When it comes to wedding planning, it’s all in the details! Many wedding planning details, oftentimes including the theme of the entire affair, revolves around color. The 2016 Pantone Fall Color palette was recently released.
Pantone is the self-claimed world-renowned authority on color and provider of color systems and leading technology for the selection and accurate communication of color across a variety of industries. The PANTONE name is known worldwide as the standard language for color communication from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer.
The Pantone’s Top 10 Colors of Fall 2016 are as follows:
As we approach 2017, you’ll likely find a lot of wedding color inspiration drawn from the recently released Pantone colors. Stay tuned for additional inspiration as the Pantone Spring 2017 color palette will likely be released soon!
The Hottest Upcoming Wedding Trends in Central Minnesota include:
Metallics: from Invitations to Décor to Attire, metallics are where it’s at!
Another popular invitation trend includes the use of glitter paper:
Rose Gold is currently one of the hottest looks. You’ll find this trend in all details from engagement rings to décor to attire and beyond.
Vintage inspiration continues to be a common trend among engagement rings as well as wedding styles and décor. Halos and scrollwork details are the cornerstone of this engagement ring style.
Vintage-inspired wedding décor:
Local jewelers are also seeing a rise in popularity among non-diamond center stones as well as colored accent stones.
Illusion backs and necklines are trending in wedding gowns as well as gorgeous beaded belts and blush or pink wedding gowns.
Grey Blue bridesmaid dresses are headed our way, according to Carrie Johnson Bridal. The team at Carrie Johnson Bridal is also receiving new requests for florals.
For the men, Grey Suits are trending:
Ambience: Many couples are looking to create a more romantic and intimate environment. Wedding lighting is a fantastic way to create ambience within your venue from chandeliers to exposed bulb string lights to custom up-lighting and more!
Create a more romantic and intimate reception with a reception cruise or host a pre-reception cruise for social hour an hour prior to the start of the reception to create a memorable experience for you and your guests alike!
Barn venues are still hot! If you’re looking for timeless elegance for your rustic chic wedding, be sure to check out Rolling Ridge Wedding & Event Center in St. Joseph.
Unique Bouquets & Floral Décor including the use of succulents, spiky flowers, and free-form bouquets for that just picked, wild flower look.
More informal dining options are increasing in popularity. Many couples are seeking a more social hour feel for their reception with stations of food throughout the room. Mixed seating with a mix of long, rectangular tables mixed in with round or smaller square tables is also appealing as well as lounge seating.
Rustic, country weddings continue to dominate in the Central Minnesota Area. Outdoor Ceremonies, Receptions, and beautiful photo locations are sought out.
Wooden pallets, timber, and other natural elements are a strong component of many rustic weddings.
For additional wedding trends, inspiration, and planning tips pick up a copy of the newly released 2017 Wedding Planner.
Most of our Central Minnesota Wedding Association vendors (membership list here) have copies or you can request a copy be mailed to you here. As you ponder the latest wedding trends in Central Minnesota and how they might play a role in your special day, visit http://www.idoido.org/vendors/ to begin planning with one of our professional and experienced members.