Top 10 wedding trends for 2016
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Memento

This year more and more couples will bring in elements of places that hold special memories. People will choose to incorporate mementos of a special place e.g. where they first met, fell in love, or where the proposal took place.

Top 10 wedding trends for 2016
Photography by Ted Murphy

Edison bulbs

Set a romantic mood with bare Edison bulbs that create a soft glow.

Top 10 wedding trends for 2016

Long tables

Communal dining will be big in 2016 with long tables and shared food platters growing in popularity.

Edison bulbs Set a romantic mood with bare Edison bulbs that create a soft glow.
stylemepretty.com

Latte colour

Creamy latte and beige manicures are very much on trend this year, add a little bit of glitter if you want to jazz the colour up.

The hue extends to the dress also, as coffee coloured and champagne wedding dresses feature heavily in 2016 collections.

Top 10 wedding trends for 2016
nudevotion.com

Mini food

Miniatures are massive; serve wedding guests micro dessert treats, tiny pies, popsicles and bites.

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go-reception.com

Swords

The old tradition of cutting the cake has been modernised with a giant sword being used instead of a knife.

Top 10 wedding trends for 2016
www.insideweddings.com

Unique floral display

This year couples will get really creative with their wedding floral displays. Why have a flower wall when you can have a giant floral poodle or swan.

Top 10 wedding trends for 2016
Preston Bailey, Facebook

Piñatas

Wedding piñatas are officially a thing! Check out Louth-based company Piñatas Piñatas for more information.

Top 10 wedding trends for 2016
pinataspinatas.com

Blingy wedding dresses

This year look out for wedding dresses will be sparkling with gems, crystals, diamantes and bling.

Top 10 wedding trends for 2016
Jenny Packham

Featured image credit: Berta Bridal