The Top Wedding Trends We’ll See in 2019

From vibrant violet tones to geometric decor, 2018 was full of Insta-worthy wedding trends we loved seeing at ceremonies and on our feeds. Each year gets bigger and better, however, and we can’t wait to see what 2019 has in store for the gorgeous couples and wedding vendors around the world. Here are seven of the top anticipated wedding trends we’ll see in this new year.

  1. Colorful Coral

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Pantone announced its Color of the Year for 2019 and it’s as bright and joyful as we hoped. “Living Coral” is anticipated to be one of the most widely used colors in 2019 and we know weddings will be no exception. While this color may be too strong for some brides’ tastes, adding it as small details throughout your spring or summer wedding can add a cheery vibe without going overboard.

  1. Minimalism

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Photo courtesy of Marisa Albrecht

This is a trend we don’t expect to go away any time soon. After the world fawned over Meghan’s classic wedding dress and simple updo, more and more brides are opting for simple, minimalistic details and decor for their big day.

  1. Mixed-Gender Bridal Parties

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Photo courtesy of Heather Kincaid Photography

We’re seeing a noticeable shift away from the traditional girls-only bridal party and men-only groomsmen. More couples are opting to include both genders on both sides of their party, and we imagine this exciting and inclusive trend is here to stay.

  1. Gorgeous Greenery and Grasses

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Greenery and florals have been at the top of brides’ must-have lists for several years, but as we head into 2019, we can expect to see more earthy elements to this decor. Instead of accents of delicate florals in arrangements, more couples are opting to include grasses and serious greenery, like branches and leaves, in their wedding decor.

  1. Halter-Necks

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Again, we have Meghan Markle to thank for this lovely trend. After wowing the world with her elegant reception dress, bridal salons around the world have seen an increase in brides opting for dresses with halter-style necklines. Simple, sophisticated, and sexy, we hope this trend stays around for a while.

  1. Video Projections

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Photo courtesy of JSP Studio

We may be biased, but this is one of the trends we’re most excited for. Video projects, or video mapping, as some wedding professionals are calling it, is one way to add a personalized and unique touch to your wedding that very few of your guests have likely seen before. Projections can include shots from you and your fiance’s engagement video, clips from each family’s home videos, or even add fun music video-like touches to the dance floor. This is one trend we can’t wait to see take off in the next calendar year!

  1. Drones

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2019 is the year things get bigger and better, and that’s certainly the case for wedding videos. While couples have embraced this growing service over the years, 2019 is the year we’ll see couples truly embrace drones as a unique aspect to their wedding film. We’ve seen how much more special incorporating drones can make a wedding video, and the video we filmed for Abigail and Christopher’s wedding in Tuscany is the perfect example. Especially with destination weddings, the surrounding landscapes are half of the appeal, and drone shots can perfectly showcase the beauty of whichever location you and your fiance have decided on.

Which of these trends is calling your name for your 2019 wedding? As we start taking bookings for the year, we’re hoping we will be able to see at least a few of these incorporated into the weddings we film. Looking for more wedding advice? Hop on over to our blog to see some of our past posts, and visit our website to learn more about hiring a wedding videographer for your destination wedding!

Want a Winter Wedding? Here are the Top Locations Your Guests Will Love

Cold weather typically draws honeymooners and destination wedding planners toward tropical locations, but what about couples who dream of having a white, wintry wedding? Forget the Caribbean this winter; these dreamy destinations will have you wanting to hit the slopes and curl up by the fire with your entire wedding party.

  • Budir, Iceland

Once a country that was primarily thought of as cold and barren, Iceland has catapulted to the top of many travelers’ must-see lists, including couples gearing up to tie the knot. While warmer weather draws many travelers to Iceland in the spring and summer months, visitors who choose to explore the Nordic country in the winter can be lucky enough to view the Northern Lights many, if not all, of the nights they spend in the country. The country’s capital city of Reykjavik is traditionally popular with travelers, but couples tend to prefer marrying just outside the city in the small town of Budir, thanks to its charming church set against the jaw-dropping landscape of the sea and mountains.

After officially tying the knot, Iceland offers the perfect honeymoon road trip with its iconic Ring Road. At just 828 miles in length, the Ring Road, or Route 1, offers travelers the opportunity to see some of the most beautiful natural attractions the country has to offer, including the Seljalandsfoss waterfall and Dyrhólaey peninsula. Driving the entirety of the island is possible in about a week, but with colder weather comes icy roads, so adventurers are warned to take their time driving this two-lane highway.

  • Bariloche, Argentina

Confused how Argentina made this list? This coastal country may have its fair share of sun and sand, but tucked away in the foothills of the Andes is the stunning ski town of Bariloche. With architecture styled so similarly to that of towns along the Swiss Alps, Bariloche is lovingly referred to as “Little Switzerland”. Popular venues in Bariloche for couples saying “I do” include Llao Llao Resort and Correntoso Lake and River Hotel.

Once the wedding festivities have commenced, couples can take in the sights of Circuit Chico, a popular driving route perfect for seeing the surrounding mountains and lake, as well as hit the ski slopes on Cerro Catedral or Cerro Otto. Within the town itself, wedding guests can enjoy tasting local, specialty chocolates and dining on delicious Argentinian dishes.

  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

If you prefer the actual Alps, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is the perfect European escape for you. This region is one of the most classic spots in Europe for couples looking to combine snow sports with romantic resorts. Couples who desire to wed at one of the 5-star resorts in the area will not be disappointed with Hotel Mont-Blanc, while couples looking for a more private venue will be charmed by one of the town’s quaint chapels set against the backdrop of the Alps.

In the mornings, guests can enjoy taking one of the town’s classic cable cars up the summit of Mont Blanc to catch a glimpse of the spot where Switzerland, Italy, and France intersect. During the afternoons, your guests will love exploring the town and trying authentic Savoy cuisine from one of the local chalets. As the site of the 1924 Winter Olympics, hours of snow-filled entertainment await you and your loved ones in this romantic Alpine town.

  • Quebec, Canada

Boasting a town that rivals some of Europe’s best, Quebec is home to one of the most popular winter destinations in North America: Quebec City. Old Quebec commits to its love of Christmas each year with its wildly popular Christmas markets; which, paired with a fresh snowfall, make for one of the most magical and enchanting settings you’re likely to see.

Whether it’s in a ballroom fit for royalty at the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac or within a chapel made out of ice at Hotel de Glace, you will be hard pressed to narrow down the options of beautiful wedding venues in this region.

From the peaks of the Andes to the winding streets of Quebec, these global locations are some of the best in the world for couples planning a luxury winter wedding. Whichever destination you choose, your guests are sure to love the array of ski slopes, cosy resorts, and wintry weather found in each destination. Comment below to let us know which destination catches your eye the most!